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Hamburg-Zurich Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

Hamburg to Zurich bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$88.24
Shortest duration34h 50m
Trips per day1
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Hamburg to Zurich during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How much is a bus ticket from Hamburg to Zurich?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $97.77 was the low point for bus fares from Hamburg to Zurich. Buses from Zurich to Hamburg are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $97.77 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 14 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $56.01 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 35 hours and 31 minutes to cover the 431 miles (694 kilometers) from Hamburg, HH to Zurich, ZH. However, the fastest bus only takes 34 hours and 50 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?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Zurich. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Hamburg?

There is usually only one bus per day from Hamburg to Zurich. It leaves the station in Hamburg at 5:00pm each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many buses are there each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Hamburg to Zurich. However, it is not a direct bus, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to change buses during the trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Hamburg to Zurich; ticket prices start at $72.10.

What bus companies travel from Hamburg to Zurich?

There is one bus company that operates from Hamburg to Zurich. FlixBus is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only operates one bus trip per day, which really narrows down the options.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus11d 11h 31m$117.21

Book FlixBus from Hamburg to Zurich from $88. Typically there is one FlixBus schedule per day from Hamburg to Zurich and you can expect on average to pay $117 for a FlixBus ticket to Zurich. In Hamburg, FlixBus departs to Zurich from Adenauerallee 78, In Zurich, FlixBus arrives at Limmatstrasse 5, An average trip on FlixBus from Hamburg to Zurich takes 35 hours and 31 minutes, while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Zurich in 34 hours and 50 minutes,

Price trends for buses from Hamburg to Zurich

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