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Bus Information from Cologne to Bruges

distanceDistance162 miles (262 km)
durationAverage bus duration6 h 5 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$32 (€26)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus or BlaBlaCar

Buses from Cologne to Bruges cover the 162 miles (262 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 5 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $22 (€18), but the average price of bus tickets is $32 (€26). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Bruges, Sint-Michiels Station West.

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Travel with FlixBus between Cologne and Bruges

Buy your official FlixBus bus tickets between Cologne and Bruges from $22 (€18) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

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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 from Cologne to Bruges.

Omio helps you find the perfect Cologne - Bruges bus with FlixBus. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest bus between Cologne and Bruges, Omio shows you FlixBus’s current bus schedules, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best bus ticket for your upcoming Cologne to Bruges route. You can expect to travel around 162 miles (262 km) between Cologne and Bruges on a bus with FlixBus. Once you are ready, buy your one-way FlixBus tickets from Cologne to Bruges starting as low as $22 (€18) if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by bus instead of purchasing tickets at the bus station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with FlixBus!

When purchasing your FlixBus bus tickets between Cologne and Bruges, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • 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

Travel Tips

Buses from Cologne to Bruges
Take the bus to Bruges 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 Bruges.
FAQs
Is cross-border travel by bus between Cologne, Germany and Bruges, Belgium allowed?

Travel between Cologne, Germany and Bruges, Belgium by bus is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Belgium from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

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

When traveling in Belgium, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/26/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus from Cologne to Bruges before traveling.

What restrictions are there on reentering Germany from Bruges, Belgium?

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

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

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

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

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

Last checked on 9/26/21. 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 Cologne from Bruges here.

How much does a cheap bus to Bruges from Cologne cost?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus between Cologne and Bruges for the next 7 days starting from $22 (€18)  one way.
How much does it cost to take a bus from Cologne to Bruges?
If you are looking to book your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Cologne to Bruges bus to cost on average $32 (€26)  one way.
How many miles is it from Cologne to Bruges by bus?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Cologne to Bruges by bus to be approximately 162 miles (262 km).
What is the Cologne to Bruges bus travel time?
On average the Cologne to Bruges bus time is 6 h 5 min  covering the 162 miles (262 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which bus station from Cologne to Bruges do I depart from? Which Bruges bus station from Cologne do I arrive in?

When taking the bus from Cologne to Bruges, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle). Your route can end in bus stations such as Bruges, Sint-Michiels Station West, Bruges, Rijselstraat / Spoorwegstraat and Bruges, Station.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Köln Hbf   and arrive in Bruges, Sint-Michiels Station West.

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

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 Bruges, Sint-Michiels Station West, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center.

What bus companies go from Cologne to Bruges?
For the best Cologne to Bruges bus to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services between Cologne and Bruges to compare what amenities they may offer.
When does the first bus depart from Cologne to Bruges? When does the last bus depart from Cologne to Bruges?
The earliest bus for this journey departs from Cologne at 6: 20 AM. The last bus leaves from Cologne at 9: 05 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Cologne to Bruges and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy a bus ticket from Cologne to Bruges to get the best deals?
The price of a one way bus ticket from Cologne to Bruges is on average $32 (€26) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus providers offering this route. In general, you can find bus tickets to Bruges from Cologne available a few months in advance.