Buses in Germany

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Buses in Germany

General Information about German Buses

German Bus Stations
Popular Bus Journeys in Germany
Popular Bus Journeys from Germany
German Bus Companies

Germany benefits from an extensive and impressive road network throughout the entire country, making bus travel a common and often uncomplicated way to travel. Bus travel in Germany is also a great way to tour the many regions while having the chance to view the varying landscape found across the country - from the coasts in the North, to the Black Forest as well as through the Riverlands and Alps.

Main Bus Stations in Germany

Berlin Main Bus Station (Berlin ZOB)

Address:Masurenallee 4-6
14057, Berlin, Germany
Information Center
Disabled access
Luggage Lockers
Internet terminals and printer
Public Transport to the City Center: U-bahn: U2, S-bahn: S 41, 42, S46, Buses M49, 139, 218 as well as Taxi Rank.

Hamburg Main Bus Station (Hamburg ZOB)

Address:Adenauerallee 78,
20097 Hamburg, Germany
Amenities: Toilets
Restaurants + Shops
Luggage Lockers
Public Transport to the City Center: U-bahn U1, U3, U2, U4, S-Bahn and buses.

Munich Central Bus Station (München ZOB)

Address: Arnulfstraße 21,
80335 Munich , Germany
Amenities: Toilets
Restaurants + Shops
Luggage Lockers
Public Transport to the City Center: S-Bahn 1 - 8 and Trams 16 and 17.


Popular Bus Routes in Germany

The most popular journeys for bus travel in Germany are between many of the major cities. Cities like Berlin, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Dresden, Düsseldorf and Munich all have regular bus services connecting them between each other, as well as closer cities and towns. A day trip from Berlin to Dresden is easily done by bus in a few hours and rides through much of the eastern countryside. You can also travel from Frankfurt, one of Germany’s largest cities and a frequent transportation hub, to Heidelberg with daily direct buses to put you on the doorstep of the Black Forest.

Buses from Berlin to Dresden
Buses from Berlin to Hamburg
Buses from Hamburg to Berlin
Buses from Munich to Berlin
Buses from Berlin to Munich
Buses from Dresden to Berlin
Buses from Frankfurt to Berlin
Buses from Berlin to Frankfurt
Buses from Berlin to Liepzig
Buses from Frankfurt to Cologne
Buses from Frankfurt to Munich


Popular Bus Routes from Germany

As Germany is located centrally within Europe meaning its easy to travel to other countries such as France, the Czech Republic and Poland easily by bus. Below are some of the most popular bus routes leaving Germany for neighboring countries.

Due to Germany's many effecient and cost effective long- distance bus companies, traveling from Germany to other European country by bus is a great way to travel. As costs don't change too much long distance buses are a great option for those on a budget or those who want to be flexible about their travel around Europe.


Main Bus Providers in Germany

There are a number of bus providers operating in Germany and some of the major ones include Flixbus and Eurolines. For bus journeys starting in or ending up in Berlin. Many of these providers run regular services with a set timetable, and a few also offer destinations across borders to neighboring countries. Most of the bus providers offer a range of services and facilities including WiFi and electrical outlets, comfortable and adjustable seating, air conditioning, concierge services offering beverages and food, and toilet facilities. Some providers allow for oversize luggage and bicycles as well, but this can vary and often requires pre-booking.

Flixbus:Founded in 2012, FlixBus is a German bus company which was created following the opening of the long-distance bus market in Germany. FlixBus has since expanded to 20 countries in Europe. Flixbus has major hubs in Berlin and Munich.

Eurolines: Another low-cost bus service that runs thoughtout Germany and further afield.

Other international companies such as regioJet run regular services into Germany.


German Buses: Good To Know

  • Booking bus tickets in Germany is easy with Omio. Just simply put in the route and date you're looking for and our search will find all the available options. Meaning all you need to do is find the one that suits you best!
  • Most Deutsche Bahn tickets within Germany support mobile tickets so all you need to do is make sure your phone is fully charged so you can show it to the driver. If your journey is not supported by mobile tickets then it is best to print your ticket before boarding your bus.
  • Often cities can have more than one bus station so its best to find your stop in advance of boarding your bus to avoid rushing.

For more information on traveling with children, luggage allowances and refunding tickets please visit our Flixbus page.


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