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Journey Information

Hamburg to Berlin bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$5.80
Shortest Duration3h 5m
Trips per day28
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the earliest bus from Hamburg to Berlin?

The earliest bus from Hamburg to Berlin is a FlixBus that departs Hamburg at 4:30 a.m. and arrives in Berlin at 7:35 a.m. The bus is direct, and takes between 3 hours and 3 hours 20 minutes.

What buses go from Hamburg to Berlin?

FlixBus and Ouibus both have buses that go from Hamburg to Berlin. Both bus services take an average of just under 3 hours 30 minutes to reach their destination, and Ouibus tickets tend to be cheaper, averaging about €8. (FlixBus tickets average close to €13.) That said, FlixBus offers greater scheduling flexibility with 65 trips per day, while Ouibus only offers 5 trips per day.

Is it safe to travel by bus from Hamburg to Berlin 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.

How much is a bus ticket from Hamburg to Berlin?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $11.27 was the low point for bus fares from Hamburg to Berlin. Buses from Berlin to Hamburg are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $11.27 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 28 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $8.18 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 3 hours and 30 minutes to cover the 159 miles (255 kilometers) from Hamburg, HH to Berlin, BE. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 5 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.

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

Because many passengers travel from Hamburg to Berlin at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, 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 Hamburg?

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Hamburg to Berlin, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 28 scheduled buses that travel from Hamburg to Berlin every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Hamburg to Berlin without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Hamburg to Berlin; ticket prices start at $20.36.

What bus companies travel from Hamburg to Berlin?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Hamburg, Hamburg to Berlin, Berlin. Of these two services, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 22 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus223h 31m$12.84
Ouibus83h 19m$6.89

Where does the bus leave from in Hamburg?

Buses to Berlin leave from multiple locations in Hamburg, Hamburg. These are the 7 most popular bus stations:

  • Adenauerallee 78
  • Train Station Bus Station
  • Wandsbeker Allee

Where does the bus arrive in Berlin?

Buses arrive in Berlin at 7 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Berlin, Berlin:

  • Central Bus Station
  • Südkreuz
  • Alexanderplatz
  • Alt-Tegel
  • Zufahrt zum Flughafen Tegel
  • Puschkinallee
  • Berlin Zoo

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