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Bus Information to Ghent from Cologne

distanceDistance140 miles (226 km)
durationAverage bus duration5 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$30 (€24)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus or Eurolines Germany

Buses from Cologne to Ghent cover the 140 miles (226 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 15 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or Eurolines Germany. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $30 (€24), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $16 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Ghent.

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Cologne to Ghent with FlixBus

Travel between Cologne and Ghent from $16 (€13) with Omio’s bus partners FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.


It’s easy to book your FlixBus bus ticket between Cologne and Ghent online with Omio! Simply check the current FlixBus bus schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Cologne and Ghent as well as relevant travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) for that bus and book cheap FlixBus bus tickets online. Prices for FlixBus buses between Cologne and Ghent start at $16 (€13) one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 140 miles (226 km). If you search for FlixBus buses in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the FlixBus tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when traveling by bus from Cologne to Ghent. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Cologne to Ghent FlixBus bus ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

Travel Tips

Buses from Cologne to Ghent
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.
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my bus between Cologne and Ghent?

Travel between Cologne, Germany and Ghent, 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 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: 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 Ghent before traveling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Cologne, Germany from Ghent, Belgium?

The restriction level for your return bus to Cologne, Germany from Ghent is: Partially open.

Is my return bus into Cologne from Ghent restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/26/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Cologne from Ghent closer to your date of departure here here.

How much are cheap buses from Cologne to Ghent?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus between Cologne and Ghent for the next 7 days starting from $16 (€13)  one way.
How much is a bus ticket between Cologne and Ghent?
If you are looking to buy your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Cologne to Ghent bus to cost on average $30 (€24)  one way.
How many miles is it from Cologne to Ghent by bus?
The bus distance from Cologne to Ghent is around 140 miles (226 km).
How long is a bus between Cologne and Ghent on average?
The Cologne to Ghent bus duration is on average 5 h 15 min, which is to be expected when traveling 140 miles (226 km) from Cologne to Ghent. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
Which bus station from Cologne to Ghent do I depart from? Which Ghent bus station from Cologne do I arrive in?

Some of the Cologne bus stations to Ghent you can start your journey from include Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle). Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Ghent include Ghent and Gent, Ghent.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Köln Hbf   and arriving in Ghent.

Where is the bus station in Cologne? Where is the bus station in Ghent?

You can find the most popular departure bus station for this journey, Köln Hbf, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Cologne. The most popular arrival bus station in Ghent, called Ghent, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

Which bus providers should I travel with from Cologne to Ghent?
When taking a bus from Cologne to Ghent, you can count on Flixbus or Eurolines Germany for the best way to get you to Ghent. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service between Cologne and Ghent and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
What are the first and last departure bus times from Cologne to Ghent?
The first Cologne to Ghent bus departs at 1: 00 PM   and the last bus from Cologne to Ghent leaves at 2: 05 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Cologne to Ghent on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I book bus tickets from Cologne to Ghent to score the best deals?
If you purchase the Cologne to Ghent bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $30 (€24). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses to Ghent from Cologne. Look out for bus tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.