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Sat
Sep 18
$60Deutsche Bahn
$377Lufthansa
Sun
Sep 19
$37Deutsche Bahn
$224Eurowings
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Sep 20
$33Deutsche Bahn with connection
$336Eurowings
Tue
Sep 21
$23Deutsche Bahn
$137Eurowings
Wed
Sep 22
$23Deutsche Bahn
$99Eurowings
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Sep 23
$23Deutsche Bahn
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Sep 24
$57Deutsche Bahn
$124Eurowings
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Sep 25
$57Deutsche Bahn
$316Lufthansa
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Sep 26
$57Deutsche Bahn
$124Eurowings
Tue
Sep 28
$33Deutsche Bahn with connection
$62Tuifly
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Sep 29
$23Deutsche Bahn
$75Eurowings
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Sep 30
$23Deutsche Bahn
$99Eurowings

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Bus Information to Bern from Cologne

distanceDistance275 miles (444 km)
durationAverage bus duration10 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$32 (€26)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersBlaBlaCar or Flixbus

Buses from Cologne to Bern cover the 275 miles (444 km) long trip taking on average 10 h 15 min with our travel partners like BlaBlaCar or Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $32 (€26), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $31 (€25). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Bern, Schutzenmatte Hbf.

FlixBus

FlixBus is one of the best options when traveling by bus from Cologne to Bern. Omio quickly shows you current FlixBus bus schedules for the Cologne - Bern journey and makes it easier than ever for you to buy bus tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest trip available. The distance from Cologne to Bern is around 275 miles (444 km) and the cheapest FlixBus one-way ticket you can book starts at $31 (€25). As you check the latest Cologne to Bern 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 Bern 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 from Cologne to Bern so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

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Buses from Cologne to Bern
Take the bus to Bern 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 Bern.
FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Bern, Switzerland if I'm coming from Cologne, Germany by bus?

Travel by bus between Cologne, Germany and Bern, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Bern from Cologne restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Bern, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland 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 9/13/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus from Cologne to Bern closer to your date of departure here

What restrictions are there on reentering Germany from Bern, Switzerland?

Return travel from Switzerland to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Cologne from Bern?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

Requirements for reentering:

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

Last checked on 9/16/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Cologne from Bern.

How much are cheap buses to Bern from Cologne?
Bus tickets from Cologne to Bern for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $31 (€25)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a bus from Cologne to Bern?
If you’re looking to book your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Cologne to Bern bus price to come in at an average of $32 (€26)  one way.
What is the distance from Cologne to Bern by bus?
The distance to Bern from Cologne by bus is approximately 275 miles (444 km).
How long is a bus from Cologne to Bern on average?
The bus time to Bern from Cologne is on average 10 h 15 min  for the 275 miles (444 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Cologne to Bern by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by bus from Cologne to Bern, which bus station in Cologne do I depart from and which bus station in Bern do I arrive in?

When departing from Cologne, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle). When arriving in Bern, you can end your trip in bus stations like Bern, Schutzenmatte Hbf, Bern and Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld.

Omio customers book a bus from Köln Hbf   to Bern, Schutzenmatte Hbf   most frequently for this route.

Where is the Cologne bus station located? Where is the Bern bus station located?

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Köln Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Bern, Schutzenmatte Hbf, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

Which bus companies can get me from Cologne to Bern?
When taking a bus from Cologne to Bern, you can count on BlaBlaCar or Flixbus for the best way to get you to Bern. You can also check all possible bus providers who offer a service between Cologne and Bern and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
What time is the earliest bus from Cologne to Bern? What time is the last bus from Cologne to Bern?
You can take the first bus from Cologne to Bern at 5: 00 PM. The last bus from Cologne to Bern that you can take departs at 5: 00 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Cologne to Bern schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How far in advance should I book a bus ticket from Cologne to Bern to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this route and save money. If you buy bus tickets to Bern from Cologne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $32 (€26) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your bus ticket from Cologne to Bern a few months in advance.
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