Bus Essen to Hamburg and return

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If you want to take a bus from Essen to Hamburg, then you've come to the right place. This route is served by 2 bus operators: FlixBus and Eurolines France. Usually, there are bus tickets available for around $35.89. The quickest bus will take you from Hamburg to Essen within . Just click the "Find Now" button to see all available buses and pick the best option!

Essen to Hamburg Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$35.89
Fastest Bus6h 55m
Distance191.6 miles
Bus CompaniesFlixBus
  Bus Essen - Hamburg    192 mi
Ø Bus connections14 x

The cheapest bus routes from Essen to Hamburg

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Essen
    Hamburg
      2:30 PM
      9:25 PM
    4 Aug
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $35.89


  Train Essen - Hamburg    192 mi

The cheapest train connections from Essen to Hamburg

%No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets for the next few days.
  • Essen
    Hamburg
      7:13 AM
      10:14 AM
    26 Jul
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $22.33
  • Essen
    Hamburg
      3:06 AM
      6:51 AM
    7 Sep
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $22.33
  • Essen
    Hamburg
      6:13 PM
      9:14 PM
    13 Aug
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $22.33
  • Essen
    Hamburg
      12:05 AM
      6:14 AM
    23 Sep
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $22.33


  Carpooling Essen - Hamburg    192 mi
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Essen to Hamburg

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  • Essen
    Hamburg
      2:30 PM
      6:30 PM
    24 Jul
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $17.95
  • Essen
    Hamburg
      8:30 AM
      12:30 PM
    23 Jul
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $20.20
  • Essen
    Hamburg
      7:30 PM
      11:30 PM
    25 Aug
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $22.44
  • Essen
    Hamburg
      1:15 PM
      5:15 PM
    26 Jul
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $22.44


  Bus Hamburg - Essen    192 mi
Ø Bus connections14 x

The cheapest bus routes from Hamburg to Essen

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Hamburg
    Essen
      10:50 AM
      6:20 PM
    4 Aug
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $31.40


  Train Hamburg - Essen    192 mi

The cheapest train connections from Hamburg to Essen

%No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets for the next few days.
  • Hamburg
    Essen
      4:38 AM
      7:47 AM
    13 Aug
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $22.33
  • Hamburg
    Essen
      4:38 AM
      7:47 AM
    27 Jul
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $22.33
  • Hamburg
    Essen
      12:01 PM
      3:23 PM
    26 Aug
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $22.33
  • Hamburg
    Essen
      6:01 AM
      9:42 AM
    6 Aug
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $22.33


  Carpooling Hamburg - Essen    192 mi
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Hamburg to Essen

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Hamburg
    Essen
      11:30 AM
      4:00 PM
    4 Aug
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $17.95
  • Hamburg
    Essen
      8:00 PM
      12:10 AM
    28 Jul
    +1
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $19.08
  • Hamburg
    Essen
      10:00 AM
      2:00 PM
    27 Jul
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $21.32
  • Hamburg
    Essen
      1:00 PM
      5:00 PM
    23 Aug
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $22.44


Current ticket prices

There's two things to look out for when it comes to choosing the perfect bus. Number one is to compare prices. For the trip from Essen to Hamburg, they start from $35.89 but can be slightly more expensive if you don't book in advance. Number two is to compare travel times since there can be significant differences. So, if you don't want to spend too much time on the road, simply pick the fastest bus.

Bus stops in Essen and Hamburg

  Stations
Adenauerallee 74-78, 20097 Hamburg (Germany)

More on bus features and services

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Essen and Hamburg: Useful Info

Essen
0.59 Million
Hamburg
1.74 Million
Taxi
$5.50
$5.83
Essen
Hamburg
A cab ride in Essen is 6% cheaper than in Hamburg.
Local buses
$2.92
$3.37
Essen
Hamburg
A bus fare in Essen is 14% cheaper than in Hamburg.
Beer
$4.49
$3.93
Essen
Hamburg
A large beer in Essen is 13% more expensive than in Hamburg.
Water
$0.42
$0.47
Essen
Hamburg
A bottle of water in Essen is 11% cheaper than in Hamburg.
Meal
$5.98
$11.67
Essen
Hamburg
A meal in Essen is 49% cheaper than in Hamburg.
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