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- About Bus Travel
- What's the cheapest way to go from Berlin to Cologne?
- Will you be returning to Cologne by bus?
- You can also go to Cologne by train
- Why choose Busbud?
- Popular Buses Connecting Berlin
- Popular Buses Connecting Cologne
- Popular Routes In This Country
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Bus Berlin to Cologne: Trip Overview
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FlixBus is a great option if you're looking for a convenient and comfortable way to travel in Germany. With about 110066 daily departures, the company connects important cities in the country. Their fleet of buses is equipped to provide travelers with a comfortable ride to important destinations. Experienced drivers will ensure safe travels, so you can just sit back and relax. Next time you're planning a trip, consider skipping the hassle of driving and letting FlixBus take you where you need to go.
Berlin to Cologne Buses
Busbud shows you the best bus ticket fares and bus schedules so you can easily plan and book a trip by bus from Berlin to Cologne.
We make sure you can find a bus service from Berlin to Cologne from the most reliable bus companies operating this trip.
Discover how much the bus trip from Berlin to Cologne will cost you. Use our filters and sorting features to find the cheapest bus tickets or luxury buses.
Information on this bus route
|Earliest and Latest Bus Departures||12:10AM - 10:55PM|
|Average Ticket Price||$34|
|Minimum Trip Duration||8h11m|
|Average Bus Trip Duration||9h45m|
|Distance||286 miles (461 km)|
|Bus Companies on This Route||FlixBus|
Where are the popular bus stations and stops in Berlin and Cologne?
Frequently asked questions for your trip Berlin - Cologne
You can travel between these two cities by bus or train. The two options are easy and sustainable ways to reach Cologne. Another option you should consider is using carpooling services, which allow you to share a car ride with other travelers.
Traveling from Berlin to Cologne takes around 9h 45m on average, although the fastest bus will take 8h 11m, on average. This is the time it takes to travel the 298 miles (480 km) that separate the two cities.
The distance between the two cities is 298 miles (480 km).
On average, there are 8 daily departures on this route, offered by FlixBus. Depending on the day of the week, the number of buses available from Berlin to Cologne may vary. Busbud can make your trip from Berlin to Cologne a breeze! Simply check the schedules and pick the bus that matches your style and budget. It's that easy!
The first bus leaves at 12:10 AM and the last one leaves at 10:55 PM.
If you're headed to Cologne from Berlin, chances are that your bus will depart from ZOB and arrive at Cologne Airport. These are the most popular pick-up and drop-off locations on this route, but you can find others that could fit better into your travel plans.
The average bus ticket price from Berlin to Cologne is $34. In the past 30 days, prices have fluctuated between $20 and $134, so it's best to compare them to make sure you get the best deal.
Once in Cologne, you can start exploring the city and discover its surroundings. The top sights and things to do are Cologne cable cars, Roman Praetorium, Boat tours on the Rhine, Twelve Romanesque churches and Cologne Zoo.
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Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.
To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your bus tickets from Berlin to Cologne, as early as possible.
You can expect to pay from $22 to $133 for a bus ticket from Berlin to Cologne based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $22 which is on 2023-12-12.
About Bus Travel
Bus Travel Tips
If you're abroad, study some local language. Not only could it get you out of a pickle during your bus trip from Berlin to Cologne but it'll also be endearing to native speakers who will surely appreciate your effort.
Start sightseeing the minute your bus leaves the station. If you're on the night bus from Berlin to Cologne, get comfy and count the stars.
Buses have one of the smallest carbon footprints of motorized transport modes. A bus going from Berlin to Cologne will emit less CO2 than a car or an airplane.
Create your own real life musical score by curating a personalized bus travel playlist - the perfect accompaniment to your bus ride from Berlin to Cologne.
Did you know?
The word 'bus' is an abbreviation of 'omnibus" which means 'for all' in Latin as buses were meant to be transportation for everybody.
Did you know there are on average 4,400 intercity bus departures every day in the US only? This number has been growing for 9 years in a row, yay!
The bus driver with the longest career in the world drove more than 2,000,000 miles and is a happy World Record holder.
What's the cheapest way to go from Berlin to Cologne?
|Vehicle Type||Travel Time||Avg Price||Daily Departures|
|Vehicle TypeBus||Travel Time9h 45m||Avg Price$34||Daily Departures8|
|Vehicle TypeTrain||Travel Time5h 26m||Avg Price$45||Daily Departures14|
|Vehicle TypeCarpool||Travel Time6h 30m||Avg Price$41||Daily Departures10|
The best way to travel between Berlin and Cologne is by bus. By choosing the bus, you'll get to save some money as you travel to your destination, as ticket prices cost $34 on average. If you're on a budget, you'll find cheap tickets from $20. If you're looking for the fastest way to get to Cologne, choose the bus, as it will take you from Berlin to Cologne in about 5h 26m - that's the fastest way to get there!
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Busbud helps you easily search, compare and book intercity bus tickets on a worldwide scale with our comprehensive list of bus routes and schedules. With Busbud, wherever you go, you have a worldwide bus station within reach and available in your own language and currency. Busbud prides itself on its worldwide partnerships. We make it possible for you to buy tickets with its large network of trustworthy bus partners like Greyhound, Eurolines, ALSA, OUIBUS (BlaBlaBus), National Express and many others.
Popular Buses Connecting Berlin
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Popular Buses Connecting Cologne
Buses Leaving from Cologne
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Buses Going to Cologne
- Bus from Amsterdam to Cologne
- Bus Paris - Cologne
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- Bus from Tours to Cologne
- Bus Brussels - Cologne
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- Bus from Dortmund to Cologne
- Bus Aachen - Cologne
- Munich - Cologne
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- Bus Leverkusen - Cologne
- Hamburg - Cologne
- Bus from Mannheim to Cologne
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