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Hamburg airport car hire

Airport Code: HAM

Hamburg Airport is located 8.5 km north of the city of Hamburg in the Fuhlsbüttel quarter, and is also known as Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel Airport.  The airport consists of two terminal buildings with a plaza set in their center.  Inside the plaza you can visit shops, grab a bite at restaurants and lounges, or utilize the other airport service facilities.  The central security heck is located in the plaza as well.  

Hamburg airport sees over 12 million passengers per year and is the 5th busiest of Germany's 16 commercial airports.  Likewise, getting to and from the airport can be a busy ordeal.  Options include HVV, the Hamburg public transit network which runs the S-Bahn suburban railway S1 to the city center, bus, or taxi.  You can also take a Hamburg Airport car hire to the city for convenient ground transportation during your stay.

Over the centuries Hamburg has always been somewhat of an international city.  It is one of the most important harbors in Europe and the world, and takes great pride in its mercantile background.  The city has large quarters with expensive houses and villas as well as a multitude of historic sites and modern entertainment.  Take a car hire from Hamburg Airport and enjoy having your own transportation in the city.

For car rental in Hamburg Airport counters for car rental companies can be located in the Arrivals Hall is where you may find the rental cars. The following are companies offering car hire services in Hamburg Airport:

  • Avis
  • Budget
  • Europcar
  • Hertz
  • National/Alamo
  • Sixt

Our search engine on the right will find for you low cost car rental deals for you to book in advance and get the cheapest rental car options. Find discounts on 7 seater, 9 seater, luxury car or any other type of rental car to collect at your arrival to Hamburg Airport.

Additional Airport Information

Airport Name: Hamburg, Germany

Airport Code: HAM

Telephone: +49(0)40 50750

Distance: Hamburg city || 5.3 Miles / 8.5 km / 15 minutes by rental car from Downtown Hamburg

Address: Hamburg Airport Flughafenstrasse 1-3 22335 Hamburg Federal Republic of Germany

Timezone: GMT+1

Population: 1,769,117




In the Mönckebergstraße end you can visit Hamburg's impressive city hall. Built in 1897 out of sandstone in a neo-Renaissance style, it includes a 112 m tower, several magnificent halls, and an impressive decor.  Guided tours are available at scheduled times during the week.

The Church of St. Nikolai

All five main churches of Hamburg were damaged in World War II, but St. Nikolai is the only to be left in its ruined state, as a memorial against war. 

The steeple is still standing and you can take an elevator to the top for an excellent view of the city.  This is a great spot to plot your next destinations by Hamburg, Germany car hire.

The Hamburg Dungeon

At the southern end of the Alte Deichstraße you can visit Hamburg's harbor.  Here you will find the Hamburg Dungeon, where you can witness a live-action presentation of the "darker times" of Hamburg.  This is an excellent family attraction if you are traveling with children.

Day Trips


Hamburg has a number of small beaches on the North side of the Elbe river between Öveelgönne and Blankenese. Take a barbecue grill and spend an afternoon cooking out and swimming in the Elbe. There are also a number of commercial beach clubs open during the summer if you are interested in a bar atmosphere.


Drive your car hire Hamburg, Germany south of the city to Holm Seppensen where you can enjoy a night in nature.  This is a great option if you are planning to visit during the busy summer months as the camp sites will usually still have space.

Altes Land

Visit the largest fruit growing area of Central Europe and the furthest north in the world.  Altes Land is an area of marshland south of the river Elbe in Lower Saxony around the old towns of Stade, Buxtehude, and Jork.

Take the scenic drive to Altes Land in your cheap car rental Hamburg, Germany and enjoy the richly-decorated farmhouses and their elaborate gateways as you pass through the old towns.


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Airlines Providing Airport Services to Hamburg, Germany

  • Aegean Airlines
  • Aer Lingus
  • Aeroflot
  • Aerosvit Airlines
  • Air Baltic
  • Air Berlin
  • Air Canada
  • Air China
  • Air Europa
  • Air France
  • Air Malta
  • Air New Zealand
  • Air Transat
  • Air Via
  • All Nippon Airways
  • Amsterdam Airlines
  • Austrian
  • British Airways
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