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 Dortmund to Cologne will cost around $ 8 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 5.
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1 h 10 m
1 h 31 m
Buses per day
Of the 7 buses that leave Dortmund for Cologne every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 74 km distance in an average of 1 h 31 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h 10 m .
The slowest buses will take 2 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.
|Distance||45 miles (73 km)|
|Average bus duration||1 h 35 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$6 (€5)|
|Bus companies||Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines France|
Buses from Dortmund to Cologne cover the 45 miles (73 km) long route taking on average 1 h 35 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines France. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $5 (€4), but the average price of bus tickets is $6 (€5). Travelers depart most frequently from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.
You can travel by bus from Dortmund to Cologne with FlixBus for as low as $5 (€4). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
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 Dortmund and Cologne.
Omio helps you compare and book the perfect bus with FlixBus between Dortmund and Cologne 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 Dortmund to Cologne bus with FlixBus (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Dortmund - Cologne route and then book a cheap bus ticket with ease. The distance between Dortmund and Cologne by bus is 45 miles (73 km). You can book tickets for this FlixBus bus for as low as $5 (€4) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for FlixBus tickets between Dortmund and Cologne 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 Dortmund - Cologne bus ticket online and enjoy your trip!
These are FlixBus' ticket policies for COVID-19 for the bus from Dortmund to Cologne:
There are a few bus stations in Dortmund to start your route from including Dortmund, Hauptbahnhof, Dortmund, Hauptbahnhof and Dortmund, ZOB am Hbf. In Cologne you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle).
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.
The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this journey, called Dortmund Hbf, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Dortmund.
The most popular arrival bus station, Köln, Köln Bonn Airport, is located 8 mile (s) / 13 km away from the city center of Cologne.
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