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Bus Information between Madrid and Cologne

distanceDistance886 miles (1429 km)
durationAverage bus duration28 h 40 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$108 (€90)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersEurolines France or Eurolines Switzerland

Buses from Madrid to Cologne cover the 886 miles (1429 km) long trip taking on average 28 h 40 min with our travel partners like Eurolines France or Eurolines Switzerland. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $102 (€85), but the average price of bus tickets is $108 (€90). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my bus to Cologne from Madrid?

Travel between Madrid, Spain and Cologne, Germany by bus is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany from Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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 11/28/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus from Madrid to Cologne as this information can change.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Cologne, Germany to Madrid, Spain?

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

Is my return bus into Madrid 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 Spain from Cologne?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Madrid, Spain?

The government of Spain 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 11/29/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Madrid from Cologne closer to your date of departure here here.

How much are cheap buses between Madrid and Cologne?
Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets to Cologne from Madrid for as low as $102 (€85)  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a bus to Cologne from Madrid?
The bus price to Cologne from Madrid is on average $108 (€90)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
What is the distance from Madrid to Cologne by bus?
The distance from Madrid to Cologne by bus is approximately 886 miles (1429 km).
What is the Madrid to Cologne bus travel time?
The bus time to Cologne from Madrid is on average 28 h 40 min  for the 886 miles (1429 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Madrid and Cologne by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What bus station in Madrid goes to Cologne? What bus station do I come into Cologne from Madrid?

When taking the bus between Madrid and Cologne, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. 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 Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

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

You can find the most popular departure bus station for this trip, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Madrid. The most popular arrival bus station in Cologne, called Köln, Köln Bonn Airport, is located around 8 mile (s) / 13 km away from its city center.

What bus companies go from Madrid to Cologne?
Take the Madrid to Cologne bus with Eurolines France or Eurolines Switzerland. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the route from Madrid to Cologne as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When is the earliest bus from Madrid to Cologne? When is the last bus from Madrid to Cologne?
The earliest bus for this route departs from Madrid at 2: 30 PM. The last bus leaves from Madrid at 2: 30 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Madrid to Cologne and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book a bus ticket from Madrid to Cologne to get the best deals?
If you purchase a bus ticket from Madrid to Cologne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $108 (€90) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets from Madrid to Cologne are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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