Bus from Cologne to Hamburg

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Facts about the bus from Cologne to Hamburg

Cheapest Bus$65.84
Fastest Bus16h 45m
Earliest Bus10:45 PM
Latest Bus10:45 PM
Daily Bus Routes2 Ø
Distance221.6 miles
Bus CompaniesFlixBus
Do you want to travel by bus from Cologne to Hamburg?
CheckMyBus is here to help! We compare all available buses departing from Cologne and arriving in Hamburg and show you the exact stops, all travel times, and of course the best ticket prices. We’ll show you bus tickets from companies traveling this route, such as FlixBus. You will also find all information about the equipment on board. Does the bus have air conditioning, electrical sockets or WiFi?
On this page, we also show you cheap bus tickets for the Cologne Hamburg bus route over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about intercity bus stops in Cologne and Hamburg which will help you find your way around. In addition, we'll show you options for onward travel from Hamburg, alternative destinations from Cologne, and the most popular airport shuttles from Hamburg.

The cheapest bus routes from Cologne to Hamburg

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No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • FlixBus
    10:45 PM
    Cologne - Refrath
    Duration 16h 45m
    3:30 PM
    Hamburg - ZOB central bus station
    from$65.84
  • FlixBus
    10:45 PM
    Cologne - Refrath
    Duration 16h 50m
    3:35 PM
    Hamburg - ZOB central bus station
    from$81.41

The cheapest train connections from Cologne to Hamburg

No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets.

  • Deutsche Bahn
    3:44 AM
    Cologne
    Duration 5h 3m
    8:47 AM
    Hamburg
    from$21.44
  • Deutsche Bahn
    3:44 AM
    Cologne
    Duration 5h 4m
    8:48 AM
    Hamburg
    from$21.44
  • OUI.sncf
    3:09 PM
    Cologne
    Duration 3h 52m
    7:01 PM
    Hamburg
    from$132.45

The cheapest carpooling offers from Cologne to Hamburg

No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides.

  • BlaBlaCar
    11:00 AM
    Cologne
    Duration 4h 50m
    3:50 PM
    Hamburg
    from$19.16
  • BlaBlaCar
    6:30 PM
    Cologne
    Duration 5h 0m
    11:30 PM
    Hamburg
    from$21.56
  • Movacar
    8:00 AM
    Cologne
    Duration 4h 36m
    12:36 PM
    Hamburg
    from$71.84
  • Movacar
    9:00 AM
    Cologne
    Duration 4h 36m
    1:36 PM
    Hamburg
    from$71.84

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Bus Cologne to Hamburg: Further Information

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In the search bar, we have already set Cologne as your place of departure and Hamburg as your destination. We have also already set a default travel date. Generally, most people book 3-7 days in advance. If you want to check a specific date, simply select the corresponding day in the calendar to update your search.
Do you already know exactly when you plan to go back? Then check your return trip straight away, and simply select your preferred date for the route from Hamburg to Cologne.
Are you traveling with other people? Then indicate how many passengers are joining you and start your search.
Once you get your results, you can compare all available buses from Cologne to Hamburg and consider multiple factors before booking your trip. The cheapest bus tickets are offered by FlixBus at $65.84, whereas the quickest connection takes 16h 45m. So it's up to you whether you want to choose the cheapest ticket, the fastest trip or the bus with the most amenities. No matter what you're looking for, we can help you find the deal that best meets your needs!
You can sort your search results by price, departure and arrival time, as well as filter them according to stops or companies. Customize everything according to your needs.
By the way: For the Cologne Hamburg bus route, we also show you information about other modes of transportation, including trains, carpooling and flights, if available.
Enjoy your bus trip from Cologne to Hamburg!

Bus stops in Cologne and Hamburg

Stations
Scheel-Plessen-Str. 17, 22765 Hamburg (Germany)
Hamburg (Germany)
Hannoversche Str. 85, 21079 Hamburg (Germany)
22041 Hamburg (Germany)
Adenauerallee 74-78, 20097 Hamburg (Germany)
Hamburg (Germany)
Hamburg (Germany)

FAQs about the bus route Cologne to Hamburg

How much does a Cologne Hamburg bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $65.84 and takes 16h 45m to reach Hamburg. Compare offers to save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Cologne to Hamburg?

This route is offered by 0 bus companies with a range of ticket prices between $65.84 and $81.41. Thus, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Hamburg.

On average, how many connections are available from Cologne to Hamburg each day?

Every day, the Cologne Hamburg bus route is served by approximately 2 connections. With our search engine, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

How long does a bus journey from Cologne to Hamburg take?

The fastest bus from Cologne to Hamburg is offered by FlixBus and takes 16h 45m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $65.84. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Cologne to Hamburg?

The earliest bus arriving in Hamburg from Cologne starts at 10:45 PM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from Cologne to Hamburg?

The latest bus trip departing from Cologne for Hamburg starts at 10:45 PM. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. So just use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies operate the Cologne Hamburg route?

When traveling by bus from Cologne to Hamburg, passengers can travel with FlixBus. With our search engine, you can compare all available bus tickets to book the one that works for you.

Is there a direct bus from Cologne to Hamburg?

If you're looking for a direct bus route from Cologne to Hamburg, CheckMyBus currently compares 0 direct bus connections. 

What can I take with me on the Cologne to Hamburg bus route?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the Cologne Hamburg bus route free of charge. Simply use our search engine to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Cologne Hamburg bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make traveling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search function to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Cologne to Hamburg on your planned travel date.

Compare Cologne and Hamburg

$6.35
$6.23
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A cab ride in Cologne is 2% more expensive than in Hamburg.
$3.35
$3.59
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Hamburg
A bus fare in Cologne is 7% cheaper than in Hamburg.
$4.19
$4.19
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A large beer in Cologne is 0% more expensive than in Hamburg.
$0.54
$0.51
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A bottle of water in Cologne is 6% more expensive than in Hamburg.
$7.73
$12.46
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A meal in Cologne is 38% cheaper than in Hamburg.

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