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Cheap bus tickets from Zurich to Hamburg

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Cheapest

$49

Average

$49

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 Zurich to Hamburg will cost around $ 49 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 49.

12:00AMZurich10h10 10:10AMHamburg
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$491One-way

Bus schedule from Zurich to Hamburg

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Mon
May 30
$73Deutsche Bahn
$45Flixbus
$193Eurowings
Tue
May 31
$70Deutsche Bahn
$42Flixbus
$159Eurowings
Wed
Jun 1
$70Deutsche Bahn
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$188Air France
Thu
Jun 2
$100Deutsche Bahn
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$193airmax
Fri
Jun 3
$123Deutsche Bahn
$74Flixbus
$327Cityjet
Sat
Jun 4
$70Deutsche Bahn
$41Flixbus
$249Lufthansa
Sun
Jun 5
$82Deutsche Bahn
$43Flixbus
$148avion express
Mon
Jun 6
$89Deutsche Bahn
$51Flixbus
$171Eurowings
Tue
Jun 7
$70Deutsche Bahn
$45Flixbus
$148avion express
Wed
Jun 8
$70Deutsche Bahn
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$125airmax
Thu
Jun 9
$70Deutsche Bahn
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$159Eurowings
Fri
Jun 10
$70Deutsche Bahn
$51Flixbus
$171Eurowings
Sat
Jun 11
$66Deutsche Bahn
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Jun 12
$70Deutsche Bahn
$40Flixbus
$102Eurowings
Mon
Jun 13
$45Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
$125Eurowings
Tue
Jun 14
$34Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
$125Air Baltic
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Jun 15
$82Deutsche Bahn
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$171avion express
Thu
Jun 16
$70Deutsche Bahn
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$171Eurowings
Fri
Jun 17
$70Deutsche Bahn
$40Flixbus
$171Eurowings

Bus times from Zurich to Hamburg

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Fastest Journey

10 h 10 m

Average

10 h 10 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

698 km

Of the 1 buses that leave Zurich 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 698 km distance in an average of 10 h 10 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 10 h 10 m .

The slowest buses will take 10 h 10 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.

12:00AMZurich10h10 10:10AMHamburg
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$491One-way

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Overview: Bus from Zurich to Hamburg

distanceDistance433 miles (698 km)
durationAverage bus duration13 h 40 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$69 (€60)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus or BlaBlaCar

Buses from Zurich to Hamburg cover the 433 miles (698 km) long route taking on average 13 h 40 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $69 (€60), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $42 (€37). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14.

Bus providers: FlixBus from Zurich to Hamburg

Buy your official FlixBus bus tickets from Zurich to Hamburg from $42 (€37) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.

FlixBus

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

  • Average Price: $42

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your FlixBus bus ticket from Zurich to Hamburg:

  • 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

Travel Tips: Bus to Hamburg from Zurich

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 Zurich to Hamburg.
FAQs

Is cross-border travel by bus between Zurich, Switzerland and Hamburg, Germany allowed?

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Hamburg, Germany by bus is: Partially open.

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

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 5/26/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus between Zurich and Hamburg before traveling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Zurich, Switzerland from Hamburg, Germany?

Return travel from Germany to Switzerland is: Fully open.

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

Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

Last checked on 5/23/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Zurich from Hamburg.

What is the price of the cheapest bus from Zurich to Hamburg?

Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Zurich to Hamburg to cost as little as $42 (€37)  in the next 7 days.

How much is a bus ticket between Zurich and Hamburg?

In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $69 (€60)  for a bus ticket from Zurich to Hamburg.

What is the distance to Hamburg from Zurich by bus?

The Zurich to Hamburg bus distance is approximately 433 miles (698 km).

What is the Zurich to Hamburg bus travel time?

The Zurich to Hamburg bus duration is on average 13 h 40 min, which is to be expected when traveling 433 miles (698 km) from Zurich to Hamburg. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

Which bus station from Zurich to Hamburg do I depart from? Which Hamburg bus station from Zurich do I arrive in?

Some of the Zurich bus stations to Hamburg you can start your journey from include Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai, Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai and Zürich. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Hamburg include Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14, Hamburg, Hörstener Straße and Hamburg, S Hamburg Airport.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Zürich HB   and arriving in Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14.

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

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Zürich HB and travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city center to this bus station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14 and need to travel approximately 2.1 miles (3.4 km) from the bus station to the city center in Hamburg.

Which bus companies should I travel with from Zurich to Hamburg?

If you're looking for buses from Zurich to Hamburg, you can rely on Flixbus or BlaBlaCar to get you to Hamburg. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Zurich to Hamburg trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Are there any direct buses from Zurich to Hamburg?

Yes, you can search for direct buses from Zurich to Hamburg on Omio with Flixbus, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your bus ticket.

When does the first bus depart from Zurich to Hamburg? When does the last bus depart from Zurich to Hamburg?

The earliest bus for this trip departs from Zurich at 3: 20 PM. The last bus leaves from Zurich at 4: 20 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Zurich to Hamburg and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How far in advance should I book bus tickets from Zurich to Hamburg for the best deals?

You can find buses from Zurich to Hamburg to cost on average $69 (€60) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Zurich to Hamburg bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.