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Timetable 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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The fastest buses from Berlin to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Aug 1

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
$441One-way
10:50PMBerlin, Europaplatz am Hbf. (BEX-Haltestelle)17h25 04:15PMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport
1 changes
$441One-way

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$36BlaBlaCar Bus
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Aug 1
$45Deutsche Bahn
$38Flixbus
$314Eurowings
Mon
Aug 2
$39Deutsche Bahn
$31BlaBlaCar Bus
$201Eurowings
Tue
Aug 3
$30Deutsche Bahn
$31BlaBlaCar Bus
$201Eurowings
Wed
Aug 4
$30Deutsche Bahn
$41BlaBlaCar Bus
$201Eurowings
Thu
Aug 5
$30Deutsche Bahn
$41BlaBlaCar Bus
$226Eurowings
Fri
Aug 6
$23Deutsche Bahn
$31BlaBlaCar Bus
$226Eurowings
Sat
Aug 7
$25FlixTrain
$31Flixbus
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Sun
Aug 8
$50FlixTrain
$29BlaBlaCar Bus
$201Eurowings
Mon
Aug 9
$23Deutsche Bahn
$29BlaBlaCar Bus
$151Eurowings
Tue
Aug 10
$23Deutsche Bahn
$31BlaBlaCar Bus
$176Eurowings
Wed
Aug 11
$23Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$101Eurowings
Thu
Aug 12
$23Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$151Eurowings
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Aug 13
$38FlixTrain
$29BlaBlaCar Bus
$176Eurowings
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Aug 14
$25FlixTrain
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Sun
Aug 15
$38FlixTrain
$29BlaBlaCar Bus
$151Eurowings
Mon
Aug 16
$30Deutsche Bahn
$29BlaBlaCar Bus
$113Eurowings
Tue
Aug 17
$25FlixTrain
$31BlaBlaCar Bus
$113Eurowings
Wed
Aug 18
$19FlixTrain
$25Flixbus
$101Eurowings
Thu
Aug 19
$43Deutsche Bahn
$29BlaBlaCar Bus
$101Tuifly
Fri
Aug 20
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$29BlaBlaCar Bus
$113Eurowings

The cheapest buses from Berlin to Cologne

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Cheapest

$44

Average

$44

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 $ 44 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 44.

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11:20PMBerlin16h55 04:15PMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport
1 changes
$441One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:50PMBerlin, Europaplatz am Hbf. (BEX-Haltestelle)17h25 04:15PMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport
1 changes
$441One-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$36 (€29)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, BlaBlaCar or FlixTrain

Buses from Berlin to Cologne cover the 296 miles (478 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 55 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or FlixTrain. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $36 (€29)], you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $31 (€25). Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

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FlixBus Berlin – Cologne

Travel from Berlin to Cologne from $31 (€25) with Omio’s bus partners FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

FlixBus

Flixbus is one of Europe's biggest bus companies which was created in Germany and offers bus services around Europe and US. Flixbus offers only one ticket type called Standard for your upcoming bus trip from Berlin to Cologne.

Book your FlixBus Berlin to Cologne bus with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check FlixBus’s up-to-date bus schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Berlin to Cologne routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable FlixBus bus tickets online that fit your budget. The distance from Berlin to Cologne is 296 miles (478 km), and the best price for a one-way Berlin - Cologne FlixBus bus ticket starts at $38 (€30) if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your FlixBus ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by bus. Waiting in a line at the bus station to purchase your bus ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your bus tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with FlixBus!

FlixBus has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by bus between Berlin and Cologne:

  • 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

Travel Tips

Buses from Berlin 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 Berlin to Cologne.
FAQs
How much does a cheap bus between Berlin and Cologne cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Berlin to Cologne buses for as little as $31 (€25)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the bus from Berlin to Cologne on average?
If you’re looking to book your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Berlin to Cologne bus price to come in at an average of $36 (€29)  one way.
What is the distance between Berlin and Cologne by bus?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Berlin and Cologne by bus to be approximately 296 miles (478 km).
How long is a bus to Cologne from Berlin on average?
While the time it takes to travel 296 miles (478 km) from Berlin to Cologne can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Berlin to Cologne bus journey time is on average 8 h 55 min.
What bus station in Berlin goes to Cologne? What bus station do I come into Cologne from Berlin?

When departing from Berlin, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof, Berlin, ZOB and Berlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz. When arriving in Cologne, you can end your journey in bus stations like Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle).

Omio customers book a bus from Berlin Hbf   to Köln, Köln Bonn Airport   most frequently for this route.

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

You can find the most popular departure bus station for this journey, Berlin Hbf, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Berlin. The most popular arrival bus station in Cologne, called Köln, Köln Bonn Airport, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

Which bus providers can get me from Berlin to Cologne?
For the best Berlin to Cologne bus to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or FlixTrain. However, it's always good to check all possible bus providers with services to Cologne from Berlin to compare what amenities they may offer.
Is there 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.
What are the first and last departure bus times from Berlin to Cologne?
The earliest bus departing from Berlin to Cologne leaves at 8: 05 AM. The last bus departing from Berlin to Cologne leaves at 9: 20 PM. You can find the latest Berlin to Cologne bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy bus tickets between Berlin and Cologne to score the best deals?
You can find buses between Berlin and Cologne to cost on average $36 (€29) 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 Berlin 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

Berlin
Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm
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