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Overview: Coach from Cologne to Basel

distanceDistance234 miles (377 km)
durationAverage coach duration8 h 15 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£23 (€26)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus or BlaBlaCar

Coaches from Cologne to Basel cover the 234 miles (377 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 15 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £20, but the average price of coach tickets is £23. Travellers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Basel.

Coach companies

FlixBus coaches between Cologne and Basel

FlixBus coaches will get you from Cologne to Basel from £20. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.

FlixBus

Flixbus is one of Europe's biggest bus companies which was created in Germany and offers bus services around Europe and US. Flixbus offers only one ticket type called Standard for your upcoming bus trip between Cologne and Basel.

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect coach with FlixBus from Cologne to Basel for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest FlixBus coach timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Cologne to Basel coach with FlixBus (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Cologne - Basel trip and then book a cheap coach ticket with ease. The distance between Cologne and Basel by coach is 234 miles (377 km). You can book tickets for this FlixBus coach for as low as £20 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for FlixBus tickets from Cologne to Basel in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a coach. Book that perfect FlixBus Cologne - Basel coach ticket online and enjoy your trip!

FlixBus has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by coach between Cologne and Basel:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my coach to Basel from Cologne?

Travel between Cologne, Germany and Basel, Switzerland by coach is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Cologne?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

When travelling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 29/11/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your coach between Cologne and Basel before travelling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Cologne, Germany from Basel, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for your return trip by coach from Basel to Cologne is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from Switzerland?

Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Basel?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

Last verified on 06/12/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Basel to Cologne coach here.

How much do cheap coaches from Cologne to Basel cost?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach from Cologne to Basel for the next 7 days starting from £20  one way.
What is the average cost of a coach from Cologne to Basel?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket from Cologne to Basel is £23  one way.
What is the distance by coach from Cologne to Basel?
The coach distance from Cologne to Basel is around 234 miles (377 km).
How long is the coach from Cologne to Basel?
On average the Cologne to Basel coach time is 8 h 15 min  covering the 234 miles (377 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
When travelling by coach from Cologne to Basel, which coach station in Cologne do I depart from and which coach station in Basel do I arrive in?

Some of the Cologne coach stations to Basel you can start your journey from include Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle). Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Basel include Basel, Basel, Gartenstraße and Basel, Badischer Bahnhof (Schweiz).

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Köln Hbf   and arriving in Basel.

Where is the coach station in Cologne to go to Basel? Where is the coach station in Basel located?

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Köln Hbf, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Basel, located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre.

What coach companies go from Cologne to Basel?
Take the Cologne to Basel coach with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the journey to Basel from Cologne as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When can I take the first coach from Cologne to Basel? When can I take the last coach for the day?
The earliest coach departing from Cologne to Basel leaves at 10: 05. The last coach departing from Cologne to Basel leaves at 21: 50. You can find the latest Cologne to Basel coach timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
When should I purchase Cologne Basel coach tickets to score the best deals?
If you purchase Cologne to Basel coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £23. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches between Cologne and Basel. Look out for coach tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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