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Timetable Milan to Cologne

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02:50PMMilano, San Donato17h25 08:15AMKöln, Flughafen
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04:30PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano14h05 06:35AMKöln, Flughafen
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The fastest buses from Milan to Cologne

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Fastest Journey

14 h 5 m

Average

15 h 45 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

630 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Milan for Cologne every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 630 km distance in an average of 15 h 45 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 14 h 5 m .

The slowest buses will take 17 h 25 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
04:30PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano14h05 06:35AMKöln, Flughafen
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$1131One-way
2nd Fastest
02:50PMMilano, San Donato17h25 08:15AMKöln, Flughafen
1 changes
$1741One-way

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Jul 30
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$82Flixbus
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$101Flixbus
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$69Flixbus
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$170Deutsche Bahn
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$173Air Dolomiti
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$208Deutsche Bahn
$57Flixbus
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$170Deutsche Bahn
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$200Malta Air
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$208Deutsche Bahn
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$82Flixbus
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$200Malta Air
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$82Flixbus
$389Malta Air
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Aug 9
$208Deutsche Bahn
$82Flixbus
$173Air Dolomiti
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Aug 10
$120Deutsche Bahn
$57Flixbus
$165Air Dolomiti
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Aug 11
$120Deutsche Bahn
$59Flixbus
$200Malta Air
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Aug 12
$208Deutsche Bahn
$66Flixbus
$144Malta Air
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Aug 13
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$69Flixbus
$353Air Dolomiti
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Aug 14
$269Deutsche Bahn
$74Flixbus
$144Malta Air
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Aug 15
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$69Flixbus
$170Malta Air
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Aug 16
$139Deutsche Bahn
$50Flixbus
$115Malta Air
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Aug 17
$170Deutsche Bahn
$44Flixbus
$123Malta Air
Wed
Aug 18
$107Deutsche Bahn
$44Flixbus
$26Malta Air
Thu
Aug 19
$208Deutsche Bahn
$50Flixbus
$19Malta Air

The cheapest buses from Milan to Cologne

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Cheapest

$113

Average

$144

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 Milan to Cologne will cost around $ 144 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 113.

Cheapest
04:30PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano14h05 06:35AMKöln, Flughafen
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$1131One-way
2nd Cheapest
02:50PMMilano, San Donato17h25 08:15AMKöln, Flughafen
1 changes
$1741One-way

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Bus Information to Cologne from Milan

distanceDistance391 miles (630 km)
durationAverage bus duration14 h 5 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$67 (€53)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus

Buses from Milan to Cologne cover the 391 miles (630 km) long route taking on average 14 h 5 min with our travel partners like Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $50 (€40)], but the average price of bus tickets is $67 (€53). Travelers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

Bus companies

Bus between Milan and Cologne with FlixBus

FlixBus buses will get you from Milan to Cologne from $50 (€40). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

FlixBus

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 from Milan to Cologne.

It’s easy to book your FlixBus bus ticket from Milan to Cologne online with Omio! Simply check the current FlixBus bus schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Milan and Cologne as well as relevant travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) for that bus and book cheap FlixBus bus tickets online. Prices for FlixBus buses between Milan and Cologne start at $50 (€40) one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 391 miles (630 km). If you search for FlixBus buses in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the FlixBus tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when traveling by bus between Milan and Cologne. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Milan to Cologne FlixBus bus ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

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

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Buses from Milan to Cologne
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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by bus from Milan, Italy to Cologne, Germany?

Travel between Milan, Italy and Cologne, Germany by bus is: Partially open.

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • 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?

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 7/28/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus from Milan to Cologne before traveling.

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

Return travel from Germany to Italy is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Milan from Cologne?

Entry into Italy is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • 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
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Milan, Italy?

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

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

Last checked on 7/29/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Milan from Cologne.

How much does a cheap bus between Milan and Cologne cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Milan to Cologne buses for as little as $50 (€40)  in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a bus ticket from Milan to Cologne?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $67 (€53)  for a bus ticket to Cologne from Milan.
What is the distance to Cologne from Milan by bus?
You should expect to travel around 391 miles (630 km)  from Milan to Cologne by bus.
How many hours is the bus time to Cologne from Milan?
The Milan to Cologne bus duration is on average 14 h 5 min, which is to be expected when traveling 391 miles (630 km) from Milan to Cologne. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
When traveling by bus from Milan to Cologne, which bus station in Milan do I depart from and which bus station in Cologne do I arrive in?

Some of the Milan bus stations to Cologne you can start your journey from include Milan, Stazione Centrale, Milan, MILANO - P. Zza Laghi usc. Autostrada new svinc and Milan, Largo Tazio Nuvolari (Romolo). Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Cologne include Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle).

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Milano Centrale   and arriving in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

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

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

The most popular arrival bus station, Köln, Köln Bonn Airport, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Cologne.

What bus providers go from Milan to Cologne?
If you're looking for buses from Milan to Cologne, you can rely on Flixbus to get you to Cologne. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Milan to Cologne journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Can I book a direct bus from Milan to Cologne?
Yes, you can search for direct buses from Milan to Cologne on Omio with Flixbus, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your bus ticket.
What time is the earliest bus from Milan to Cologne? What time is the last bus from Milan to Cologne?
You can take the first bus from Milan to Cologne at 6: 10 AM. The last bus from Milan to Cologne that you can take departs at 9: 40 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Milan to Cologne schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How far in advance should I book bus tickets to Cologne from Milan for the best deals?
If you purchase a bus ticket from Milan to Cologne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $67 (€53) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets between Milan and Cologne are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Milan
Milano - Terminal Bus di Lampugnano
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train 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 M1<br>Bus lines 68

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