Cheap bus tickets from Berlin to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Dec 7

Cheapest

$39

Average

$39

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 Berlin to Cologne will cost around $ 39 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 39.

10:50PMBerlin, Europaplatz am Hbf. (BEX-Haltestelle)17h25 04:15PMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport
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$391One-way
11:20PMBerlin16h55 04:15PMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport
1 changes
$391One-way

Bus schedule from Berlin to Cologne

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10:50PMBerlin, Europaplatz am Hbf. (BEX-Haltestelle)17h25 04:15PMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport
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11:20PMBerlin16h55 04:15PMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport
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$103easyJet
Tue
Dec 7
$25FlixTrain
$25Flixbus
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Wed
Dec 8
$21Deutsche Bahn
$18Flixbus
$55easyJet
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Dec 9
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$18Flixbus
$51easyJet
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Dec 10
$21Deutsche Bahn
$24Flixbus
$144Eurowings
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Dec 11
$24FlixTrain
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Dec 12
$24FlixTrain
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$12FlixTrain
$24Flixbus
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Dec 14
$21Deutsche Bahn
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$48easyJet
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Dec 15
$21Deutsche Bahn
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Dec 16
$18FlixTrain
$24Flixbus
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Dec 17
$24FlixTrain
$24Flixbus
$43easyJet
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Dec 18
$21Deutsche Bahn
$24Flixbus
$84Eurowings
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Dec 19
$21Deutsche Bahn
$24Flixbus
$48easyJet
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Dec 20
$16Deutsche Bahn
$24Flixbus
$40easyJet
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Dec 21
$21Deutsche Bahn
$24Flixbus
$43easyJet
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Dec 22
$41Deutsche Bahn
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Dec 23
$65Deutsche Bahn
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Dec 24
$21Deutsche Bahn
$42Flixbus
$43easyJet
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$21Deutsche Bahn
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Dec 26
$24FlixTrain
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Bus times from Berlin to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Dec 7

Fastest Journey

16 h 55 m

Average

17 h 10 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

479 km

It's difficult to get from Berlin to Cologne without transferring at least once.

11:20PMBerlin16h55 04:15PMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport
1 changes
$391One-way
10:50PMBerlin, Europaplatz am Hbf. (BEX-Haltestelle)17h25 04:15PMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport
1 changes
$391One-way

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Bus Information to Cologne from Berlin

distanceDistance296 miles (478 km)
durationAverage bus duration8 h 55 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$22 (€18)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, BlaBlaCar or FlixTrain

Buses from Berlin to Cologne cover the 296 miles (478 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 55 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or FlixTrain. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $18 (€15), but the average price of bus tickets is $22 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

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Travel with FlixBus to Cologne from Berlin

FlixBus buses will get you from Berlin to Cologne from $18 (€15). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

FlixBus

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

  • Average Price: $18

When you buy your FlixBus bus tickets from Berlin to Cologne don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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Bus to Cologne from Berlin
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FAQs
How much are cheap buses between Berlin and Cologne?
Bus tickets between Berlin and Cologne for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $18 (€15)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a bus from Berlin to Cologne?
The bus price from Berlin to Cologne is on average $22 (€18)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
How far is it from Berlin to Cologne by bus?
The bus distance from Berlin to Cologne is around 296 miles (478 km).
How many hours is the bus time from Berlin to Cologne?
On average the Berlin to Cologne bus time is 8 h 55 min  covering the 296 miles (478 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which bus station from Berlin to Cologne do I depart from? Which Cologne bus station from Berlin do I arrive in?

When taking a bus from Berlin, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof, Berlin, ZOB and Berlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz. 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 Berlin Hbf   to Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

Where do I find the Berlin bus station to Cologne? Where is the Cologne bus station?

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Berlin Hbf and travel around 1.7 miles (2.8 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 8.1 miles (13.1 km) from the bus station to the city center in Cologne.

Which bus providers should I travel with from Berlin to Cologne?
For the trip from Berlin to Cologne you can take a bus with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or FlixTrain. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services between Berlin and Cologne on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Can I find a direct bus from Berlin to Cologne?
Yes, you can search for direct buses from Berlin to Cologne on Omio with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your bus ticket.
When is the earliest bus from Berlin to Cologne? When is the last bus from Berlin to Cologne?
The earliest bus for this route departs from Berlin at 9: 30 AM. The last bus leaves from Berlin at 10: 20 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Berlin to Cologne and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I purchase Berlin to Cologne bus tickets to get the best deals?
If you purchase a bus ticket from Berlin to Cologne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $22 (€18) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets between Berlin and Cologne are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.