Hamburg Airport, opened in 1911, is located in the Hamburg-Nord district (Fuhlsbüttel quarter). In 2016, Hamburg Airport was named after former Federal Chancellor of Germany Helmut Schmidt. The Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg is Germany’s most liveable city and one of the best cities in the world for a night out.
Where is Hamburg Airport situated?
The airport is north of the city cnetre. By road, the airport is easily accessible via junction 23 (Schnelsen-Nord) of the A7 motorway.
How many terminals has Hamburg Airport?
Hamburg Airport has two terminals, connected by Airport Plaza where you can find the central security checkpoint, shops, restaurants and lounges.
The distance from Hamburg Airport to the centre of Hamburg is 11 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Hamburg.
From HAM Airport to Hamburg City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Hamburg Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Hamburg Airport you can travel by train. Visit the Hamburg Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Hamburg Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Hamburg is about € 30.-. Book your taxi at Hamburg Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From HAM Airport to Hamburg City centre by Taxi
At Hamburg Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Europcar, Enterprise, Hertz, Sixt, Budget and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Hamburg Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Hamburg Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Eurowings (EW)
- Ryanair (FR)
- easyJet (U2)
- Condor (DE)
- Lufthansa (LH)
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Hamburg
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Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Hamburg Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
Hamburg Tour: The Harbor, St. Michaelis Church & City Hall
Get to know the most attractive parts of Hamburg with local guides. See the harbor and the famous St. Nicholas' Church, and learn all about the Great Fire of Hamburg 1842. Take advantage of exclusive insider tips from your charming guide too.
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