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Hamburg to London flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Hamburg and London take, on average, 1 h and 50 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Hamburg with London found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Airport Helmut Schmidt is the departure airport operating flights between Hamburg and London
Arriving AirportFlights departing Hamburg with London as destination arrives at Gatwick

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Departure Wed, 02 Feb Return Sun, 13 Feb
HAM Hamburg
LON London
return from £13
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HAM Hamburg
LON London
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Currency and price comparison
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in London are 10% cheaper than in Hamburg.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 50% more expensive in London than in Hamburg.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi in London costs roughly the same as in Hamburg.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 24% more expensive in London than in Hamburg.

Hamburg airports
  • ( Hamburg Lübeck (LBC)
    How far from city centre: 34 miles
  • ( Airport Helmut Schmidt (HAM)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
London airports
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
K Distance: 448 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Hamburg to London

How long is the flight from Hamburg to London?

A direct flight leaving from Hamburg to London takes about an hour to cover the 448 miles distance. The connecting flight duration from Hamburg to London is about 6 hours depending on the flight path and layover destination.

What are the most common stopovers?

The most common stopover destinations for flight departures from Hamburg to London include Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS), Barcelona–El Prat Airport (BCN), Dublin Airport (DUB), and Oslo Airport (OSL).

What documentation do I need to fly to London from Hamburg?

You don't need a visa to travel to London from Hamburg. However, you do require a valid passport or national identity card to enter the UK.

What are the most important things to pack in my suitcase when travelling to London?

The essential items you need to pack for your holidays in London include basic clothing, good walking shoes, possibly a rain coat, travel documents and, of course, a camera.

Which airlines fly from Hamburg to London

Several popular airlines offer cheap flights from Hamburg to London. These include:

  • British Airways, the UK's leading air service provider.
  • EasyJet, a budget airline based in the UK.
  • Ryanair, an Irish low-cost carrier.
  • KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, a leading airline in the Netherlands.
  • Lufthansa, the largest German airline.
  • Air Berlin, Germany's second-largest airline.

How to find cheap flights from Hamburg to London

Whether you are on a business trip or family holiday, finding cheap flights from Hamburg to London, and domestic flights in Britain once you arrive, is straight forward with Opodo easy-to-use search engine. Opodo offers you the best deals and cheapest flights departing from Hamburg. With Opodo’s powerful search engine you will find a wide selection of airfares from leading airlines to book your flight tickets to London easily. Being flexible with your flight dates, you can also discover the cheapest day to fly to London.

When are the best times to fly from Hamburg to London

  • March to May (spring) is perfect for city breaks. You will find pleasant weather, and long daylight hours, excellent for enjoying outdoor attractions including scenic parks and gardens or shopping on Oxford Street. Good Friday and Easter fall in this period, so you can soak in some festive vibe too.
  • June to August is the summer in London, and also the most popular time to visit the city due to the school holidays. During this time of the year, you will experience a warm climate, ideal for outdoor activities. The city also hosts exciting music festivals in summer.
  • September marks the beginning of the autumn and continues till November. With mild weather and average temperature 11°C, autumn is a great time to visit London. Enjoy a range of fun events including the Totally Thames festival and Halloween celebrations.
  • December to February is winter in London with temperature ranges between 2 to 6°C. It is often considered the cheapest time to go with a drop in visitor footfall and deals on airfare and accommodation. Nevertheless, it is the perfect time for Christmas shopping or taking in a show in a West End theatre.

Airports in Hamburg

Hamburg has one major airport providing flight services to London: Hamburg Airport Helmut Schmidt (HAM).

Useful information about Hamburg Airport Helmut Schmidt

Located around 6 miles north of the city centre, Hamburg Airport Helmut Schmidt is one of Germany's busiest airports.

How to get to the airport:

  • By train – train runs in every 10 minutes and takes about 24 minutes.
  • By taxi – about 25 minutes.
  • By bus – between 50 to 70 minutes.

Airports in London

Three major air hubs in London offer flight services to Hamburg: London Heathrow Airport (LHR), London City Airport (LCY) and London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

Useful information about London Heathrow Airport

Heathrow Airport is located about 15 miles from the city centre.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By train – it takes about 15 minutes to reach the city centre.
  • By buses/coaches – between 40 to 70 minutes.
  • By taxi – about an hour.
  • By tube – via the Picadilly Line

Services: open 24/7, Wi-Fi access, child care, lounges, duty-free shops, medical assistance, forex services, banks, cafés, and restaurants.

Useful information about London Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport is located just 27 miles south of the city centre.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By train – around 30 minutes to Victoria station
  • By bus/coaches – approximately one hour.
  • By taxi – takes about 60 to 90 minutes to reach the city centre.

Services: open 24/7; free Wi-Fi, medical facility, baby care, business lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, luggage services, and cafés.

What to do and visit in London

  • Take a tour of the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, and the London Eye.
  • Stop by the Madame Tussauds wax museum and the Natural History Museum for a fun family outing.
  • Trips to Westminster let you explore the world-famous monuments like the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and Westminster Abbey.
  • Get a piece of the city's bustling nightlife with a visit to Shoreditch.
  • Head to St Paul's Cathedral to take in stunning views across London.

Frequent asked questions about flights from Hamburg to London

😷 Is it safe to travel from Hamburg to London during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions United Kingdom may apply when travelling from Hamburg. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Hamburg to London at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Hamburg to London is 13£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is London expensive to visit compared to Hamburg?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in London costs an average of 3.00 GBP, 2% more expensive than Hamburg, with a fare of 2.93 GBP, while train tickets costs 6% less in London: 2.60 GBP against 2.76 GBP in Hamburg. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 15.00 GBP in London, 49% more than the 10.04 GBP in Hamburg. The price of the coffee is around 24% more expensive in London, with an average of 3.09 GBP , while in Hamburg the coffee costs 2.49 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Hamburg to London?
The most popular months to book a trip from Hamburg to London are September, October and July, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Hamburg to London?
The best time of the year to go to London when flying from Hamburg depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, October is the top 1º month to fly to London from Hamburg in terms of searches from our customer, followed by July and December. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, March and January are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Hamburg -  London.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Hamburg to London?
The total flight time between Hamburg and London is of around 01:50 hours on average, considering an average distance of 766 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in London compared to Hamburg?
While in Hamburg the temperatures can reach an average of 30.88 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 mm ,London's temperatures can go up to 29.01 ºC during the hot season, with 9.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -3.09 ºC in London, compared to the -6.13 ºC average degrees reported in Hamburg. During the winter period, Hamburg can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while London have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Hamburg and London?
The main airport route flying between Hamburg and London is: Airport Helmut Schmidt (HAM) to Gatwick (LGW). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Easyjet.
  • Alternatively, you can find Hamburg - London flights between Airport Helmut Schmidt (HAM) to Stansted (STN) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Ryanair.
Airlines with indirect flights from Hamburg to London are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Hamburg to London are:
  • Brussels Airlines, stoping in Brussels for 60 minutes minimun.
  • Lufthansa, with 70 minutes scale in Dusseldorf.
  • Lufthansa, with 70 minutes scale in Dusseldorf.

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