Cheap bus tickets from Munich to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for Jan 26

Cheapest

$40

Average

$40

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.

The average ticket from Munich to Hamburg will cost around $ 40 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 40.

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11:00PMMünchen, ZOB12h20 11:20AMHamburg, ZOB am Hbf
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$401One-way

Bus schedule from Munich to Hamburg

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11:00PMMünchen, ZOB12h20 11:20AMHamburg, ZOB am Hbf
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Wed
Jan 26
$57Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
$246Eurowings
Thu
Jan 27
$21Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
$222Eurowings
Fri
Jan 28
$33Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
$126Eurowings
Sat
Jan 29
$45Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
$207Lufthansa
Sun
Jan 30
$33Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
$186Lufthansa
Mon
Jan 31
$33Deutsche Bahn
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$186Lufthansa
Tue
Feb 1
$21Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
$162Eurowings
Wed
Feb 2
$21Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
$186Eurowings
Thu
Feb 3
$21Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$186Eurowings
Fri
Feb 4
$21Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
$162Eurowings
Sat
Feb 5
$33Deutsche Bahn
$40Flixbus
$157Lufthansa
Sun
Feb 6
$21Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
$126Eurowings
Mon
Feb 7
$21Deutsche Bahn
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$157Lufthansa
Tue
Feb 8
$21Deutsche Bahn
$29Flixbus
$90Eurowings
Wed
Feb 9
$21Deutsche Bahn
$29Flixbus
$102Eurowings
Thu
Feb 10
$21Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$102Eurowings
Fri
Feb 11
$21Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
$126Eurowings
Sat
Feb 12
$21Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
$135Lufthansa
Sun
Feb 13
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$31Flixbus
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Mon
Feb 14
$21Deutsche Bahn
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$66Eurowings

Bus times from Munich to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for Jan 26

Fastest Journey

12 h 20 m

Average

12 h 20 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

614 km

Of the 1 buses that leave Munich for Hamburg every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 614 km distance in an average of 12 h 20 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 12 h 20 m .

The slowest buses will take 12 h 20 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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11:00PMMünchen, ZOB12h20 11:20AMHamburg, ZOB am Hbf
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$401One-way

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Overview: Bus from Munich to Hamburg

distanceDistance381 miles (614 km)
durationAverage bus duration11 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$33 (€27)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus or BlaBlaCar

Buses from Munich to Hamburg cover the 381 miles (614 km) long journey taking on average 11 h 15 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $23 (€19), but the average price of bus tickets is $33 (€27). Travelers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

Bus companies: FlixBus from Munich to Hamburg

FlixBus buses will get you from Munich to Hamburg from $23 (€19). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

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: $34

FlixBus has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your FlixBus tickets from Munich to Hamburg and when traveling by bus:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Buses from Munich to Hamburg

Buses in Germany are an affordable way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering a variety of domestic and international routes. Daily buses from Munich to Hamburg are operated by Flixbus with a direct journey time usually lasting between 11 and 13 hours. There are around 6 departures a day, starting at about 8:00 a.m. and running until 11:00 p.m.

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Munich to Hamburg Bus Cost

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

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€36

1 Day in Advance

€54

1 Week in Advance

€46

2 Weeks in Advance

€28

1 Month in Advance

€28

3 Months in Advance

€26

Munich to Hamburg Buses: General Information

While buses are slower than trains, they can be significantly cheaper. Travelers should book Munich to Hamburg buses as far in advance as possible in order to find the best deal.

  • autobus Most Munich to Hamburg buses are run by Flixbus.
  • autobus Most buses involve a transfer, depart from either München Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof (ZOB) and arrive at Hamburg ZOB.
  • autobus The Munich to Hamburg bus trip takes as little as 10 hours and 45 minutes to arrive in Hamburg.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Munich to Hamburg bus ticket 1 day in advance of the travel date.

Taking the Bus from Munich

Buses from Munich to Hamburg depart from either the new central bus station, Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof or ZOB, at Hackerbrücke, or from Frottmaning bus station. This is linked to Central Station by U-Bahn services and from there the city center is within walking distance. Munich has an efficient transport network of U and S-Bahn trains, buses, and trams, with night buses running throughout the week. There are taxi ranks at both bus stations.

Getting into Hamburg by Bus

Although Hamburg, located on the River Elbe, is 100 km from the North Sea it is Germany's biggest port. Hamburg is a cosmopolitan city, with much of its life being based around the harbor area. Attractions in the town include Hamburg's impressive Neo-Renaissance City Hall, or Rathaus, with its high tower, the International Maritime Museum Hamburg and the Miniature Wonderland. This model city layout is the largest in the world and features a fully working transport network, that includes planes arriving and taking off. The city also has two artificial lakes, large enough for sailing boats. Buses from Munich to Hamburg arrive at Hamburg's ZOB or central bus station, located near the main railway station and close to the city center. Hamburg's well-developed transport network is made up of six S-Bahn and four U-Bahn lines and a 24-hour bus service. A taxi rank is also located at Hamburg central station.

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FAQs

How much do cheap buses from Munich to Hamburg cost?

Bus tickets between Munich and Hamburg for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $23 (€19)  one way in the next 7 days.

How much is the bus between Munich and Hamburg on average?

If you are looking to buy your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Munich to Hamburg bus to cost on average $33 (€27)  one way.

How far is it from Munich to Hamburg by bus?

The bus distance from Munich to Hamburg is around 381 miles (614 km).

How many hours is the bus time between Munich and Hamburg?

The Munich to Hamburg bus duration is on average 11 h 15 min, which is to be expected when traveling 381 miles (614 km) to Hamburg from Munich. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

What station does the bus from Munich to Hamburg depart from? Which Hamburg bus station do I come into from Munich?

There are a few bus stations in Munich to start your journey from including München, ZOB, Munich, Goeppert Mayer Straße/ Frottmain and Munich, Hauptbahnhof Nord. In Hamburg you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg and Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from München Hbf   and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

Where is the bus station in Munich? Where is the bus station in Hamburg?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called München Hbf, is located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from the city center of Munich.

The most popular arrival bus station, Hamburg Hbf, is located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from the city center of Hamburg.

What bus providers offer a service between Munich and Hamburg?

For the journey from Munich to Hamburg you can take a bus with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services to Hamburg from Munich on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Can I purchase a direct bus from Munich to Hamburg?

Yes, there are direct buses from Munich to Hamburg, and you can find a direct bus for this route with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar Bus  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.

What time is the earliest bus from Munich to Hamburg? What time is the last bus from Munich to Hamburg?

You can take the earliest bus from Munich to Hamburg at 6: 00 AM   or take the last bus from Munich to Hamburg leaving at 10: 00 PM. Look for the latest Munich to Hamburg bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this route.

How far in advance should I purchase a bus ticket from Munich to Hamburg to get the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus providers offering this route and save money. If you book bus tickets to Hamburg from Munich within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $33 (€27) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Munich to Hamburg a few months in advance.