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Overview: Bus from Bruges to Cologne

distanceDistance162 miles (262 km)
durationAverage bus duration8 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$28 (€23)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus or BlaBlaCar

Buses from Bruges to Cologne cover the 162 miles (262 km) long trip taking on average 8 h with our travel partners like Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $28 (€23), but the average price of bus tickets is $28 (€23). Travelers depart most frequently from Brugge and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

Bus companies: FlixBus from Bruges to Cologne

For as little as $28 (€23) you can travel by bus to Cologne from Bruges with FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

FlixBus

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: $28

When purchasing your FlixBus bus tickets from Bruges to Cologne, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • 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: Bus to Cologne from Bruges

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 Bruges to Cologne.
FAQs

Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by bus between Bruges and Cologne?

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

Can I enter Germany from Belgium?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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

All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/18/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus to Cologne from Bruges as this information can change.

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 Bruges 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?

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

What are the safety rules to follow in Bruges, 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 1/16/22. 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 Bruges from Cologne here.

How much do cheap bus tickets from Bruges to Cologne cost?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus between Bruges and Cologne for the next 7 days starting from $28 (€23)  one way.

How much is the bus between Bruges and Cologne on average?

In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $28 (€23)  for a bus ticket between Bruges and Cologne.

How far is Bruges to Cologne by bus?

The distance to Cologne from Bruges by bus is approximately 162 miles (262 km).

How many hours is the bus time to Cologne from Bruges?

The Bruges to Cologne bus duration is on average 8 h, which is to be expected when traveling 162 miles (262 km) from Bruges to Cologne. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

Which bus station from Bruges to Cologne do I depart from? Which Cologne bus station from Bruges do I arrive in?

There are a few bus stations in Bruges to start your trip from including Bruges, Sint-Michiels Station West, Bruges, Rijselstraat / Spoorwegstraat and Bruges, Station. In Cologne you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle).

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Brugge   and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

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

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Brugge, which is located around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Köln, Köln Bonn Airport, located 8.1 miles (13.1 km) away from the city center.

What bus providers offer a service from Bruges to Cologne?

For the best Bruges to Cologne bus to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. However, it's always good to check all possible bus providers with services from Bruges to Cologne to compare what amenities they may offer.

What time is the earliest bus from Bruges to Cologne? What time is the last bus from Bruges to Cologne?

The earliest bus departing from Bruges to Cologne leaves at 6: 05 AM. The last bus departing from Bruges to Cologne leaves at 6: 05 AM. You can find the latest Bruges to Cologne bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How far in advance should I buy a bus ticket from Bruges to Cologne to get the best deals?

If you purchase the Bruges to Cologne bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $28 (€23). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses from Bruges to Cologne. Look out for bus tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.