The cheapest buses from Antwerp to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Sep 22

Cheapest

$12

Average

$20

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Antwerp to Cologne will cost around $ 20 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 12.

09:00AMAntwerp3h10 12:10PMCologne
0 changes
$121One-way
01:10AMAntwerp2h30 03:40AMCologne
0 changes
$151One-way
04:30PMAntwerp2h30 07:00PMCologne
0 changes
$151One-way
Cheapest
01:45PMAntwerpen, Koningin Astridplein6h25 08:10PMKöln, Flughafen
1 changes
$241One-way
2nd Cheapest
02:55PMAntwerpen, Koningin Astridplein6h02 08:57PMKöln, Hbf
1 changes
$351One-way

Timetable Antwerp to Cologne

Showing buses for tomorrow, Wed, Sep 22
01:10AMAntwerp2h30 03:40AMCologne
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09:00AMAntwerp3h10 12:10PMCologne
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01:45PMAntwerpen, Koningin Astridplein6h25 08:10PMKöln, Flughafen
0 changes
02:55PMAntwerpen, Koningin Astridplein6h02 08:57PMKöln, Hbf
0 changes
04:30PMAntwerp2h30 07:00PMCologne
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Wed
Sep 22
$49Deutsche Bahn
$24Flixbus
Thu
Sep 23
$42Deutsche Bahn
$16Flixbus
Fri
Sep 24
$42Deutsche Bahn
$22Flixbus
Sat
Sep 25
$42Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
Sun
Sep 26
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$26Union Ivkoni International
Mon
Sep 27
$42Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
Tue
Sep 28
$42Deutsche Bahn
$29Flixbus
Wed
Sep 29
$33Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
Sep 30
$33Deutsche Bahn
$15Flixbus
Fri
Oct 1
$42Deutsche Bahn
$19Flixbus
Sat
Oct 2
$33Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
Sun
Oct 3
$33Deutsche Bahn
$23Flixbus
Mon
Oct 4
$33Deutsche Bahn
$24Flixbus
Tue
Oct 5
$33Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
Wed
Oct 6
$33Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
Oct 7
$42Deutsche Bahn
$15Flixbus
Fri
Oct 8
$42Deutsche Bahn
$22Flixbus
Sat
Oct 9
$42Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
Sun
Oct 10
$33Deutsche Bahn
$21Flixbus
Mon
Oct 11
$33Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus

The fastest buses from Antwerp to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Sep 22

Fastest Journey

2 h 30 m

Average

4 h 7 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

181 km

Of the 5 buses that leave Antwerp for Cologne every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 181 km distance in an average of 4 h 7 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 30 m .

The slowest buses will take 6 h 25 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

01:10AMAntwerp2h30 03:40AMCologne
0 changes
$151One-way
04:30PMAntwerp2h30 07:00PMCologne
0 changes
$151One-way
09:00AMAntwerp3h10 12:10PMCologne
0 changes
$121One-way
Fastest
02:55PMAntwerpen, Koningin Astridplein6h02 08:57PMKöln, Hbf
1 changes
$351One-way
2nd Fastest
01:45PMAntwerpen, Koningin Astridplein6h25 08:10PMKöln, Flughafen
1 changes
$241One-way

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Bus Information between Antwerp and Cologne

distanceDistance112 miles (180 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 25 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$25 (€20)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesDeutsche Bahn, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Germany, Eurolines France or Deinbus

Buses from Antwerp to Cologne cover the 112 miles (180 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 25 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Germany, Eurolines France or Deinbus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $16 (€13), but the average price of bus tickets is $25 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Antwerp and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

Bus companies

Bus between Antwerp and Cologne with Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus

You can travel by bus between Antwerp and Cologne with Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus for as low as $16 (€13). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn
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Deutsche Bahn (DB) makes German bus travel easy! Find Deutsche Bahn bus schedules and cheap tickets for the 112 miles (180 km) journey between Antwerp and Cologne with Omio. Choose from Super Saver, Saver and Flexible fares for your journey between Antwerp and Cologne if you’re looking for the best deals on affordable bus tickets. Deutsche Bahn even offers discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use on Omio.

As the main provider of bus services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 bus journeys per day, DB offers a range of bus types to suit you with the high-speed InterCity Express (ICE), the express national and international Intercity (IC) and Eurocity (EC) buses, and local Regional Express (RE) and Regional (RB) buses. These different types of buses differ in terms of the comfort and time required to travel. For example, while restrooms are standard services on each bus, other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi access are only available on certain buses.

Travel Tips

Buses from Antwerp to Cologne
Take the bus to Cologne easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Antwerp to Cologne.
FAQs
Is cross-border travel by bus between Antwerp, Belgium and Cologne, Germany allowed?

Travel by bus between Antwerp, Belgium and Cologne, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Cologne from Antwerp restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Antwerp?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 9/20/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus between Antwerp and Cologne closer to your date of departure here

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Belgium from Cologne, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Cologne to Antwerp is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Belgium from Germany?

Reentry to Belgium is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Cologne?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the safety rules to follow in Antwerp, Belgium?

The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/19/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Antwerp from Cologne here.

How much does a cheap bus between Antwerp and Cologne cost?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus to Cologne from Antwerp for the next 7 days starting from $16 (€13)  one way.
How much does it cost to take a bus to Cologne from Antwerp?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $25 (€20)  for a bus ticket from Antwerp to Cologne.
How many miles is it from Antwerp to Cologne by bus?
The bus distance from Antwerp to Cologne is around 112 miles (180 km).
How long is the bus to Cologne from Antwerp?
On average the Antwerp to Cologne bus travel time is 3 h 25 min  for the 112 miles (180 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
Which bus station from Antwerp to Cologne do I depart from? Which Cologne bus station from Antwerp do I arrive in?

When taking a bus from Antwerp, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Antwerp, Crown Plaza Hotel, Antwerp, Desguinlei Street (PIVA) and Antwerp, lk 2. When you arrive in Cologne, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle).

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Antwerp   to Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

Where is the Antwerp bus station located? Where is the Cologne bus station located?

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Antwerp and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to this bus station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and need to travel approximately 8 mile (s) / 13 km from the bus station to the city center in Cologne.

Which bus companies can get me from Antwerp to Cologne?
For the trip from Antwerp to Cologne you can take a bus with Deutsche Bahn, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Germany, Eurolines France or Deinbus. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services between Antwerp and Cologne on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Are there any nonstop bus services from Antwerp to Cologne?
Yes, there are direct buses from Antwerp to Cologne, and you can find a direct bus for this journey with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
When is the earliest bus from Antwerp to Cologne? When is the last bus from Antwerp to Cologne?
The first Antwerp to Cologne bus departs at 5: 00 AM   and the last bus from Antwerp to Cologne leaves at 9: 45 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Antwerp to Cologne on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I book bus tickets between Antwerp and Cologne for the best deals?
You can find buses between Antwerp and Cologne to cost on average $25 (€20) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Antwerp to Cologne bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Antwerp
Antwerp
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