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Journey Summary

Hamburg to Berlin Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration
3 hours 29 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: $6
Buses depart from:Hamburg
Bus arrives in:Berlin
Distance:255 km
Bus Companies:Flixbus, BlaBlaCar Bus
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Travel with FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn between Hamburg and Berlin

Buy your official FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn bus tickets between Hamburg and Berlin from $5 (€4) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

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Flixbus is one of Europe's biggest bus companies which was created in Germany and offers bus services around Europe and US. Flixbus offers only one ticket type called Standard for your upcoming bus trip from Hamburg to Berlin.

Omio helps you find the perfect Hamburg - Berlin bus with FlixBus. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest bus between Hamburg and Berlin, Omio shows you FlixBus’s current bus schedules, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best bus ticket for your upcoming Hamburg to Berlin route. You can expect to travel around 158 miles (255 km) between Hamburg and Berlin on a bus with FlixBus. Once you are ready, buy your one-way FlixBus tickets from Hamburg to Berlin starting as low as $5 (€4) if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by bus instead of purchasing tickets at the bus station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with FlixBus!

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Buses from Hamburg to Berlin

Buses from Hamburg to Berlin are plentiful, and several companies cover the route each day. There is at least one bus every hour, with more at busier times like in the early afternoon. Companies that operate services between the two cities include Flixbus, RegioJet and PolskiBus, and the journey of about 285 km takes just over 3 hours. The first bus departs very early in the morning while the last leaves late in the evening.

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Hamburg to Berlin Bus Cost

Average prices for buses from Hamburg to Berlin when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€17

1 Day in Advance

€17

1 Week in Advance

€17

2 Weeks in Advance

€10

1 Month in Advance

€10

3 Months in Advance

€10

Hamburg to Berlin Buses: General Information

While taking a bus is slower than the train it is significantly cheaper and can take as little as 3 hours to arrive in Berlin.

  • autobus Most Hamburg to Berlin buses are run by Flixbus. Polskibus and RegioJet also usually both offer 1 bus from Hamburg to Berlin per day. Eurolines also offers buses from Hamburg to Berlin on the weekends.
  • autobus Most buses are direct, depart from Hamburg ZOB bus station and arrive at either Berlin's ZOB, Alexanderplatz, or Zoologischer Garten.
  • autobus Traveling from Hamburg to Berlin by bus takes as little as 3 hours to arrive in Berlin.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Hamburg to Berlin bus ticket 1 day in advance of the travel date.

Walking Around in Berlin

The Berlin district of Mitte and its sizable pedestrian marketplace, Alexanderplatz, is your hub for walking around the city's central sights. The iconic TV-Tower spire rising from the Alex shopping square will help to orient you and also offers fantastic panoramic views from the top. In close proximity is the Nikolei Quarter, Berlin's medieval center, which is on the Museum Island. This is where you'll find the Baroque Berliner Dom church on the Spree. The Spree, Berlin's main waterway, is lined with cafes and historic architecture and is the best spot to catch a river boat tour. You'll see more museums and galleries as you stroll along Unter Den Linden, which brings you to another Berlin monument, the Brandenburg Gate. Beyond the Gate, stop at a biergarten in the forested Tiergarten park, or travel a bit further to the Zoological Gardens. Brandenburg Gate is also close to city's Government Quarter and Reichstag building, as well as the Hauptbahnhof central train station. Wander east along the river by foot or by bike, and you'll eventually reach the Eastside Gallery, where remnants of the Berlin Wall still stand. Another must-see within walking distance is Checkpoint Charlie, the Cold-War East-West crossing. Walking in Berlin is a great opportunity to see the city up close and personal.


Coffee Shops in Berlin

For a long time, Berlin has had a casual coffee culture. The emergence of chic third-wave coffee houses and specialty roasters such as The Barn and Five Elephant have this trend has drastically changed to satisfy the growing need for the world's favorite caffeine in this populous city. With Viennese and Arabic-inspired coffee houses, third-wave coffee producers in Berlin have gone above and beyond to keep this emerging trend on the rise. Thus, Berlin has fast become a national coffee mecca attracting thousands who have embraced the Kaffe und Kuchen (coffee and cake) culture in their daily routines. Some of Berlin's traditional coffee houses include Hallesches Haus favored for its stunning rustic ambiance, the Viennese-inspired Café Einstein Stammhaus, and Distrikt Coffee known for its bitter espressos. The Scandinavian-inspired Five Elephant coffee house laid the foundations for third-wave coffee houses. Others followed suit, including the Barn known for its extensive coffee menu, Bonanza Coffee famed for serving the best flat white in Berlin, and Concierge Coffee which has the perfect intimate setting. Common pastries and desserts offered in Berlin coffee houses include the Rheinische krapfen, black forest cake, sacher torte, and German cookies.


Eating in Berlin

The cuisine of Berlin tends to be hearty and rustic with pork as the main component of most dishes. The city has a strong pub culture, and food is a big part of that - with locals and visitors heading out each night to indulge in excellent beers and a range of delicious meals. One of the truly unique dishes that can be found in Berlin is Eisbein which is a slow-cooked pork knuckle with a crispy outer layer, that is served on a bed of sauerkraut (pickled cabbage). Street food and food festivals are an important part of the cuisine culture of Berlin. Head to Markthalle Neun to sample some of the street food dishes such as currywurst (a pork sausage served with curry ketchup) or a Berliner (a sweet donut with a jam filling). Thomas Eck in the Charlottenburg area of Berlin is an authentic German restaurant that serves a variety of sausages that can be washed down with their large selection of local beers. Those seeking a luxury dining experience should try Coda, a restaurant run by Chef Rene Frank and serving experimental cuisine. Vegetarians should head to Lia's Kitchen for a wide variety of unique vegetable dishes.


Best Time to Visit Berlin

In Berlin, the temperature difference between seasons is huge, and can range from 85 degrees Fahrenheit in summer and go below 32 degrees Fahrenheit in winter. The winter season (January to April) can be cold and brutally windy with grey skies, but don't let this hinder you from touring Berlin and enjoying the rich culture, history, and exciting attractions that are scattered throughout the city. If you are not prepared for the freezing temperatures and windy weather, coupled with frequent showers of the harsh winters of Berlin, then it is recommended that you visit from May through September, which is the summer season. Summer usually has a larger amount of tourists that make the nightlife one of a kind, and you can enjoy the company of vacationers from all over the world in one spot. If you travel to Berlin during the summer, you can see many musical exhibitions and shows throughout the bustling city. Also, many street fairs occur during the summer and there are always a multitude of luxurious local spas for you to relax and enjoy yourself. Spring (mid-March to May) in Berlin can be wonderfully warm, and there are also fewer crowds and better prices during this part of the year.


Public Transport in Berlin

Berlin's public transport network, run by BVG and VBB, is easy to use, well-connected and affordable. Start by finding a ticket machine at any station or boarding platform. The touch screen ticket machines feature several language options and accept cash or card. Choose your ticket type, from single journey to daily or weekly pass, and away you go. There are no turnstiles or barriers, as the BVG trusts you to buy a ticket, but don't forget to stamp the ticket for validation before use. The iconic yellow U-Bahn underground trains comprise of 10 lines, stop frequently and cover all central areas and attractions visitors wish to see. The S-Bahn above-ground trains connect, among others, the main train and bus stations, airports and a city ring line. A fleet of trams and buses compliment the routes between train stops. One ticket is valid on every line, whether train, bus or tram, and is good for 1.5 hours in one direction. Service runs from 4:30 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. on weekdays and 24 hours on Fridays and Saturdays. Using Berlin's variety of transport options is a fun way to experience the buzz of the city and its people.


Taking the Bus from Hamburg

Buses from Hamburg to Berlin depart from the ZOB or central bus station in the St. Georg area in the center of Hamburg. The station is a local landmark, and local bus services run to all parts of the city throughout the day, while a night bus service offers easy access at any time. S-Bahn and U-Bahn stations are a short walk from the station and trains run from early morning till about 1:00 a.m. Local taxis will also drop travelers at the station at any time.

Getting into Berlin by Bus

Travelers from all over the world visit Berlin to see iconic sites like the Brandenburg Gate and the Victory Column. The city has something for everyone, and visitors can explore the city's famous zoo or take advantage of fantastic shopping and nightlife. Buses from Hamburg to Berlin arrive at the long-distance bus terminus at the city's Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof (ZOB) or central bus station which is located on Masurenallee in Charlottenburg. Local buses depart throughout the day and night to every part of Berlin, while the U-Bahn and S-Bahn stations can be easily reached in 5 minutes by following the signposts.

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FAQs
How much are cheap buses from Hamburg to Berlin?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus between Hamburg and Berlin for the next 7 days starting from $5 (€4)  one way.
How much does it cost to take a bus between Hamburg and Berlin?
If you’re looking to buy your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Hamburg to Berlin bus price to come in at an average of $6 (€5)  one way.
How far is Berlin from Hamburg by bus?
The Hamburg to Berlin bus distance is approximately 158 miles (255 km).
How long is a bus to Berlin from Hamburg on average?
The bus time between Hamburg and Berlin is on average 3 h 15 min  for the 158 miles (255 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Hamburg to Berlin by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What bus station in Hamburg goes to Berlin? What bus station do I come into Berlin from Hamburg?

When departing from Hamburg, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf, Hamburg and Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14. When arriving in Berlin, you can end your trip in bus stations like Berlin, ZOB, Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof and Berlin, ZOB.

Omio customers book a bus from Hamburg Hbf   to Berlin, ZOB   most frequently for this route.

Where is the bus station in Hamburg to go to Berlin? Where is the bus station in Berlin located?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this journey, called Hamburg Hbf, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Hamburg.

The most popular arrival bus station, Berlin, ZOB, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Berlin.

Which bus companies should I travel with from Hamburg to Berlin?
When taking a bus from Hamburg to Berlin, you can count on Flixbus, Bla Bla Bus, Bla Bla Car or Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Berlin. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service between Hamburg and Berlin and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
What are the first and last departure bus times from Hamburg to Berlin?
The earliest bus departing from Hamburg to Berlin leaves at 6: 25 AM. The last bus departing from Hamburg to Berlin leaves at 5: 30 PM. You can find the latest Hamburg to Berlin bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
When should I buy the Hamburg to Berlin bus for the best deals on tickets?
If you book the Hamburg to Berlin bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $6 (€5). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses between Hamburg and Berlin. Look out for bus tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
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Berlin
Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf.
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