The cheapest buses from Berlin to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for Sep 27

Cheapest

$5

Average

$5

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Berlin to Hamburg will cost around $ 5 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 5.

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08:30AMBerlin, ZOB3h10 11:40AMHamburg
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$51One-way
Cheapest
01:30PMBerlin, ZOB3h10 04:40PMHamburg
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$51One-way

Timetable Berlin to Hamburg

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08:30AMBerlin, ZOB3h10 11:40AMHamburg
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01:30PMBerlin, ZOB3h10 04:40PMHamburg
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Sun
Sep 26
$25FlixTrain
$5Pinkbus
Mon
Sep 27
$12FlixTrain
$5Pinkbus
Tue
Sep 28
$22Deutsche Bahn
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Wed
Sep 29
$22Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
Sep 30
$6FlixTrain
$5Pinkbus
Fri
Oct 1
$22Deutsche Bahn
$5Pinkbus
Sat
Oct 2
$6FlixTrain
$5Pinkbus
Sun
Oct 3
$30Deutsche Bahn
$5Pinkbus
Mon
Oct 4
$6FlixTrain
$5Pinkbus
Tue
Oct 5
$6FlixTrain
$6Flixbus
Wed
Oct 6
$6FlixTrain
$6Flixbus
Thu
Oct 7
$22Deutsche Bahn
$5Pinkbus
Fri
Oct 8
$19FlixTrain
$5Pinkbus
Sat
Oct 9
$12FlixTrain
$5Pinkbus
Sun
Oct 10
$35Deutsche Bahn
$5Pinkbus
Mon
Oct 11
$6FlixTrain
$5Pinkbus
Tue
Oct 12
$6FlixTrain
$6Flixbus
Wed
Oct 13
$10FlixTrain
$6Flixbus
Thu
Oct 14
$6FlixTrain
$5Pinkbus
Fri
Oct 15
$12FlixTrain
$5Pinkbus
Sat
Oct 16
$6FlixTrain
$5Pinkbus

The fastest buses from Berlin to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for Sep 27

Fastest Journey

3 h 10 m

Average

3 h 10 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

255 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Berlin for Hamburg every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 255 km distance in an average of 3 h 10 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 3 h 10 m .

The slowest buses will take 3 h 10 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.

2nd Fastest
08:30AMBerlin, ZOB3h10 11:40AMHamburg
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$51One-way
2nd Fastest
01:30PMBerlin, ZOB3h10 04:40PMHamburg
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$51One-way

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Bus Information to Hamburg from Berlin

distanceDistance158 miles (255 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 10 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$5 (€4)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus, BlaBlaCar, BlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn

Buses from Berlin to Hamburg cover the 158 miles (255 km) long route taking on average 3 h 10 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, BlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $5 (€4), but the average price of bus tickets is $5 (€4). Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf.

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Berlin to Hamburg with FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn

Buy your official FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn bus tickets between Berlin and Hamburg from $5 (€4) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular journey.

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Flixbus is one of Europe's biggest bus companies which was created in Germany and offers bus services around Europe and US. Flixbus offers only one ticket type called Standard for your upcoming bus trip between Berlin and Hamburg.

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect bus with FlixBus from Berlin to Hamburg for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest FlixBus bus schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Berlin to Hamburg bus with FlixBus (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Berlin - Hamburg journey and then book a cheap bus ticket with ease. The distance from Berlin to Hamburg by bus is 158 miles (255 km). You can book tickets for this FlixBus bus for as low as $6 (€5) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for FlixBus tickets between Berlin and Hamburg in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a bus. Book that perfect FlixBus Berlin - Hamburg bus ticket online and enjoy your trip!

When you buy your FlixBus bus tickets between Berlin and Hamburg don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Buses from Berlin to Hamburg

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.

Taking the Bus from Berlin

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.

Getting into Hamburg by Bus

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.

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FAQs
How much do cheap bus tickets from Berlin to Hamburg cost?
Bus tickets between Berlin and Hamburg for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $5 (€4)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a bus between Berlin and Hamburg?
The Berlin to Hamburg bus ticket price is on average $5 (€4)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.
What is the distance between Berlin and Hamburg by bus?
The distance to Hamburg from Berlin by bus is approximately 158 miles (255 km).
What is the Berlin to Hamburg bus travel time?
On average the Berlin to Hamburg bus travel time is 3 h 10 min  for the 158 miles (255 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by bus from Berlin to Hamburg, which bus station in Berlin do I depart from and which bus station in Hamburg do I arrive in?

When taking the bus between Berlin and Hamburg, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof, Berlin, ZOB and Berlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz. Your trip can end in bus stations such as Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf, Hamburg and Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Berlin Hbf   and arrive in Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf.

Where is the bus station in Berlin? Where is the bus station in Hamburg?

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Berlin Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf, located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center.

Which bus companies should I travel with from Berlin to Hamburg?
Take the Berlin to Hamburg bus with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, BlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the trip to Hamburg from Berlin as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What are the first and last departure bus times from Berlin to Hamburg?
The first Berlin to Hamburg bus departs at 6: 30 AM   and the last bus from Berlin to Hamburg leaves at 8: 30 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Berlin to Hamburg on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I buy bus tickets from Berlin to Hamburg for the best deals?
If you buy a bus ticket from Berlin to Hamburg within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $5 (€4) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets from Berlin to Hamburg are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Berlin
Hamburg
Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm
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