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Hamburg Airport

Hamburg Airport (HAM)


Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel Airport is one of Germany's busiest airports, offering flights to more than 120 destinations worldwide.

Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel Airport is modern and well-equipped. The Plaza offers a number of shops and restaurants, as well as lounges and other services, and the friendly staff are 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) north of central Hamburg.

Getting to the city

Hamburg Airport is accessible by S-Bahn which takes 25 minutes to get from the airport to central Hamburg. Buses service the city centre and other suburban areas. Taxis are readily available outside both terminals; they take around 30 minutes to get to the city centre.


GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).


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

Car rental

Avis, Europcar, Hertz, National and Sixt, among others, are represented at the airport.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are readily available outside both terminals. They take around 30 minutes to get 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 €2 for every 20 minutes, or €28 for a full day. Long-term parking is charged at between €55 and €100 per week.



Wifi access is free for 24 hours.

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.