The cheapest buses from Brussels to Cologne

Showing times and prices for 22 Oct

Cheapest

£11

Average

£13

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.

The average ticket from Brussels to Cologne will cost around £ 13 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 11.

Cheapest
03:34BRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France3h27 07:01Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
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£111One-way
2nd Cheapest
14:14BRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France3h27 17:41Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
0 changes
£151One-way

Timetable Brussels to Cologne

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03:34BRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France3h27 07:01Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
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14:14BRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France3h27 17:41Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
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Fri
22 Oct
£39Deutsche Bahn
£10BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
23 Oct
£33Deutsche Bahn
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
24 Oct
£23Deutsche Bahn
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
25 Oct
£21Deutsche Bahn
£8BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
26 Oct
£21Deutsche Bahn
£8BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
27 Oct
£23Deutsche Bahn
£8BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
28 Oct
£23Deutsche Bahn
£8BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
29 Oct
£23Deutsche Bahn
£8BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
30 Oct
£23Deutsche Bahn
£10BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
31 Oct
£23Deutsche Bahn
£8BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
1 Nov
£23Deutsche Bahn
£11BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
2 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
3 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
4 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
5 Nov
£15Deutsche Bahn
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
6 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
7 Nov
£48Thalys
£8BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
8 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
£8BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
9 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
£9Flixbus
Wed
10 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
£9Flixbus

The fastest buses from Brussels to Cologne

Showing times and prices for 22 Oct

Fastest Journey

3 h 27 m

Average

3 h 27 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

183 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Brussels for Cologne every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 183 km distance in an average of 3 h 27 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 3 h 27 m .

The slowest buses will take 3 h 27 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
03:34BRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France3h27 07:01Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
0 changes
£111One-way
Fastest
14:14BRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France3h27 17:41Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
0 changes
£151One-way

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Coach Information to Cologne from Brussels

distanceDistance113 miles (182 km)
durationAverage coach duration3 h 30 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£11 (€13)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Germany, Eurolines Switzerland or Deinbus

Coaches from Brussels to Cologne cover the 113 miles (182 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 30 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Germany, Eurolines Switzerland or Deinbus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £8, but the average price of coach tickets is £11.

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Travel with FlixBus from Brussels to Cologne

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Buses from Brussels to Cologne: Journey Details

Buses from Brussels to Cologne run frequently throughout the day, beginning early in the morning at 5:00 a.m. and running a final service at around 8:15 p.m. Several providers service the route including Megabus, Flixbus, iD Bus, Bla Bla Car, and Eurolines. Overall travel time varies depending on time of departure and provider, and can vary between 2 hours and twenty minutes to just over four hours.

Taking the Bus from Brussels

There are three key bus terminals located in the Brussels area: one at Brussels North Train Station, one at Brussels Central Train Station, and another at Gare du Midi Train Station. Your departure point will depend on which provider you opt to ride with, but each bus terminal is easy to get to given their presence within train station facilities. Each station has clear signposts showing you which way to go to find the bus terminal, and in many cases the providers will be signposted too.

Getting into Cologne by Bus

Getting into Cologne by bus will usually see you arrive at the coach station located just behind the main railway transportation center in the city - Cologne Central Station. Cologne offers a wide variety of excellent transport links that run 24 hours day, meaning that public transport is usually the best and most affordable way to get around. The area is usually bustling with tourist activity, as visitors come from far and wide to see the delights of this incredible German city. The Cologne Cathedral, Museum Ludwig and the Rhein river are just some of the terrific sights to take in during your stay, and are all easily accessible by bus, rail and metrolink.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey