Hamburg Airport, since November 2016 named Hamburg Airport Helmut Schmidt, is the international airport serving Hamburg, the second-largest city of Germany with one of the largest seaports in the world. The airport is with over 15 million passengers a year the fifth-busiest German airport. It opened in 1911 on this location making it the oldest airport in the world still in operation. It was for a while the main base for national carrier Lufthansa in the 1950 before it moved its base to Frankfurt. Now it is a main hub for low-cost carriers EasyJet and Ryanair.
A modernization plan called HAM21 made the airport ready for the 21st century and included a new terminal, shopping area, pier extension and a connection to the Hamburgs S-Bahn train system.
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Which airlines fly to Hamburg Airport - Helmut Schmid?
There are more airlines flying to Hamburg Airport - Helmut Schmid. See here for a complete list of airlines flying to Hamburg Airport - Helmut Schmid or look for flights to Hamburg.
Where is Hamburg Airport - Helmut Schmid located?
The airport is located about 10 km north of Hamburg city center.
How to get from the airport to Hamburg city centre by public transport?
Best way to get into the city is by the S-Bahn commuter train line which connects the airport with Hamburgs Central Station. The train station is right in front of the terminals. The trains depart several times an hour, a one-way ticket costs 3.20 euro and the ride takes 30 minutes.
See for tickets and schedule: trains: s-bahn-hamburg.de .
How much does a taxi cost from the airport to Hamburg city centre?
A taxi into Hamburg will take about 30 minutes and would cost around 30 euro.
All prices quoted here were found in July 2017
What are popular destinations from Hamburg Airport - Helmut Schmid?
Most flights from Hamburg Airport - Helmut Schmid are to Munich and to Dusseldorf but there are many more flights to other destinations as well, most of them by Eurowings. Every day there are flights to 27 destinations from Hamburg Airport - Helmut Schmid. Here are the most popular destinations:
- 1. Munich: Munich Airport (MUC)
- 2. Dusseldorf: Düsseldorf Airport (DUS)
- 3. Frankfurt: Frankfurt Airport (FRA)
- 4. Copenhagen: Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup (CPH)
- 5. Amsterdam: Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)
- 6. Brussels: Brussels Airport (BRU)