The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Berlin to Cologne is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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9 h 8 m
9 h 30 m
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It's difficult to get from Berlin to Cologne without transferring at least once.
|Distance||503 miles (812 km)|
|Bus frequency||2 a day|
Buses from Berlin to Cologne cover the 503 miles (812 km) long route taking on average 9 h 40 min with our travel partners like FlixBus. Normally, there are 2 buses operating per day, including direct services available.
Find the best trip between Berlin and Cologne with FlixBus. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most affordable journey has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.
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.
Travel by bus between Berlin, Germany and Cologne, Italy is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 3/8/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Cologne from Berlin closer to your date of departure here
The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Cologne to Berlin is: Unrestricted
Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
What are the requirements?
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 3/22/23. 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 Berlin from Cologne here.
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