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Facts about the coach from Essen to Hamburg

Cheapest Bus£0.89
Fastest Bus5h 25m
Earliest Coach07:10
Latest Coach17:25
Daily Bus Connections2 Ø
Distance308.2 km
Coach CompaniesBlaBlaBus, FlixBus

The cheapest coach connections from Essen to Hamburg

Today
Tomorrow
from £18.07
11/08
from £20.78
12/08
from £18.07
13/08
14/08

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • BlaBlaBus
    17:25
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    Duration 5h 35m
    23:00
    Hamburg - ZOB central bus station
    from£0.89
  • BlaBlaBus
    07:10
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    Duration 5h 55m
    13:05
    Hamburg - ZOB central bus station
    from£0.89
  • FlixBus
    10:20
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    Duration 5h 25m
    15:45
    Hamburg - ZOB central bus station
    from£18.07

The cheapest train connections from Essen to Hamburg

No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets.

  • FlixTrain
    07:56
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    Duration 3h 12m
    11:08
    Hamburg - ZOB central bus station
    from£15.36
  • FlixTrain
    07:56
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    Duration 2h 59m
    10:55
    Hamburg - ZOB central bus station
    from£15.36
  • Deutsche Bahn
    19:00
    Essen
    Duration 3h 36m
    22:36
    Hamburg
    from£25.22
  • Deutsche Bahn
    05:00
    Essen
    Duration 3h 33m
    08:33
    Hamburg
    from£25.22

The cheapest carpooling offers from Essen to Hamburg

No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides.

  • BlaBlaCar
    16:00
    Essen
    Duration 4h 20m
    20:20
    Hamburg
    from£14.46
  • BlaBlaCar
    17:00
    Essen
    Duration 4h 0m
    21:00
    Hamburg
    from£16.27
  • Movacar
    16:00
    Essen
    Duration 3h 58m
    19:58
    Hamburg
    from£51.37

The cheapest coach connections from Hamburg to Essen

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • BlaBlaBus
    13:55
    Hamburg - ZOB central bus station
    Duration 5h 50m
    19:45
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    from£0.89
  • BlaBlaBus
    07:30
    Hamburg - ZOB central bus station
    Duration 5h 50m
    13:20
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    from£0.89
  • BlaBlaBus
    07:30
    Hamburg
    Duration 6h 20m
    13:50
    Essen
    from£6.32
  • BlaBlaBus
    15:30
    Hamburg
    Duration 5h 45m
    21:15
    Essen
    from£6.32
  • FlixBus
    13:30
    Hamburg - ZOB central bus station
    Duration 5h 25m
    18:55
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    from£18.07

The cheapest train connections from Hamburg to Essen

No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets.

  • FlixTrain
    12:50
    Hamburg - ZOB central bus station
    Duration 3h 11m
    16:01
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    from£15.36
  • FlixTrain
    08:10
    Hamburg - ZOB central bus station
    Duration 2h 43m
    10:53
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    from£15.36
  • Deutsche Bahn
    04:37
    Hamburg
    Duration 3h 12m
    07:49
    Essen
    from£25.22

The cheapest carpooling offers from Hamburg to Essen

No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides.

  • BlaBlaCar
    19:50
    Hamburg
    Duration 4h 0m
    23:50
    Essen
    from£12.65
  • BlaBlaCar
    08:00
    Hamburg
    Duration 4h 10m
    12:10
    Essen
    from£15.36
  • Movacar
    17:30
    Hamburg
    Duration 3h 58m
    21:28
    Essen
    from£51.37
  • Movacar
    18:00
    Hamburg
    Duration 3h 58m
    21:58
    Essen
    from£51.37

Information about the bus connection, amenities and services

There are numerous buses that offer the connection from Essen to Hamburg, which is why it’s of benefit to compare and contrast your available options. You have a decent chance of getting a cheap ticket for £18.07. However, when that route is in high demand, you’ll find that tickets might be slightly pricier. You’ll also see that there’s a variation in travelling time, depending on which company you select . The coach companies serving this route include: FlixBus and . A bus from Hamburg to Essen could get you there in as little as 5h 25m but there are also options which might take slightly longer. Look into the individual search results to get further information on journey times and travel durations. Just click "Find Now" and see all available departure times! Precondition: companyCount>1
If you want to go away but don’t know how, we'd highly recommend checking the bus timetables. Taking the bus is not only an environment-friendly option, it’s also quite affordable and as comfortable and convenient as taking a train or plane. In the past decade, companies have really gone the extra mile by offering top-notch special features ranging from USB ports over infotainment systems to WiFi free of charge. On CheckMyBus you can easily find out which operators offer which services. Also make sure to check the individual luggage policies: Most coach companies operating the route Essen - Hamburg allow you to take handluggage and one regular size suitcase on board for free. Additional or oversize luggage can usually be added for some extra pounds. Do you have all the information you need for a successful journey from Hamburg to Essen? Take a look at the exact location of the coach terminals in both cities, check departure times and find the ideal ride. One last piece of advice: Browse our website for the latest promotions. After all, everyone likes a good bargain, right?
You're into bargains? Then you're in the right spot! It’s usually good to book a coach in advance because fares are often subject to demand and the longer you wait, the more expensive they can be. On the route Essen - Hamburg, for instance, prices range from £18.07 to £18.07. Also consider comparing bus fares to those of other means of transport: Sometimes you can find amazing deals for trains, carpooling or even flights. One final piece of advice: Always check and compare journey times! While will get you to your destination within 5h 25m, other providers need up to 5h 25m.

Bus stops in Essen and Hamburg

Stations
Scheel-Plessen-Str. 17, 22765 Hamburg (Germany)
Hachmannplatz 16, 20099 Hamburg (Germany)
Hannoversche Str. 85, 21079 Hamburg (Germany)
22041 Hamburg (Germany)
Adenauerallee 74-78, 20097 Hamburg (Germany)

Compare Essen and Hamburg

£4.43
£4.70
Essen
Hamburg
A taxi journey in Essen is 6% cheaper than in Hamburg.
£2.35
£2.71
Essen
Hamburg
A bus fare in Essen is 14% cheaper than in Hamburg.
£3.62
£3.16
Essen
Hamburg
A pint of beer in Essen is 13% more expensive than in Hamburg.
£0.34
£0.38
Essen
Hamburg
A bottle of water in Essen is 11% cheaper than in Hamburg.
£4.82
£9.40
Essen
Hamburg
A meal in Essen is 49% cheaper than in Hamburg.

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