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 Cologne to Hamburg will cost around £ 19 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 15.
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4 h 32 m
Buses per day
Of the 4 buses that leave Cologne for Hamburg every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 360 km distance in an average of 4 h 32 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h 10 m .
The slowest buses will take 5 h 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.
|Distance||223 miles (360 km)|
|Average coach duration||7 h 35 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£23 (€26)|
|Coach companies||Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Locomore|
Coaches from Cologne to Hamburg cover the 223 miles (360 km) long route taking on average 7 h 35 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Locomore. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £16, but the average price of coach tickets is £23. Travellers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf.
Find the best coaches between Cologne and Hamburg with Omio's travel partners FlixBus from £16. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
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 Cologne to Hamburg.
It’s easy to book your FlixBus coach ticket between Cologne and Hamburg online with Omio! Simply check the current FlixBus coach timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Cologne and Hamburg as well as relevant travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) for that coach and book cheap FlixBus coach tickets online. Prices for FlixBus coaches from Cologne to Hamburg start at £16 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 223 miles (360 km). If you search for FlixBus coaches in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the FlixBus tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when travelling by coach from Cologne to Hamburg. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Cologne to Hamburg FlixBus coach ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!
Please follow the recommendations outlined by FlixBus when booking your coach tickets between Cologne and Hamburg due to the coronavirus:
When departing from Cologne, you have various coach station options to start your route from including Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle). When arriving in Hamburg, you can end your journey in coach stations like Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf, Hamburg and Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14.
Omio customers book a coach from Köln Hbf to Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf most frequently for this route.
The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this journey, called Köln Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Cologne.
The most popular arrival coach station, Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city centre of Hamburg.
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