The cheapest buses from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main

Showing times and prices for Sep 19

Cheapest

$10

Average

$12

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 Frankfurt am Main will cost around $ 12 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 10.

Cheapest
07:40PMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport2h50 10:30PMFrankfurt am Main
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$101One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:15AMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport2h15 12:30PMFrankfurt am Main, Hbf
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$121One-way
2nd Cheapest
07:15AMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport2h25 09:40AMFrankfurt am Main, Hbf
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$121One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:30AMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport2h00 01:30PMFrankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 2
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$121One-way
2nd Cheapest
07:15AMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport2h00 09:15AMFrankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 2
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$121One-way

Timetable Cologne to Frankfurt am Main

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07:15AMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport2h25 09:40AMFrankfurt am Main, Hbf
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07:15AMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport2h00 09:15AMFrankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 2
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10:15AMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport2h15 12:30PMFrankfurt am Main, Hbf
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11:30AMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport2h00 01:30PMFrankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 2
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11:30AMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport2h25 01:55PMFrankfurt am Main, Hbf
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07:40PMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport2h50 10:30PMFrankfurt am Main
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09:20PMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport2h15 11:35PMFrankfurt am Main, Hbf
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Sat
Sep 18
$37Deutsche Bahn
$10STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sun
Sep 19
$27Deutsche Bahn
$10STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Mon
Sep 20
$22Deutsche Bahn
$9BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
Sep 21
$22Deutsche Bahn
$9BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
Sep 22
$22Deutsche Bahn
$9Flixbus
Thu
Sep 23
$22Deutsche Bahn
$9BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
Sep 24
$22Deutsche Bahn
$9BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
Sep 25
$22Deutsche Bahn
$9BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
Sep 26
$22Deutsche Bahn
$9BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
Sep 27
$22Deutsche Bahn
$9BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
Sep 28
$22Deutsche Bahn
$9Flixbus
Wed
Sep 29
$22Deutsche Bahn
$9Flixbus
Thu
Sep 30
$22Deutsche Bahn
$9BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
Oct 1
$22Deutsche Bahn
$9BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
Oct 2
$22Deutsche Bahn
$9BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
Oct 3
$22Deutsche Bahn
$9BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
Oct 4
$22Deutsche Bahn
$9Flixbus
Tue
Oct 5
$22Deutsche Bahn
$9Flixbus
Wed
Oct 6
$22Deutsche Bahn
$9BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
Oct 7
$22Deutsche Bahn
$9BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
Oct 8
$22Deutsche Bahn
$9BlaBlaCar Bus

The fastest buses from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main

Showing times and prices for Sep 19

Fastest Journey

2 h

Average

2 h 18 m

Buses per day

7

Distance

153 km

Of the 7 buses that leave Cologne for Frankfurt am Main every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 153 km distance in an average of 2 h 18 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h .

The slowest buses will take 2 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.

Fastest
11:30AMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport2h00 01:30PMFrankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 2
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$121One-way
Fastest
07:15AMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport2h00 09:15AMFrankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 2
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$121One-way
2nd Fastest
10:15AMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport2h15 12:30PMFrankfurt am Main, Hbf
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$121One-way
2nd Fastest
09:20PMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport2h15 11:35PMFrankfurt am Main, Hbf
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$121One-way
07:15AMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport2h25 09:40AMFrankfurt am Main, Hbf
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$121One-way

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Bus Information between Cologne and Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance94 miles (152 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$9 (€7)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus, BlaBlaCar, Karat-S, Eurolines Germany, RegioJet, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar Bus or Citybus Express

Buses from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main cover the 94 miles (152 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 15 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Karat-S, Eurolines Germany, RegioJet, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar Bus or Citybus Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $9 (€7), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $9 (€7). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Frankfurt am Main, Hbf.

FlixBus
Student Agency

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 Frankfurt am Main.

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect bus with FlixBus from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest FlixBus bus schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Cologne to Frankfurt am Main bus with FlixBus (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Cologne - Frankfurt am Main route and then book a cheap bus ticket with ease. The distance from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main by bus is 94 miles (152 km). You can book tickets for this FlixBus bus for as low as $9 (€7) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for FlixBus tickets between Cologne and Frankfurt am Main in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a bus. Book that perfect FlixBus Cologne - Frankfurt am Main bus ticket online and enjoy your trip!

FlixBus has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your FlixBus tickets between Cologne and Frankfurt am Main and when traveling by bus:

  • 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

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Buses from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main
Take the bus to Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main.
FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest bus from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main?
Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets to Frankfurt am Main from Cologne for as low as $9 (€7)  for the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a bus to Frankfurt am Main from Cologne?
The Cologne to Frankfurt am Main bus ticket price is on average $9 (€7)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How far is it from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main by bus?
The distance to Frankfurt am Main from Cologne by bus is approximately 94 miles (152 km).
How long is the bus to Frankfurt am Main from Cologne?
While the time it takes to travel 94 miles (152 km) to Frankfurt am Main from Cologne can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Cologne to Frankfurt am Main bus journey time is on average 2 h 15 min.
What is the departure bus station in Cologne and arrival bus station in Frankfurt am Main?

When taking the bus to Frankfurt am Main from Cologne, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle). Your journey can end in bus stations such as Frankfurt am Main, Hbf, Frankfurt am Main, Pforzheimer Straße (Hauptbahnhof Südseite) and Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen Terminal 1.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Köln Hbf   and arrive in Frankfurt am Main, Hbf.

Where do I find the Cologne bus station to Frankfurt am Main? Where is the Frankfurt am Main bus station?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their buses from Köln Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to get to this bus station.

Passengers arriving in Frankfurt am Main most often arrive at Frankfurt am Main, Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this bus station to the city center.

Which bus providers can get me from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main?
If you're looking for buses from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main, you can rely on Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Karat-S, Eurolines Germany, RegioJet, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar Bus or Citybus Express to get you to Frankfurt am Main. It's also good to check out all possible bus providers for the Cologne to Frankfurt am Main route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Can I find a direct bus from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main?
Yes, there are direct buses to Frankfurt am Main from Cologne, and you can find a direct bus for this trip with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, BlaBlaCar Bus or STUDENT AGENCY k. S.   on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
When is the earliest bus from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main? When is the last bus from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main?
The earliest bus departing from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main leaves at 5: 15 AM. The last bus departing from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main leaves at 7: 20 PM. You can find the latest Cologne to Frankfurt am Main bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy a bus ticket from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main to get the best deals?
If you book the Cologne to Frankfurt am Main bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $9 (€7). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses between Cologne and Frankfurt am Main. Look out for bus tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.