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Of the 3 bus that leave Berlin for Hamburg every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct bus cover the 255 km distance in an average of 3 h 20 m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 3 h 20 m .
The slowest bus will take 3 h 20 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Berlin to Hamburg will cost around $ 7 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 6.
|Avg. Bus Duration:|
3 hours 26 minutes
|Coach Ticket Price:||$6|
|Buses depart from:||Berlin|
|Bus arrives in:||Hamburg|
|Bus Companies:||Flixbus, Bla Bla Bus|
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.