The cheapest buses from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for 22 Oct

Cheapest

£17

Average

£17

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 Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg will cost around £ 17 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 17.

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21:15Frankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 28h45 06:00Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf
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£171One-way
Cheapest
21:45Frankfurt am Main, Hbf8h15 06:00Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf
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£171One-way

Timetable Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg

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21:15Frankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 28h45 06:00Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf
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21:45Frankfurt am Main, Hbf8h15 06:00Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf
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Thu
21 Oct
£47Deutsche Bahn
£34BlaBlaCar Bus
£299Lufthansa
Fri
22 Oct
£39Deutsche Bahn
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£183Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
23 Oct
£26Deutsche Bahn
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£183Lufthansa
Sun
24 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£156Lufthansa
Mon
25 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£244KLM
Tue
26 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
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£152Lufthansa
Wed
27 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£18BlaBlaCar Bus
£246Lufthansa
Thu
28 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£30BlaBlaCar Bus
£244KLM
Fri
29 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£103Lufthansa
Sat
30 Oct
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£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£103Lufthansa
Sun
31 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£61Lufthansa
Mon
1 Nov
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£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£127Lufthansa
Tue
2 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£19Flixbus
£103Lufthansa
Wed
3 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
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£130Lufthansa
Thu
4 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£17Flixbus
£130Lufthansa
Fri
5 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£82Lufthansa
Sat
6 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£82Lufthansa
Sun
7 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£82Lufthansa
Mon
8 Nov
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£13Flixbus
£120Lufthansa
Tue
9 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
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£156Lufthansa

The fastest buses from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for 22 Oct

Fastest Journey

8 h 15 m

Average

8 h 30 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

395 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Frankfurt am Main for Hamburg every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 395 km distance in an average of 8 h 30 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 8 h 15 m .

The slowest buses will take 8 h 45 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.

2nd Fastest
21:45Frankfurt am Main, Hbf8h15 06:00Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf
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£171One-way
21:15Frankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 28h45 06:00Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf
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£171One-way

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Coach Information between Frankfurt am Main and Hamburg

distanceDistance245 miles (395 km)
durationAverage coach duration8 h 15 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£19 (€21)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus, BlaBlaCar or FlixTrain

Coaches from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg cover the 245 miles (395 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 15 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or FlixTrain. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £13, but the average price of coach tickets is £19. Travellers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arrive in Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf.

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Coach from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg with FlixBus

For as little as £13 you can travel by coach between Frankfurt am Main and Hamburg with FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

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Save time and money by searching for and booking your FlixBus coach between Frankfurt am Main and Hamburg online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest FlixBus coach from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current FlixBus coach timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 245 miles (395 km) journey between Frankfurt am Main and Hamburg as well as ticket information for the coach (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap coach ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for coaches from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg, you can check straight away 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. Buy your official FlixBus Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg coach tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

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  • 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

Buses from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg: Journey Details

Those looking for buses from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg can choose from several throughout the day. The route is covered by Meinfernbus FlixBus, ADAC Postbus, Eurolines and Infobus, with each company running buses from early morning until the evening. Most buses travel directly between the two cities though one of the Postbus services has one change in Berlin and some Eurolines services depart from the Airport. Journey times can vary depending on the departure time, place of departure and route, but on average passengers can expect to travel for between 6 and 8 hours.

Return buses from Hamburg to Frankfurt am Main are also available.

Taking the Bus from Frankfurt am Main

Most buses from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg start their journey at the Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof or main railway station. The rail station is one of the busiest in Germany and there are good facilities for both train and bus passengers. Line S7 of the city's S-Bahn system stops at the station as well as lines U4 and U5 on the U-Bahn. Passengers can also get to the station by tram and lines 11 and 12 stop at Hauptbahnhof/Münchener Strasse. Ebbelwei Express buses make getting to the station from any part of the city simple, and numbers 16, 17, 20 and 21 all drop passengers outside.

Getting into Hamburg by Bus

Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany and this bustling North Sea port is an exciting choice for holidays and breaks. Explore its famous historic landmarks such as the Rathaus or the St. Petri and St. Jacobi churches, walk by the beautiful Alster lakes or see the Reeperbahn red light district in St. Pauli.

Most buses from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg arrive at the city's ZOB or central bus station. The station is located in the St. Georg district in the city centre and is just a 2-minute walk from the main rail station. There are U-Bahn and S-Bahn links to all parts of the city from the rail station, and local bus services depart from outside the station. Travellers can purchase an HVV card that can be used on all of the city's public transport system including ferries. Taxis are convenient and widely available and can take passengers to most parts of the city.

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Buses from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg
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FAQs
How much do cheap coach tickets between Frankfurt am Main and Hamburg cost?
You can find a cheap coach from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg for some dates and times for as low as £13  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a coach ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg?
The Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg coach ticket price is on average £19  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next week.
What is the distance between Frankfurt am Main and Hamburg by coach?
The distance to Hamburg from Frankfurt am Main by coach is approximately 245 miles (395 km).
How long is the coach journey from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg?
The coach time to Hamburg from Frankfurt am Main is on average 8 h 15 min  for the 245 miles (395 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg by coach can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
Which coach station from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg do I depart from? Which Hamburg coach station from Frankfurt am Main do I arrive in?

There are a few coach stations in Frankfurt am Main to start your trip from including Frankfurt am Main, Hbf, Frankfurt am Main, Pforzheimer Straße (Hauptbahnhof Südseite) and Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen Terminal 1. 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 Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen   and arrive in Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf.

Where is the departure coach station in Frankfurt am Main located? Where is the arrival coach station in Hamburg located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their coaches from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and need to travel around 6 mile (s) / 10 km from the city centre to get to this coach station.

Passengers arriving in Hamburg most often arrive at Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from this coach station to the city centre.

Which coach companies should I travel with from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg?
Take the Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg coach with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or FlixTrain. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the trip between Frankfurt am Main and Hamburg as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What are the first and last departure coach times from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg?
If you prefer early morning coaches from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg, the first coach leaves at 14: 15. If you prefer late night coaches from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg, the last coach of the day leaves at 23: 30. Omio shows you the latest coach from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg timetable to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How far in advance should I book coach tickets between Frankfurt am Main and Hamburg for the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for coaches in advance to score the best deals from all possible coach companies offering this trip and save money. If you purchase coach tickets to Hamburg from Frankfurt am Main within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £19 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your coach ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg a few months in advance.

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