Paderborn to Cologne bus

Cheap bus tickets from Paderborn to Cologne

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Bus times from Paderborn to Cologne

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Fastest Journey

5 h 36 m


5 h 36 m

Buses per day



153 km

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

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Bla Bla Bus

Overview: Bus from Paderborn to Cologne

distanceDistance94 miles (152 km)
durationAverage bus duration5 h 36 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$19 (€17)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersBlaBlaCar or Flixbus

Buses from Paderborn to Cologne cover the 94 miles (152 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 36 min with our travel partners like BlaBlaCar or Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $19 (€17), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $15 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Paderborn Hbf and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof).

Bus providers: FlixBus from Paderborn to Cologne

For as little as $15 (€13) you can travel by bus to Cologne from Paderborn with FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.


FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

  • Average Price: $15

Travel Tips: Bus to Cologne from Paderborn

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 Paderborn to Cologne.
Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets between Paderborn and Cologne for as low as $15 (€13)  for the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $19 (€17)  for a bus ticket to Cologne from Paderborn.
The bus distance from Paderborn to Cologne is around 94 miles (152 km).
The Paderborn to Cologne bus duration is on average 5 h 36 min, which is to be expected when traveling 94 miles (152 km) between Paderborn and Cologne. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

When taking the bus from Paderborn to Cologne, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Paderborn, Hauptbahnhof, Paderborn, Borchener Street and Paderborn, Mönkeloh P+R. Your route can end in bus stations such as Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle).

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Paderborn Hbf   and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof).

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Paderborn Hbf and travel around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city center to this bus station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and need to travel approximately 8.1 miles (13.1 km) from the bus station to the city center in Cologne.

When taking a bus from Paderborn to Cologne, you can count on BlaBlaCar or Flixbus for the best way to get you to Cologne. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service between Paderborn and Cologne and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
Yes, there are direct buses to Cologne from Paderborn, and you can find a direct bus for this journey with BlaBlaCar  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
The first Paderborn to Cologne bus departs at 5: 20 AM   and the last bus from Paderborn to Cologne leaves at 5: 20 AM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Paderborn to Cologne on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this journey and save money. If you buy bus tickets from Paderborn to Cologne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $19 (€17) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Paderborn to Cologne a few months in advance.

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