How to get there

Hamburg is easily accessible by air, rail and road, and even by ferry via the Lübeck-Travemünde Baltic Sea port. Hamburg has always placed great emphasis on providing excellent transport links and continues to invest in developing regional infrastructure.  

Arriving by plane 

60 airlines fly direct from Hamburg to 120 destinations around the world. Between 6 a.m. and 11 p.m., an average of 420 aircrafts take off and land at Hamburg Airport every day, and more than 15 million passengers pass through Hamburg Airport every year. The airport is situated only 8.5 kilometres from Hamburg’s city centre and is connected to the city’s comprehensive public transport network via S-Bahn. 

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Arriving by car

Hamburg is embedded in a close-knit network of state roads. Germany’s longest motorway, the A7, runs from north to south, while the A1 runs from the Baltic Sea to the Saarland region, and Hamburg is connected to Berlin via the A24 and to Schleswig-Holstein via the A23.  

Driving to Hamburg  

Arriving by rail

Hamburg is also easily accessible for all those arriving by train from other parts of Germany or Europe, and Berlin is less than two hours away by rail. The city alone has four long-distance train stations.  

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