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Cologne - Flughafen Köln/Bonn Airport (CGN)
Berlin - ZOB
Cologne - Flughafen Köln/Bonn Airport (CGN)
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Berlin - Südkreuz
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Cologne - Flughafen Köln/Bonn Airport (CGN)
Berlin - Berlin Südkreuz
Cologne - Flughafen Köln/Bonn Airport (CGN)
Berlin - Hauptbahnhof
Cologne - Flughafen Köln/Bonn Airport (CGN)
Berlin - Hauptbahnhof
Bus Cologne to Berlin: Trip Overview

Bus Cologne to Berlin: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$34
Average bus trip duration9h 45m
Number of daily buses9
Earliest bus departure4:45 AM
Distance291 miles (468 km)
Latest bus departure11:35 PM

Cologne to Berlin Buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses9
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures4:45AM - 11:35PM
Minimum Price$23
Average Ticket Price$34
Minimum Trip Duration6h53m
Average Bus Trip Duration9h45m
Distance291 miles (468 km)
Bus Companies on This RouteFlixBus
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip Cologne - Berlin

You have the option of traveling from one city to the other by either bus or train. Both are easy and sustainable ways to travel to Berlin. Another option you should consider is using carpooling services, which allow you to share a car ride with other travelers.

The travel time from Cologne to Berlin is about 9h 45m, but the fastest bus can get you there in about 6h 53m. This is the time it takes to travel the 298 miles (480 km) that separate the two cities.

About 298 miles (480 km) separate Cologne and Berlin.

You can choose from 9 travel times and travel with FlixBus. The number of buses from Cologne to Berlin can differ depending on the day of the week. Busbud can make your trip from Cologne to Berlin a breeze! Simply check the schedules and pick the bus that matches your style and budget. It's that easy!

The bus service has you covered with departures starting at 4:45 AM and ending at 11:35 PM.

The majority of buses traveling from Cologne to Berlin start their journey at Cologne Airport and wind up at ZOB. These are the main departure and arrival locations on this route, but you could find others that could be a better fit for your travel plans.

The average price of a one-way ticket from Cologne to Berlin is $34. In the last 30 days, the prices ranged from $19 to $133, so it's good to do your research before booking.

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Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.

Best price found
The cheapest trip from Cologne to Berlin was searched and found on Dec 12, 2023 with a price of $19

To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your bus tickets from Cologne to Berlin, as early as possible.

You can expect to pay from $19 to $111 for a bus ticket from Cologne to Berlin based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $19 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 Cologne to Berlin but it'll also be endearing to native speakers who will surely appreciate your effort.

From miles long of beauteous natural landscapes to impressive man-crafted sights, you're bound to be in for a visual treat on your bus trip from Cologne to Berlin.

Buses have one of the smallest carbon footprints of motorized transport modes. A bus going from Cologne to Berlin will emit less CO2 than a car or an airplane.

Tune out to the fine sounds of your best music playlist on your bus trip from Cologne to Berlin while indulging in miles on end of beautiful scenic views.

Did you know?

9.2% of ground transportation in Europe is done by bus versus 7.4% by train.

The Superbus, created by a Dutch engineer is the world's fastest bus with 250 km/h. Too bad it's only a prototype for now.

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!

What's the cheapest way to go from Cologne to Berlin?

The bus is the cheapest travel choice for this destination
Vehicle TypeTravel TimeAvg PriceDaily Departures
Vehicle TypeBusTravel Time9h 45mAvg Price$34Daily Departures9
Vehicle TypeTrainTravel Time5h 18mAvg Price$44Daily Departures6
Vehicle TypeCarpoolTravel Time6h 30mAvg Price$40Daily Departures9

The best way to travel between Cologne and Berlin 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 $19. If you're looking for the fastest way to get to Berlin, choose the bus, as it will take you from Cologne to Berlin in about 5h 18m - that's the fastest way to get there!

Will you be returning to Cologne by bus?

Bus from Berlin to Cologne

You can also go to Berlin by train

Train from Cologne to Berlin

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