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03:30PMMadrid, Estación Sur28h40 08:10PMKöln, Flughafen
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04:40PMMadrid, Estación Sur24h45 05:25PMKöln, Flughafen
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The fastest buses from Madrid to Cologne

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Fastest Journey

1d 45 m

Average

1d 2 h 42 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

1430 km

It's difficult to get from Madrid to Cologne without transferring at least once.

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04:40PMMadrid, Estación Sur24h45 05:25PMKöln, Flughafen
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$1441One-way
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03:30PMMadrid, Estación Sur28h40 08:10PMKöln, Flughafen
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$1191One-way

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The cheapest buses from Madrid to Cologne

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Cheapest

$119

Average

$131

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 Madrid to Cologne will cost around $ 131 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 119.

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03:30PMMadrid, Estación Sur28h40 08:10PMKöln, Flughafen
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$1191One-way
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04:40PMMadrid, Estación Sur24h45 05:25PMKöln, Flughafen
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$1441One-way

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Bus Information to Cologne from Madrid

distanceDistance886 miles (1429 km)
durationAverage bus duration28 h 40 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$122 (€97)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersEurolines France or Eurolines Switzerland

Buses from Madrid to Cologne cover the 886 miles (1429 km) long route 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 $119 (€95)], but the average price of bus tickets is $122 (€97). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

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Buses from Madrid 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 Madrid to Cologne.
FAQs
Is travel by bus currently allowed from Madrid, Spain to Cologne, Germany?

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

Is international entry into Cologne from Madrid restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last checked on 7/27/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus between Madrid and Cologne closer to your date of departure here

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Spain from Cologne, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Cologne to Madrid is: Fully open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Spain from Germany?

Reentry to Spain is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

What are the requirements?

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

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:

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

Last checked on 7/28/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Madrid from Cologne here.

How much are cheap buses to Cologne from Madrid?
Bus tickets to Cologne from Madrid for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $119 (€95)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a bus ticket between Madrid and Cologne?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $122 (€97)  for a bus ticket from Madrid to Cologne.
How far is it from Madrid to Cologne by bus?
The Madrid to Cologne bus distance is approximately 886 miles (1429 km).
How long is the bus ride between Madrid and Cologne?
On average the Madrid to Cologne bus travel time is 28 h 40 min  for the 886 miles (1429 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What bus station in Madrid goes to Cologne? What bus station do I come into Cologne from Madrid?

When departing from Madrid, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. When arriving in Cologne, you can end your trip in bus stations like Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle).

Omio customers book a bus from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   to Köln, Köln Bonn Airport   most frequently for this route.

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 route, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Madrid. The most popular arrival bus station in Cologne, called Köln, Köln Bonn Airport, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

Which bus companies can take me from Madrid to Cologne?
If you're looking for buses from Madrid to Cologne, you can rely on Eurolines France or Eurolines Switzerland to get you to Cologne. It's also good to check out all possible bus providers for the Madrid to Cologne route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What are the first and last departure bus times from Madrid to Cologne?
You can take the earliest bus from Madrid to Cologne at 1: 30 PM   or take the last bus from Madrid to Cologne leaving at 2: 40 PM. Look for the latest Madrid to Cologne bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this journey.
When should I book the Madrid to Cologne bus for the best deals on tickets?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this route and save money. If you purchase bus tickets from Madrid to Cologne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $122 (€97) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your bus ticket from Madrid to Cologne a few months in advance.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Madrid America
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Madrid Est. Sur
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 6<br>Bus lines 8, 102, 113, 148, 152, 156, N11<br>Suburban train lines C1, C5, C7, C10