The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Rotterdam to Cologne is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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4 h 25 m
4 h 25 m
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Of the 1 buses that leave Rotterdam for Cologne every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||126 miles (203 km)|
|Average bus duration||4 h 25 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$25 (€22)|
|Bus companies||Union Ivkoni International, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn|
Buses from Rotterdam to Cologne cover the 126 miles (203 km) long route taking on average 4 h 25 min with our travel partners like Union Ivkoni International, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $25 (€22), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $21 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station) and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof).
Travel from Rotterdam to Cologne from $21 (€18) with Omio’s bus partners FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of bus services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of buses includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Rotterdam to Cologne bus.
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.
When departing from Rotterdam, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station), Rotterdam, P+R Capelsebrug and Rotterdam, Zuidplein. When arriving in Cologne, you can end your route in bus stations like Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle).
Passengers board the bus most frequently from Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station), which is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof), located 8.1 miles (13.1 km) away from the city centre.
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