How to travel from Cottbus to Hamburg

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Travel Information between Cottbus and Hamburg

distanceDistance219 miles (354 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$27 - $115
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $27 (€23) • 5 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $115 (€100) • 4 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 219 miles (354 km) by train or bus to Hamburg from Cottbus. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Cottbus to Hamburg.

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from Cottbus to Hamburg

How to get from Cottbus to Hamburg by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Cottbus to Hamburg is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:05AMHamburg, Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof
0 transfers
06:05AMHamburg, Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
Cottbus Hbf
01:51PMHamburg Hbf
1 transfer
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Deutsche Bahn
Cottbus Hbf
01:11PMHamburg Hbf
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
Cottbus Hbf
04:00PMHamburg Hbf
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
Cottbus Hbf
11:51AMHamburg Hbf
1 transfer

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Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Train and Bus from Cottbus to Hamburg

You can travel by travel between Cottbus and Hamburg with FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Cottbus to Hamburg travel.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel 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 travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel 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 travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      FAQs: Travel from Cottbus to Hamburg

      FAQs: Travel 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 Cottbus to Hamburg.

      There are 2 ways to get from Cottbus to Hamburg: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to travel between Cottbus and Hamburg is a bus with an average price of $27 (€23).

      This is compared to other travel options from Cottbus to Hamburg:

      Taking a bus costs $89 (€77) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $115 (€100).

      The fastest way to get to Hamburg from Cottbus is by train with an average travel time of 4 h 20 min.

      Other travel options to Hamburg take longer:

      Bus takes 5 h 20 min on average.

      The Cottbus to Hamburg distance is around 219 miles (354 km).

      The average frequency per day from Cottbus to Hamburg is:

      • 1 bus a day.
      • 1 train per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Hamburg from Cottbus as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Cottbus to Hamburg:

      • Most travelers board their bus from Cottbus and arrive in Hamburg, Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof.
      • Most travelers board their train from Cottbus Hbf and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

      Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Cottbus to Hamburg:

      • You can travel by bus to Hamburg from Cottbus with BlaBlaCar or FlixBus, and you can find FlixBus Cottbus to Hamburg tickets for $27 (€23) on Omio.
      • You can travel to Hamburg from Cottbus by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $115 (€100) with Deutsche Bahn from Cottbus to Hamburg.

      Yes, there are direct routes from Cottbus to Hamburg with the following travel companies:

      • You can find 1 direct bus per day to take to Hamburg with FlixBus.

      Direct services to Hamburg tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

      Looking to extend your trip from Cottbus to Hamburg? Many Omio customers who go from Cottbus to Hamburg usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Copenhagen, Paris, Amsterdam or Stockholm. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Copenhagen, Paris, Amsterdam or Stockholm from Hamburg, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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