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8 h 4 m
9 h 51 m
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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.
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.
|Avg. Bus Duration:|
9 hours 12 minutes
|Coach Ticket Price:||$18|
|Buses depart from:||Munich|
|Bus arrives in:||Cologne|
|Bus Companies:||Flixbus, Bla Bla Bus|
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.
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.
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.