A well-ordered life is like climbing a tower; the view halfway up is
better than the view from the base, and it steadily becomes
finer as the horizon expands William Lyon Phelps

International Center Incoming and International Students


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Travel Arrangements

The closest airport to the city of Flensburg is Hamburg (Fuhlsbüttel), the distance Hamburg - Flensburg is approximately 150 km.

How to get from Hamburg airport to Hamburg main station

The S-Bahn (suburban train) line S1 operates every 10 minutes between Hamburg Airport and Hamburg main train station, (Hamburg Hauptbahnhof), a journey of only 25 minutes. The S-Bahn station, "Hamburg Flughafen", is directly in front of the terminals. Fare: 3,30 €.  For schedule please check: www.hvv.d

By taxi: travelling time ca. 30 mins, fare approx. 25 €

How to get from Hamburg main station to Flensburg

The trains to Flensburg depart from Hamburg Hauptbahnhof. The travel time is approx. 2 hours. Tickets can be bought at ticket machines at the station.

The cheapest ticket is the "Schleswig-Holstein-Ticket", which can be bought at a ticket machine. (Follow these steps: "Gruppenticket" -> "Länderticket" -> "Schleswig-Holstein-Ticket"). The fare is 27 € for one person (every additional person is +3 €. The "Schleswig-Holstein- Ticket" is a group ticket that takes up to 5 people). Take the direct train to Flensburg or chaneg at Neumünster. For schedule please check: www.bahn.de (engl.)

How to get from Flensburg train station to the campus

Bus: buses no. 4 and no. 5 go directly to the campus. Buses depart in front of the train station.

Taxi: there are taxis at the entrance to the station.