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1223 Miles
2 hour 20 min
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06 Mar 2024
from $4683
05 Mar 2024
from $5464

Transportation to Hamburg Airport from the City Center

Hamburg city center is 8 km away from Hamburg International Airport and transportation to the airport is provided by taxis, buses and the suburban railway. If you wish, you can easily reach the airport by renting a car.

Train

It is one of the best alternatives to travel to the airport. The journey takes 30 minutes. There is a point you need to pay attention to when going to the airport. On the way to the airport, the train stops at Ohlsdorf and then only the first 3 carriages continue to the airport, while others carriages continue to the Poppenbuttel suburbs.

Bus

Buses from Hamburg's central bus station are operating in connection with flights. Buses leave from Rathausmarkt which is near the town hall. It provides transportation to the airport. At the last stop, the bus turns back to Rathausmarkt and works all night. It is recommended that you consider this option as well.

Private Vehicle

One of the easiest ways to reach Hamburg airport is by car using the motorway. In Hamburg, it has a very developed motorway network and you can easily travel this way. The airport is connected to the city by the motorways. You can also leave your car in the parking lot with a capacity of 12,000 vehicles.

Airport Information

Hamburg Airport is the 5th busiest airport in Germany. It is also among one of the airports with the most modern architecture. But; because the airport is very close to the city center, night flights are not carried out due to the noise of the aircrafts disturbing the public. For this reason, landings that are past 12 at night are redirected to Hannover Airport. It is recommended to consider this when planning your flights, as you could find yourself at Hannover Airport.

Apart from that, you can benefit from the many amenities available at the airport. From duty free shops to coffee lounges, from restaurants to many famous branded shops, are some of the options among the amenities to choose from. You can spend your time here and you can have a pleasant time.

Last Updated: 08 Nov 2016

Transportation to Istanbul City Center from Airport

Sabiha Gökçen Intl. Airport

You can get to the city center from the Sabiha Gökçen Airport using the TEM highway and following the exit and street signs. The airport is also accessible by city buses and Havataş shuttles. If you want to leave your car at the airport there is an outdoor parking lot and a multi-story parking lot. There are also some private parking facilities located around the airport.  

Taxi

The fastest and most convenient way to get to the city center from Sabiha Gökçen Airport is by taxi. However, when taking a taxi the most important factor to consider is the traffic. If you’re in a hurry and don’t want to lose time we suggest taking a taxi to a certain point and then transferring to the metro or metrobus. This way you can avoid traffic, even during rush hour.

Havabus

The Havabus shuttle buses provide transportation between Sabiha Gökçen Airport and central locations in the city like Taksim on the European side and Kadikoy and Yenisahra on the Anatolian side. The shuttle buses provide quick and comfortable transportation to and from the airport every 30 minutes.

Marmaray

The Marmaray is a faster alternative for those living on the European side in particular. You can take a taxi or bus to the Kartal metro stop, then get on the metro and continue in the Kadıköy direction. Get off at Ayrılık Çeşmesi and transfer to the Marmaray where you can cross to the European side of the city at the Yenikapı station. From Yenikapı, which is a major station for the metro, buses, and ferries, you can reach many central locations on the European side of the city. Sea buses and ferries to various places in the Marmara Region like Bandırma, Yalova, Avşa, Bursa and Çınarcık depart from the Yenikapı İDO pier. Moreover, you can travel with your vehicle on the ferries.

Bus

You can get to the city center from Sabiha Gökçen Airport by bus.

Lines that operate between the airport and central locations in the city are as follows:  E3 - 4.Levent - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, 122H - 4.Levent - Yenişehir - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, E9 - Bostancı - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, E10 - Kadıköy - Kurtköy - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, E11 - Kadıköy - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, E18 - Altunizade - Ümraniye - Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, 16S - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport - Metrobus Uzuncayır, KM20 - Pendik YHT - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, KM22 - Cevizli - Kartal Metro - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, 132H Pendik YHT - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, and 122H - 4.Levent - Yenişehir - Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport.

By getting off at the Kadiköy or Bostanci piers you can take a boat to Istanbul’s Princes’ Islands, like Buyukada, Heybeliada, Burgazada and Kinaliada.

Metro

From the airport you can take a bus or taxi to the Kartal metro station and get on the Kadikoy-Kaynarca line in the Kadikoy direction.

Rental Cars

You can get to the city center by renting a car from various rental agencies at the airport. You can also return your rental vehicle to rental agencies located in the city. If you are traveling between multiple places make sure to specify your vehicle pick up and drop off location when making your reservation. 

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

Istanbul Airport

You can get to the city center from Atatürk Airport, located on the European side of Istanbul, by taxi, airport shuttles, metro, bus, private transportation services or your personal car. The most important factor to consider when picking your means of transportation to reach the city center is the traffic. Using alternative means of transportation, like a combination of taxi, metro or metrobus, during rush hour will save time.

Taxi

The fastest and most convenient way to get to the city center from Atatürk Airport is by taxi. However, when taking a taxi the most important factor to consider is the traffic. If you’re in a hurry and don’t want to lose time we suggest taking a taxi to a certain point and then transferring to the metro or metrobus. This way you can avoid traffic, even during rush hour. Some taxis accept credit card payments. If you want to pay using your credit card make sure to indicate this before hand to the driver and get in a vehicle that accepts credit card payments.

Havabus

The Havabus shuttle buses provide transportation between Atatürk Airport and central locations in the city. The Havatas shuttles provide service to and from Taksim and Yenikapi IDO Pier every 30 minutes.

Bus

You can use public buses to get to the city center from Atatürk Airport. Using the istanbulkart (smart card for fare payment), this is the most economical alternative. From the airport you can use the TH-1 bus to get to Taksim and the YH-1 bus to get to Yenikapi. From Taksim and Yenikapi you can transfer to the metro to reach other central districts.   

Metro

One of the fastest alternatives to get to the city center is by metro. Using the metro station that is located in the airport you can easily reach various parts of the city like Yenikapı, Aksaray, Fatih, Topkapı, and Esenler. If you’re planning on continuing your journey to a different city by bus, the metro goes to the Esenler Bus Station.  

Rental Cars

You can get to the city center by renting a car from rental agencies such as AVIS, Budget, or Europcar both at the airport or various locations in the city like Beşiktaş, Taksim, Kadıköy, Bostancı and Bakırköy. You can also return your rental vehicle to the offices of the aforementioned companies located in the city. If you are traveling between multiple places make sure to specify your vehicle pick up and drop off location when making your reservation.  

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

Frequently Asked Questions

How does Wingie offer the cheapest Hamburg-Istanbul flights?

When you search for Hamburg-Istanbul flights, Wingie directly gathers and compares instant data from all airlines. You can see all Hamburg-Istanbul flights together for the date you are looking for and choose the most suitable flight.

Which airports can I use for Hamburg-Istanbul flights?

For Hamburg-Istanbul flights, you can use Hamburg Finkenwerder Airport, Hamburg Airport, Lübeck Airport, Hamburg Railway Station as departure airport, and Sabiha Gökçen Intl. Airport, Istanbul Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Hamburg-Istanbul and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Hamburg-Istanbul is 1968 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 2 hour 20 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Hamburg-Istanbul flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Hamburg-Istanbul flights is Saturday.

Which airlines offer direct flights between Hamburg-Istanbul?

Turkish Airlines organizes direct flights between Hamburg-Istanbul.

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