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Bilbao to Hamburg by bus

The journey from Bilbao to Hamburg by bus is 925.38 mi and takes 27 hr 38 min. There are 12 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:15 AM and the last at 4:00 PM. It is possible to travel from Bilbao to Hamburg by bus for as little as $161.11 or as much as $314.25. The best price for this journey is $161.11.

Lowest Price$161.11
Journey Duration27 hr 38 min
Connection per Day12
Lowest Price$161.11
Highest Price$314.25
First Departure6:15 AM
Last Departure4:00 PM
Distance925.38 mi
DepartureBilbao
ArrivalHamburg
CarriersBlaBlaCar Bus, TGV inOuiMore

Bilbao to Hamburg Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, May 19, 2024

Your journey from Bilbao to Hamburg with Virail

Virail's search tool will provide you with the options you need when you want to go from Bilbao to Hamburg. All you need to do is enter the dates of your planned journey, and let us take care of everything else. Our engine does the hard work, searching through thousands of routes offered by our trusted travel partners to show you options for traveling by train, bus, plane, or carpool. You can filter the results to suit your needs. There are a number of filtering options, including price, one-way or round trip, departure or arrival time, duration of journey, or number of connections. Soon you'll find the best choice for your journey. When you're ready, Virail will transfer you to the provider's website to complete the booking. No matter where you're going, get there with Virail.

How can I find the cheapest bus tickets to get from Bilbao to Hamburg?

On average, a bus ticket from Bilbao to Hamburg will cost you $232.19. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $161.11. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Bilbao to Hamburg. On average, though, you'll pay about $232.19 for a bus ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

How long is the journey from Bilbao to Hamburg by bus?

Traveling from Bilbao to Hamburg by bus will usually take 27 hr 38 min. This journey covers a distance of 925.38 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 27 hr 38 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The journey from Bilbao to Hamburg covers a distance of 925.38 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 27 hr 38 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 23 hr 20 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Bilbao to Hamburg faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

What time are the departures from Bilbao to Hamburg?

The first journey of the day departs from Bilbao at 6:15 AM. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 4:00 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Bilbao and Hamburg. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side. The first departure of the night from Bilbao to Hamburg leaves at 6:15 AM, while the last journey sets out at 4:00 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Bilbao and Hamburg. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

How many daily journeys are there from Bilbao to Hamburg?

If you want to get from Bilbao to Hamburg, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 12 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 0 direct journeys between Bilbao and Hamburg. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 12 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Bilbao to Hamburg. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Bilbao to Hamburg
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Bilbao to Hamburg.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Bilbao to Hamburg, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Bilbao to Hamburg.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Bilbao to Hamburg

The cheapest Bilbao - Hamburg bus tickets can be found for as low as $108.83 if you’re lucky, or $122.83 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $146.18.

Find the best day to travel to Hamburg by bus

When travelling to Hamburg by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Established in 2018, BlaBlaCar Bus was born out of BlaBlaCar's acquisition of OUIBUS in November of that same year. The company officially launched in June 2019 and has since been offering long-distance bus services across Europe. Initially known as BlaBlaBus, the company went on to adopt the name Ouibus, before finally deciding on its present name, BlaBlaCar Bus. BlaBlaCar Bus operates a network of routes that link several cities, including Aix-en-Provence, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Genoa, Lille, London, Lyon, Marseille, Milan, Nice, Paris, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, San Sebastián, and Turin.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Flixtrain is a European low-cost passenger rail service that offers affordable and comfortable train travel to various destinations across Germany. It is owned and operated by FlixMobility, the parent company of FlixBus, which is a popular bus transportation service in Europe. Flixtrain operates on several routes, including Berlin to Stuttgart, Berlin to Cologne, and Hamburg to Cologne, among others.

TGV inOui, which replaces traditional TGV services by offering a contemporary upgrade, is a high-speed train service operated by the French National Railways, SNCF that make it easy to explore around 50 destinations in neighboring countries such as Belgium, Germany, and Spain. TGV inOUI is designed to offer more comfort and flexibility to travelers, with features such as spacious seats, Wi-Fi, and catering services. It connects major cities in France and provides a fast, convenient, and comfortable mode of travel.

Ticket types and facilities from Bilbao to Hamburg

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by FlixTrain and TGV inOui when traveling from Bilbao to Hamburg.

Standard

A standard ticket on FlixTrain is a regular ticket / second class ticket. Flixtrain standard ticket offers you a comfortable seat, guaranteed Wi-Fi, access to power outlets, and one carry-on and one checked luggage with size restrictions.
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Second Class (The essentials)

For a practical and affordable journey, TGV INOUI has two fares for second class tickets: The Prems Second, an affordable option, and The Second, the classic second class. Both of them can be exchanged and refunded, subject to certain conditions. The Prem's fare tickets are perfect if you're looking for the lowest prices, starting at just 15€ and available for booking up to 4 months in advance.
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First Class (The comfort)

First-class tickets take your journey to the next level, offering enhanced comfort and exclusive benefits, including the option to choose seats in the Quiet Area. Additionally, this ticket offers flexibility for your booking and provides added benefits to Second Class features.
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Business Première (The flexibility)

Business Première offers premium advantages like no-cost exchanges or refunds and exclusive amenities including advanced Wi-Fi and access to Grand Voyageur lounges, all while ensuring flexibility in your booking.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Connect effortlessly on FlixTrain and enjoy free WiFi, whether you're catching up on work, chatting, or simply browsing.
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Keep your devices charged and ready. FlixTrain seats come equipped with power sockets and USB outlets.
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For your safety and the comfort of everyone on board, FlixBus permits you to bring one carry-on bag that should fit under the seat or in the overhead compartment. You're also allowed one checked bag, but make sure you can load and unload it by yourself and store it in the overhead space or under your seat. Kindly ensure your luggage isn't bulky or poses a risk to others. Remember, it's up to you to keep track of your belongings during the trip.
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FlixTrain prioritizes comfort for all. Passengers with mobility concerns can book designated seats and utilize complimentary transportation for foldable wheelchairs and mobility aids. Reach out to FlixTrain for any assistance required.
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While FlixTrain doesn't offer onboard catering, you're welcome to bring along your own snacks and beverages.
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With FlixTrain, you can pack an extra piece of luggage, but it's a good idea to book early since train space is limited. Got sports equipment or a big musical instrument? They're welcome too, though an extra fee might apply. If you're cycling around, you can park your bike in specific areas for just 9 Euro, but ensure it's standard-sized and free of extra attachments. Remember to reserve a spot for your bike early, as space fills up fast
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On TGV INOUI trains, enjoy complimentary WiFi access throughout your journey. Whether you're working, replying to emails, or diving into the TGV INOUI entertainment hub, we've got you covered.
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With a Business Première ticket, step into an exclusive coach designed for comfort. It's your silent sanctuary, ideal for both work and relaxation.
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Every seat on TGV inOUI is power-packed! With an outlet at your disposal, you're always charged and ready.
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On TGV INOUI trains, you can bring as much luggage as your arms and legs can carry, but remember to properly label your own luggage. Handbags and small items are best stored either at feet-level or under the seat; heavier pieces should be placed in an available corner of the car or along its central aisle.
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For travelers with mobility concerns, TGV INOUI offers the 'Accès Plus' service. This provides dedicated assistance from the station directly to the train seat. It is advisable for passengers to contact 'Accès Plus' after securing their tickets and ensure arrangements are made at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure.
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Travelers on TGV INOUI can look forward to an assortment of food and beverages. The train service presents a curated selection that promises to cater to diverse palates.
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Stay cool and comfortable. All TGV inOUI trains are air-conditioned, ensuring a pleasant journey, irrespective of the weather outside.
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Booking required for non-foldable bikes (€10) on select TGV INOUI trains, foldable bikes under 130x90cm can travel as hand luggage on any TGV INOUI train, disassembled bikes can be taken without booking if stored in a bike bag under 130x90cm. Aquatic or snowboards, folded scooters, and musical instruments can be taken as hand luggage if they are in a carrying case under 130 x 90 cm.
Services on board BlaBlaCar Bus, TGV inOui and FlixTrain from Bilbao to Hamburg
Compare services on board when travelling from Bilbao to Hamburg by bus.
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Bilbao to Hamburg CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
104.25kg
Bus
111.69kg
Flight
297.85kg
Car
238.28kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Bilbao to Hamburg?
A bus ticket from Bilbao to Hamburg is $232.19. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $161.11.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Bilbao to Hamburg?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Bilbao to Hamburg is $161.11. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Bilbao and Hamburg by bus?
Bilbao to Hamburg is 925.38 mi.
How long does the bus between Bilbao and Hamburg take?
Bilbao to Hamburg is on average 27 hr 38 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 23 hr 20 min.
Which companies operate from Bilbao to Hamburg?
The bus journey from Bilbao to Hamburg is covered by 5 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: BlaBlaCar Bus, TGV inOui, FlixTrain, FlixBus, Nederlandse-Spoorwegen (NS) and Thalys.
How many bus connections per day go from Bilbao to Hamburg?
Bilbao to Hamburg has 12 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Bilbao to Hamburg leave?
The earliest bus from Bilbao to Hamburg departs at 6:15 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Bilbao to Hamburg depart?
The latest bus from Bilbao to Hamburg departs at 4:00 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Bilbao to Hamburg in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $161.11 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Bilbao to Hamburg by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Bilbao and Hamburg is 23 hr 20 min.
Is there a direct bus from Bilbao to Hamburg?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Bilbao and Hamburg.
What are the CO2 emissions for Bilbao to Hamburg by bus?
The bus journey from Bilbao to Hamburg creates 111.69kg of CO2 emissions.

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