If the offers provided by buses do not suit your needs, trains and carpooling could represent a good alternative for this distance.
When the journey is so long, the bus takes much longer than other transportation. You can have a look at flights to Hamburg: by booking in advance you can find very cheap tickets!
When do the first and last buses from Vienna to Hamburg leave?
The average duration of the journey is 14 hours and 47 minutes, but the fastest bus connections get you to Hamburg in 14 hours. The first bus is scheduled at 06:10 and the last one at 22:10.
Which bus companies are in service in the route Vienna - Hamburg?
There are many companies cooperating with virail, among which also FlixBus with buses to Hamburg.
Flixbus is undoubtedly one of the youngest and most famous bus companies in whole Europe. With more than 40 millions passengers only in 2017, Flixbus offers national and international bus connections, also with night buses.