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.
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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.
|Distance||177 miles (285 km)|
|Average bus duration||5 h 55 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$34 (€28)|
|Bus providers||BlaBlaCar 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.
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 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:
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.
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.
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