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Journey Details

Best price $ 17.56
Journey duration 7 h 35 min
Connections per day 4
First departure 13:30
Last departure 23:59
Distance 223.7 mi

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How much will I pay for bus tickets from Hamburg to Cologne?

Prices will vary when you travel from Hamburg to Cologne. On average, though, you'll pay about $ 26.02 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as $ 17.56, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. 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.

Stations of departure

Hambourg
Hambourg, Gare routière
Hamburg ZOB

Destination stations

Cologne - Aéroport
Cologne Bonn (Aéroport)
Leverkusen
Cologne South, Airport
Cologne North, Leverkusen

CO2 emissions for this route

Flight
102.885kg
Train
5.054kg
Bus
24.548kg
Car
17.689kg

Ticket price Hamburg - Cologne every day

 
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Flixbus-logo
Flixbus
Duration: 7 h 25 min
Hamburg ZOB - Cologne South, Airport
13:30 - 20:55
$ 30.45
Flixbus-logo
Flixbus
Duration: 6 h 55 min
Hamburg ZOB - Cologne North, Leverkusen
13:30 - 20:25
$ 30.45
Flixbus-logo
Flixbus
Duration: 7 h 41 min
Hamburg ZOB - Cologne North, Leverkusen
23:59 - 07:40
$ 35.14
Flixbus-logo
Flixbus
Duration: 8 h 21 min
Hamburg ZOB - Cologne South, Airport
23:59 - 08:20
$ 35.14

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

The journey from Hamburg to Cologne covers a distance of 224.3 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 7 h 38 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 6 h 40 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 Hamburg to Cologne faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

What time are the departures from Hamburg to Cologne?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Hamburg to Cologne, which usually leaves at 13:30. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 23:59. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

How many times a day do journeys run from Hamburg to Cologne?

The exact number of journeys from Hamburg to Cologne can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 4 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including Flixbus and Ouibus. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 7 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Hamburg to Cologne. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Hamburg to Cologne varies, but in general, you can expect to find 4 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 0 journeys with one change or more.

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