The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from London to Cologne is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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11 h 45 m
13 h 51 m
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Of the 3 buses that leave London for Cologne every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||308 miles (496 km)|
|Average bus duration||11 h 45 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$59 (€51)|
|Bus frequency||1 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there is 1 direct bus a day|
|Bus providers||FlixBus, Union Ivkoni International or BlaBlaCar Bus|
Buses from London to Cologne cover the 308 miles (496 km) long route taking on average 11 h 45 min with our travel partners like FlixBus, Union Ivkoni International or BlaBlaCar Bus. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $46 (€40), but the average price of bus tickets is $59 (€51). Travelers depart most frequently from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle).
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One of the less well used buses routes is the route from London to Cologne. Only the buses company National Express offers a departure to the Rhine metropolis once a day. The London Cologne buses start their journey at the Victoria Coach Station in London and reach the terminus near Cologne Central Station after a night trip. The journey starts in London at 9.30 p.m. and reaches its destination the next morning around 10.15 a.m., so that travellers can already fully enjoy the first day of their trip. The journey time London - Cologne is approx. 11 hours and 45 minutes.
Cologne is the most populous city in North Rhine-Westphalia and the fourth largest city in Germany. Cologne is known above all for its exuberant carnival and the impressive cathedral, which is located in the direct vicinity of the main railway station and which you can hardly miss.
When departing from London, you have various bus station options to start your route from including London, Victoria Coach Station, Luton, London Luton Airport Bus Station and London, Golders Green Station. When arriving in Cologne, you can end your journey in bus stations like Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle) and Köln, ZOB.
Passengers board the bus most frequently from London, Victoria Coach Station, which is located around 2.1 miles (3.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle), located 3.2 miles (5.2 km) away from the city centre.
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