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Travel Arrangements

How to get from HAMBURG AIRPORT TO HAMBURG MAIN STATION:

 

By suburban train

The S-Bahn (suburban rail network) line S1 operates every 10 minutes between Hamburg Airport and Hamburg’s central railway station, Hauptbahnhof, a journey of only 25 minutes. The “Hamburg Airport (Flughafen)” S-Bahn station is directly in front of the terminals. Fare: € 2.70.

For schedule please check: www.hvv.de

Or:

Take the JASPER AIRPORT EXPRESS Bus (departs every 15-20 mins.) to HAUPTBAHNHOF (Main Station).
Travelling time: 25-30 mins. Fare: € 5.00 (Ticket is not valid for Urban Rail.)

By taxi

Travelling time: ca. 30 mins.
Fare: approx. € 20

ADVICE: Contact your student host upon arrival at Hamburg airport!

How to get from HAMBURG TO FLENSBURG:

 

By train

The trains to Flensburg depart from Hamburg HAUPTBAHNHOF (Hamburg Main Station). The travel time is approx. 2.5 hours. From € 26- € 38 a “Schleswig-Holstein-Ticket” can be obtained at Hamburg central station which allows you to travel from Hamburg to Flensburg with a group up to five people. Please note that the final destination of some trains is KIEL. In these cases, travellers must change at NEUMÜNSTER. (timetable: www.bahn.de > engl.)

Upon arrival in Flensburg train station you may take buses No. 1 (to city centre) and No. 5 (to Campus/Universität or city centre) departing in front of the train station. If you prefer to take a taxi, we recommend using a SUPERCAR/MINICAR which is one of the cheapest available (€ 2.70 for the first kilometre plus € 1.00 for every subsequent kilometre) and can be ordered at the SUPERCAR/MINICAR office near the exit from the station.

By shuttle service

MINICAR NORD, Tel. 04121 750 642, Mobile: 0176 486 88 99 0
You can book a shuttle service from the Airport to Flensburg. The minimum fee is ca. € 175.
Exchange students should contact the International Office as soon as possible after their arrival.

Note: The distance from Hamburg airport to the University of Flensburg is 153 km.