If you’re planning to make the most of your stay in Hamburg, you can’t go without the Hamburg CARD. Offering free use of public transport, free or reduced admission to museums and many other reductions, it can help save money while enjoying all that Hamburg has to offer to the full.
The Hamburg CARD includes unlimited travel on HVV public transportation in the Greater Hamburg Area, 10% discount on souvenir articles at the Central Station Tourist Information office, 10% discount from shopping partners and 20% discount in 12 restaurants (on meals and first drink, present the Hamburg CARD before ordering). You'll also pay reduced prices for the Jasper airport shuttle bus, city sightseeing tours, walking tours, harbour and Alster cruises, church towers, as well as discounts at some 110 places of interest, such as the city hall, planetarium, zoo, wax museum, Miniature Train Wonderland, Hamburg Dungeon. There's a minimum reduction of 30% on standard prices in over 20 museums and at least 15% off last minute tickets at 16 theatres.
A day ticket (one adult plus up to three children) costs €8, and is valid on the day indicated and from 18.00 of the previous day (with the exception of tickets purchased at HVV tickets machines and on buses). The three-day ticket costs €18 and the five-day ticket €33; these are valid on the day of first use plus the following 2 or 4 days. The excellent-value group ticket is valid for up to 5 persons of any age and costs €11.80 for one day, €29.80 for three days and €51 for five days.
The Hamburg CARD is available at all Hamburg Tourist Information offices (airport, central station and harbour), in various hotels as well as in youth hostels, at the Hamburg Transit Authority (HVV) Customer Offices, ticket machines, in buses (though not the five-day ticket) and through travel agents. You can also order the card by phone (tel. +49 40 300 51 300) or via www.hamburg-tourism.de (at an extra fee).
Visit any Hamburg tourist office for more information, or visit www.hamburg-tourism.de.