The cheapest buses from Rotterdam to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for Oct 22

Cheapest

$80

Average

$95

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 Rotterdam to Hamburg will cost around $ 95 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 80.

03:50AMRotterdam, Conradstraat11h55 03:45PMHamburg, ZOB am Hbf
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$801One-way
10:20PMRotterdam, Conradstraat9h25 07:45AMHamburg, ZOB am Hbf
1 changes
$1111One-way

Timetable Rotterdam to Hamburg

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03:50AMRotterdam, Conradstraat11h55 03:45PMHamburg, ZOB am Hbf
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10:20PMRotterdam, Conradstraat9h25 07:45AMHamburg, ZOB am Hbf
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Fri
Oct 22
$47Deutsche Bahn
$62Flixbus
Sat
Oct 23
$41Deutsche Bahn
$42Flixbus
Sun
Oct 24
$41Deutsche Bahn
$41Flixbus
Mon
Oct 25
$34Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
Tue
Oct 26
$34Deutsche Bahn
$28Flixbus
Wed
Oct 27
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$32Flixbus
Thu
Oct 28
$37Deutsche Bahn
$41Flixbus
Fri
Oct 29
$37Deutsche Bahn
$48Flixbus
Sat
Oct 30
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$34Flixbus
Sun
Oct 31
$39FlixTrain
$47Flixbus

The fastest buses from Rotterdam to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for Oct 22

Fastest Journey

9 h 25 m

Average

10 h 40 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

415 km

It's difficult to get from Rotterdam to Hamburg without transferring at least once.

10:20PMRotterdam, Conradstraat9h25 07:45AMHamburg, ZOB am Hbf
1 changes
$1111One-way
03:50AMRotterdam, Conradstraat11h55 03:45PMHamburg, ZOB am Hbf
1 changes
$801One-way

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Bus Information between Rotterdam and Hamburg

distanceDistance257 miles (415 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 20 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$45 (€36)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus

Buses from Rotterdam to Hamburg cover the 257 miles (415 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 20 min with our travel partners like Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $45 (€36), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $28 (€23). Travelers depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf.

Bus companies

Rotterdam to Hamburg with FlixBus

You can travel by bus between Rotterdam and Hamburg with FlixBus for as low as $28 (€23). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

FlixBus

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 Rotterdam to Hamburg.

If you're looking for cheap FlixBus tickets between Rotterdam and Hamburg, check out Omio! With one-way Rotterdam to Hamburg bus ticket prices starting as low as $28 (€23) when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Hamburg from Rotterdam by showing you the latest FlixBus offers, bus schedules and tickets for this 257 miles (415 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this trip, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard with FlixBus. If you search for FlixBus tickets between Rotterdam and Hamburg in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the bus. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest bus from Rotterdam to Hamburg on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect bus with FlixBus so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

FlixBus has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your FlixBus tickets between Rotterdam and 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

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Buses from Rotterdam to Hamburg
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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by bus from Rotterdam, Netherlands to Hamburg, Germany?

Travel between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Hamburg, Germany by bus is: Partially open.

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • 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 10/20/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus between Rotterdam and Hamburg before traveling.

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

Return travel from Germany to Netherlands is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Rotterdam from Hamburg?

Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands?

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

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

Last checked on 10/20/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Rotterdam from Hamburg.

How much do cheap bus tickets between Rotterdam and Hamburg cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Rotterdam to Hamburg to cost as little as $28 (€23)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a bus ticket to Hamburg from Rotterdam?
If you’re looking to buy your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Rotterdam to Hamburg bus price to come in at an average of $45 (€36)  one way.
How far is Hamburg from Rotterdam by bus?
The Rotterdam to Hamburg bus distance is approximately 257 miles (415 km).
How long is the bus to Hamburg from Rotterdam?
On average the Rotterdam to Hamburg bus time is 7 h 20 min  covering the 257 miles (415 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the bus from Rotterdam to Hamburg depart from? Which Hamburg bus station do I come into from Rotterdam?

When taking a bus from Rotterdam, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station), Rotterdam, Centraal Station and Rotterdam, Westerstraat. When you arrive in Hamburg, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf, Hamburg and Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14.

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Rotterdam Centraal   to Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf.

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

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their buses from Rotterdam Centraal 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.

Which bus providers should I travel with from Rotterdam to Hamburg?
For the trip from Rotterdam to Hamburg you can take a bus with Flixbus. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services from Rotterdam to Hamburg on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Can I book a direct bus from Rotterdam to Hamburg?
Yes, you can look for direct buses from Rotterdam to Hamburg with Flixbus  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 route.
What time is the earliest bus from Rotterdam to Hamburg? What time is the last bus from Rotterdam to Hamburg?
The first Rotterdam to Hamburg bus departs at 6: 40 AM   and the last bus from Rotterdam to Hamburg leaves at 8: 20 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Rotterdam to Hamburg on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I purchase bus tickets to Hamburg from Rotterdam to score the best deals?
If you book the Rotterdam to Hamburg bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $45 (€36). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses between Rotterdam and Hamburg. 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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