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Journey Information

Munich to Hamburg bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$18.60
Shortest Duration10h 25m
Trips per day11
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Munich to Hamburg 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. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep 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.

Does the bus take you directly from Munich to Hamburg?

Unfortunately there are currently no buses that go the entire distance from Munich to Hamburg. At some point, you will need to switch onto another vehicle to complete the journey, such as a local shuttle or even a train. More details are available as you peruse individual tickets.

How much is a bus ticket from Munich to Hamburg?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $34.97 was the low point for bus fares from Munich to Hamburg. Buses from Hamburg to Munich are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $34.97 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. You should book at least 29 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $10.24 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 13 hours and 23 minutes to cover the 381 miles (612 kilometers) from Munich, BY to Hamburg, HH. However, the fastest bus only takes 10 hours and 25 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?

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Munich?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Munich to Hamburg, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 11 scheduled buses that travel from Munich to Hamburg every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Munich to Hamburg; ticket prices start at $33.04.

What bus companies travel from Munich to Hamburg?

There is one bus company that operates from Munich to Hamburg. 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
FlixBus1113h 24m$36.24

Where does the bus leave from in Munich?

Buses to Hamburg leave from multiple locations in Munich, Bavaria. These are the 5 most popular bus stations:

  • Central Bus Station
  • Fröttmaning

Where does the bus arrive in Hamburg?

Buses arrive in Hamburg at 5 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Hamburg, Hamburg:

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

Price trends for buses from Munich to Hamburg

Average prices by travel date

$45$30$15SepOct

Monthly average prices

$50$40$30$20$10ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

$75$60$45$30$153020100

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