Bus from Essen to Hamburg

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Facts about the bus from Essen to Hamburg

Cheapest Bus$18.13
Fastest Bus5h 25m
Earliest Bus10:20 AM
Latest Bus8:05 PM
Daily Bus Routes2 Ø
Distance191.6 miles
Bus CompaniesFlixBus
Do you want to travel by bus from Essen to Hamburg?
CheckMyBus is here to help! We compare all available buses departing from Essen 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 Essen Hamburg bus route over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about intercity bus stops in Essen 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 Essen, and the most popular airport shuttles from Hamburg.

The cheapest bus routes from Essen to Hamburg


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

  • FlixBus
    10:20 AM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    Duration 5h 25m
    3:45 PM
    Hamburg - ZOB central bus station
  • FlixBus
    8:05 PM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    Duration 15h 40m
    11:45 AM
    Hamburg - ZOB central bus station

The cheapest train connections from Essen to Hamburg

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

  • FlixTrain
    7:56 AM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    Duration 3h 12m
    11:08 AM
    Hamburg - Central Station
  • FlixTrain
    7:56 AM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    Duration 2h 59m
    10:55 AM
    Hamburg - Harburg
  • Deutsche Bahn
    3:14 AM
    Duration 3h 37m
    6:51 AM
  • Deutsche Bahn
    6:00 AM
    Duration 3h 14m
    9:14 AM

The cheapest carpooling offers from Essen to Hamburg

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

  • BlaBlaCar
    9:50 AM
    Duration 4h 40m
    2:30 PM
  • BlaBlaCar
    5:30 PM
    Duration 4h 10m
    9:40 PM

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Bus Essen to Hamburg: Further Information

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Once you get your results, you can compare all available buses from Essen to Hamburg and consider multiple factors before booking your trip. The cheapest bus tickets are offered by FlixBus at $18.13, whereas the quickest connection takes 5h 25m. 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 Essen 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 Essen to Hamburg!

Bus stops in Essen and Hamburg

Scheel-Plessen-Str. 17, 22765 Hamburg (Germany)
Hachmannplatz 16, 20099 Hamburg (Germany)
Hannoversche Str. 85, 21079 Hamburg (Germany)
22041 Hamburg (Germany)
Adenauerallee 74-78, 20097 Hamburg (Germany)

FAQs about the bus route Essen to Hamburg

How much does a Essen Hamburg bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $18.13 and takes 5h 25m to reach Hamburg. Compare offers to save money!

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

This route is offered by 1 bus company with a range of ticket prices between $18.13 and $51.98. 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 Essen to Hamburg each day?

Every day, the Essen 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 Essen to Hamburg take?

The fastest bus from Essen to Hamburg is offered by FlixBus and takes 5h 25m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $18.13. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Essen to Hamburg?

The earliest bus arriving in Hamburg from Essen starts at 10:20 AM. 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 Essen to Hamburg?

The latest bus trip departing from Essen for Hamburg starts at 8:05 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 Essen Hamburg route?

When traveling by bus from Essen 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 Essen to Hamburg?

If you're looking for a direct bus route from Essen to Hamburg, CheckMyBus currently compares 2 direct bus connections with the following companies: FlixBus

What can I take with me on the Essen 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 Essen 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 Essen 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 Essen to Hamburg on your planned travel date.

Compare Essen and Hamburg

A cab ride in Essen is 6% cheaper than in Hamburg.
A bus fare in Essen is 14% cheaper than in Hamburg.
A large beer in Essen is 13% more expensive than in Hamburg.
A bottle of water in Essen is 12% cheaper than in Hamburg.
A meal in Essen is 49% cheaper than in Hamburg.

Bus routes from Essen and Hamburg

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