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Overview: Bus from Recklinghausen to Cologne

distanceDistance48 miles (77 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 19 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$7 (€6)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesBlaBlaCar

Buses from Recklinghausen to Cologne cover the 48 miles (77 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 19 min with our travel partners like BlaBlaCar. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $7 (€6), but the average price of bus tickets is $7 (€6). Travelers depart most frequently from Recklinghausen Hbf and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

Bus providers: FlixBus from Recklinghausen to Cologne

For as little as $7 (€6) you can travel by bus from Recklinghausen to Cologne with FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.


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: $7

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your FlixBus bus ticket to Cologne from Recklinghausen:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips: Bus to Cologne from Recklinghausen

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 Recklinghausen to Cologne.

How much does a cheap bus to Cologne from Recklinghausen cost?

Bus tickets between Recklinghausen and Cologne for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $7 (€6)  one way in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a bus from Recklinghausen to Cologne?

The bus price from Recklinghausen to Cologne is on average $7 (€6)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.

How far is Cologne from Recklinghausen by bus?

You should expect to travel around 48 miles (77 km)  to Cologne from Recklinghausen by bus.

How long is the bus ride to Cologne from Recklinghausen?

The bus time between Recklinghausen and Cologne is on average 3 h 19 min  for the 48 miles (77 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Recklinghausen to Cologne by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When traveling by bus from Recklinghausen to Cologne, which bus station in Recklinghausen do I depart from and which bus station in Cologne do I arrive in?

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Recklinghausen Hbf   to Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

Where do I find the Recklinghausen bus station to Cologne? Where is the Cologne bus station?

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Recklinghausen Hbf and travel around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from the city center to this bus station.

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

Which bus companies should I travel with from Recklinghausen to Cologne?

For the best Recklinghausen to Cologne bus to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with BlaBlaCar. However, it's always good to check all possible bus providers with services between Recklinghausen and Cologne to compare what amenities they may offer.

When is the earliest bus from Recklinghausen to Cologne? When is the last bus from Recklinghausen to Cologne?

You can take the earliest bus from Recklinghausen to Cologne at 8: 55 PM   or take the last bus from Recklinghausen to Cologne leaving at 8: 55 PM. Look for the latest Recklinghausen to Cologne bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this trip.

How far in advance should I buy a bus ticket from Recklinghausen to Cologne to get the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus providers offering this route and save money. If you book bus tickets from Recklinghausen to Cologne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $7 (€6) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Recklinghausen to Cologne a few months in advance.

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