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Dortmund to Hamburg by bus

The journey from Dortmund to Hamburg by bus is 178.33 mi and takes 6 hr 9 min. There are 4 connections per day, with the first departure at 2:00 AM and the last at 4:45 PM. It is possible to travel from Dortmund to Hamburg by bus for as little as $13.33 or as much as $35.91. The best price for this journey is $13.33.

Lowest Price$13.33
Journey Duration6 hr 9 min
Connection per Day4
Lowest Price$13.33
Highest Price$35.91
First Departure2:00 AM
Last Departure4:45 PM
Distance178.33 mi
CarriersFlixTrain, FlixBus

Dortmund to Hamburg Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, Feb 28, 2024

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How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Dortmund to Hamburg?

When you're traveling from Dortmund to Hamburg, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $19.44. You might be able to find prices as low as $13.33, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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The prices for bus tickets from Dortmund to Hamburg vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average bus ticket price is approximately $19.44. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How much time will it take to go from Dortmund to Hamburg by bus?

With a distance of 178.33 mi between Dortmund and Hamburg, it will usually take 6 hr 9 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 6 hr 9 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey from Dortmund to Hamburg covers a distance of 178.33 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 6 hr 9 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 4 hr 30 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 Dortmund to Hamburg faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

How many journeys from Dortmund to Hamburg take place each day?

You will be able to travel from Dortmund to Hamburg using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 4 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Dortmund to Hamburg using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 3 direct connections from Dortmund to Hamburg each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 1 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Dortmund 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 Dortmund to Hamburg
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Dortmund to Hamburg.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Dortmund 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 Dortmund 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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Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $12.31 to $26.32 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 53% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Dortmund to Hamburg

The cheapest Dortmund - Hamburg bus tickets can be found for as low as $13.95 if you’re lucky, or $18.23 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $21.32.

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.

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.

Ticket types and facilities from Dortmund to Hamburg

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


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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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
Services on board FlixTrain and FlixBus from Dortmund to Hamburg
Compare services on board when travelling from Dortmund to Hamburg by bus.
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air_con Air conditioning check check
bicycle Bicycle check cross
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Dortmund to Hamburg CO2 Emissions by Bus


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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Dortmund to Hamburg?
A bus ticket from Dortmund to Hamburg is $19.44. 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 $13.33.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Dortmund to Hamburg?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Dortmund to Hamburg is $13.33. 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 Dortmund and Hamburg by bus?
Dortmund to Hamburg is 178.33 mi.
How long does the bus between Dortmund and Hamburg take?
Dortmund to Hamburg is on average 6 hr 9 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hr 30 min.
Which companies operate from Dortmund to Hamburg?
The bus journey from Dortmund to Hamburg is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixTrain and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Dortmund to Hamburg?
Dortmund to Hamburg has 4 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Dortmund to Hamburg leave?
The earliest bus from Dortmund to Hamburg departs at 2:00 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 Dortmund to Hamburg depart?
The latest bus from Dortmund to Hamburg departs at 4:45 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 Dortmund 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 $13.33 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.
From which stations can I leave from Dortmund to Hamburg?
There are 3 station(s) that you can depart from Dortmund to go to Hamburg. You can go from Dortmund-Derne, Dortmund-Aplerbeck and Dortmund Hbf and you can arrive at Hamburg Hbf, Altona, Harburg, Hamburg Airport and Hamburg Dammtor.
How many direct connections depart from Dortmund to Hamburg?
There are on average 3 direct connection(s) from Dortmund to go to Hamburg.
What's the fastest journey time between Dortmund to Hamburg by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Dortmund and Hamburg is 4 hr 30 min.
Is there a direct bus from Dortmund to Hamburg?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Dortmund and Hamburg.
What are the CO2 emissions for Dortmund to Hamburg by bus?
The bus journey from Dortmund to Hamburg creates 21.52kg of CO2 emissions.

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