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Hamburg-Berlin Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

Hamburg to Berlin bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$17.63
Shortest duration3h 15m
Trips per day7
Bus lines1

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 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 Berlin?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $17.63 was the low point for bus fares from Hamburg to Berlin. Buses from Berlin to Hamburg are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $17.63 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 $5.88 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 3 hours and 36 minutes to cover the 159 miles (255 kilometers) from Hamburg, HH to Berlin, BE. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 15 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?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Berlin 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, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday 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 7 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 $21.05.

What bus companies travel from Hamburg to Berlin?

There is one bus company that operates from Hamburg to Berlin. 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
FlixBus73h 36m$20.05

Book FlixBus from Hamburg to Berlin from $18. There are 7 trips per day offered by FlixBus from Hamburg to Berlin and you can expect on average to pay $20 for a FlixBus ticket to Berlin. In Hamburg, FlixBus departs to Berlin from Adenauerallee 78, In Berlin, FlixBus arrives at Central Bus Station and 2 other stations. An average trip on FlixBus from Hamburg to Berlin takes 3 hours and 36 minutes, while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Berlin in 3 hours and 15 minutes, On weekends, FlixBus offers 7 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $20 for a weekend trip to Berlin.

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