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.
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3 h 15 m
3 h 15 m
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Of the 2 buses that leave Saarbrücken for Cologne every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||117 miles (188 km)|
|Average bus duration||3 h 15 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$23 (€20)|
|Bus companies||Flixbus, Deutsche Bahn, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus|
Buses from Saarbrücken to Cologne cover the 117 miles (188 km) long route taking on average 3 h 15 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Deutsche Bahn, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $23 (€20), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $18 (€16). Travelers depart most frequently from Saarbrücken Hbf and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.
You can travel by bus from Saarbrücken to Cologne with FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn for as low as $18 (€16). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
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.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of bus services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your bus from Saarbrücken to Cologne. DB uses different types of buses such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain buses.
When taking the bus between Saarbrücken and Cologne, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Saarbrücken, Fernbusbahnhof, Saarbrücken, Hauptbahnhof and Saarbrücken, Busbahnhof. Your route 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 Saarbrücken Hbf and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.
The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this journey, called Saarbrücken Hbf, is located 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center of Saarbrücken.
The most popular arrival bus station, Köln, Köln Bonn Airport, is located 8.1 miles (13.1 km) away from the city center of Cologne.
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