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Munich to Cologne

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05:20M√ľnchen, ZOB12h05 17:25K√∂ln, K√∂ln Bonn Airport
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08:00M√ľnchen, ZOB9h25 17:25K√∂ln, K√∂ln Bonn Airport
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08:00M√ľnchen, ZOB9h13 17:13Cologne Messe/Deutz
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08:00M√ľnchen, ZOB8h14 16:14Cologne Messe/Deutz
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14:10M√ľnchen, ZOB10h39 00:49Cologne Messe/Deutz
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14:10M√ľnchen, ZOB10h09 00:19Cologne Messe/Deutz
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14:10M√ľnchen, ZOB9h27 23:37Cologne Messe/Deutz
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14:10M√ľnchen, ZOB9h20 23:30K√∂ln, K√∂ln Bonn Airport
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14:10M√ľnchen, ZOB9h09 23:19Cologne Messe/Deutz
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14:10M√ľnchen, ZOB12h37 02:47Cologne Messe/Deutz
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14:10M√ľnchen, ZOB8h04 22:14Cologne Messe/Deutz
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The fastest buses

from Munich
to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Sep 16

Fastest Journey

8 h 4 m

Average

9 h 51 m

Buses per day

11

Distance

456 km

Of the 11 bus that leave Munich for Cologne every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct bus cover the 456 km distance in an average of 9 h 51 m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 8 h 4 m .

The slowest bus will take 12 h 37 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.

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14:10M√ľnchen, ZOB8h04 22:14Cologne Messe/Deutz
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$911One-way
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08:00M√ľnchen, ZOB8h14 16:14Cologne Messe/Deutz
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$1191One-way
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14:10M√ľnchen, ZOB9h09 23:19Cologne Messe/Deutz
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$911One-way
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08:00M√ľnchen, ZOB9h13 17:13Cologne Messe/Deutz
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$1391One-way
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14:10M√ľnchen, ZOB9h20 23:30K√∂ln, K√∂ln Bonn Airport
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$231One-way

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Flight
Sun
Sep 15
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$264Eurowings
Mon
Sep 16
$56Deutsche Bahn
$23Bla Bla Bus
$158Eurowings
Tue
Sep 17
$35Deutsche Bahn
$12Bla Bla Bus
$158Germanwings
Wed
Sep 18
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$12Bla Bla Bus
$182Eurowings
Thu
Sep 19
$37Deutsche Bahn
$12Bla Bla Bus
$182Germanwings
Fri
Sep 20
$35Deutsche Bahn
$23Bla Bla Bus
$123eagle atlantic airlines
Sat
Sep 21
$30Deutsche Bahn
$12Bla Bla Bus
$88Germanwings
Sun
Sep 22
$37Deutsche Bahn
$23Bla Bla Bus
$175Lufthansa
Mon
Sep 23
$23Deutsche Bahn
$23Bla Bla Bus
$136Lufthansa
Tue
Sep 24
$23Deutsche Bahn
$12Bla Bla Bus
$123Germanwings
Wed
Sep 25
$23Deutsche Bahn
$1Bla Bla Bus
$136Lufthansa
Thu
Sep 26
$30Deutsche Bahn
$12Bla Bla Bus
$123Germanwings
Fri
Sep 27
$35Deutsche Bahn
$12Bla Bla Bus
$76eagle atlantic airlines
Sat
Sep 28
$35Deutsche Bahn
$12Bla Bla Bus
$64Germanwings
Sun
Sep 29
$30Deutsche Bahn
$27Flixbus
$158Eurowings
Mon
Sep 30
$23Deutsche Bahn
$23Bla Bla Bus
$100Germanwings
Tue
Oct 1
$23Deutsche Bahn
$23Bla Bla Bus
$64Germanwings
Wed
Oct 2
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$23Bla Bla Bus
$100eagle atlantic airlines
Thu
Oct 3
$35Deutsche Bahn
$23Bla Bla Bus
$41eagle atlantic airlines
Fri
Oct 4
$23Deutsche Bahn
$23Bla Bla Bus
$41eagle atlantic airlines
Sat
Oct 5
$35Deutsche Bahn
$23Bla Bla Bus
$182Germanwings

The cheapest buses

from Munich
to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Sep 16

Cheapest

$23

Average

$69

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Munich to Cologne will cost around $ 69 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 23.

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08:00M√ľnchen, ZOB9h25 17:25K√∂ln, K√∂ln Bonn Airport
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$231One-way
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14:10M√ľnchen, ZOB9h20 23:30K√∂ln, K√∂ln Bonn Airport
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$231One-way
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05:20M√ľnchen, ZOB12h05 17:25K√∂ln, K√∂ln Bonn Airport
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$331One-way
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14:10M√ľnchen, ZOB10h09 00:19Cologne Messe/Deutz
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$491One-way
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14:10M√ľnchen, ZOB12h37 02:47Cologne Messe/Deutz
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$491One-way

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Journey Summary

Munich to Cologne Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration:
9 hours 12 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: $18
Buses depart from:Munich
Bus arrives in:Cologne
Distance:456 km
BusBus Companies:Flixbus, Bla Bla Bus

Buses from Munich to Cologne: Journey Details

Buses in Germany are an affordable way to travel between cities, with a number of companies servicing both domestic and international routes. There are buses from Munich to Cologne at regular intervals every day. Travellers can choose from several operators including Flixbus, Postbus, Infobus, Eurolines and Megabus. The first buses covering this popular route leave in the early hours of the morning and there are departures until late at night. Most service providers offer at least one overnight option and providers like Flixbus might have as many as 10 buses on one day. Passengers can expect to arrive in Cologne 7 to 10 hours after departure and an average journey is likely to be around 8 hours.

Return buses from Cologne to Munich are also available.

Taking the Bus from Munich

Travellers using buses from Munich to Cologne will depart from Munich ZOB or main bus station in the central Hackerbrucke district. The striking, highly modern station is a city landmark and is right next door to the main railway station. Travellers can reach the rail station by local 'Hackerbrucke' S-Bahn train (lines S1 to S8) or take local tram services including the 16 and 17. Local MVG buses also stop at the station and taxis will be happy to fetch travellers from any district.

Getting into Cologne by Bus

Cologne enjoys an exciting location on the famous River Rhine and is one of Germany's most beautiful cities. The Kolner Dom (cathedral) and Great St. Martin Church or unique attractions like Kolumba appeal to all tastes. Most buses from Munich to Cologne arrive at the city's ZOB or main bus station at Breslauer Platz which is adjacent to the Hauptbahnhof or railway station. Travellers can reach most parts of the city easily by public transport and S-Bahn, U-Bahn trains and trams connect each district. Those travelling by Megabus will arrive at the new bus station at Gummersbacher Str in the Deutz district which is just across the River Rhine from the ZOB and close to the Koln/Messe/Deutz S-Bahn stop. Local bus services run throughout the day and night buses are also available.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Munich
BusM√ľnchen ZOB Hackerbr√ľcke

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