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Hamburg is a port city located in the far north of Germany, known for centuries as the "gateway to the world". The city centre lies between Lake Alster and the River Elbe, it sets the pace for the rest of the city, culturally, commercially, politically and socially.

Hamburg is the perfect base to discover Germany. The cities of Cologne, Hanover and Berlin are all easily accessible from Hamburg via the Autobahn motorway.

Collect your car from Hamburg Airport located 12km or a 20 minute drive from the city, one of the convenient city locations or the Hamburg Hauptbahnhof main station. DriveAway makes your Hamburg car hire easy with our driving tips.

Car Hire Hamburg

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Hamburg's city centre, has many fantastic attractions to explore, such as the main shopping area. The city centre leads to the famous Hamburg Rathaus seat of local government built in delicate sandstone in 1897. The impressive architecture and elegant interior design is used for representatives and governments to gather.

Within the city centre, you can explore through two of Hamburg's main churches; St Jacobi and St. Petri. The city looks down to its own mirrored image along the Alster Lake, which covers an area of 400 acres.

The old is contrasted with the new in this city with the Elbphilharmonie as one of the largest and most advanced concert halls in the World.

The Speicherstadt district is the world’s largest warehouse complex, filled with Gothic brick work and narrow canals built on oak piles. Take a barge down the busy canals or enjoy a meal in one of the cities best restaurants.

The Tierpark Hagenbeck Zoo is a 25 hectare park full of over 1,850 animals from the all over the world, including the largest heard of elephants in Europe and many free roaming animals.

Cities (To and From) Distance (Approx. km) Travel Time (Approx. hr)
Hamburg to Cologne 438 4.5
Hamburg to Dresden 476 5
Hamburg to Berlin 289 3
Hamburg to Heidelberg 574 6
Hamburg to Munich 791 7.5

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