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Bus Information from Rotterdam to Cologne

distanceDistance126 miles (203 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 25 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$19 (€16)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus, Deutsche Bahn, RegioJet, Eurolines France or Eurolines Switzerland

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 Flixbus, Deutsche Bahn, RegioJet, Eurolines France or Eurolines Switzerland. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $19 (€16), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $15 (€12). Travelers depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

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Rotterdam to Cologne with Deutsche Bahn

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Buses from Rotterdam to Cologne
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 Rotterdam to Cologne.
FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by bus from Rotterdam, Netherlands to Cologne, Germany?

Travel by bus between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Cologne, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Cologne from Rotterdam restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • 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 9/22/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus from Rotterdam to Cologne closer to your date of departure here

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Cologne, Germany?

Return travel from Germany to Netherlands is: Fully open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Rotterdam from Cologne?

Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/22/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Rotterdam from Cologne.

What is the price of the cheapest bus from Rotterdam to Cologne?
Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Rotterdam to Cologne to cost as little as $15 (€12)  in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a bus ticket from Rotterdam to Cologne?
If you’re looking to purchase your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Rotterdam to Cologne bus price to come in at an average of $19 (€16)  one way.
How many miles is it from Rotterdam to Cologne by bus?
You should expect to travel around 126 miles (203 km)  between Rotterdam and Cologne by bus.
How long is a bus between Rotterdam and Cologne on average?
On average the Rotterdam to Cologne bus travel time is 4 h 25 min  for the 126 miles (203 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure bus station in Rotterdam and arrival bus station in Cologne?

Some of the Rotterdam bus stations to Cologne you can start your journey from include Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station), Rotterdam, Centraal Station and Rotterdam, Westerstraat. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Cologne include Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle).

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal   and arriving in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

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

You can find the most popular departure bus station for this route, Rotterdam Centraal, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Rotterdam. The most popular arrival bus station in Cologne, called Köln, Köln Bonn Airport, is located around 8 mile (s) / 13 km away from its city center.

Which bus providers can take me from Rotterdam to Cologne?
Take the Rotterdam to Cologne bus with Flixbus, Deutsche Bahn, RegioJet, Eurolines France or Eurolines Switzerland. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the journey to Cologne from Rotterdam as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any nonstop bus services from Rotterdam to Cologne?
If you’re looking for a direct bus, consider traveling with Flixbus or STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Nonstop bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your bus tickets.
What are the first and last departure bus times from Rotterdam to Cologne?
The earliest bus departing from Rotterdam to Cologne leaves at 6: 20 AM. The last bus departing from Rotterdam to Cologne leaves at 1: 15 PM. You can find the latest Rotterdam to Cologne bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
When should I buy the Rotterdam to Cologne bus for the best deals on tickets?
If you purchase a bus ticket from Rotterdam to Cologne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $19 (€16) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets between Rotterdam and Cologne are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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