The cheapest buses from Budapest to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Sep 18

Cheapest

$62

Average

$62

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 Budapest to Cologne will cost around $ 62 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 62.

Cheapest
10:50AMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar21h15 08:05AMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport
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$621One-way

Timetable Budapest to Cologne

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10:50AMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar21h15 08:05AMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport
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Sat
Sep 18
$124Deutsche Bahn
$56STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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Sun
Sep 19
$87Deutsche Bahn with connection
$56STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$116Eurowings Europe
Mon
Sep 20
$58Deutsche Bahn
$56STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$157Tuifly
Tue
Sep 21
$58Deutsche Bahn with connection
$56STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$345Lufthansa
Wed
Sep 22
$58Deutsche Bahn
$56Flixbus
$134Eurowings
Thu
Sep 23
$58Deutsche Bahn
$56STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$126Eurowings
Fri
Sep 24
$87Deutsche Bahn
$56Flixbus
$134Eurowings
Sat
Sep 25
$87Deutsche Bahn
$56STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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Sun
Sep 26
$58Deutsche Bahn with connection
$50STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$94Eurowings Europe
Mon
Sep 27
$58Deutsche Bahn
$56STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$134Tuifly
Tue
Sep 28
$53Deutsche Bahn
$50STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$181Lufthansa
Wed
Sep 29
$58Deutsche Bahn
$40STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$72Eurowings
Thu
Sep 30
$62Deutsche Bahn with connection
$56STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$126Eurowings
Fri
Oct 1
$62Deutsche Bahn
$53Flixbus
$116Eurowings
Sat
Oct 2
$58Deutsche Bahn
$40STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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Sun
Oct 3
$58Deutsche Bahn with connection
$55Flixbus
$94Eurowings
Mon
Oct 4
$58Deutsche Bahn
$40STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$83Eurowings
Tue
Oct 5
$58Deutsche Bahn
$50STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$160Lufthansa
Wed
Oct 6
$58Deutsche Bahn
$50STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$72Tuifly
Thu
Oct 7
$58Deutsche Bahn
$40STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$126Eurowings

The fastest buses from Budapest to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Sep 18

Fastest Journey

21 h 15 m

Average

21 h 15 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

956 km

It's difficult to get from Budapest to Cologne without transferring at least once.

10:50AMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar21h15 08:05AMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport
1 changes
$621One-way

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Bus Information between Budapest and Cologne

distanceDistance593 miles (956 km)
durationAverage bus duration21 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$56 (€45)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus

Buses from Budapest to Cologne cover the 593 miles (956 km) long trip taking on average 21 h 15 min with our travel partners like Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $56 (€45), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $56 (€45). Travelers depart most frequently from Budapest-Déli and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

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 between Budapest and Cologne.

FlixBus is one of the best options when traveling by bus between Budapest and Cologne. Omio quickly shows you current FlixBus bus schedules for the Budapest - Cologne route and makes it easier than ever for you to buy bus tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest trip available. The distance between Budapest and Cologne is around 593 miles (956 km) and the cheapest FlixBus one-way ticket you can book starts at $56 (€45). As you check the latest Budapest to Cologne bus schedule from FlixBus for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Cologne safely. If you search for FlixBus tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect FlixBus ticket between Budapest and Cologne so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

These are FlixBus' ticket policies for COVID-19 for the bus from Budapest to 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

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Buses from Budapest 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 Budapest to Cologne.
FAQs
Is cross-border travel by bus between Budapest, Hungary and Cologne, Germany allowed?

Travel by bus between Budapest, Hungary and Cologne, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Cologne from Budapest restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last checked on 9/16/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Cologne from Budapest closer to your date of departure here

What restrictions are there on reentering Hungary from Cologne, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Cologne to Budapest is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Hungary from Germany?

Reentry to Hungary is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Hungary from Cologne?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the safety rules to follow in Budapest, Hungary?

The government of Hungary 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 9/14/21. 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 Budapest from Cologne here.

How much are cheap buses from Budapest to Cologne?
Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Budapest to Cologne to cost as little as $56 (€45)  in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a bus between Budapest and Cologne?
If you’re looking to book your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Budapest to Cologne bus price to come in at an average of $56 (€45)  one way.
How many miles is it from Budapest to Cologne by bus?
The Budapest to Cologne bus distance is approximately 593 miles (956 km).
How many hours is the bus time to Cologne from Budapest?
While the time it takes to travel 593 miles (956 km) from Budapest to Cologne can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Budapest to Cologne bus journey time is on average 21 h 15 min.
What is the departure bus station in Budapest and arrival bus station in Cologne?

Some of the Budapest bus stations to Cologne you can start your journey from include Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti), Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar and Budapest, Clark Ádám Tér. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Cologne include Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle).

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Budapest-Déli   and arriving in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

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

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Budapest-Déli, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Köln, Köln Bonn Airport, located 8 mile (s) / 13 km away from the city center.

What bus companies offer a service from Budapest to Cologne?
For the best Budapest to Cologne bus to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Flixbus. However, it's always good to check all possible bus providers with services between Budapest and Cologne to compare what amenities they may offer.
What are the first and last departure bus times from Budapest to Cologne?
The first Budapest to Cologne bus departs at 8: 15 AM   and the last bus from Budapest to Cologne leaves at 8: 45 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Budapest to Cologne on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I purchase bus tickets between Budapest and Cologne for the best deals?
If you buy the Budapest to Cologne bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $56 (€45). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses between Budapest and Cologne. Look out for bus tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Budapest
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Budapest - Könyves Kálmán k
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Budapest Népliget autóbusz állomás Busterminal
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Budapest, Népliget Autobus Station
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