Getting Around in Hamburg
Hamburger Verkehrsbund (HVV)
The HVV is the public transport operator in Hamburg. It includes subways and busses. You can purchase tickets at a ticket machine at the entrance of every station. Online-ticket purchases are slightly cheaper. The current fee for using the public transportation without a valid ticket is 60€. Here you can find the most frequent used ticket options for the HVV:
- One way ticket (Einzelfahrkarte Großbereich AB): 3,10 €
- Unrestricted day ticket (Tageskarte): 7,60 €
- Restricted day ticket* (9 Uhr Tageskarte): 6,20 €
The operation time of the HVV usually is weekdays from approx. 4am to 0.30am and fridays and saturdays the operation continues all day and night.
Check out the homepage of HVV.
* valid Mon – Fri from 0.00 am to 6 am and from 9 am until 6 am the following morning, all day on Sat, Sun and public holidays
“StadtRAD Hamburg” is a provider of bicycles in the wider area of Hamburg. The network of stations and the number of bicycles is extensive and provides a quick get around in Hamburg. The easy process of registration can be conducted online or at every station via a terminal. Registration works with a credit or debit card. There is a 5 Euro registration fee which is applied as credit to your account. Every starting 30 minutes of each renting period are free, but starting from the 31st minute, it costs 8 ct/minute. One can return the bike at every station which can be found online or via the terminal at each station.
There are two main providers of carsharing:
The registration process consists of an online registration and a personal identification at one of the operator’s offices. There you pay the registration fee and receive your membership card. This is mandatory to use their fleet which is distributed all over the city.
Taxi / Cab
Taxis are widely available in every area in the city center and around the venue.
Opposite of the venue, there is the public transport station Hamburg Dammtor and behind the station you can find a big cabstand. Cab drivers usually accept card payments, but it is recommended to have cash available.
The following table states the current prices for cab rides.
Price in €
Price per km 1. - 4. km:
Price per km 5. - 9. km
Price per km from the 10th km: