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Cologne to Berlin

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06:10Cologne5h50 12:00Berlin
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09:45Köln, Flughafen9h00 18:45Berlin, ZOB
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17:35Köln, Flughafen9h30 03:05Berlin, ZOB
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17:35Köln, Flughafen9h50 03:25Berlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz
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22:10Köln, Flughafen9h35 07:45Berlin, ZOB
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22:40Cologne7h00 05:40Berlin
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The fastest buses

from Cologne
to Berlin

Showing times and prices for Sep 16

Fastest Journey

5 h 50 m

Average

8 h 27 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

479 km

Of the 6 bus that leave Cologne for Berlin every day 6 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 8 h 27 m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 5 h 50 m .

The slowest bus will take 9 h 50 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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06:10Cologne5h50 12:00Berlin
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$01One-way
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22:40Cologne7h00 05:40Berlin
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$01One-way
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09:45Köln, Flughafen9h00 18:45Berlin, ZOB
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$231One-way
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17:35Köln, Flughafen9h30 03:05Berlin, ZOB
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$231One-way
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22:10Köln, Flughafen9h35 07:45Berlin, ZOB
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$291One-way

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Sep 15
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$161easyJet
Mon
Sep 16
$23FlixTrain
$23Flixbus
$74Ryanair
Tue
Sep 17
$18FlixTrain
$18Flixbus
$99Ryanair
Wed
Sep 18
$25FlixTrain
$25Flixbus
$129easyJet
Thu
Sep 19
$23FlixTrain
$18Flixbus
$25Ryanair
Fri
Sep 20
$35FlixTrain
$18Flixbus
$82Ryanair
Sat
Sep 21
$23Deutsche Bahn
$18Flixbus
$67easyJet
Sun
Sep 22
$30Deutsche Bahn
$23Flixbus
$41Eurowings
Mon
Sep 23
$19FlixTrain
$19Flixbus
$36Ryanair
Tue
Sep 24
$12FlixTrain
$18Flixbus
$23Ryanair
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Sep 25
$18FlixTrain
$18Flixbus
$25Ryanair
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Sep 26
$23FlixTrain
$18Flixbus
$31Ryanair
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Sep 27
$35FlixTrain
$18Flixbus
$38Ryanair
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Sep 28
$12FlixTrain
$18Flixbus
$41Germanwings
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Sep 29
$23Deutsche Bahn
$18Flixbus
$30easyJet
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Sep 30
$18FlixTrain
$18Flixbus
$18Ryanair
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$18FlixTrain
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$29FlixTrain
$18Flixbus
$30easyJet
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$35Deutsche Bahn
$18Flixbus
$17Ryanair
Fri
Oct 4
$18FlixTrain
$18Flixbus
$15Ryanair
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Oct 5
$18FlixTrain
$18Flixbus
$27easyJet

The cheapest buses

from Cologne
to Berlin

Showing times and prices for Sep 16

Cheapest

$0

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 Cologne to Berlin will cost around $ 17 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 0.

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22:40Cologne7h00 05:40Berlin
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$01One-way
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06:10Cologne5h50 12:00Berlin
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17:35Köln, Flughafen9h30 03:05Berlin, ZOB
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$231One-way
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17:35Köln, Flughafen9h50 03:25Berlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz
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$231One-way
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09:45Köln, Flughafen9h00 18:45Berlin, ZOB
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$231One-way

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Journey Summary

Cologne to Berlin Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration:
10 hours 34 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: $18
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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Berlin
BusBerlin, ZOB am Funkturm

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