Prague to Cologne bus

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Cheap bus tickets and times from Prague to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Jun 23


Fastest Journey

9 h 5 m


12 h 10 m

Buses per day



536 km

Cheap bus tickets from Prague to Cologne start from $98 with an average ticket price of $112.

The fastest bus from Prague to Cologne takes 9h 5m in comparison to an average duration of 12h 10m and covers a distance of 536 km.

26 buses leave Prague for Cologne every day with 9 travelling directly.

Praha, ÚAN Florenc
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
Praha, Hlavní Nádraží
10:30AMKöln, Flughafen
1 transfer
Praha, Zličín
10:30AMKöln, Flughafen
2 transfers
Praha, Hlavní Nádraží
06:40PMKöln, Flughafen
2 transfers
Praha, Zličín
02:55AMKöln, Flughafen
2 transfers

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Overview: Bus from Prague to Cologne

distanceDistance332 miles (536 km)
durationAverage bus duration9 h 5 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$55 (€48)
frequencyBus frequency6 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 4 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. FlixBus, BlaBlaCar, Infobus or Student Agency

Buses from Prague to Cologne cover the 332 miles (536 km) long journey taking on average 9 h 5 min with our travel partners like STUDENT AGENCY k. S. FlixBus, BlaBlaCar, Infobus or Student Agency. Normally, there are 6 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $34 (€30), but the average price of bus tickets is $55 (€48). Travelers depart most frequently from Prague, Central Train Station and arrive in Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle).

Bus companies: STUDENT AGENCY k. S. FlixBus and BlaBlaCar from Prague to Cologne

Travel to Cologne from Prague from $34 (€30) with Omio’s bus partners STUDENT AGENCY k. S. FlixBus and BlaBlaCar! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

Bus information from Prague to Cologne with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 10 h
  • Cheapest Price: $40
  • FlixBus frequency: 6 a day

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.

FAQs: Bus from Prague to Cologne

FAQs: Take the bus from Prague to Cologne with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Prague to Cologne.
Cheap bus tickets from Prague to Cologne can start from as little as $34 (€30) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Prague to Cologne is $55 (€48); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The bus time between Prague and Cologne is on average 9 h 5 min   for the 332 mile (536 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Cologne from Prague by bus can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Prague to Cologne leaves at 6: 50 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Prague to Cologne leaves at 10: 10 PM.
Yes, there are 4 direct buses a day from Prague to Cologne with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. FlixBus or Student Agency. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct buses.
Take the Prague to Cologne bus with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. FlixBus, BlaBlaCar, Infobus or Student Agency. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the journey to Cologne from Prague as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from Prague, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Prague, Central Train Station, Prague Tupolevova and Prague, Na Florenci st 23 / Infobus. When arriving in Cologne, you can end your journey in bus stations like Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle) and Köln, ZOB.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Prague, Central Train Station, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle), located 3.2 miles (5.2 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Prague to Cologne by bus is November.
You have options as you can travel between Prague and Cologne 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

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