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Cologne to Berlin

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09:45Köln, Flughafen9h018:45Berlin, ZOB
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13:00Cologne6h3019:30Berlin
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16:00Cologne6h022:00Berlin
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22:10Köln, Flughafen9h3507:45Berlin, ZOB
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The fastest buses

from Cologne
to Berlin

Showing times and prices for Jul 16

Fastest Journey

6h

Average

7h 46m

Buses per day

4

Distance

479 km

Of the 4 bus that leave Cologne for Berlin every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct bus cover the 479 km distance in an average of 7h 46m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 6h .

The slowest bus will take 9h 35m 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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16:00Cologne6h 0m 22:00Berlin
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$341One-way
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13:00Cologne6h 30m 19:30Berlin
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$601One-way
Fastest
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09:45Köln, Flughafen9h 0m 18:45Berlin, ZOB
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$361One-way
2nd Fastest
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22:10Köln, Flughafen9h 35m 07:45Berlin, ZOB
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$361One-way

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Prices across different modes

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Bus
Flight
Mon
Jul 15
$118Deutsche Bahn
$41Flixbus
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Tue
Jul 16
$25FlixTrain
$36Flixbus
$104easyJet
Wed
Jul 17
$24FlixTrain
$30Flixbus
$69Ryanair
Thu
Jul 18
$24FlixTrain
$30Flixbus
$64easyJet
Fri
Jul 19
$35Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
$84easyJet
Sat
Jul 20
$24FlixTrain
$30Flixbus
$78easyJet
Sun
Jul 21
$35Deutsche Bahn
$41Flixbus
$74easyJet
Mon
Jul 22
$24FlixTrain
$30Flixbus
$48Ryanair
Tue
Jul 23
$24FlixTrain
$24Flixbus
$39Ryanair
Wed
Jul 24
$24Deutsche Bahn
$24Flixbus
$39Ryanair
Thu
Jul 25
$24FlixTrain
$24Flixbus
$32Ryanair
Fri
Jul 26
$35FlixTrain
$35Flixbus
$55easyJet
Sat
Jul 27
$24FlixTrain
$24Flixbus
$50easyJet
Sun
Jul 28
$47FlixTrain
$41Flixbus
$34easyJet
Mon
Jul 29
$18FlixTrain
$24Flixbus
$30easyJet
Tue
Jul 30
$18FlixTrain
$24Flixbus
$12Ryanair
Wed
Jul 31
$18FlixTrain
$24Flixbus
$30easyJet
Thu
Aug 1
$24Deutsche Bahn
$24Flixbus
$15Ryanair
Fri
Aug 2
$24FlixTrain
$30Flixbus
$48Ryanair
Sat
Aug 3
$18FlixTrain
$30Flixbus
$47Germanwings
Sun
Aug 4
$47FlixTrain
$35Flixbus
$30easyJet

The cheapest buses

from Cologne
to Berlin

Showing times and prices for Jul 16

Cheapest

$34

Average

$41

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 Cologne to Berlin will cost around $ 41 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 34.

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16:00Cologne6h 0m 22:00Berlin
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$341One-way
Cheapest
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22:10Köln, Flughafen9h 35m 07:45Berlin, ZOB
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$361One-way
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09:45Köln, Flughafen9h 0m 18:45Berlin, ZOB
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$361One-way
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13:00Cologne6h 30m 19:30Berlin
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$601One-way

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Journey Summary

Cologne to Berlin Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration:
9 hours 4 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: $25
Buses depart from:Cologne
Bus arrives in:Berlin
Distance:479 km
BusBus Companies:Flixbus

Buses from Cologne to Berlin

Buses in Germany are a convenient and affordable way to travel, with a number of companies offering a variety of domestic and international routes. Buses from Cologne to Berlin are operated by Eurolines and Flixbus. There are regular and frequent services offered, from early morning until late in the evening. Buses from Cologne to Berlin take between 8 and 15 hours to make the journey, depending on the service chosen. Some FlixBus and Eurolines buses may require a transfer, which significantly lengthen journey time. Weekend buses from COlogne to Berlin are also frequent.

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Cologne to Berlin Bus Cost

Average prices for buses from Cologne to Berlin when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€31

1 Day in Advance

€30

1 Week in Advance

€30

2 Weeks in Advance

€30

1 Month in Advance

€30

3 Months in Advance

€30

Cologne to Berlin Buses: General Information


While taking a bus is slower than both the bus and train it is significantly cheaper and can take as little as 7:50 h to arrive in Berlin.

  • autobus All Cologne to Berlin buses are run by Flixbus or Eurolines.
  • autobus Some buses are direct, while many require a transfer. Cologne to Berlin buses depart from either Köln ZOB or Köln Flughafen and arrive at either Berlin ZOB, Bahnhof Südkreuz, Alexanderplatz, or U-Bahnhof Alt-Tegel.
  • autobus Traveling from Cologne to Berlin by bus takes as little as 7 hours and 50 minutes.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Cologne to Berlin bus ticket 1 day in advance of the travel date.

Taking the Bus from Cologne

Cologne's main bus station, the ZOB, is on the north side of Hauptbahnhof, the city's central railway station, which is within a few minutes walking distance of the Cologne city centre. There are adjacent stops on the city's efficient S-bahn, U-bahn and bus services. Public transport is available until the early hours of the morning each day. Cologne has many yellow taxis which can be hailed in the street.

Getting into Berlin by Bus

Berlin is Germany's vibrant capital city. The re-developed Museum Island offers some of the world's greatest art treasures. Berlin is renowned for its cultural life, from performances by the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra to its many night clubs, catering to all tastes. Buses from Cologne to Berlin arrive at the city's main bus station, the ZOB, in the Charlottenburg district to the west of the city centre. The bus station has connections to Berlin's public transport system. The city's U-bahn and S-bahn services link to the city centre in about 30 minutes. On the weekend, these services run all night. On weekdays, night buses are available. Taxis can be hailed on the street or are available at taxi stands but are more expensive than using public transport.

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Best fares for buses from Cologne to Berlin

This Weekend
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Fri, Jul 19
Bus
Flixbus
07:459h16:45
CologneBerlin
Sat, Jul 20
Bus
Flixbus
07:459h16:45
CologneBerlin
Fastest Buses from Cologne to Berlin by duration
Thu, Jul 18
Bus
Flixbus
07:459h16:45
CologneBerlin
Fri, Jul 19
Bus
Flixbus
07:459h16:45
CologneBerlin
Sat, Jul 20
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Flixbus
07:459h16:45
CologneBerlin
Return Journeys for Buses from Berlin to Cologne
Wed, Jul 17
Bus
Flixbus
11:009h20:00
BerlinCologne
Thu, Jul 18
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Flixbus
11:009h20:00
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Fri, Jul 19
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Flixbus
11:009h20:00
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Stations
Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Berlin
BusBerlin, ZOB am Funkturm

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