The cheapest buses from Cologne to Munich

Showing times and prices for Sep 22

Cheapest

$25

Average

$25

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 Munich will cost around $ 25 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 25.

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10:15AMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport8h30 06:45PMMünchen, ZOB
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$251One-way
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09:20PMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport9h10 06:30AMMünchen, ZOB
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$251One-way
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11:30AMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport8h25 07:55PMMünchen, ZOB
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$251One-way
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07:15AMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport8h40 03:55PMMünchen, ZOB
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$251One-way

Timetable Cologne to Munich

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07:15AMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport8h40 03:55PMMünchen, ZOB
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10:15AMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport8h30 06:45PMMünchen, ZOB
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11:30AMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport8h25 07:55PMMünchen, ZOB
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09:20PMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport9h10 06:30AMMünchen, ZOB
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Tue
Sep 21
$119Deutsche Bahn
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Wed
Sep 22
$37Deutsche Bahn
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$168Eurowings
Thu
Sep 23
$35Deutsche Bahn
$20BlaBlaCar Bus
$168Eurowings
Fri
Sep 24
$34FlixTrain
$20BlaBlaCar Bus
$186Eurowings
Sat
Sep 25
$22Deutsche Bahn
$20BlaBlaCar Bus
$212Lufthansa
Sun
Sep 26
$22Deutsche Bahn
$20BlaBlaCar Bus
$186Eurowings Europe
Mon
Sep 27
$22Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$149Eurowings Europe
Tue
Sep 28
$22Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$186Eurowings
Wed
Sep 29
$22Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$131Eurowings
Thu
Sep 30
$22Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$131Eurowings
Fri
Oct 1
$27FlixTrain
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$149Eurowings
Sat
Oct 2
$22Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$153Lufthansa
Sun
Oct 3
$30Deutsche Bahn
$20BlaBlaCar Bus
$94Lufthansa
Mon
Oct 4
$22Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$99Tuifly
Tue
Oct 5
$22Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$149Tuifly
Wed
Oct 6
$22Deutsche Bahn
$20BlaBlaCar Bus
$93Eurowings
Thu
Oct 7
$22Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$99Eurowings
Fri
Oct 8
$22Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$106Eurowings
Sat
Oct 9
$30Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$310Lufthansa
Sun
Oct 10
$35Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$273Lufthansa
Mon
Oct 11
$22Deutsche Bahn
$20BlaBlaCar Bus
$149Tuifly

The fastest buses from Cologne to Munich

Showing times and prices for Sep 22

Fastest Journey

8 h 25 m

Average

8 h 41 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

456 km

Of the 4 buses that leave Cologne for Munich every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 456 km distance in an average of 8 h 41 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 8 h 25 m .

The slowest buses will take 9 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.

11:30AMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport8h25 07:55PMMünchen, ZOB
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$251One-way
10:15AMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport8h30 06:45PMMünchen, ZOB
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$251One-way
07:15AMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport8h40 03:55PMMünchen, ZOB
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$251One-way
09:20PMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport9h10 06:30AMMünchen, ZOB
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$251One-way

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Bus Information between Cologne and Munich

distanceDistance282 miles (455 km)
durationAverage bus duration8 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$23 (€19)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Germany, Karat-S or BlaBlaCar Bus

Buses from Cologne to Munich cover the 282 miles (455 km) long journey taking on average 8 h with our travel partners like Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Germany, Karat-S or BlaBlaCar Bus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $20 (€16), but the average price of bus tickets is $23 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in München, ZOB.

Bus companies

Cologne to Munich with FlixBus

Find the best buses from Cologne to Munich with Omio's travel partners FlixBus from $20 (€16). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

FlixBus

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 between Cologne and Munich.

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect bus with FlixBus between Cologne and Munich 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 Munich bus with FlixBus (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Cologne - Munich trip and then book a cheap bus ticket with ease. The distance from Cologne to Munich by bus is 282 miles (455 km). You can book tickets for this FlixBus bus for as low as $20 (€16) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for FlixBus tickets between Cologne and Munich 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 - Munich 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 from Cologne to Munich 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

Travel Tips

Buses from Cologne to Munich
Take the bus to Munich 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 Munich.
FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest bus from Cologne to Munich?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus between Cologne and Munich for the next 7 days starting from $20 (€16)  one way.
What is the price of a bus ticket from Cologne to Munich?
The bus price to Munich from Cologne is on average $23 (€19)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
How far is it from Cologne to Munich by bus?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Munich from Cologne by bus to be approximately 282 miles (455 km).
How long is the bus between Cologne and Munich?
On average the Cologne to Munich bus time is 8 h  covering the 282 miles (455 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by bus from Cologne to Munich, which bus station in Cologne do I depart from and which bus station in Munich do I arrive in?

Some of the Cologne bus stations to Munich 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 Munich include München, ZOB, Munich, Goeppert Mayer Straße/ Frottmain and Munich, Hauptbahnhof Nord.

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

Where is the departure bus station in Cologne located? Where is the arrival bus station in Munich located?

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

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at München, ZOB and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the bus station to the city center in Munich.

Which bus companies should I travel with from Cologne to Munich?
For the trip from Cologne to Munich you can take a bus with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Germany, Karat-S or BlaBlaCar Bus. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services from Cologne to Munich on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Can I buy a direct bus from Cologne to Munich?
Yes, you can search for direct buses from Cologne to Munich on Omio with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your bus ticket.
What are the first and last departure bus times from Cologne to Munich?
The earliest bus for this journey departs from Cologne at 5: 15 AM. The last bus leaves from Cologne at 7: 20 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Cologne to Munich and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy Cologne to Munich bus tickets to get the best deals?
You can find buses between Cologne and Munich to cost on average $23 (€19) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Cologne to Munich bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Munich
München ZOB Hackerbrücke
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