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Make sure that your client's trip to Hamburg goes off without a hitch! The information below will help you help your clients enjoy a “Happy-Go-Hamburg” vacation.

Getting Here

By plane

The Hamburg Airport is situated 5 miles north of Hamburg's city center and provides flights to almost all German and European metropolitan regions within one to three hours, as well as nonstop intercontinental flights to international hubs like New York.

From the airport, you can get to the city by taxi or with Hamburg’s extensive public transportation system. Taxis are lined up in front of all airport terminals; a ride from the airport to the city center takes about 30 minutes and costs approx. 25 €. The S-Bahn line S1 runs every 10 minutes between Hamburg Airport and Hamburg’s central railway station, a journey of about 25 minutes. The Hamburg Airport S-Bahn station is located directly in front of the terminals.

For more detailed information, please visit www.hamburg-airport.de.

By car

Hamburg can easily be reached via the following highways: A7 (North/South), A1 (Bremen-Lübeck), A24 (Hamburg-Berlin), and A23 (Hamburg-Nordfriesland). For more information and parking details, please visit http://www.hamburg-travel.com/info/anreise/auto/.  

By train

Hamburg is easily accessible by train and has three train stations in addition to the central train station: Altona, Dammtor, and Harburg. Most InterCity (IC) and InterCity Express (ICE) trains stop at all four stations. All major cities in Germany can be reached from Hamburg within a few hours, e.g. Berlin in 1,5 hours or Frankfurt/Main in 3,5 hours. Northern European capitals such as Copenhagen and Stockholm can also be reached quickly and conveniently.

For information, timetables, and tickets, please visit www.bahn.com/usa.

For traveling within the city, local buses, trams, and subways are a perfect solution for getting from A to B. For detailed information about public transportation in Hamburg, please visit www.hvv.de/ en.

By ship

As one of Germany’s top cruise ship destinations, you can also travel to Hamburg via ship, like on Cunard’s Queen Mary 2, which travels from New York to Hamburg.

The Hamburg CARD

Discover Hamburg and pay less with the Hamburg CARD! The Hamburg CARD offers free use of public transportation in the Greater Hamburg Area, as well as discounts on more than 130 attractive offers. Your clients can choose between harbor, Alster or city tours, visit Hamburg’s sights, attractions, and museums or use the Hamburg CARD’s advantages in restaurants or while shopping.

For more information, please visit http://www.hamburg-travel.com/search-booking/hamburg-card/.

Client Handouts

Below you will find several PDFs packed with relevant information for a successful and fun trip to Hamburg. They’re client-ready – print them out and keep them handy for your next consultation!

Information for American Travelers
Guided Tours in English
Reeperbahn Tips 


Hamburg App 

With the free Hamburg App, the key to a perfect Hamburg experience is now at your clients’ fingertips! This newly designed Hamburg guide offers tips for attractions, culinary delights, nightlife, events, and shopping, giving your clients the information they want exactly when and where they need it.
For example, the “What’s next” function provides real-time suggestions on what to do next based on one’s current location. Clients can also choose from more than 30 interactive walking tours through the city and 30 virtual audio guides for all the top attractions. Should your clients need a break for tired feet, they can sit at the harbor and use the Boat Finder to identify and learn more about the ships sailing past.

To download the app or get more information, please visit www.hamburg-travel.com/info/hamburg-app.

Need even more Hamburg?

Then click here to visit the official Hamburg Tourist Board website!