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11:00PMPrague9h05 08:05AMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport
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Fastest Journey

9 h 5 m

Average

9 h 5 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

536 km

Of the 1 buses that leave Prague 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 536 km distance in an average of 9 h 5 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 9 h 5 m .

The slowest buses will take 9 h 5 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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11:00PMPrague9h05 08:05AMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport
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$631One-way

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Thu
Aug 5
$88Deutsche Bahn
$44Flixbus
$446Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Aug 6
$50Deutsche Bahn
$44Flixbus
$385Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Aug 7
$65FlixTrain
$44Flixbus
$536Lufthansa Cityline
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Aug 8
$35Deutsche Bahn
$56STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$859Lufthansa Cityline
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Aug 9
$50Deutsche Bahn
$44STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$657Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Aug 10
$50Deutsche Bahn
$44STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$416Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Aug 11
$35Deutsche Bahn with connection
$44STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$202Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Aug 12
$50Deutsche Bahn
$44STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$282Swiss
Fri
Aug 13
$29Deutsche Bahn
$38STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$315Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Aug 14
$47Deutsche Bahn
$38STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$334Lufthansa Cityline
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Aug 15
$35Deutsche Bahn
$38STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$243Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Aug 16
$35Deutsche Bahn
$41Flixbus
$334Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Aug 17
$35Deutsche Bahn
$44STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$183Lufthansa Cityline
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Aug 18
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$44STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$334Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Aug 19
$35Deutsche Bahn
$38STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$183Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Aug 20
$49FlixTrain
$38STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$152Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Aug 21
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$38Flixbus
$244Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Aug 22
$35Deutsche Bahn
$38STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$203Lufthansa Cityline
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Aug 23
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$38STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$152Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Aug 24
$35Deutsche Bahn
$38STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$202Lufthansa Cityline

The cheapest buses from Prague to Cologne

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Cheapest

$63

Average

$63

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 Prague to Cologne will cost around $ 63 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 63.

11:00PMPrague9h05 08:05AMKöln, Köln Bonn Airport
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Bus Information between Prague and Cologne

distanceDistance332 miles (536 km)
durationAverage bus duration9 h 5 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$45 (€36)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus, Eurolines France, Deutsche Bahn, Eurolines Germany, BlaBlaCar, Deinbus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Eurolines Switzerland

Buses from Prague to Cologne cover the 332 miles (536 km) long route taking on average 9 h 5 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Eurolines France, Deutsche Bahn, Eurolines Germany, BlaBlaCar, Deinbus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Eurolines Switzerland. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $45 (€36), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $38 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from Prague, Praha, Zličín and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

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Bus between Prague and Cologne with Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus

Find the best buses between Prague and Cologne with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus from $38 (€30). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

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Germany's largest bus company Deutsche Bahn (DB) offers excellent services within Germany and internationally, including a route between Prague and Cologne. Find DB bus times and tickets for your 332 miles (536 km) journey from Prague to Cologne with the best deals on Omio. Choose from ticket types including the Super Saver, Saver and Flexible fares if you’re looking for the most affordable bus from Prague to Cologne. DB also offers discount cards, such as the Bahncard, 25, 50 and 100, which you can use on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its levels of efficiency and comfort with its range of bus types. These include the high-speed InterCity Express (ICE), the national express Intercity (IC) and international express Eurocity (EC), and local Regional Express (RE) and Regional (RB) buses. These types of buses differ in terms of the comfort and time needed to travel. For example, bathrooms are standard services on these buses, but other amenities like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi access are only available on certain buses.

Buses from Prague to Cologne

There are numerous daily buses from Prague to Cologne, with both direct and indirect options available. Indirect buses usually stopover 1 to 3 times in main stations along the way, including but not limited to Nurnburg, Frankfurt Main, Frankfurt Airport, and Mannheim. Buses take between 7 hours and 9 minutes and 15 hours and 10 minutes to travel the 384-mile journey. 

Which bus companies travel from Prague to Cologne?

Deutsche Bahn, Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland and Eurolines France have direct and indirect buses along this route. Deutsche Bahn tends to have the fastest few bus options, whereas Flixbus offers more frequent direct buses. Eurolines France and Switzerland have several overnight Prague to Cologne options each day.

How long is the bus from Prague to Cologne?

The bus from Prague to Cologne has a travel time of between 7 hours and 9 minutes to 15 hours and 10 minutes. The fastest few buses are operated by Deutsche Bahn, and are indirect. Buses with a travel time over 8 hours tend to be overnight routes, with direct and indirect options available. Flixbus tends to have the most direct overnight buses.

How many buses are there from Prague to Cologne?

There are typically 24 to 30 daily buses from Prague to Cologne. Sunday tends to offer the most late evening and night options, whereas during the week, there are more morning and daytime buses to choose from. The direct buses are usually scheduled in the early morning and late at night. 

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Prague to Cologne?

Departure station: Trains depart from either Prague Uan Florenc or Prague Hlavni Nadrazi. Florenc is just under a mile from central Prague, and is serviced by Metro lines B and C. Prague Hlvani is Prague's main station, and serves as a railway and bus station. Buses depart from Autobusova St. Wilsonova, the station's bus stop. Both stations have fast food restaurants, cafes, as well as short and long term parking options.

Arrival station: Trains arrive at Cologne Bonn Airport Terminal 2 or Cologne Hauptbahnhof. Bonn Airport has numerous retail and dining amenities for passengers to enjoy while in transit or upon arrival, and even has free WiFi. Hauptbahnhof is an 8 to 10 minute walk along the river to central Cologne.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by bus from Prague, Czechia to Cologne, Germany?

Travel by bus between Prague, Czechia and Cologne, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Cologne from Prague restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • 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

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 8/3/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Cologne from Prague closer to your date of departure here

Are there restrictions on returning to Czechia from Germany by bus?

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

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

Reentry to Czechia is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Prague, Czechia?

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

  • Physical distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 7/29/21. 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 Prague from Cologne here.

How much are cheap buses to Cologne from Prague?
Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Prague to Cologne to cost as little as $38 (€30)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a bus between Prague and Cologne?
If you are looking to buy your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Prague to Cologne bus to cost on average $45 (€36)  one way.
How far is Cologne from Prague by bus?
The Prague to Cologne bus distance is approximately 332 miles (536 km).
How many hours is the bus time to Cologne from Prague?
While the time it takes to travel 332 miles (536 km) between Prague and Cologne can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Prague to Cologne bus journey time is on average 9 h 5 min.
When traveling by bus from Prague to Cologne, which bus station in Prague do I depart from and which bus station in Cologne do I arrive in?

When taking the bus between Prague and Cologne, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Praha, Hlavní Nádraží, Prague, ÚAN Florenc and Prague, Nádraží Veleslavín. Your journey can end in bus stations such as Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle).

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Prague, Praha, Zličín   and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

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

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this trip, called Prague, Praha, Zličín, is located 6 mile (s) / 10 km from the city center of Prague.

The most popular arrival bus station, Köln, Köln Bonn Airport, is located 8 mile (s) / 13 km away from the city center of Cologne.

What bus companies go from Prague to Cologne?
For the best Prague to Cologne bus to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Flixbus, Eurolines France, Deutsche Bahn, Eurolines Germany, BlaBlaCar, Deinbus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Eurolines Switzerland. However, it's always good to check all possible bus providers with services between Prague and Cologne to compare what amenities they may offer.
Are there any direct buses from Prague to Cologne?
Yes, there are direct buses per day from Prague to Cologne. You can look to travel with Flixbus or STUDENT AGENCY k. S.   without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct bus tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.
What are the first and last departure bus times from Prague to Cologne?
The first Prague to Cologne bus departs at 2: 15 PM   and the last bus from Prague to Cologne leaves at 9: 00 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Prague to Cologne on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
When should I book the Prague to Cologne bus for the best deals on tickets?
You can find buses to Cologne from Prague to cost on average $45 (€36) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Prague to Cologne bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Prague
Prag, Busbhf. Florenc
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