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How to get to Hamburg by bus

Routes324
Trips per day1,130
bus lines9
Stations5
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City Information

Hamburg might be often overshadowed by Berlin or Munich, but it certainly is one of Germany’s best hidden gems. A vibrant harbor city with plenty of activities, Hamburg will keep you interested through days and nights. Among the city’s most famous attractions is the Elbphilharmonie, a stunning concert hall that could rival the famous Sydney Opera House. The concert hall also features a public viewing platform that offers a panoramic view of the city and the harbor, a great bonus for visitors who enjoy taking pictures. If you travel with kids, it is a great idea to take them to the Miniatur Wunderland, which many consider to be the largest model railway in the world. If you simply want to take a walk around and enjoy the vibe of the city, Planten und Blomen, nicknamed “the green lungs of the city”, will provide the reprieve you need.

Hamburg’s proximity to the sea allows it to offer the freshest and finest seafood dishes around. Fischereihafen Restaurant is a local favorite that has garnered plenty of attention. For the best beers around, Braugasthaus Altes Mädchen is a popular spot that is worth your attention.

The main bus station in the city is called ZOB Hamburg and it’s located at Adenauerallee 78 in the city center, serving FlixBus and Sindbad, among other carriers. Hamburg Hauptbahnhof is the main railway station in the city. For international air services, Hamburg Airport, the oldest in Germany, is the main airport.

Station Information

The bus station at Adenauerallee 78 is called the ZOB or simply Haupotbahnhof since it is just down the street from Hamburg's central train station. Adenauerallee 78 is located in the St. Georg neighborhood of Hamburg, with many hotels, hostels, museums, and restaurants in the vicinity. The station is a long glass building, with bus bays for boarding in the back. The indoor waiting lounge includes restrooms, a convenience store, and even a McDonald's. Many bus companies stop at the ZOB, including FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus, and Sindbad.

Popular bus stations in Hamburg:

  • Adenauerallee 78

  • Hamburg Train Station

  • Hamburg-Harburg

  • Hannoversche Straße 85a

  • Train Station Bus Station

What bus companies travel to Hamburg, Germany?

Located in Germany, Hamburg is accessible by bus from 324 other cities. You can choose from 1130 daily scheduled trips when you search for buses to Hamburg on Wanderu. FlixBus usually has the most buses on any given day.

Looking for other ways to get there? Train tickets to Hamburg are also available..

Bus companies serving Hamburg

BusRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus26812h 8m$63.55
Sindbad6713h 14m$74.06
Union Ivkoni71d 4h 10m$97.98
Arda Tur514h 26m$72.63
Citylines510h 18m$61.25
Comati PSG41d 15h 23m$111.63
IC Bus31h 39m$23.65
Racic Eurobus214h 1m$48.66
Transturist11d 3h 0m$148.63

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a bus ticket to Hamburg?

$6.64 is the cheapest price for a bus ticket to Hamburg, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Hamburg. In the last month, buses from Wietzendorf to Hamburg had the lowest average price at $6.71.

Where is the bus station in Hamburg, Germany?

The busiest bus station in Hamburg is Adenauerallee 78. There are several other active stations in addition to this main station. The most popular bus stations in Hamburg are:

  • Adenauerallee 78
  • Hamburg Train Station
  • Hamburg-Harburg

What is the closest airport to Hamburg, HH?

The closest airport to Hamburg is Hamburg Airport (HAM), it is located 5.5 miles from the city center of Hamburg.

Is Hamburg a popular bus travel destination?

Hamburg is the most popular bus destination in Hamburg. It also ranks number 292 in Germany. Hamburg has the most bus connections in the region. There are 343 bus schedules arriving in Hamburg each day.

What is the population of Hamburg?

The population of Hamburg is 1739117. Hamburg ranks number 1 in terms of population in Hamburg and number 30 in all of Germany.

How much do bus tickets to Hamburg cost?

Bus tickets to Hamburg range from $7 for a short trip to Hamburg, while a 60 to 200 mile bus trip to Hamburg starts at , and a longer trip by bus to Hamburg can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as $7 .

What bus station is located closest to the city center of Hamburg?

The closest bus station to the city center of Hamburg is Hamburg Train Station, located just 0.6 miles away. Select Hamburg Train Station as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Hamburg. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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