Cheap bus tickets from Hamburg to Colognefrom $12.99
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Bus stations and stops in Hamburg
Hamburg central bus station
Bus stations and stops in Cologne
Leverkusen Mitte station
Cologne Airport CGN (Terminal 2)
Cologne East (Bergisch Gladbach, Refrath)
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Find the cheapest buses from Hamburg to Cologne
Getting from Hamburg to Cologne is cheap and easy when you travel with FlixBus. The two cities are 290 miles apart and traveling between the two takes as fast as 6 hours 40 minutes.
FlixBus tickets are always good value, but you can save even more money by booking online in advance. Book on the website or our FlixBus App in minutes, then simply use your phone as your ticket to board the bus.
You can get bus tickets to travel between Hamburg and Cologne for as little as $15.99 if you book in advance and/or outside of busy travel times, like weekends and holidays.
We have a large network of 200 destinations, so you can trust us to take you from your desired departure city to your destination in comfort and style - all for great value.
Traveling from Hamburg to Cologne
It's easy to get from Hamburg to Cologne with FlixBus, with 3 direct buses per day. The first bus is at 12:50 am and the last bus leaves at 10:10 pm, giving you options to suit every schedule.
You can expect a minimum of 3.0 stops on your journey. It can take a minimum time of 6 hours 40 minutes.
Bus travel is the most environmentally friendly way to travel long distances and we're working to make it even greener with high environmental standards across our fleet of buses, the use of alternative drive and fuel technologies, and the option for all passengers to offset their carbon emissions at the point of buying a ticket.
The average cost of bus travel between Hamburg and Cologne is $15.99, which makes bus travel far cheaper than any other method.
Taking the bus from Hamburg
Traveling from Hamburg and not familiar with it? Here's everything you need to know.
Hamburg is a transport hub with 2 bus station(s); the 211 connections departing from Hamburg every day take travelers both within the state and further afield.
Arriving in Cologne
Traveling to Cologne for the first time? Here's what you need to know:
Cologne is very well connected to other destinations on the FlixBus network, with 258 connections arriving in one of the 3 bus station(s) of the city, giving you easy access to all corners of the country.
What to expect onboard the FlixBus bus from Hamburg to Cologne
Getting from Hamburg to Cologne aboard a FlixBus bus means traveling in comfort and style, with all the services you need to keep you occupied. Most of our buses include free Wi-Fi onboard, an entertainment system, toilets and power outlets.
You can bring one carry-on and one check-in piece of luggage per passenger, so even if you're taking a long trip, you don't need to worry about traveling light.
All ticket holders are guaranteed a seat on our buses but if you want to reserve a seat, you can do so at the time of booking. Choose from a classic seat, table seat, panorama seat or extra seat.
Just book online or on our FlixBus App when purchasing your ticket using any of our available payment methods.
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