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$23Deutsche Bahn
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$43FlixTrain
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$23Deutsche Bahn
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$23Deutsche Bahn
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$23Deutsche Bahn
$36Flixbus
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$23Deutsche Bahn
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Bus Information from Groningen to Cologne

distanceDistance158 miles (255 km)
durationAverage bus duration8 h 40 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$45 (€36)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus

Buses from Groningen to Cologne cover the 158 miles (255 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 40 min with our travel partners like Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $45 (€36), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $36 (€29). Travelers depart most frequently from Groningen and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

Bus companies

Groningen to Cologne with FlixBus

Travel between Groningen and Cologne from $36 (€29) with Omio’s bus partners FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

FlixBus

Omio helps you find the perfect Groningen - Cologne bus with FlixBus. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest bus between Groningen and Cologne, Omio shows you FlixBus’s current bus schedules, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best bus ticket for your upcoming Groningen to Cologne route. You can expect to travel around 158 miles (255 km) between Groningen and Cologne on a bus with FlixBus. Once you are ready, buy your one-way FlixBus tickets from Groningen to Cologne starting as low as $36 (€29) if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by bus instead of purchasing tickets at the bus station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with FlixBus!

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

Buses from Groningen 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 Groningen to Cologne.
FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by bus between Groningen and Cologne?

Travel between Groningen, Netherlands and Cologne, Germany by bus is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany from Netherlands?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne, Germany?

All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/20/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus to Cologne from Groningen as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Groningen, Netherlands from Cologne, Germany?

The restriction level for your return bus to Groningen, Netherlands from Cologne is: Fully open.

Is my return bus into Groningen from Cologne restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Groningen, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands 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 9/19/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Groningen from Cologne closer to your date of departure here here.

What is the price of the cheapest bus from Groningen to Cologne?
Bus tickets from Groningen to Cologne for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $36 (€29)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a bus ticket from Groningen to Cologne?
If you’re looking to purchase your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Groningen to Cologne bus price to come in at an average of $45 (€36)  one way.
How far is Cologne from Groningen by bus?
You should expect to travel around 158 miles (255 km)  from Groningen to Cologne by bus.
What is the Groningen to Cologne bus travel time?
The Groningen to Cologne bus duration is on average 8 h 40 min, which is to be expected when traveling 158 miles (255 km) to Cologne from Groningen. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
Which bus station from Groningen to Cologne do I depart from? Which Cologne bus station from Groningen do I arrive in?

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

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

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called Groningen, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Groningen.

The most popular arrival bus station, Köln, Köln Bonn Airport, is located 8 mile (s) / 13 km away from the city center of Cologne.

Which bus providers can take me between Groningen and Cologne?
When taking a bus from Groningen to Cologne, you can count on Flixbus for the best way to get you to Cologne. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service to Cologne from Groningen and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
When can I take the first bus from Groningen to Cologne? When can I take the last bus for the day?
The first Groningen to Cologne bus departs at 6: 10 AM   and the last bus from Groningen to Cologne leaves at 3: 35 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Groningen to Cologne on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I book bus tickets to Cologne from Groningen to score the best deals?
The price of a one way bus ticket from Groningen to Cologne is on average $45 (€36) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus companies offering this trip. In general, you can find bus tickets between Groningen and Cologne available a few months in advance.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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