Cologne to Rotterdam bus

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Cheap bus tickets from Cologne to Rotterdam

Showing times and prices for Jul 25

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
08:05AM4h10
Cologne
12:15PMRotterdam, Conradstraat
$211One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
FlixBus
04:30PM5h25
Köln, Flughafen
09:55PMRotterdam, Conradstraat
$251One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
03:00PM5h00
Köln, Flughafen
08:00PMRotterdam, Conradstraat
$271One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
06:10AM4h45
Köln, Flughafen
10:55AMRotterdam, Conradstraat
$291One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
09:45AM5h25
Köln, Flughafen
03:10PMRotterdam, Conradstraat
$331One-way
0 transfers

Bus schedule from Cologne to Rotterdam

Showing buses for tomorrow, Thursday, July 25
FlixBus
06:10AM4h45
Köln, Flughafen
10:55AMRotterdam, Conradstraat
0 transfers
FlixBus
08:00AM7h05
Cologne Hbf
03:05PMRotterdam, Conradstraat
1 transfer
STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
08:05AM4h10
Cologne
12:15PMRotterdam, Conradstraat
0 transfers
FlixBus
08:28AM6h42
Cologne Hbf
03:10PMRotterdam, Conradstraat
1 transfer
FlixBus
09:45AM5h25
Köln, Flughafen
03:10PMRotterdam, Conradstraat
0 transfers
FlixBus
03:00PM5h00
Köln, Flughafen
08:00PMRotterdam, Conradstraat
0 transfers
FlixBus
04:14PM5h41
Cologne Hbf
09:55PMRotterdam, Conradstraat
1 transfer
FlixBus
04:30PM5h25
Köln, Flughafen
09:55PMRotterdam, Conradstraat
0 transfers

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Bus times from Cologne to Rotterdam

Showing times and prices for Jul 25

Fastest Journey

4 h 10 m

Average

5 h 31 m

Buses per day

8

Distance

204 km

Of the 8 buses that leave Cologne for Rotterdam every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
08:05AM4h10
Cologne
12:15PMRotterdam, Conradstraat
$211One-way
0 transfers
2nd Fastest
FlixBus
06:10AM4h45
Köln, Flughafen
10:55AMRotterdam, Conradstraat
$291One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
03:00PM5h00
Köln, Flughafen
08:00PMRotterdam, Conradstraat
$271One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
09:45AM5h25
Köln, Flughafen
03:10PMRotterdam, Conradstraat
$331One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
04:30PM5h25
Köln, Flughafen
09:55PMRotterdam, Conradstraat
$251One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Bus from Cologne to Rotterdam

distanceDistance126 miles (203 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 10 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$27 (€24)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. FlixBus or Ourbus

Buses from Cologne to Rotterdam cover the 126 miles (203 km) long route taking on average 4 h 10 min with our travel partners like STUDENT AGENCY k. S. FlixBus or Ourbus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $27 (€24), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $15 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle) and arrive in Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station).

Bus providers: STUDENT AGENCY k. S. FlixBus and Ourbus from Cologne to Rotterdam

Travel between Cologne and Rotterdam from $15 (€13) with Omio’s bus partners STUDENT AGENCY k. S. FlixBus and Ourbus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

FlixBus from Cologne to Rotterdam bus information:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 40 min
  • Cheapest Price: $15

Buses Cologne to Rotterdam

Travelling by bus from Germany to Holland is the most popular way for many travellers to travel between the two countries. In this way you not only reach your destination quickly and easily, but also see as much of the track as possible. On the Cologne - Rotterdam bus route, a distinction must be made between buses and trains. The railway, for example, only offers a combination of train and buses. There are many connections to both variants every day. The two options hardly differ in time either.

Which bus companies travel from Cologne to Rotterdam?

Deutsche Bahn regularly offers a train and bus connection for the route. The first section is completed by train from Cologne to Düsseldorf, from there it continues by bus to Rotterdam. The bus company Eurolines operates the connection Cologne - Rotterdam bus directly with the buses. Every day, travelers have several options from both companies.

How long does the bus journey from Cologne to Rotterdam take?

The direct journey Cologne-Rotterdam bus with Eurolines takes at least 4 hours. For a stopover in Brussels or Düsseldorf (also with Eurolines) the time increases to 7 hours or more. It's faster with the Deutsche Bahn, which can cover the distance by train and bus in just 3:30 am.

How often can you take the bus from Cologne to Rotterdam?

Both Deutsche Bahn and Eurolines offer several connections every day for Cologne - Rotterdam bus. In total, travellers can find at least 10 connections per day for this route. The first connections can already be found at 2:30 in the morning. There are more buses and trains all day long, until late in the evening.

Bus stations on the line Cologne - Rotterdam?

At which bus station does the bus depart from in Cologne? Eurolines buses always depart from Cologne/Bonn Airport. The airport is about 12 kilometres outside of Cologne and can be reached by S-Bahn (line 13) in about 15 minutes. If you choose the Deutsche Bahn option, you must first take a train from Cologne Central Station to Düsseldorf. The main railway station is located directly in the city centre next to the Cologne Cathedral.

At which bus station does the bus arrive in Rotterdam? If you travel with Eurolines buses, you arrive in Rotterdam at the Conradstraat bus station. This is located directly next to the main railway station, where the Deutsche Bahn buses arrive. Rotterdam's train station is centrally located in the city centre. From here you can reach most hotels within 10 to 15 minutes by taxi or even on foot.

FAQs: Bus from Cologne to Rotterdam

FAQs: Take the bus from Cologne to Rotterdam with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Cologne to Rotterdam.
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Cheap bus tickets from Cologne to Rotterdam can start from as little as $15 (€13) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Cologne to Rotterdam is $27 (€24); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by bus from Cologne to Rotterdam is 4 h 10 min   to travel the 126 mile (203 km) long trip. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner to search for a specific date.
The first bus from Cologne to Rotterdam leaves at 6: 05 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Cologne to Rotterdam leaves at 10: 50 PM.
For the best Cologne to Rotterdam bus to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. FlixBus or Ourbus. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services from Cologne to Rotterdam to compare what amenities they may offer.

When departing from Cologne, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle) and Köln, ZOB. When arriving in Rotterdam, you can end your route in bus stations like Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station), Rotterdam Blaak and Rotterdam, Zuidplein.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle), which is located around 3.2 miles (5.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station), located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Rotterdam from Cologne is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 10 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Cologne to Rotterdam by bus is November.
You have options as you can travel to Rotterdam from Cologne 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

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