The cheapest buses from Essen to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for 22 Oct

Cheapest

£12

Average

£14

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 Essen to Hamburg will cost around £ 14 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 12.

17:40Essen3h50 21:30Hamburg
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£121One-way
17:20Essen4h00 21:20Hamburg
0 changes
£131One-way
15:00Essen4h00 19:00Hamburg
0 changes
£151One-way
07:30Essen3h40 11:10Hamburg
0 changes
£161One-way

Timetable Essen to Hamburg

Showing buses for tomorrow, Fri, 22 Oct
07:30Essen3h40 11:10Hamburg
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15:00Essen4h00 19:00Hamburg
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17:20Essen4h00 21:20Hamburg
0 changes
17:40Essen3h50 21:30Hamburg
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This is the last bus of the day.

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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Fri
22 Oct
£26Deutsche Bahn
£93Eurowings
Sat
23 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£295Lufthansa
Sun
24 Oct
£21Deutsche Bahn
£57Eurowings
Mon
25 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£119Eurowings
Tue
26 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£119Eurowings
Wed
27 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£101Eurowings Europe
Thu
28 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£66Eurowings Europe
Fri
29 Oct
£21Deutsche Bahn with connection
£75Eurowings Europe
Sat
30 Oct
£9FlixTrain
£66Eurowings
Sun
31 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£57Eurowings
Mon
1 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£66Eurowings
Tue
2 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£75Eurowings
Wed
3 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£75Eurowings
Thu
4 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£66Eurowings
Fri
5 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£57Eurowings
Sat
6 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£118Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
7 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£48Eurowings
Mon
8 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£66Eurowings
Tue
9 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£66Eurowings
Wed
10 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£66Eurowings

The fastest buses from Essen to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for 22 Oct

Fastest Journey

3 h 40 m

Average

3 h 52 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

311 km

Of the 4 buses that leave Essen 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 311 km distance in an average of 3 h 52 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 3 h 40 m .

The slowest buses will take 4 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.

07:30Essen3h40 11:10Hamburg
0 changes
£161One-way
17:40Essen3h50 21:30Hamburg
0 changes
£121One-way
15:00Essen4h00 19:00Hamburg
0 changes
£151One-way
17:20Essen4h00 21:20Hamburg
0 changes
£131One-way

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Coach Information to Hamburg from Essen

distanceDistance193 miles (311 km)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesBlaBlaCar, Flixbus or Locomore

Coaches from Essen to Hamburg cover the 193 miles (311 km) long route with our travel partners like BlaBlaCar, Flixbus or Locomore. There are direct coach services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Essen Hbf and arrive in Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf.

Coach companies

FlixBus between Essen and Hamburg

Travel between Essen and Hamburg on FlixBus coaches with Omio. When comparing timetables and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

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 Essen to Hamburg.

Looking to travel by coach from Essen to Hamburg? Omio can help you find that perfect journey with FlixBus. Check Omio to see current FlixBus coach timetables, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Essen to Hamburg coach and book FlixBus tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a coach between Essen and Hamburg, you can expect to travel 193 miles (311 km) one-way with FlixBus. If you search for coaches between Essen and Hamburg in the Omio app, you can check if the FlixBus ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the coach station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest coach with FlixBus, we do the work for you to get you safely to Hamburg from Essen. Book that perfect Essen to Hamburg coach now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with FlixBus!

These are FlixBus 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the coach between Essen and 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

Buses from Essen to Hamburg
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 Essen to Hamburg.
FAQs
How many miles is it from Essen to Hamburg by coach?
The Essen to Hamburg coach distance is approximately 193 miles (311 km).
What is the departure coach station in Essen and arrival coach station in Hamburg?

When departing from Essen, you have various coach station options to start your journey from including Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof), Essen Main Train Station and Essen, Hauptbahnhof Freiheit. 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 Essen Hbf   to Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf   most frequently for this route.

Where is the coach station in Essen? Where is the coach station in Hamburg?

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Essen Hbf, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf, located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city centre.

What coach companies go from Essen to Hamburg?
If you're looking for coaches from Essen to Hamburg, you can rely on BlaBlaCar, Flixbus or Locomore to get you to Hamburg. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the Essen to Hamburg route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any direct coaches between Essen and Hamburg?
If you’re looking for a direct coach from Essen to Hamburg, consider travelling with BlaBlaCar. Non-stop coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your coach tickets.
When is the earliest coach from Essen to Hamburg? When is the last coach from Essen to Hamburg?
The first coach from Essen to Hamburg leaves at 21: 50   and the last coach for this leaves at 21: 50. Omio shows you the latest coach from Essen to Hamburg schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

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