The cheapest buses from Cologne to Milan

Showing times and prices for Sep 22

Cheapest

$50

Average

$68

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 Milan will cost around $ 68 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 50.

Cheapest
10:50PMKöln, Flughafen14h10 01:00PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano
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$501One-way
2nd Cheapest
07:00PMKöln, Flughafen16h10 11:10AMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano
1 changes
$661One-way
02:30PMKöln, Flughafen14h40 05:10AMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano
1 changes
$871One-way

Timetable Cologne to Milan

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02:30PMKöln, Flughafen14h40 05:10AMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano
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07:00PMKöln, Flughafen16h10 11:10AMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano
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10:50PMKöln, Flughafen14h10 01:00PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano
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Wed
Sep 22
$143Deutsche Bahn
$50Flixbus
$18Malta Air
Thu
Sep 23
$106Deutsche Bahn
$50Flixbus
$106Eurowings
Fri
Sep 24
$130Deutsche Bahn
$50Flixbus
$106Eurowings
Sat
Sep 25
$130Deutsche Bahn
$50Flixbus
$197Malta Air
Sun
Sep 26
$106Deutsche Bahn
$50Flixbus
$93Eurowings
Mon
Sep 27
$106Deutsche Bahn
$51Flixbus
$16Malta Air
Tue
Sep 28
$78Deutsche Bahn
$50Flixbus
$15Malta Air
Wed
Sep 29
$68Deutsche Bahn
$44Flixbus
$15Malta Air
Thu
Sep 30
$78Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$28Malta Air
Fri
Oct 1
$106Deutsche Bahn
$44Flixbus
$28Malta Air
Sat
Oct 2
$106Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$19Malta Air
Sun
Oct 3
$87Deutsche Bahn
$44Flixbus
$19Malta Air
Mon
Oct 4
$78Deutsche Bahn
$44Flixbus
$19Malta Air
Tue
Oct 5
$78Deutsche Bahn
$47Flixbus
$17Malta Air
Wed
Oct 6
$78Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$17Malta Air
Thu
Oct 7
$78Deutsche Bahn
$27Flixbus
$22Malta Air
Fri
Oct 8
$87Deutsche Bahn
$44Flixbus
$40Malta Air
Sat
Oct 9
$78Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$60Malta Air
Sun
Oct 10
$106Deutsche Bahn
$44Flixbus
$54Malta Air
Mon
Oct 11
$106Deutsche Bahn
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$68Eurowings

The fastest buses from Cologne to Milan

Showing times and prices for Sep 22

Fastest Journey

14 h 10 m

Average

15 h

Buses per day

3

Distance

630 km

Of the 3 buses that leave Cologne for Milan every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 630 km distance in an average of 15 h but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 14 h 10 m .

The slowest buses will take 16 h 10 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
10:50PMKöln, Flughafen14h10 01:00PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano
0 changes
$501One-way
2nd Fastest
02:30PMKöln, Flughafen14h40 05:10AMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano
1 changes
$871One-way
07:00PMKöln, Flughafen16h10 11:10AMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano
1 changes
$661One-way

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Bus Information between Cologne and Milan

distanceDistance391 miles (630 km)
durationAverage bus duration12 h 40 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$53 (€43)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus

Buses from Cologne to Milan cover the 391 miles (630 km) long journey taking on average 12 h 40 min with our travel partners like Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $53 (€43), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $50 (€40). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Milan, Stazione Centrale.

Bus companies

Bus between Cologne and Milan with FlixBus

You can travel by bus from Cologne to Milan with FlixBus for as low as $50 (€40). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

FlixBus

It’s easy to book your FlixBus bus ticket between Cologne and Milan online with Omio! Simply check the current FlixBus bus schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Cologne and Milan 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 from Cologne to Milan start at $50 (€40) one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 391 miles (630 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 Milan. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Cologne to Milan FlixBus bus ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

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Buses from Cologne to Milan
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FAQs
Is travel by bus currently allowed from Cologne, Germany to Milan, Italy?

Travel between Cologne, Germany and Milan, Italy by bus is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Italy 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 Italy from Cologne?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Milan, Italy?

When traveling in Italy, 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 9/21/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus between Cologne and Milan before traveling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Germany from Milan, Italy?

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

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

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

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

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 9/20/21. 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 Milan here.

How much do cheap buses from Cologne to Milan cost?
Bus tickets between Cologne and Milan for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $50 (€40)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a bus to Milan from Cologne?
If you are looking to book your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Cologne to Milan bus to cost on average $53 (€43)  one way.
How far is it from Cologne to Milan by bus?
The bus distance from Cologne to Milan is around 391 miles (630 km).
What is the Cologne to Milan bus travel time?
On average the Cologne to Milan bus time is 12 h 40 min  covering the 391 miles (630 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which bus station from Cologne to Milan do I depart from? Which Milan bus station from Cologne do I arrive in?

Some of the Cologne bus stations to Milan 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 Milan include Milan, Stazione Centrale, Milan, MILANO - P. Zza Laghi usc. Autostrada new svinc and Milan, Largo Tazio Nuvolari (Romolo).

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

Where do I find the Cologne bus station to Milan? Where is the Milan 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 Milan, Stazione Centrale, located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center.

Which bus providers should I travel with from Cologne to Milan?
For the route from Cologne to Milan you can take a bus with Flixbus. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services between Cologne and Milan on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Are there any nonstop bus services from Cologne to Milan?
Yes, you can look for direct buses from Cologne to Milan with Flixbus  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct bus tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
What are the first and last departure bus times from Cologne to Milan?
The earliest bus departing from Cologne to Milan leaves at 11: 30 AM. The last bus departing from Cologne to Milan leaves at 8: 50 PM. You can find the latest Cologne to Milan 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 purchase bus tickets to Milan from Cologne for the best deals?
The price of a one way bus ticket from Cologne to Milan is on average $53 (€43) 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 companies offering this trip. In general, you can find bus tickets from Cologne to Milan available a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Milan
Milano - Terminal Bus di Lampugnano
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines M1<br>Bus lines 68