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Cheap flights from Manchester to Hamburg

Flight type
Departure date
Manchester MAN
Hamburg HAM
one way
Sat 26 Mar

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Flights from Manchester to Hamburg

Planning to fly Manchester to Hamburg? Find out all you need to know before booking your cheap flights to Hamburg from Manchester.


Manchester Airport Overview

Your flights to Hamburg from Manchester will depart from Manchester Airport, which is located 14km from the city centre. Manchester airport is one of the busiest airports in the UK, so be sure to leave extra time for security when travelling to the airport. 

Getting to the airport is easy via public transport. Trains run from Manchester Piccadilly station in the city centre to Manchester Airport every 10 minutes and take around 20 minutes. There is also the Metrolink Cornbrook station service to the airport which runs every 12 minutes along the 15-stop line and takes approximately 35 minutes. 

If driving, you’ll find the airport is located a 20-minute drive from Manchester city centre and can be reached via the M56 motorway, with a dedicated approach road from the motorway at junction 5.


Hamburg Airport Overview

Your Manchester to Hamburg flights will land at Hamburg Airport which is the fifth busiest airport in Germany. You’ll find plenty of transportation options to get you from the airport to the city centre. Hamburg airport is located 8.5 km north of the city centre and is a 20-minute drive away by road. A Metro station is located beneath the airport where you can take the S1 S-Bahn line which leaves every ten minutes. Taxis stop right outside the arrivals hall and are always in plentiful supply.

Tip: Purchase a "Hamburg CARD" which entitles you to unlimited travel by bus and train throughout the HVV (Public Transport System). In addition, you’ll enjoy discounts at over 150 tourist attractions in Hamburg.

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What to Expect on arrival at Hamburg?

Make the most of your cheap Manchester to Hamburg flights by getting out and seeing as much of the city as you can.  Visiting on the weekend? Hamburg is renowned for its early Sunday morning fish markets that run from 5am to 9.30am. The market is located right next to the historic fish auction hall at Hamburg's harbour, the second-busiest port in Europe. The market and auction hall are one of Hamburg's top attractions. Another must-see is the Miniatur Wunderland. Miniatur Wunderland (German for 'miniature wonderland') is a model railway attraction in Hamburg, and the largest of its kind in the world. It is divided into nine sections including; Harz, the fictitious city of Knuffingen, the Alps and Austria, Hamburg, America, Scandinavia, Switzerland, a replica of the Hamburg Airport and Italy. For more suggestions on things to see and do in Hamburg, check out our travel guides on Try Somewhere New.


Five fun facts about Hamburg

  • The biggest model railway in the world can be found in Hamburg.
  • Every ship receives a special welcome when it comes into port. Ships heading from the port of Hamburg are welcomed or bid farewell by dipping the Hamburg flag and by hoisting the international flag signal for "bon voyage". 
  • In Hamburg there are more bridges than in Venice, London and Amsterdam combined. The total number of bridges in the city is a little more than 2,300 which is a world record.
  • The Beatles actually began their music career in Hamburg -  John Lennon famously said, “I might have been born in Liverpool – but I grew up in Hamburg.”
  • Hamburg is one of the greenest cities in Europe with about 14% of the city covered with gardens, parks and public spaces.


From Manchester to Hamburg: Practical Information

Some practical information before your cheap flights from Manchester to Hamburg:

You’ll need to convert your sterling to euros before travelling to Hamburg

Don’t forget to pack a travel adaptor if you plan to charge any of your electrical devices while you’re away

The flight duration from Manchester is around 1 hour 40 minutes.

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