Hamburg Airport

Hamburg Airport (HAM)


Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel Airport is located just over five miles (8.5km) north of central Hamburg. One of Germany's busiest airports, the facility offers flights to more than 120 destinations worldwide.

Processing roughly 13 million passengers each year, Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel Airport is a modern facility. The Plaza offers a number of shops and restaurants, as well as lounges and other services; and the friendly staff is always on hand to assist. Real airport enthusiasts can even get a guided behind-the-scenes tour of the airport.


The airport is situated five miles (8km) from Hamburg.

Getting to the city

Hamburg Airport is accessible by S-Bahn which is a 25-minute journey from central station at a normal fare. Buses service the city centre and other suburban areas. Taxis are readily available outside all terminals; they take around 30 minutes to the city centre.


GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the Saturday before the last Sunday in April).


Tel: +49 (0)40 5075-0.

Car rental

Avis, Europcar, Hertz, Budget, National and Sixt are all represented in Terminal 2.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are readily available outside all terminals, they take around 30 minutes to the city centre.

Transfer between terminals

The terminals are connected and both can be explored on foot.


There are several restaurants, shops, bars and cafes throughout the airport, as well as banks, currency exchange and ATMs in Terminals 1 and 2. There is wifi access in all terminals. Disabled facilities are good; passengers with special needs should contact their airline in advance.


Short-term parking is charged at about €1 every 20 minutes up to €22 (P1 and P2) or €25 (P4 and P5) per day. Long-term parking is charged at between €70 and €150 per week.

Departure Tax





Flights to Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel Airport are available from British Airways, Aer Lingus, KLM, Air Arabia, Emirates, Air Berlin, Austrian Airlines, Condor, easyJet, Finnair, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, Spanair, Atlas Jet, Swiss International Airlines, Air Hamburg, Iran Air, Tunisair and Turkish Airlines.


Wifi access is free for the first hour; thereafter it's charged with a nominal fee.

Business Lounges

The Airport Conference Centre has 14 meeting rooms for groups of 2 to 220 people; the Lilienthal-Haus Conference Centre has seven rooms for up to 80 people. Conference equipment is available for hire.

Hamburg Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.