Hamburg

👥 Population: 1.8 million

🕑 Time Zone: Central European Time (CET): UTC +1

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🌞 Weather
🗣 Hear from a local
🚈 Getting around
🧭 Where to live
🏠 Temporary accommodation
🍏 Groceries
📼 Travel remotely
👩‍💻 Work space

Hamburg is a major port city in the north of Germany. Having been a major centre of trade within the world, today it is a modern, cool, international city. A lot of Hamburg's charm lies within its classy architecture.

Weather

The weather in Hamburg is classed as oceanic. It has 4 distinct seasons featuring warm summers, cold winters, and crisp autumn and spring. Summers are 18°C on average and winters are 0°C.

Getting around

Uber available

❌ no, use Blacklane and local taxis instead.

From airport

Hamburg Airport

Train: With HVV it takes 30 minutes from the airport to the city. Tickets start at €3.40.

Car rentals: Car rental options

Within

HVV

Methods: S-Bahn (rail), U-Bahn (underground), Bus, Ferry

Where to live

Altstadt/St. Pauli/St. Georg: Central, good for first timers. Vibrant, many restaurants, bars and clubs. Multi ethnic and LGBTQ friendly.

Altona-Altstadt and Altona Nord: Historical sites, green spaces. Good for families, more laid back.

Temporary accommodation

Airbnb

Website

A 1 bedroom place typically costs between €1,100 and €2,000 per month.

A 2 bedroom place typically costs between €1,500 and €3,000 per month.

Groceries

Markets

Isemarkt

Bio-Wochenmarkt (Spritzenplatz)

Wochenmarkt Grossneumarkt

Supermarkets

Rewe

LIDL

ALDI

EDEKA

Travel remotely

Work space

To get you started quickly, we focused on picking one, cool, unique, and comfortable coworking space per location. Prices are for a desk in a shared space, for every day use. Expect dedicated spaces to cost more.

Coworking space

Mindspace

Prices are from €300 per month.