The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Berlin to Hamburg is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 37 buses that leave Berlin for Hamburg every day 37 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
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|Distance||158 miles (255 km)|
|Average bus duration||3 h 5 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$16 (€14)|
|Bus frequency||20 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 20 direct buses a day|
|Bus companies||comati, Infobus, BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus, BlaBlaCar or Pinkbus|
Buses from Berlin to Hamburg cover the 158 miles (255 km) long route taking on average 3 h 5 min with our travel partners like comati, Infobus, BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus, BlaBlaCar or Pinkbus. Normally, there are 20 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $11 (€10), but the average price of bus tickets is $16 (€14). Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof and arrive in Hamburg, Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof.
For as little as $11 (€10) you can travel by bus between Berlin and Hamburg with FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.
BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS), a subsidiary of the popular French carpooling company, BlaBlaCar, is a bus company operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe. Founded in France, BlaBlaCar Bus provides connections to over 300 destinations. Standard amenities on the buses include air conditioning, toilets, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long bus journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. On select routes there is also free Wi-Fi available. BlaBlaCar Bus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags per person.
Several companies operate direct buses from Berlin to Hamburg, including FlixBus and RegioJet offering departures every 15 minutes or less during peak times. Most buses from Berlin to Hamburg depart from Berlin's central bus station or Berlin ZOB, arriving at Hamburg ZOB. Journey times take on average 3 hours 30 minutes, although express services can complete the trip in just over 3 hours. Buses depart around the clock, with 12:05 a.m. service followed by a 1:00 a.m. departure providing late-night journeys. A regular schedule commences at 6:45 a.m. every morning, with buses departing throughout the day.
Most bus services between Berlin and Hamburg depart from either Berlin central bus station toward the inner city or Berlin Zoo, located in the city's Tiergarten to the west of the center of Berlin. A more limited schedule of buses from Berlin to Hamburg depart Berlin Ostbahnhof in the east of the region. All departure points are conveniently connected by U-Bahn, local S-Bahn and bus services, with a limited tram service operating 24 hours a day.
Hamburg is the second biggest city in Germany after Berlin and the home of many celebrated landmarks and attractions. The medieval city is famed for its canals and riversides, with some of the most iconic architecture in western Europe. Most bus services into Hamburg arrive Hamburg ZOB, the city's central bus station. From there, travelers can explore Hamburg further via the region's U-Bahn and S-Bahn systems, or journey farther afield with easy autobahn connections to the rest of Germany and beyond. Public transport systems in Hamburg run regularly throughout the day, with brief closures overnight before recommencing at 4:30 a.m. each morning, excluding Sundays when a more limited schedule is observed.
Passengers board the bus most frequently from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof, which is located around 7.1 miles (11.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Hamburg, Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof, located 2 miles (3.2 km) away from the city centre.
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