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Departure Wed, 12 Aug Return Tue, 18 Aug
LON London
HAM Hamburg
return from £39
Departure Tue, 25 Aug Return Wed, 02 Sep
LON London
HAM Hamburg
return from £30
Flight route information
When touring Hamburg, don't be surprised when you come across many bridges - the city has a whopping 2300!
Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.1 EUR
British Pound Sterling Euro
1 EUR = 0.92 GBP
Last checked on 05 August 2020
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 10% more expensive in Hamburg than in London.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Hamburg is 39% cheaper than a meal in London.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Hamburg is 9% cheaper than in London.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Hamburg is 8% cheaper than in London.

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

Getting to and from the airport

Flights departing from London

London has five main international airports, two of which are Gatwick Airport and Stansted Airport. The former is the second largest and busiest airport after Heathrow (by far the busiest in London) while the latter is the third busiest Airport (after Gatwick and Heathrow). Gatwick Airport has North and South terminals, whereas Stansted Airport only has one terminal building.

Gatwick has a single runway that sees more traffic than most airports in London. Stansted also has a single runway, much like Gatwick. Both airports offer comfortable lounges where you can wait while you await flights from London to Hamburg.

Getting to London airport

Located in West Sussex, Gatwick Airport is around 45 km far from Central London. Stansted Airport is located in Sussex about 64km away from the hub of London. The most efficient mode of transport for getting to both airports efficiently is the express trains, Gatwick Express and Stansted Express, respectively. They run at intervals of 15 minutes. Alternatively, you can use the National Express coaches which can be found at Victoria Coach Station.

Whether you decide to use the Express trains, coaches or taxis, it is clear that you are spoilt for choice and you will get to the airport in good time for flights to Hamburg from Gatwick or from Stansted.

Arriving to Hamburg

The 'Gateway to the world' city of Hamburg in Germany is located on the River Elbe. As a port city, it enjoys quite a number of maritime activities. For a fresh experience, dubbed 'On the Elbe' by locals, take a tour and enjoy the exquisite view from the harbour. Enjoy the camaraderie of the people at the Fish Market and get yourself a souvenir of note.

To unleash the inner child in you, explore Miniatur Wunderland and get ready to be blown away by this model railway exhibit with approximately 930 trains on show. For night-life lovers, there are many clubs and bars in Hamburg that you can choose from.

How to get to the city centre

Flights to Hamburg from Stansted or Gatwick will land at Hamburg Airport (Flughafen Hamburg). Hamburg Airport has two terminals: Terminal 1 and 2. It is located approximately 9km north of Central Hamburg. You can get to the city centre from the airport using different transport options.

You can use the S1 S-Bahn metro rail network which will get you to Hauptbahnhof station in Hamburg. This journey is less than 30 minutes away. You could also use the U-Bahn underground rail system. Alternatively, you can use taxis that can be found around the airport outside the terminal buildings. Want to hire a car instead? Car hiring companies can be found at Terminal 2.

Frequent asked questions about flights from London to Hamburg

How can I find cheap flights from London to Hamburg at eDreams?
Our search engines have found flights from 30€ for the route London - Hamburg. At eDreams we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
Is Hamburg expensive to visit compared to London?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Hamburg costs an average of 3.18 GBP, 9% cheaper than London, with a fare of 3.50 GBP, while train tickets costs 7% more in Hamburg: 3.00 GBP against 2.80 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 9.08 GBP in Hamburg, 39% less than the 15.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 8% cheaper in Hamburg, with an average of 2.78 GBP, while in London the coffee costs 3.03 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from London to Hamburg?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from London to Hamburg are July, May and September.
When is the best time to travel from London to Hamburg?
The best time of the year to go to Hamburg when flying from London depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1 month to fly to  Hamburg from London in terms of searches from our cutomer, followed by August and July. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period January, February and March are the months with less volume of searchs for the route London -  Hamburg.

Airport Helmut Schmidt - Latest customer reviews

4.0 /5
Reviews: 1
4.0 /5
Date 2018-11-27 Age 51-70 City UK

Everything horribly expensive but thats what you get when you are a captive audience.

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