Cologne to Zurich bus

Cheap bus tickets from Cologne to Zurich

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Cheapest

27

Average

55

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

Flixbus
10:10PMCologne11h25 09:35AMZurich
0 transfers
271One-way
Flixbus
10:40PMCologne10h55 09:35AMZurich
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841One-way

Bus schedule from Cologne to Zurich

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10:10PMCologne11h25 09:35AMZurich
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10:40PMCologne10h55 09:35AMZurich
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Bus times from Cologne to Zurich

Showing times and prices for Feb 05

Fastest Journey

10 h 55 m

Average

11 h 10 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

413 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Cologne for Zurich every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Flixbus
10:40PMCologne10h55 09:35AMZurich
0 transfers
841One-way
Flixbus
10:10PMCologne11h25 09:35AMZurich
0 transfers
271One-way

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Overview: Bus from Cologne to Zurich

distanceDistance256 miles (413 km)
durationAverage bus duration11 h 25 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$36 (€32)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersEurolines France, BlaBlaCar or Flixbus

Buses from Cologne to Zurich cover the 256 miles (413 km) long route taking on average 11 h 25 min with our travel partners like Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar or Flixbus. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $36 (€32), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $34 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and arrive in Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai).

Bus companies: FlixBus from Cologne to Zurich

FlixBus buses will get you between Cologne and Zurich from $34 (€30). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

FlixBus

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.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Zurich from Cologne

    Travel Tips: Take the bus to Zurich 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 Zurich.
    FAQs

    Travel by bus between Cologne, Germany and Zurich, Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

    Is international entry into Zurich from Cologne restricted?

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

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Cologne?

    Entry Requirements:

    • There are no current restrictions

    What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

    The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance required: metre (s) ( feet)
    • Face mask required: Regional advice

    The above information was last checked on 1/24/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus from Cologne to Zurich closer to your date of departure here

    The restriction level for your return bus to Cologne, Germany from Zurich is: Unrestricted.

    Is my return bus into Cologne from Zurich restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

    Conditions of reentry:

    • 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:

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

    Last checked on 1/24/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Cologne from Zurich closer to your date of departure here here.

    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Cologne to Zurich buses for as little as $34 (€30)  in the next 7 days.
    The bus price from Cologne to Zurich is on average $36 (€32)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
    The bus distance from Cologne to Zurich is around 256 miles (413 km).
    While the time it takes to travel 256 miles (413 km) to Zurich from Cologne can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Cologne to Zurich bus journey time is on average 11 h 25 min.

    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 Zurich you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai), Zürich and Zurich, Hauptbahnhof.

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof)   and arrive in Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai).

    Passengers board the bus most frequently from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof), which is located around 8.1 miles (13.1 km) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai), located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city center.

    Take the Cologne to Zurich bus with Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar or Flixbus. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the route between Cologne and Zurich as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, you can look for direct buses from Cologne to Zurich with BlaBlaCar  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 route.
    On average, there is 1 bus a day from Cologne to Zurich. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    You can take the first bus from Cologne to Zurich at 10: 10 PM. The last bus from Cologne to Zurich that you can take departs at 10: 10 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Cologne to Zurich schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
    If you buy a bus ticket from Cologne to Zurich within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $36 (€32) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets to Zurich from Cologne are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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