Cheap bus tickets from Frankfurt to Cologne

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Cheapest

$8

Average

$9

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 Frankfurt to Cologne will cost around $ 9 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 8.

11:50PMFrankfurt2h00 01:50AMCologne
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$81One-way
01:20PMFrankfurt1h30 02:50PMCologne
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$81One-way
04:10PMFrankfurt1h50 06:00PMCologne
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$91One-way
04:30PMFrankfurt1h50 06:20PMCologne
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$111One-way

Bus schedule from Frankfurt to Cologne

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01:20PMFrankfurt1h30 02:50PMCologne
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04:10PMFrankfurt1h50 06:00PMCologne
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04:30PMFrankfurt1h50 06:20PMCologne
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11:50PMFrankfurt2h00 01:50AMCologne
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Thu
Dec 9
$29Deutsche Bahn
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Fri
Dec 10
$24Deutsche Bahn
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Sat
Dec 11
$21Deutsche Bahn
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Sun
Dec 12
$10FlixTrain
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Mon
Dec 13
$10FlixTrain
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Tue
Dec 14
$21Deutsche Bahn
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Wed
Dec 15
$21Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
Dec 16
$21Deutsche Bahn
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Fri
Dec 17
$10FlixTrain
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Sat
Dec 18
$10FlixTrain
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Mon
Dec 20
$21Deutsche Bahn
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Tue
Dec 21
$21Deutsche Bahn
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Wed
Dec 22
$21Deutsche Bahn
$12STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Thu
Dec 23
$21Deutsche Bahn
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Dec 25
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$12Flixbus
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Dec 26
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Mon
Dec 27
$21Deutsche Bahn
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Wed
Dec 29
$21Deutsche Bahn
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Bus times from Frankfurt to Cologne

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Fastest Journey

1 h 30 m

Average

1 h 47 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

153 km

Of the 4 buses that leave Frankfurt for Cologne every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 153 km distance in an average of 1 h 47 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h 30 m .

The slowest buses will take 2 h 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.

01:20PMFrankfurt1h30 02:50PMCologne
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$81One-way
04:10PMFrankfurt1h50 06:00PMCologne
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$91One-way
04:30PMFrankfurt1h50 06:20PMCologne
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$111One-way
11:50PMFrankfurt2h00 01:50AMCologne
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$81One-way

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Overview: Bus from Frankfurt to Cologne

distanceDistance94 miles (152 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 10 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$9 (€8)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus

Buses from Frankfurt to Cologne cover the 94 miles (152 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 10 min with our travel partners like Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $9 (€8), but the average price of bus tickets is $9 (€8).

Bus companies: FlixBus from Frankfurt to Cologne

For as little as $9 (€8) you can travel by bus to Cologne from Frankfurt with FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

FlixBus

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 has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by bus between Frankfurt and 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

    Travel Tips: Bus to Cologne from Frankfurt

    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 Frankfurt to Cologne.
    FAQs

    What is the price of the cheapest bus from Frankfurt to Cologne?

    Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Frankfurt to Cologne to cost as little as $9 (€8)  in the next 7 days.

    How much does it cost to take a bus from Frankfurt to Cologne?

    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $9 (€8)  for a bus ticket between Frankfurt and Cologne.

    What is the distance from Frankfurt to Cologne by bus?

    When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Cologne from Frankfurt by bus to be approximately 94 miles (152 km).

    How many hours is the bus time to Cologne from Frankfurt?

    The bus time to Cologne from Frankfurt is on average 2 h 10 min  for the 94 miles (152 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Cologne from Frankfurt by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    Which bus providers can get me from Frankfurt to Cologne?

    For the journey from Frankfurt to Cologne you can take a bus with Flixbus. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services to Cologne from Frankfurt on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

    What time is the earliest bus from Frankfurt to Cologne? What time is the last bus from Frankfurt to Cologne?

    The earliest bus for this route departs from Frankfurt at 4: 55 AM. The last bus leaves from Frankfurt at 3: 15 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Frankfurt to Cologne and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

    How far in advance should I book bus tickets from Frankfurt to Cologne for the best deals?

    If you buy the Frankfurt to Cologne bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $9 (€8). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses from Frankfurt to Cologne. Look out for bus tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.