Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg bus

Cheap bus tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for May 18

Cheapest

19

Average

22

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.

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12:30AMFrankfurt am Main6h30 07:00AMHamburg
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191One-way
04:00AMFrankfurt am Main5h00 09:00AMHamburg
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251One-way

Bus schedule from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg

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12:30AMFrankfurt am Main6h30 07:00AMHamburg
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04:00AMFrankfurt am Main5h00 09:00AMHamburg
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Bus times from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for May 18

Fastest Journey

5 h

Average

5 h 45 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

395 km

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

04:00AMFrankfurt am Main5h00 09:00AMHamburg
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Overview: Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg

distanceDistance245 miles (395 km)
durationAverage bus duration6 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$28 (€25)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, BlaBlaCar, Flixbus or Eurolines France

Buses from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg cover the 245 miles (395 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 30 min with our travel partners like BlaBlaCar Bus, BlaBlaCar, Flixbus or Eurolines France. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $28 (€25), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $21 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14.

Bus companies: FlixBus from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg

For as little as $21 (€19) you can travel by bus between Frankfurt am Main and Hamburg with FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

FlixBus

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.

  • Average Price: $21

Buses from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg: Journey Details

Buses in Germany are an affordable way to travel between cities, with a number of bus companies offering domestic and international routes. Those looking for buses from Frankfurt to Hamburg can choose from several throughout the day. The route is covered by Flixbus, Postbus, Eurolines and Infobus, with each company running buses from early morning until the evening. Most buses travel directly between the two cities though one of the Postbus services has one change in Berlin and some Eurolines services depart from the Airport. Journey times can vary depending on the departure time, place of departure and route, but on average passengers can expect to travel for between 6 and 8 hours.

Return buses from Hamburg to Frankfurt are also available.

Taking the Bus from Frankfurt am Main

Most buses from Frankfurt to Hamburg start their journey at the Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof or main railway station. The rail station is one of the busiest in Germany and there are good facilities for both train and bus passengers. Line S7 of the city's S-Bahn system stops at the station as well as lines U4 and U5 on the U-Bahn. Passengers can also get to the station by tram and lines 11 and 12 stop at Hauptbahnhof/Münchener Strasse. Ebbelwei Express buses make getting to the station from any part of the city simple, and numbers 16, 17, 20 and 21 all drop passengers outside.

Getting into Hamburg by Bus

Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany and this bustling North Sea port is an exciting choice for holidays and breaks. Explore its famous historic landmarks such as the Rathaus or the St. Petri and St. Jacobi churches, walk by the beautiful Alster lakes or see the Reeperbahn red light district in St. Pauli. Most buses from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg arrive at the city's ZOB or central bus station. The station is located in the St. Georg district in the city centre and is just a 2 minute walk from the main rail station. There are U-Bahn and S-Bahn links to all parts of the city from the rail station, and local bus services depart from outside the station. Travellers can purchase an HVV card that can be used on all of the city's public transport system including ferries. Taxis are convenient and widely available and can take passengers to most parts of the city.

Travel Tips: Bus to Hamburg from Frankfurt am Main

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 Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg.
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Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus to Hamburg from Frankfurt am Main for the next 7 days starting from $21 (€19)  one way.
The bus price from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg is on average $28 (€25)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
The bus distance from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg is around 245 miles (395 km).
The Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg bus duration is on average 6 h 30 min, which is to be expected when traveling 245 miles (395 km) between Frankfurt am Main and Hamburg. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

There are a few bus stations in Frankfurt am Main to start your journey from including Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1), Frankfurt am Main, Hbf Mannheimer Str. And Frankfurt am Main, Hauptbahnhof Fernbusse. 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 Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf   and arrive in Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14.

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this journey, called Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, is located 9.3 miles (15 km) from the city center of Frankfurt am Main.

The most popular arrival bus station, Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14, is located 2.1 miles (3.4 km) away from the city center of Hamburg.

Take the Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg bus with BlaBlaCar Bus, BlaBlaCar, Flixbus or Eurolines France. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the journey from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, you can look for direct buses from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg 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 journey.
You can take the earliest bus from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg at 6: 15 AM   or take the last bus from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg leaving at 11: 30 PM. Look for the latest Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this trip.
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 book bus tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $28 (€25) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg a few months in advance.

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