Welcome to HAM Arriving by car

Arriving by car

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Passengers and visitors travelling by car or motorcycle to Hamburg Airport can simply follow the A7, exit Schnelsen Nord, and continue onto the Airport Bypass / Zeppelinstrasse. Alternatively they can come via central Hamburg.


Finding your way to Hamburg Airport

Official address:
Flughafenstrasse 1-3
22335 Hamburg


Roadwork news and road closures

Should the A7 expansion or other roadworks result in road closures or changes to the route to the airport, we will update this page with the most important information for you in advance.

During the night from Saturday, October 9th (9:00 pm) to Sunday, October 10th, 2021 (9:00 am), the A7 between the HH-Heimfeld junction and the HH-Volkspark will be completely closed. The Elbe tunnel is also affected. Please note the traffic diversions when traveling to and from Hamburg Airport and plan accordingly more time.

Coming from the south: Please leave the A7 at the HH-Heimfeld junction and follow the U7 diversion.

Exit towards the south: Please follow the signs "Elbbrücken" from the junction HH-Volkspark or from the AS HH-Stellingen (via Kieler Straße, Eimsbütteler Marktplatz).

The connection points themselves are closed on Saturday from 8:00 p.m. to set up and dismantle the full closure and will be released again on Sunday until 10 a.m.

We also provide up-to-date information about getting to the airport on our Facebook and Twitter social media channels and in our Newsletter so that you can fly from Hamburg Airport without stress.


Further information on getting to and from the airport can be found here:


Arrived relaxed — 5 tips for getting here

Coming by car doesn’t have to mean stress. With a few simple steps, you can prevent time pressure and avoid a mad rush. Most important of all, of course, is to allow enough extra time: build in a buffer.

These tips help with planning the time for your journey:

  1. Think about the route you want to take, and find out in advance about roadworks and other traffic obstructions along the route.
  2. Reserve a parking space at Hamburg Airport in advance. You can then drive straight there without having to search. Make your reservation here: Park with the original - Hamburg Airport (hamburg-airport.de)
  3. Read the latest traffic news in good time before you set off. Has an accident led to a road closure or detour?
  4. Also consult a route planner such as Google Maps to check the current travel time to Hamburg Airport well in advance, and set off earlier than planned if necessary.
  5. Check the departure time and terminal for your flight, and look at the waiting times for the Hamburg Airport security checkpoint.
Tip

Parking is currently particularly affordable in our multistorey car parks right at the airport. Discover the latest specials!

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