Low Airfares and Bargains on Budget Airlines Flying to HAM in Northern Germany
Low-cost airlines including Air Berlin, Easyjet, Germanwings, OLT, and Lufthansa offer cheap tickets and low airfares on direct, non-stop flights to Hamburg Airport (HAM) in Northern Germany.
From Hamburg Airport, over a hundred destinations can be reached on non-stop flights on both full-service and low-cost airlines. Low-cost airlines and charter flights allow for cheap flights to Hamburg although even traditional full-service airlines, including Lufthansa, often have special cheap tickets and deals during quiet periods.
Low Airfares on Flights from Hamburg Airport (HAM)
Hamburg Airport (HAM) is used by both low-cost airlines, such as Air Berlin, Easyjet, Flybe, Germanwings, and TUIfly, as well as by traditional full-service carriers such as Lufthansa, British Airways, Air France, and KLM. Special deals are often available on these airlines – compare offers on different internet ticket reservation services and often it is worth checking on airlines own websites too for last-minute internet-only deals.
Healthy competition often brings ticket prices down, e.g. on the Hamburg to London route, flights are offered by several airlines to different London airports. Both British Airways and Lufthansa fly from Hamburg Airport to London Heathrow (LHR) allowing for good internet deals on slow-selling flights. However, low-cost airlines sometimes fly passengers for a fifth of the price (but watch for the long list of separately charged-for services) to London Luton (Easyjet) or London Gatwick (Germanwings). (Low-cost airline Ryanair sells flights from Stansted to Lübeck (LBC) as if flying to Hamburg.)
Cheap Flights from Hamburg Airport (HAM) on Low-Cost Airline Air Berlin
German budget airline Air Berlin (AB) has cheap flights from Hamburg (HAM) to both German and other European destinations. airberlin flies several times per day to Munich (MUC), Stuttgart (STR), Düsseldorf (DUS) , Vienna (VIE), Nürnberg (NUE), Palma de Mallorca (PMI),Zurich (ZRH), and Karlsruhe/Baden–Baden (FKB). airberlin also flies regularly to Alicante, Arrecife, Barcelona (BCN), Fuerteventura, Funchal, Helsinki, Heraklion, Hurghasa, Ibiza, Jerez, Korfu, Kos, Las Palmas, Mahon, Malaga (AGP), Monastir, Tenerife-South, Tessaloniki, and Rome (FCO).
Cheap Flights from Hamburg Airport (HAM) on TUIfly
TUIfly has mostly flights from Hamburg Airport to popular sunny destinaneions in the Mediterranean regions. TUIfly flies from Hamburg to Antalya, Arrecife, Cologne/Bonn, Faro, Fuerteventura, Funchal, Heraklion, Hurghada, Jerez de la Frontera, Klagenfurt, Kos, Las Palmas, Mahon, Memmingen, Naples, Olbia, Palma de Mallorca, Porto, Rhodes, Salzburg, Tel Aviv, Tenerife-South, Thessaloniki, and Venice-Marco Polo.
Cheap Flights from Hamburg Airport (HAM) on Low-Cost Airline Germanwings
Generally Germany’s cheapest budget airline Germanwings (4U) flies from Hamburgto Pristina, Split, Stuttgart, Toulouse, and Zagreb.
Cheap Flights from Hamburg Airport (HAM) on Low-Cost Airline Easyjet
British budget airline Easyjet flies from Hamburg Airport up to twice daily to Basel (BSL) and London Luton (LTN).
Cheap Flights from Hamburg Airport (HAM) on Other Low-Cost Airlines
- British low-cost airline Flybe flies daily from Hamburg Airport to Birmingham Airport (BHX).
- OLT flies to Toulouse.
- Brussels Airlines (SN) flies up to three times per day to Brussels (BRU).
- TUIfly flies from Hamburg up to three times per day to Cologne/Bonn (CGN) and Palma de Mallorca (PMI).
Non-Stop Flights from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to New York, USA
- Continental Airlines’ daily non-stop flight to New York Newark is currently the only direct flight from Hamburg to the USA.
Getting to Hamburg Airport (HAM), Germany
Transportation from downtown Hamburg to Hamburg Airport by train became very easy with the recent opening of the final stretch of the S-Bahn train line to the airport. S-Bahn line S-1 runs from the airport every 10 minutes in 23 minutes to the Hauptbahnhof. Note on the train to the airport, use only the front three wagons as the train splits before reaching Hamburg Airport.
Taxis from downtown to Hamburg Airport is around €20. Airport shuttle services are of course also available and may be good value for small groups, families, or the infirm traveling with heavy luggage or at odd hours. Always compare as rates between different airport shuttle services can differ widely.
Buses are also available directly from Hamburg Airport to Kiel, Lübeck, and Hannover.
- Hamburg Airport (HAM) is the largest of several airports in Northern Germany. Lübeck-Blankensee (LBC) is a realistic alternative used by low-cost airlines such as Ryanair and Wizzair, while Hannover Airport (HAJ) has many flights too including a large number of flights to Eastern European and Central Asian destinations.