The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Cologne to Hamburg is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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4 h 40 m
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Of the 6 buses that leave Cologne for Hamburg every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||223 miles (360 km)|
|Average bus duration||4 h 7 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$24 (€21)|
|Bus providers||BlaBlaCar Bus, Flixbus or BlaBlaCar|
Buses from Cologne to Hamburg cover the 223 miles (360 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 7 min with our travel partners like BlaBlaCar Bus, Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $24 (€21), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $17 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and arrive in Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14.
Find the best buses from Cologne to Hamburg with Omio's travel partners BlaBlaCar Bus and FlixBus from $17 (€15). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
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.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
There are a few bus stations in Cologne to start your journey from including Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle). In Hamburg you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14, Hamburg, Hörstener Straße and Hamburg, S Hamburg Airport.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and arrive in Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14.
You can find the most popular departure bus station for this trip, Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof), located approximately 8.1 miles (13.1 km) from the city center of Cologne. The most popular arrival bus station in Hamburg, called Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14, is located around 2.1 miles (3.4 km) away from its city center.
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