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.
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Of the 29 buses that leave Hamburg for Berlin every day 29 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||158 miles (255 km)|
|Average coach duration||3 h 10 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£10 (€11)|
|Coach companies||BlaBlaCar Bus, BlaBlaCar, Pinkbus, Eurolines Germany, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn|
Coaches from Hamburg to Berlin cover the 158 miles (255 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 10 min with our travel partners like BlaBlaCar Bus, BlaBlaCar, Pinkbus, Eurolines Germany, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £4, but the average price of coach tickets is £10. Travellers depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof.
For as little as £4 you can travel by coach from Hamburg to Berlin with FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage 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 coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of coach services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your coach to Berlin from Hamburg. DB uses different types of coaches such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain coaches.
Buses from Hamburg to Berlin are plentiful, and several companies cover the route each day. There is at least one bus every hour, with more at busier times like in the early afternoon. Companies that operate services between the two cities include Meinfernbus, Flixbus, Berlinlinienbus and Postbus, and the journey of about 285 km takes just over 3 hours. The first bus departs very early in the morning while the last leaves late in the evening.
Return journeys on buses from Berlin to Hamburg are also available.
Buses from Hamburg to Berlin depart from the ZOB or central bus station in the St. Georg area in the centre of the city. The station is a local landmark, and local bus services run to all parts of the city throughout the day, while a night bus service offers easy access at any time. S-Bahn and U-Bahn stations are a short walk from the station and trains run from early morning till about 01.00. Local taxis will also drop travellers at the station at any time.
Travellers from all over the world visit Berlin to see iconic sites like the Brandenburg Gate and the Victory Column. The city has something for everyone, and visitors can explore the city's famous zoo or take advantage of fantastic shopping and nightlife.
Buses from Hamburg to Berlin arrive at the long-distance bus terminus at the city's Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof or central bus station which is located on Masurenallee in Charlottenburg. Local buses depart throughout the day and night to every part of Berlin, while the U-Bahn and S-Bahn stations can be easily reached in 5 minutes by following the signposts.
When taking the coach to Berlin from Hamburg, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14, Hamburg, Hörstener Straße and Hamburg, S Hamburg Airport. Your trip can end in coach stations such as Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof, Berlin, ZOB and Berlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their coaches from Hamburg Hbf and need to travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city centre to get to this coach station.
Passengers arriving in Berlin most often arrive at Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof and need to travel around 6.4 miles (10.4 km) from this coach station to the city centre.
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