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Bus Information from Cologne to Hamburg

distanceDistance551 miles (888 km)
changesDirect busYes

Buses from Cologne to Hamburg cover the 551 miles (888 km) long route with our travel partners like. There are direct bus services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Cologne and arrive in Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by bus from Cologne, Italy to Hamburg, Germany?

Travel between Cologne, Italy and Hamburg, Germany by bus is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Germany from Italy?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from Cologne?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Hamburg, Germany?

When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/22/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus from Cologne to Hamburg before traveling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Italy from Hamburg, Germany?

The restriction level for your return bus to Cologne, Italy from Hamburg is: Partially open.

Is my return bus into Cologne from Hamburg restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Hamburg?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne, Italy?

The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/22/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Cologne from Hamburg closer to your date of departure here here.

How far is it from Cologne to Hamburg by bus?
The distance from Cologne to Hamburg by bus is approximately 551 miles (888 km).
What station does the bus from Cologne to Hamburg depart from? Which Hamburg bus station do I come into from Cologne?

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Cologne   and arriving in Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf.

Where do I find the Cologne bus station to Hamburg? Where is the Hamburg bus station?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their buses from Cologne and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this bus station.

Passengers arriving in Hamburg most often arrive at Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from this bus station to the city center.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Hamburg
Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf.
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