Cologne to Hamburg

Cologne to Hamburg Hamburg to Cologne
Between Cologne and Hamburg we found up to 9 bus departures, including 4 night buses. There are also 8 train departures. The earliest bus departure from Cologne is at 04:10 arriving to Hamburg at 11:00 the same day. While the latest bus departure is at 22:00 and arrives at 05:45 the following day. The prices for the cheapest one way adult tickets range from 10 € to 65 €.



Traveling by bus from Cologne to Hamburg

The shortest travel distance between Cologne and Hamburg is 423 km. The fastest bus which departs at 07:45 has a travel time of 06:50h. The longest travel time on the route is 08:15h. Depending on the selected departure, the following amenities are available: air condition, wifi available and toilet.

Overnight buses

If you want to travel overnight and save money on accommodation or arrive in Hamburg earlier, there are 4 overnight buses from Cologne to Hamburg. The overnight buses depart between 21:30 and 22:00 and arrive at 05:45 the following day. Below are the most popular night departures to Hamburg:
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Bus companies

Flixbus is the name of the carrier operating this route. This company has been rated 214 times. Here you can see their average rating amongst travellers.

Flixbus
4.2


Departure and arrival stations

If you're wanting more detailed information about either Cologne or Hamburg, including general information, station and stop information and other popular routes, you can follow the links below.
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  Cologne

You can see information about the departure station and stops Cologne here

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  Hamburg

You can see information about the arrival station and stops Hamburg here



Cheapest ticket prices

Adult ticket: 10€ (One-Way) or 20€ (Return).

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Other popular destinations from Hamburg

If you're looking for inspiration as to where to travel next once you've reached Hamburg, here is the list of the most popular travel combinations that our clients have previously purchased their tickets for:


Other ways of traveling between Cologne and Hamburg

In case that you feel safer taking other forms of transportation, you can find alternative ways of reaching Hamburg below.

Trains from Cologne to Hamburg

Another transportation option is taking a train from Cologne to Hamburg. You can find the details about the departure times and ticket prices by clicking one of the routes in the search results.

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