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Bus Information between Kraków and Cologne

distanceDistance570 miles (920 km)
durationAverage bus duration19 h 5 min
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus

Buses from Kraków to Cologne cover the 570 miles (920 km) long journey taking on average 19 h 5 min with our travel partners like Flixbus. There are direct bus services available.

Bus companies

FlixBus Kraków – Cologne

Find the best trip from Kraków to Cologne with FlixBus. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most convenient route has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.


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 Kraków and Cologne.

Looking to travel by bus between Kraków and Cologne? Omio can help you find that perfect journey with FlixBus. Check Omio to see current FlixBus bus schedules, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Kraków to Cologne bus and book FlixBus tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a bus from Kraków to Cologne, you can expect to travel 570 miles (920 km) one-way with FlixBus. If you search for buses from Kraków to Cologne in the Omio app, you can check if the FlixBus ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the bus station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest bus with FlixBus, we do the work for you to get you safely to Cologne from Kraków. Book that perfect Kraków to Cologne bus now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with FlixBus!

These are FlixBus' ticket policies for COVID-19 for the bus between Kraków 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 Kraków 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 Kraków to Cologne.
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by bus between Kraków and Cologne?

Travel between Kraków, Poland and Cologne, Germany by bus is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Germany from Poland?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from Kraków?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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?

When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/22/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus between Kraków and Cologne before traveling.

What restrictions are there on reentering Poland from Cologne, Germany?

The restriction level for your return bus to Kraków, Poland from Cologne is: Partially open.

Is my return bus into Kraków from Cologne restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 2 in quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Kraków, Poland?

The government of Poland 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 9/20/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Kraków from Cologne closer to your date of departure here here.

What is the distance from Kraków to Cologne by bus?
The Kraków to Cologne bus distance is approximately 570 miles (920 km).
How many hours is the bus time from Kraków to Cologne?
The bus time between Kraków and Cologne is on average 19 h 5 min  for the 570 miles (920 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Kraków to Cologne by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What bus companies offer a service from Kraków to Cologne?
For the journey from Kraków to Cologne you can take a bus with Flixbus. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services from Kraków to Cologne on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
When can I take the first bus from Kraków to Cologne? When can I take the last bus for the day?
You can take the earliest bus from Kraków to Cologne at 12: 05 PM   or take the last bus from Kraków to Cologne leaving at 7: 10 PM. Look for the latest Kraków to Cologne bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this journey.