Cologne to Antwerp bus

Cheap bus tickets from Cologne to Antwerp

Showing times and prices for Dec 08

Cheapest

15

Average

19

The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Cologne to Antwerp is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

04:00AMCologne2h50 06:50AMAntwerp
0 transfers
151One-way
Cheapest
09:05AMKöln, Flughafen5h25 02:30PMAntwerpen, Borsbeekbrugg
1 transfer
171One-way
12:00PMCologne2h40 02:40PMAntwerp
0 transfers
181One-way
2nd Cheapest
07:01AMKöln, Hbf5h14 12:15PMAntwerpen, Koningin Astridplein
1 transfer
191One-way
10:25AMKöln, Flughafen5h00 03:25PMAntwerpen, Koningin Astridplein
0 transfers
251One-way

Bus schedule from Cologne to Antwerp

Showing buses for tomorrow, Thursday, December 8
04:00AMCologne2h50 06:50AMAntwerp
0 transfers
07:01AMKöln, Hbf5h14 12:15PMAntwerpen, Koningin Astridplein
1 transfer
09:05AMKöln, Flughafen5h25 02:30PMAntwerpen, Borsbeekbrugg
1 transfer
10:25AMKöln, Flughafen5h00 03:25PMAntwerpen, Koningin Astridplein
0 transfers
12:00PMCologne2h40 02:40PMAntwerp
0 transfers

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Bus times from Cologne to Antwerp

Showing times and prices for Dec 08

Fastest Journey

2 h 40 m

Average

4 h 13 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

181 km

Of the 5 buses that leave Cologne for Antwerp every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

12:00PMCologne2h40 02:40PMAntwerp
0 transfers
181One-way
04:00AMCologne2h50 06:50AMAntwerp
0 transfers
151One-way
Fastest
10:25AMKöln, Flughafen5h00 03:25PMAntwerpen, Koningin Astridplein
0 transfers
251One-way
2nd Fastest
07:01AMKöln, Hbf5h14 12:15PMAntwerpen, Koningin Astridplein
1 transfer
191One-way
09:05AMKöln, Flughafen5h25 02:30PMAntwerpen, Borsbeekbrugg
1 transfer
171One-way

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Overview: Bus from Cologne to Antwerp

distanceDistance112 miles (180 km)
durationAverage bus duration5 h
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersBlaBlaCar, Deutsche Bahn, Flixbus, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar Bus or Union Ivkoni International

Buses from Cologne to Antwerp cover the 112 miles (180 km) long trip taking on average 5 h with our travel partners like BlaBlaCar, Deutsche Bahn, Flixbus, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar Bus or Union Ivkoni International. There are direct bus services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Antwerp, Crown Plaza Hotel.

Bus companies: Deutsche Bahn, FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus from Cologne to Antwerp

You can travel by bus to Antwerp from Cologne with Deutsche Bahn, FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Deutsche Bahn
BlaBlaCar Bus
FlixBus

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of bus services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your bus to Antwerp from Cologne. DB uses different types of buses such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain buses.

    BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS), a subsidiary of the popular French carpooling company, BlaBlaCar, is a bus company operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe. Founded in France, BlaBlaCar Bus provides connections to over 300 destinations. Standard amenities on the buses include air conditioning, toilets, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long bus journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. On select routes there is also free Wi-Fi available. BlaBlaCar Bus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags per person.

      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 Tips: Bus to Antwerp from Cologne

        Travel Tips: Take the bus to Antwerp 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 Cologne to Antwerp.
        FAQs

        Travel between Cologne, Germany and Antwerp, Belgium by bus is: Unrestricted.

        Can I enter Belgium from Germany?

        International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

        Conditions of entry:

        • There are no current restrictions

        What are the safety rules to follow in Antwerp, Belgium?

        All travelers in Belgium must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

        The information above was last checked on 11/17/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus between Cologne and Antwerp as this information can change.

        The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Antwerp to Cologne is: Unrestricted

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

        Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

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

        What are the requirements?

        • There are no current restrictions

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

        Last checked on 11/6/22. 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 Cologne from Antwerp here.

        The distance between Cologne and Antwerp by bus is approximately 112 miles (180 km).
        The bus time to Antwerp from Cologne is on average 5 h  for the 112 miles (180 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Antwerp from Cologne by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

        When taking the bus between Cologne and Antwerp, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle). Your route can end in bus stations such as Antwerp, Crown Plaza Hotel, Antwerp, Desguinlei Street (PIVA) and Antwerp, lk 2.

        Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Köln Hbf   and arrive in Antwerp, Crown Plaza Hotel.

        You can find the most popular departure bus station for this trip, Köln Hbf, located approximately 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center of Cologne. The most popular arrival bus station in Antwerp, called Antwerp, Crown Plaza Hotel, is located around 3.4 miles (5.5 km) away from its city center.

        For the trip from Cologne to Antwerp you can take a bus with BlaBlaCar, Deutsche Bahn, Flixbus, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar Bus or Union Ivkoni International. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services between Cologne and Antwerp on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
        Yes, you can search for direct buses from Cologne to Antwerp on Omio with Flixbus, 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 purchase your bus ticket.
        The earliest bus departing from Cologne to Antwerp leaves at 8: 25 AM. The last bus departing from Cologne to Antwerp leaves at 8: 25 AM. You can find the latest Cologne to Antwerp bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

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