The cheapest buses from Erfurt to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Sep 27

Cheapest

$26

Average

$26

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 Erfurt to Cologne will cost around $ 26 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 26.

05:10AMErfurt4h30 09:40AMCologne
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$261One-way

Timetable Erfurt to Cologne

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The fastest buses from Erfurt to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Sep 27

Fastest Journey

4 h 30 m

Average

4 h 30 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

286 km

Of the 1 buses that leave Erfurt for Cologne 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 286 km distance in an average of 4 h 30 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h 30 m .

The slowest buses will take 4 h 30 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.

05:10AMErfurt4h30 09:40AMCologne
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$261One-way

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Bus Information from Erfurt to Cologne

distanceDistance177 miles (285 km)
durationAverage bus duration5 h 55 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$34 (€28)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersBlaBlaCar or Flixbus

Buses from Erfurt to Cologne cover the 177 miles (285 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 55 min with our travel partners like BlaBlaCar or Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $30 (€24), but the average price of bus tickets is $34 (€28). Travelers depart most frequently from Erfurt Hbf and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

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FlixBus from Erfurt to Cologne

Find the best buses from Erfurt to Cologne with Omio's travel partners FlixBus from $30 (€24). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

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.

    FlixBus has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by bus from Erfurt to Cologne:

    • 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

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    Buses from Erfurt to Cologne
    Take the bus to Cologne 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 Erfurt to Cologne.
    FAQs
    What is the price of the cheapest bus from Erfurt to Cologne?
    Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Erfurt to Cologne to cost as little as $30 (€24)  in the next 7 days.
    How much is the bus between Erfurt and Cologne on average?
    If you’re looking to purchase your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Erfurt to Cologne bus price to come in at an average of $34 (€28)  one way.
    How far is it from Erfurt to Cologne by bus?
    The distance to Cologne from Erfurt by bus is approximately 177 miles (285 km).
    What is the Erfurt to Cologne bus travel time?
    On average the Erfurt to Cologne bus travel time is 5 h 55 min  for the 177 miles (285 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
    What is the departure bus station in Erfurt and arrival bus station in Cologne?

    When taking the bus from Erfurt to Cologne, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Erfurt Hbf, Erfurt, Kurt-Schumacher-Straße (Hauptbahnhof) and Erfurt, Urbicher Kreuz. Your trip can end in bus stations such as Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle).

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Erfurt Hbf   and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

    Where is the Erfurt bus station located? Where is the Cologne bus station located?

    Passengers board the bus most frequently from Erfurt Hbf, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Köln, Köln Bonn Airport, located 8 mile (s) / 13 km away from the city center.

    What bus providers offer a service to Cologne from Erfurt?
    Take the Erfurt to Cologne bus with BlaBlaCar or Flixbus. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the journey to Cologne from Erfurt as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Can I find a direct bus from Erfurt to Cologne?
    Yes, you can search for direct buses from Erfurt to Cologne on Omio with BlaBlaCar, 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.
    How far in advance should I book bus tickets between Erfurt and Cologne for the best deals?
    If you buy the Erfurt to Cologne bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $34 (€28). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses to Cologne from Erfurt. Look out for bus tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
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    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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    Erfurt Hbf (Kurt-Schumacher-Straße)
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    Erfurt, Hauptbahnhof, Steig 7
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