Cologne to Ghent bus

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Showing times and prices for Feb 06

Cheapest

25

Average

30

The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Cologne to Ghent is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Flixbus
08:25AMCologne5h40 02:05PMGhent
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251One-way
Flixbus
01:20AMCologne5h30 06:50AMGhent
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251One-way
Flixbus
02:00PMCologne4h35 06:35PMGhent
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401One-way

Bus schedule from Cologne to Ghent

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Flixbus
01:20AMCologne5h30 06:50AMGhent
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08:25AMCologne5h40 02:05PMGhent
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Flixbus
02:00PMCologne4h35 06:35PMGhent
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Bus times from Cologne to Ghent

Showing times and prices for Feb 06

Fastest Journey

4 h 35 m

Average

5 h 15 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

227 km

Of the 3 buses that leave Cologne for Ghent every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Flixbus
02:00PMCologne4h35 06:35PMGhent
0 transfers
401One-way
Flixbus
01:20AMCologne5h30 06:50AMGhent
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251One-way
Flixbus
08:25AMCologne5h40 02:05PMGhent
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251One-way

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Overview: Bus from Cologne to Ghent

distanceDistance140 miles (226 km)
durationAverage bus duration5 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$20 (€18)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersDeutsche Bahn, Union Ivkoni International, Eurolines France, Flixbus or BlaBlaCar

Buses from Cologne to Ghent cover the 140 miles (226 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 30 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Union Ivkoni International, Eurolines France, Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $20 (€18), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $15 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and arrive in Ghent.

Bus providers: Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus from Cologne to Ghent

Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus buses will get you from Cologne to Ghent from $15 (€13). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

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Deutsche Bahn

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

    Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of bus services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your bus between Cologne and Ghent. DB uses different types of buses such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain buses.

      Travel Tips: Bus to Ghent from Cologne

      Travel Tips: Take the bus to Ghent 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 Ghent.
      FAQs

      Travel between Cologne, Germany and Ghent, Belgium by bus is: Unrestricted.

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

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

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

      Conditions of entry:

      • There are no current restrictions

      What are the safety rules to follow in Ghent, 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: Recommended

      The information above was last checked on 1/9/23. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus from Cologne to Ghent before traveling.

      Return travel from Belgium to Germany is: Unrestricted.

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

      Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

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

      Requirements for reentering:

      • There are no current restrictions

      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 1/24/23. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Cologne from Ghent.

      Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Cologne to Ghent to cost as little as $15 (€13)  in the next 7 days.
      The Cologne to Ghent bus ticket price is on average $20 (€18)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.
      The distance to Ghent from Cologne by bus is approximately 140 miles (226 km).
      On average the Cologne to Ghent bus time is 5 h 30 min  covering the 140 miles (226 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

      There are a few bus stations in Cologne to start your trip from including Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle). In Ghent you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Ghent and Gent, Ghent.

      Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof)   and arrive in Ghent.

      Passengers board their bus most frequently from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and travel around 8.1 miles (13.1 km) from the city center to this bus station.

      Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Ghent and need to travel approximately 0.4 miles (686 m) from the bus station to the city center in Ghent.

      When taking a bus from Cologne to Ghent, you can count on Deutsche Bahn, Union Ivkoni International, Eurolines France, Flixbus or BlaBlaCar for the best way to get you to Ghent. You can also check all possible bus providers who offer a service from Cologne to Ghent and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
      Yes, there are direct buses to Ghent from Cologne, and you can find a direct bus for this trip with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
      The average number of buses departing Cologne for Ghent is 1 a day. The bus schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
      The earliest bus for this route departs from Cologne at 2: 14 PM. The last bus leaves from Cologne at 2: 15 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Cologne to Ghent and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
      The price of a one way bus ticket from Cologne to Ghent is on average $20 (€18) if you purchase 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 trip. In general, you can find bus tickets to Ghent from Cologne available a few months in advance.

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