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Journey details

Best price 10$
Journey duration 8 h 58 min
Connections per day 19
First departure: 05:20
Last departure: 23:15
Distance 360km

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With Virail you can find the best bus connection from Cologne to Hamburg , you just need to enter the date of your trip and we will find the best solution for you! On our platform you can also choose between a round-trip ticket or a one-way ticket and you can filter your results by price and departure. Once you chose the best ticket for your trip we will redirect you automatically to the provider’s website where you will be able to book and pay your ticket. Virail is a metasearch platform with customers from more than 30 countries. Our comparison tool works with more than 2000 transportation companies and enables you to find the optimal travel solution, no matter your needs.

What is the price of the cheapest tickets for buses from Cologne to Hamburg?

Bus tickets from Cologne to Hamburg cost on average 26,99 $, but if you have the possiblity to book in advance, or if your travel dates are flexible, you will more easily get low-cost bus tickets from Cologne to Hamburg for only 8,99 $.

Where do the buses to Hamburg leave from?

Buses from Cologne leave from Cologne - Airport or Cologne North, Leverkusen, reaching Hamburg at Hamburg or Hamburg ZOB.

Ticket price Cologne - Hamburg every day

Today Tomorrow In 2 days In 3 days In 4 days In 5 days In 6 days
11 $ More More More 22 $11 $ More
19 $ More More More 3 $19 $ More
45 $ More More More More 33 $ More

Buses from Cologne to Hamburg


If you are looking for different alternatives to travel from Cologne to Hamburg, trains and carpooling solutions could be a good deal seen the relatively short distance.

If the offers provided by buses do not suit your needs, trains and carpooling could represent a good alternative for this distance.

How many connections are there to go Hamburg from Cologne by bus per day?

13 bus connections exist to reach Hamburg from Cologne per day. Please know that there are 9 routes which are direct lines versus only 3 routes which include at least one change. Consequently, we strongly recommend you to select a ticket for a direct line if you prefer not to change buses. Please notice that even if the trip is longer, a ticket with one change is sometimes much more efficient especially if there are too few connections and if you look for a ticket at the last moment.

When do the first and last buses from Cologne to Hamburg leave?

The earliest time you can leave from Cologne is at 06:12, while the last bus is at 23:12. The journey takes on average 7 hours and 22 minutes but it can also last 6 hours and 50 minutes with the fastest connections.

Which bus companies serve the route Cologne - Hamburg?

You can travel by bus from Cologne to Hamburg with Ouibus and FlixBus.

Flixbus is undoubtedly one of the youngest and most famous bus companies in whole Europe. With more than 40 millions passengers only in 2017, Flixbus offers national and international bus connections, also with night buses.

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