Approx. 1.7 million
The transport system includes rail, bus and harbour ferries. The
rail services are focused on the city centre; there are three
underground lines, six suburban lines and nine regional rail
services which work all night in weekends and on public
Hamburg Airport Fuhlsbüttel
The S1 operates from the airport to Hamburg Hbf and takes
approximately 25 minutes. There is also a local bus.
Flight Time from London
Welcome to Hamburg - the best place to be for all shopping fans.
Whether you are looking for designer labels, fashion trends or
extraordinary presents, Hamburg will offer you an endless variety
of shopping possibilities.
Belonging to the world's most exclusive shopping streets,
visitors will find international top brands offering pure
Located in the heart of Hamburg and next to the main train
station, this street is one of the top shopping addresses in
Hamburg and belongs to the 10 most visited streets in Germany.
Closeby there is the shopping arcade Europapassage and the
Jungfernstieg, the most splendid boulevard in Hamburg.
Schanzen- und Karoviertel
Home to students, artist and alternative personalities, in this
area fashion trends are made. An insiders' tip is the hidden street
Marktstraße, where second-hand as well as unique designer clothes
can be found.
Hamburg and the fish belong together, even when the North Sea is
about 100 kilometres away. Find the Fischereihafen-Restaurant in
the immediate vicinity of the famous fish market and indulge
yourself with delicious fish specialities. Other meals are also
An absolute must for every visitor in Hamburg is the famous
German Currywurst. Find one of the best restaurants in the heart of
Hamburg's city centre.
Tasty food for little money can be found in one of the 25
Schweinske restaurants in and around Hamburg. One of the
restaurants specialities are the delicious pork cutlets.
This Brazilian restaurant promises an absolutely culinary treat.
The famous Rodizio-Meal starts with an amazing buffet, followed by
the Cortadores (waiters) coming to your table to cut smoked pork
chops, juicy steak, leg of lamb and much more onto your plate.
Delicious side dishes like French fries, rice, black beans,
vegetables and baked bananas will be served as well. It'll be a
challenge, but you have to try everything!
Famous TV cook Tim Maelzer celebrates Northern German cuisine in
a former cattle slaughterhouse in the trendy Schanzenviertel - but
don't worry, there are also great treats for vegetarians!
St Michael's Church
Hamburg's landmark featuring the biggest German church clock and
offering a great view over the city from its church tower. A great
place to visit - try and visit during an organ recital to
appreciate the full atmosphere of the church
Next to the historical Storehouse City (Speicherstadt) visitors
will find the most exciting European urban development including
the new Elbphilharmonie, a concert hall belonging to Hamburg's
The largest model railway in the world. It is rich in detail and
highlights many regions using the latest technology. Not just for
rail buffs but for the whole family.
A piece of Hamburg's history with a fantastic view of the
Dialogue in the dark
Go on a trip through a foreign and fascinating world. Blind and
visually handicapped people will guide the visitors through this
Advance booking is required! Booking line: +49 (0)40 309 63
Fish Market Altona
This market near Hamburg's landmark the Landungsbrücken (pier)
has just about anything and everything on sale. There is a
restaurant in the historic Fish Auction Hall, along with some live
musical entertainment, to rejuvenate tired shoppers (From the 15th
of March (summer): 5 A.M. - 9:30 A.M.; from the 15th of November
(winter) 7 A.M. - 9:30 A.M.).
Near the St Pauli metro stop, you can go on a journey through
the world of the Beatles.
No trip to Hamburg will be complete without visiting the unique
sin mile Reeperbahn. This famous street offers a wide range of
excellent music bars and fantastic night clubs.
Große Freiheit 36/ Kaiserkeller: This
club belongs to the biggest party location in Hamburg and musicians
like the Beatles, Robbie Williams and Kylie Minogue have appeared
on the stage.
Thomas Read - Irish Pub: This pub offers
daily live music as well as 14 different types of beer on tap (open
5 days a week).
Hofbräuhaus: Experience the south in the
north. This Bavarian beer house offers everything that the famous
Munich original has on offer: traditional live music (Thursday -
Sunday), waiters in traditional costumes, hearty meals like roast
pork, knuckle of pork, white sausages, Obatzda (specially garnished
cream cheese), bretzel and not forgetting the delicious beer.
St. Pauli Reeperbahn: Hamburg's 'sinful mile',
famous for its vibrant nightlife.
Hamburg City Beach