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    Beautiful Hamburg, with its rich merchant tradition of a Hansa city and a special north German flair, enchants visitors with its easy-going yet urban vibe. The stylish Hafen City combines the history of the old port with modern architecture and a unique nightlife. It is also home to the masterpiece Elbphilharmonie, a concert hall on the river bank.

    Book a car hire in Hamburg through Auto Europe for an excellent choice of vehicles and the best prices on the market. We have partnered with renowned car hire suppliers to bring you the best service at affordable prices.

    Pick up your car hire in Hamburg and visit some highlights of northern Germany such as Bremen, Lüneburg and Lübeck. Plan ahead as there is so much to see and experience or even book your motorhome in Hamburg and go on a tour! Historic red-brick houses sinking into the ground in Lüneburg, unreal colours of plants at Lüneburg Heath, traditional Lübeck marzipan are just a small part of what you can see and do near Hamburg. For peace of mind, take a look at the comments left by other Auto Europe customers visiting the city on our Hamburg car hire reviews page.


    As in any other bigger city, traffic congestion during rush hour is something to consider when planning driving your car rental in Hamburg. For the best experience avoid driving 7-9 and 16-19 in the city.
    All roads in Hamburg are well sign-posted and finding your bearings should be fairly easy.


    Park your car hire either on street or in one of the many car parks around the city. All types of parking are paid and the rate varies depending on the city part. Naturally, parking in the city centre is the most expensive.
    If you opt for public transport while sightseeing the city, leave your car rental on the outskirts and take advantage of the Park & Ride system. Leave the vehicle in one of the P & R car parks for free and take a train to downtown Hamburg.

    Geographic Information

    Hamburg is shaped by its bodies of water which play one of the central roles in the history and architecture of the city. Weather in Hamburg can be quite unpredictable so bringing a sweater in the summer is highly recommendable. With its heavy rainfall it is always good to have waterproof clothes and shoes, be it summer or winter.
    Summers are generally cool and mild and so are the winters. In winter, temperatures will rarely to go extremes but expect grey skies and chilly windy days. The precipitation rate is high throughout the year.

    Hamburg Airport

    Hamburg International Airport (HAM)

    The airport in Hamburg, the second largest city in Germany just after Berlin, connects the northern part of the country with numerous European and international destinations. The two-terminal airport building is situated approximately six miles north of the city. You can reach it by car in only 20 minutes.
    Website: Hamburg Airport
    Telephone: +49 40 50750

    Public Transportation

    Public transport in Hamburg is reliable, clean and well organised. The system includes a comprehensive network of underground and overground trains, buses, and ferries to take you from the port across the river to another part of Hamburg.

    Motorhome Hire in Hamburg

    With a campervan in Hamburg you will experience a completely different holiday. Save yourself the often lengthy search for the suitable accommodation and camp at one of the many campsites in and around the Hansestadt.

    Useful links

    Hamburg Tourism