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from Cologne to Brest

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Travel Information from Cologne to Brest

distanceDistance538 miles (868 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus
fastestFastest modeBus • $45 (€37) • 19 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Take a bus to travel 538 miles (868 km) from Cologne to Brest. Flixbus is the main travel company operating this route. Travelers can even take a direct from Cologne to Brest.

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Travel from Cologne to Brest
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Is cross-border travel to Brest, France from Cologne, Germany currently allowed?

International travel from Cologne, Germany to Brest, France is: Partially open.

Can I enter France if coming from Germany?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Brest if traveling from Cologne?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

What measures do I need to follow in Brest, France due to the pandemic?

All travelers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/23/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Cologne to Brest.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Cologne, Germany from Brest, France due to COVID-19?

The restriction level for your return to Cologne, Germany from France is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Cologne from Brest restricted?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Cologne from Brest?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Cologne, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 10/23/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Cologne from Brest closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel from Cologne to Brest?

You can get from Cologne to Brest by bus.

What is the distance between Cologne and Brest?

The Cologne to Brest distance is around 538 miles (868 km).

When traveling from Cologne to Brest, what are the departure and arrival points in Cologne and Brest?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Cologne to Brest:

  • Buses from Cologne to Brest most often leave from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and arrive in Brest, Gare routière.
Who can get me from Cologne to Brest?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cologne to Brest, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Brest by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Cologne to Brest for $45 (€37).
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Cologne to Brest?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Cologne to Brest often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Rennes or Nantes. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Cologne and Brest itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Brest and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book tickets to Brest from Cologne online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Cologne to Brest, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $45 (€37) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Cologne to Brest online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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