Berlin to Hamburg bus

Cheap bus tickets from Berlin to Hamburg

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20

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20

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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08:30AMBerlin3h10 11:40AMHamburg
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Bus schedule from Berlin to Hamburg

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Bus times from Berlin to Hamburg

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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.

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08:30AMBerlin3h10 11:40AMHamburg
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201One-way
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201One-way

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Overview: Bus from Berlin to Hamburg

distanceDistance158 miles (255 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 5 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$14 (€13)
frequencyBus frequency14 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 14 direct buses a day
carriersBus companiesBlaBlaCar, Deutsche Bahn, BlaBlaCar Bus, Pinkbus, Flixbus or comati

Buses from Berlin to Hamburg cover the 158 miles (255 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 5 min with our travel partners like BlaBlaCar, Deutsche Bahn, BlaBlaCar Bus, Pinkbus, Flixbus or comati. Normally, there are 14 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $11 (€10), but the average price of bus tickets is $14 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14.

Bus companies: BlaBlaCar Bus, Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus from Berlin to Hamburg

For as little as $11 (€10) you can travel by bus to Hamburg from Berlin with BlaBlaCar Bus, Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Deutsche Bahn
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BlaBlaCar Bus

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of bus services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of buses includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Berlin to Hamburg bus.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

    Berlin to Hamburg bus information with FlixBus:

    • Average Duration: 3 h 28 min
    • Average Price: $13
    • FlixBus frequency: 14 a day

    BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French bus company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long bus journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.

      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.

      Travel Tips: Bus to Hamburg from Berlin

      Travel Tips: Take the bus to Hamburg easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Berlin to Hamburg.
      FAQs
      If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Berlin to Hamburg buses for as little as $11 (€10)  in the next 7 days.
      The bus price between Berlin and Hamburg is on average $14 (€13)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
      The Berlin to Hamburg bus distance is approximately 158 miles (255 km).
      The bus time between Berlin and Hamburg is on average 3 h 5 min  for the 158 miles (255 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Berlin and Hamburg by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

      When departing from Berlin, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof, Berlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz and Berlin, Jannowitzbrücke. When arriving in Hamburg, you can end your trip in bus stations like Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14, Hamburg, Hörstener Straße and Hamburg, S Hamburg Airport.

      Omio customers book a bus from Berlin Hbf   to Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14   most frequently for this route.

      Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their buses from Berlin Hbf and need to travel around 3.5 miles (5.6 km) from the city center to get to this bus station.

      Passengers arriving in Hamburg most often arrive at Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14 and need to travel around 2.1 miles (3.4 km) from this bus station to the city center.

      For the best Berlin to Hamburg bus to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with BlaBlaCar, Deutsche Bahn, BlaBlaCar Bus, Pinkbus, Flixbus or comati. However, it's always good to check all possible bus providers with services from Berlin to Hamburg to compare what amenities they may offer.
      Yes, there are 14 direct buses per day from Berlin to Hamburg. You can look to travel with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct bus tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
      The average number of buses departing Berlin for Hamburg is 14 a day. The bus schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
      The earliest bus departing from Berlin to Hamburg leaves at 8: 45 PM. The last bus departing from Berlin to Hamburg leaves at 8: 45 PM. You can find the latest Berlin to Hamburg bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
      In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus providers offering this trip and save money. If you purchase bus tickets to Hamburg from Berlin within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $14 (€13) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your bus ticket from Berlin to Hamburg a few months in advance.

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