Buses from Brussels to Cologne

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Brussels to Cologne

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08:00BRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France3h05 11:05Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
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17:30Bruxelles, Gare du Nord2h55 20:25Köln, Köln/Bonn Flughafen
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The fastest buses

from Brussels
to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Sep 21

Fastest Journey

2 h 55 m

Average

3 h

Buses per day

2

Distance

183 km

Of the 2 bus that leave Brussels for Cologne every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct bus cover the 183 km distance in an average of 3 h but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 2 h 55 m .

The slowest bus will take 3 h 5 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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17:30Bruxelles, Gare du Nord2h55 20:25Köln, Köln/Bonn Flughafen
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$191One-way
2nd Fastest
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08:00BRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France3h05 11:05Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
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$141One-way

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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Sat
Sep 21
$36Thalys
$13Flixbus
$363pegasus
Sun
Sep 22
$23Deutsche Bahn
$10Bla Bla Bus
$395TAP Portugal
Mon
Sep 23
$36Thalys
$6Bla Bla Bus
$350TAP Portugal
Tue
Sep 24
$36Thalys
$6Bla Bla Bus
$341TAP Portugal
Wed
Sep 25
$36Thalys
$6Bla Bla Bus
$379TAP Portugal
Thu
Sep 26
$35Deutsche Bahn
$6Bla Bla Bus
$468TAP Portugal
Fri
Sep 27
$35Deutsche Bahn
$6Bla Bla Bus
$414pegasus
Sat
Sep 28
$23Deutsche Bahn
$6Bla Bla Bus
$398TAP Portugal
Sun
Sep 29
$29Deutsche Bahn
$6Bla Bla Bus
$372TAP Portugal
Mon
Sep 30
$35Deutsche Bahn
$6Bla Bla Bus
$279pegasus
Tue
Oct 1
$29Deutsche Bahn
$10Eurolines France
$330TAP Portugal
Wed
Oct 2
$35Deutsche Bahn
$10Bla Bla Bus
$343TAP Portugal
Thu
Oct 3
$23Deutsche Bahn
$10Bla Bla Bus
$428Brussels Airlines
Fri
Oct 4
$23Deutsche Bahn
$10Bla Bla Bus
$486Brussels Airlines
Sat
Oct 5
$23Deutsche Bahn
$10Bla Bla Bus
$454Turkish Airlines
Sun
Oct 6
$35Deutsche Bahn
$10Bla Bla Bus
$340pegasus
Mon
Oct 7
$23Deutsche Bahn
$10Bla Bla Bus
$313TAP Portugal
Tue
Oct 8
$23Deutsche Bahn
$10Bla Bla Bus
$245TAP Portugal
Wed
Oct 9
$23Deutsche Bahn
$10Bla Bla Bus
$263TAP Portugal
Thu
Oct 10
$23Deutsche Bahn
$10Bla Bla Bus
$204Blue Air

The cheapest buses

from Brussels
to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Sep 21

Cheapest

$14

Average

$17

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Brussels to Cologne will cost around $ 17 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 14.

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08:00BRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France3h05 11:05Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
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$141One-way
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17:30Bruxelles, Gare du Nord2h55 20:25Köln, Köln/Bonn Flughafen
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$191One-way

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Journey Summary

Brussels to Cologne Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration:
3 hours 22 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: $12
Buses depart from:Brussels
Bus arrives in:Cologne
Distance:183 km
BusBus Companies:Flixbus, Eurolines France, Bla Bla Bus

Buses from Brussels to Cologne: Journey Details

Buses from Brussels to Cologne run frequently throughout the day, beginning early in the morning at 5:00 a.m. and running a final service at around 8:15 p.m. Several providers service the route including Megabus, Flixbus, iD Bus, Bla Bla Car, and Eurolines. Overall travel time varies depending on time of departure and provider, and can vary between 2 hours and twenty minutes to just over four hours.

Taking the Bus from Brussels

There are three key bus terminals located in the Brussels area: one at Brussels North Train Station, one at Brussels Central Train Station, and another at Gare du Midi Train Station. Your departure point will depend on which provider you opt to ride with, but each bus terminal is easy to get to given their presence within train station facilities. Each station has clear signposts showing you which way to go to find the bus terminal, and in many cases the providers will be signposted too.

Getting into Cologne by Bus

Getting into Cologne by bus will usually see you arrive at the coach station located just behind the main railway transportation center in the city - Cologne Central Station. Cologne offers a wide variety of excellent transport links that run 24 hours day, meaning that public transport is usually the best and most affordable way to get around. The area is usually bustling with tourist activity, as visitors come from far and wide to see the delights of this incredible German city. The Cologne Cathedral, Museum Ludwig and the Rhein river are just some of the terrific sights to take in during your stay, and are all easily accessible by bus, rail and metrolink.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Brussels
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Amenities

BusBrüssel Gare Central

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