Berlin to Cologne bus

Cheap bus tickets from Berlin to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Oct 05

Cheapest

34

Average

51

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.

Cheapest
10:30AMBerlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz9h25 07:55PMKöln, Flughafen
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341One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:00AMBerlin8h55 07:55PMKöln, Flughafen
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411One-way
02:55AMBerlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz9h45 12:40PMKöln, Flughafen
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621One-way
03:15AMBerlin9h25 12:40PMKöln, Flughafen
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671One-way

Bus schedule from Berlin to Cologne

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02:55AMBerlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz9h45 12:40PMKöln, Flughafen
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03:15AMBerlin9h25 12:40PMKöln, Flughafen
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10:30AMBerlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz9h25 07:55PMKöln, Flughafen
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11:00AMBerlin8h55 07:55PMKöln, Flughafen
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Bus times from Berlin to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Oct 05

Fastest Journey

8 h 55 m

Average

9 h 22 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

479 km

Of the 4 buses that leave Berlin for Cologne every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
11:00AMBerlin8h55 07:55PMKöln, Flughafen
0 transfers
411One-way
2nd Fastest
03:15AMBerlin9h25 12:40PMKöln, Flughafen
0 transfers
671One-way
2nd Fastest
10:30AMBerlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz9h25 07:55PMKöln, Flughafen
0 transfers
341One-way
02:55AMBerlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz9h45 12:40PMKöln, Flughafen
0 transfers
621One-way

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Overview: Bus from Berlin to Cologne

distanceDistance296 miles (478 km)
durationAverage bus duration9 h 25 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$35 (€34)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus companiesFlixTrain, BlaBlaCar, Flixbus or BlaBlaCar Bus

Buses from Berlin to Cologne cover the 296 miles (478 km) long journey taking on average 9 h 25 min with our travel partners like FlixTrain, BlaBlaCar, Flixbus or BlaBlaCar Bus. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $35 (€34), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $31 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof).

Bus providers: FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus from Berlin to Cologne

Buy your official FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus bus tickets to Cologne from Berlin from $31 (€30) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.

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BlaBlaCar Bus

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

  • Average Price: $31

BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French bus company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long bus journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Cologne from Berlin

    Travel Tips: 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 Berlin to Cologne.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets between Berlin and Cologne for as low as $31 (€30)  for the next 7 days.
    The bus price to Cologne from Berlin is on average $35 (€34)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
    The bus distance from Berlin to Cologne is around 296 miles (478 km).
    The Berlin to Cologne bus duration is on average 9 h 25 min, which is to be expected when traveling 296 miles (478 km) from Berlin to Cologne. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    When taking a bus from Berlin, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof, Berlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz and Berlin, Jannowitzbrücke. When you arrive in Cologne, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle).

    Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Berlin Hbf   to Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof).

    Passengers board the bus most frequently from Berlin Hbf, which is located around 3.5 miles (5.6 km) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof), located 8.1 miles (13.1 km) away from the city center.

    Take the Berlin to Cologne bus with FlixTrain, BlaBlaCar, Flixbus or BlaBlaCar Bus. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the route to Cologne from Berlin as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, there is 1 direct bus per day from Berlin 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.
    On average, there is 1 bus a day from Berlin to Cologne. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    You can take the earliest bus from Berlin to Cologne at 8: 30 AM   or take the last bus from Berlin to Cologne leaving at 9: 59 PM. Look for the latest Berlin to Cologne bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this trip.
    If you purchase a bus ticket from Berlin to Cologne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $35 (€34) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets to Cologne from Berlin are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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