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Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration6h 50m
Bus arrives inHamburg
Buses depart fromFrankfurt am Main
Coach Ticket Price 19.98 €
Distance395 km
Bus Companies
  • Flixbus

Buses from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg: Journey Details

Buses in Germany are an affordable way to travel between cities, with a number of bus companies offering domestic and international routes. Those looking for buses from Frankfurt to Hamburg can choose from several throughout the day. The route is covered by Flixbus, Postbus, Eurolines and Infobus, with each company running buses from early morning until the evening. Most buses travel directly between the two cities though one of the Postbus services has one change in Berlin and some Eurolines services depart from the Airport. Journey times can vary depending on the departure time, place of departure and route, but on average passengers can expect to travel for between 6 and 8 hours.

Return buses from Hamburg to Frankfurt are also available.



Local Time 08:52
Population 1,700,000
Region Hamburg
Languages German

How expensive is Hamburg?

An Average Meal

An average meal in a restaurant in Hamburg costs 6.4% less than in Frankfurt.


Prices in Hamburg are on average 3% lower than in Frankfurt.

Public Transport

Public transport in Hamburg costs around 9.1% more than in Frankfurt.

A Night in a Hotel

A night in a hotel in Hamburg is about 14.6% more expensive than in Frankfurt.

Taking the Bus from Frankfurt am Main

Most buses from Frankfurt to Hamburg start their journey at the Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof or main railway station. The rail station is one of the busiest in Germany and there are good facilities for both train and bus passengers. Line S7 of the city's S-Bahn system stops at the station as well as lines U4 and U5 on the U-Bahn. Passengers can also get to the station by tram and lines 11 and 12 stop at Hauptbahnhof/Münchener Strasse. Ebbelwei Express buses make getting to the station from any part of the city simple, and numbers 16, 17, 20 and 21 all drop passengers outside.

Getting into Hamburg by Bus

Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany and this bustling North Sea port is an exciting choice for holidays and breaks. Explore its famous historic landmarks such as the Rathaus or the St. Petri and St. Jacobi churches, walk by the beautiful Alster lakes or see the Reeperbahn red light district in St. Pauli. Most buses from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg arrive at the city's ZOB or central bus station. The station is located in the St. Georg district in the city centre and is just a 2 minute walk from the main rail station. There are U-Bahn and S-Bahn links to all parts of the city from the rail station, and local bus services depart from outside the station. Travellers can purchase an HVV card that can be used on all of the city's public transport system including ferries. Taxis are convenient and widely available and can take passengers to most parts of the city.

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