Transfer to/from - Hamburg airport (HAM)


Public transportation services, licensed taxis and rideshare, private transfer companies and car rental services in Hamburg airport (HAM)



Line S1 from S-Bahn Hamburg (Tel +49 403 918 4385) travels to Hamburg Central Station every 10 minutes between 4:30 am and 0:15 am. The fare is €3.20 and the journey time is 25 min. The airport station is located directly opposite the terminals. Other stops include Ohlsdorf, Alte Wöhr, Barmbek, Friedrichsberg, Hasselbrook, Landwehr, Berliner Tor, Jungfernstieg, Reeperbahn, Altona.

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There are several HVV services (Tel +49 401 9449) operating from level 0 of Terminal 1 to the city centre, which cost €3.60.

274 - Suhrenkamp, Maienweg, Ohlsdorf
292 - Heselstücken, Alsterdorfer Damm, Bebelallee, Lattenkamp, Wischhöfen, Langenhorn Markt, Reestück, Dreyerpfad, Tarpen, Ochsenzoll
392 - Erdkampsweg, Ohlsdorf, Heselstücken, Lattenkamp, Siemersplatz, Eidelstedter Platz, Flurkamp, Hochkamp, Teufelsbrück
X95 - Sperlingsweg, Schnelsen, Rellingen, Pinneberg
606 - Wischhöfen, Langenhorn Markt, Timmerloh, Immenhöven, Wattkorn, Hasloher Kehre, Glashütte, Harksheide, Ochsenzoll, Tarpen, Alsterdorf, Goldbekplatz, Mundsburger Brücke, Gerhart-Hauptmann-Platz, Rathausmarkt.

Kielius (Tel +49 431 666 222) offers services to and from various cities in Germany.

On the other hand, Hamburg Transfers (Tel +49 408 000 7500) operates private transfers to and from the city.


Vehicles from Hansa-Taxi (Tel +49 402 111 799), Taxi Hamburg (Tel +49 4066 6666), Taxiruf-Hamburg (Tel +49 4044 1011) and Taxi Stambula (Tel +49 402 000 1111) available in front of both terminals. The journey to Hamburg city centre takes 20-30 minutes.


Companies offering this service operate from ring B of the P2 and P4 car parks: SHARE NOW, Miles, Sixt Share, UFODRIVE.

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Latest updates: August 18, 2023

Transportation Tips to/from the airport

Although there are issues that seem more than obvious, it is always advisable to take them into account when moving to or from the airport, and especially if we go by public transport.
 1- To the airport - It is convenient to leave with a little more anticipation than what is commonly suggested. If you choose a taxi or a private car service, always take into account peak traffic times, demonstrations, strikes or events that may delay the journey to the airport from where you are. It is always good to be informed about what is happening.
If you contract a shared transfer service, have a contact telephone number handy in case of any delay by the company. In these cases they usually already have a scheduled collection time.
If you use public transport (collective, train) take into account the schedules (weekends and holidays tend to have less frequency), if you have to change and also how to board (if you need a card or paying the driver or motorist at the moment ). These are details that seem obvious, but it is advisable to know so as not to have surprises and suffer a delay that could cause complications.
If you rent a car to get to the airport, check where to leave the vehicle. At some airports, there is an exclusive parking lot for rental cars.
 2 -From the airport- Here it is a little less stressful since you don't have the pressure of missing your flight. In the worst case, you will arrive later at the place where you are going to stay or at the meeting point where you are trying to arrive.
Once you leave the plane, look for your suitcase and finish with the arrival procedures that are required. Then, follow the directions for public transportation or ask the airport staff.
It is very useful to find out in advance the schedules of the buses or trains in case you arrive late at night. Not all work 24 hours. The same goes for taxis. In case of using an Uber-type service, have the mobile application handy to contact the driver.
On the other hand, if you booked a private transport service, it is likely that they will have a person waiting for you, identified with a sign. If you rent a car to go from the airport to your final destination, for greater peace of mind it is advisable to book it in advance. Rental counters are usually available in the arrivals hall.
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