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Coach Information from Berlin to Hamburg

distanceDistance158 miles (255 km)
durationAverage coach duration3 h 20 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£9 (€10)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus, BlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn

Coaches from Berlin to Hamburg cover the 158 miles (255 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 20 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £4, but the average price of coach tickets is £9. Travellers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf.

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Coach between Berlin and Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus

Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus coaches will get you between Berlin and Hamburg from £4. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.

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Germany's largest coach operator Deutsche Bahn (DB) offers excellent services within Germany and internationally, including a trip from Berlin to Hamburg. Find DB coach timetables and tickets for your 158 miles (255 km) journey between Berlin and Hamburg with the best deals on Omio. Choose from ticket types including the Super Saver, Saver and Flexible fares if you’re looking for the most affordable coach from Berlin to Hamburg. DB also offers discount cards, such as the Bahncard, 25, 50 and 100, which you can use on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its levels of efficiency and comfort with its range of coach types. These include the high-speed InterCity Express (ICE), the national express Intercity (IC) and international express Eurocity (EC), and local Regional Express (RE) and Regional (RB) coaches. These types of coaches differ in terms of the comfort and time needed to travel. For example, toilets are standard services on these coaches, but other amenities like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi access are only available on certain coaches.

Buses from Berlin to Hamburg: Journey Details

Several operates provide direct buses from Berlin to Hamburg, including Postbus, FixBus and MeinFernbus providing departures every 15 minutes or less during peak times. Most buses from Berlin to Hamburg depart from Berlin central bus station or Berlin Zoo, arriving direct into Hamburg ZOB, the city's main bus station. Journey times take on average 3 hours 30 minutes, although more express services can take more than 20 minutes less travel time. Buses depart around the clock, with 00.05 a.m. service followed by a 01:00 a.m. departure providing late-night journeys. A regular schedule commences at 06:45 a.m. every morning, with buses departing throughout the day.

Taking the Bus from Berlin

Most bus services between Berlin and Hamburg depart from either Berlin central bus station toward the inner city, or Berlin Zoo, located in the city's Tiergarten to the west of the centre of Berlin. A more limited schedule of buses from Berlin to Hamburg depart Berlin Ostbahnhof in the east of the region. All departure points are conveniently connected by U-Bahn, local S-Bahn and bus services, with a limited tram service operating 24 hours a day.

Getting into Hamburg by Bus

Hamburg is the second biggest city in Germany after Berlin and the home of many celebrated landmarks and attractions. The medieval city is famed for its canals and riversides, with some of the most iconic architecture in western Europe. Most bus services into Hamburg arrive Hamburg ZOB, the city's central bus station. From there, travellers can explore Hamburg further via the region's U-Bahn and S-Bahn systems, or journey farther afield with easy autobahn connections to the rest of Germany and beyond. Public transport systems in Hamburg run regularly throughout the day, with brief closures overnight before recommencing at 04:30 a.m. each morning, excluding Sundays when a more limited schedule is observed.

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FAQs
How much do cheap coaches to Hamburg from Berlin cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach from Berlin to Hamburg for as little as £4  in the next 7 days.
How much is a coach ticket from Berlin to Hamburg?
If you are looking to buy your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Berlin to Hamburg coach to cost on average £9  one way.
What is the distance from Berlin to Hamburg via coach?
The coach distance from Berlin to Hamburg is around 158 miles (255 km).
How long does it take from Berlin to Hamburg by coach?
On average the coach from Berlin to Hamburg duration is 3 h 20 min  for the 158 miles (255 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by coach from Berlin to Hamburg, which coach station in Berlin do I depart from and which coach station in Hamburg do I arrive in?

There are a few coach stations in Berlin to start your route from including Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof, Berlin, ZOB and Berlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz. In Hamburg you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf, Hamburg and Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf   and arrive in Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf.

Where is the departure coach station in Berlin located? Where is the arrival coach station in Hamburg located?

Passengers board their coach most frequently from Berlin Hbf and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this coach station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the coach station to the city centre in Hamburg.

What coach companies offer a service to Hamburg from Berlin?
For the best Berlin to Hamburg coach to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services between Berlin and Hamburg to compare what amenities they may offer.
Are there any Berlin to Hamburg direct coaches?
Yes, you can find a direct coach to Hamburg from Berlin with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your coach ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
When is the earliest coach from Berlin to Hamburg? When is the last coach from Berlin to Hamburg?
You can take the first coach from Berlin to Hamburg at 05: 35   or take the last coach from Berlin to Hamburg leaving at 18: 30. Look for the latest Berlin Hamburg coach schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the coach for this route.
When should I book Berlin Hamburg coach tickets to score the best deals?
If you buy Berlin to Hamburg coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £9. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches to Hamburg from Berlin. Look out for coach tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Berlin
Hamburg
Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm
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