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Hamburg to Bamberg bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price€31.31
Shortest Duration9h 10m
Trips per day5
Bus lines1
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Hamburg-Bamberg Bus Timetable

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Hamburg to Bamberg right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Hamburg to Bamberg?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, €33.08 was the low point for bus fares from Hamburg to Bamberg. Buses from Bamberg to Hamburg are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than €33.08 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 10 hours and 49 minutes to cover the 411 kilometers (255 miles) from Hamburg to Bamberg. However, the fastest bus only takes 9 hours and 10 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Bamberg at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Bamberg, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Hamburg?

The first bus leaves at 08:00 and the last bus leaves at 09:00. To see the times for all buses from Hamburg to Bamberg, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from Hamburg to Bamberg every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Hamburg to Bamberg; ticket prices start at €25.35.

What bus companies travel from Hamburg to Bamberg?

There is one bus company that operates from Hamburg to Bamberg. FlixBus is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus510h 50m€33.08

Where does the bus leave from in Hamburg?

Most buses depart from the main station in Hamburg, Hamburg:

  • Hannoversche Straße 85a
  • Train Station
  • Adenauerallee 78
  • Hamburg-Harburg
  • Hamburg-Altona

Where does the bus arrive in Bamberg?

All buses from Hamburg arrive at one main station in Bamberg, Bavaria:

  • Ludwigstraße 2

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