Cologne to Berlin coach

Cheap bus tickets from Cologne to Berlin

Showing times and prices for 01 Jul

Cheapest

£21

Average

£35

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.

15:00Cologne8h20 23:20Berlin
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£211One-way
14:30Cologne6h10 20:40Berlin
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£221One-way
07:40Cologne6h10 13:50Berlin
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£241One-way
Cheapest
08:10Köln, Flughafen9h45 17:55Berlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz
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£271One-way
13:00Cologne6h20 19:20Berlin
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£271One-way

Bus Timetable Cologne to Berlin

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07:40Cologne6h10 13:50Berlin
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08:10Köln, Flughafen9h05 17:15Berlin
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08:10Köln, Flughafen9h45 17:55Berlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz
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13:00Cologne6h20 19:20Berlin
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14:30Cologne6h10 20:40Berlin
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15:00Cologne8h20 23:20Berlin
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17:35Köln, Flughafen9h30 03:05Berlin
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17:35Köln, Flughafen9h50 03:25Berlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz
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22:10Köln, Flughafen9h55 08:05Berlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz
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22:10Köln, Flughafen9h15 07:25Berlin
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22:10Köln, Flughafen9h35 07:45Berlin
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Bus times from Cologne to Berlin

Showing times and prices for 01 Jul

Fastest Journey

6 h 10 m

Average

8 h 32 m

Buses per day

11

Distance

479 km

Of the 11 buses that leave Cologne for Berlin every day 11 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

07:40Cologne6h10 13:50Berlin
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£241One-way
14:30Cologne6h10 20:40Berlin
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£221One-way
13:00Cologne6h20 19:20Berlin
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£271One-way
15:00Cologne8h20 23:20Berlin
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£211One-way
Fastest
08:10Köln, Flughafen9h05 17:15Berlin
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£321One-way

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Overview: Coach from Cologne to Berlin

distanceDistance296 miles (478 km)
durationAverage coach duration9 h 15 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£23 (€26)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, FlixTrain, BlaBlaCar or Flixbus

Coaches from Cologne to Berlin cover the 296 miles (478 km) long route taking on average 9 h 15 min with our travel partners like BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixTrain, BlaBlaCar or Flixbus. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £23, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £18. Travellers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof.

Coach companies: BlaBlaCar Bus and FlixBus Cologne to Berlin

Find the best coaches from Cologne to Berlin with Omio's travel partners BlaBlaCar Bus and FlixBus from £18. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

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BlaBlaCar Bus

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

  • Average Price: £18

BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French coach provider from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French car sharing service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long coach journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one cabin bag and up to two hold bags.

    Buses from Cologne to Berlin: Journey Details

    Buses from Cologne to Berlin are operated by Postbus, MegaBus, FlixBus and OneBus. There are regular and frequent services offered, from early morning until late in the evening. Buses from Cologne to Berlin take between 7 and 15 hours to make the journey, depending on the service chosen. Some services on FlixBus and Postbus may require changes, which significantly lengthen journey time. Weekend services are also frequent.

    Taking the Bus from Cologne

    Cologne's main bus station, the ZOB, is on the north side of Hauptbahnhof, the city's central railway station, which is within a few minutes' walking distance of the Cologne city centre. There are adjacent stops on the city's efficient S-bahn, U-bahn and bus services. Public transport is available until the early hours of the morning each day. Cologne has many yellow taxis which can be hailed in the street.

    Getting into Berlin by Bus

    Berlin is Germany's vibrant capital city. The re-developed Museum Island offers some of the world's greatest art treasures. Berlin is renowned for its cultural life, from performances by the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra to its many night clubs, catering to all tastes. Buses from Cologne to Berlin arrive at the city's main bus station, the ZOB, in the Charlottenburg district to the west of the city centre. The bus station has connections to Berlin's public transport system. The city's U-bahn and S-bahn services link to the city centre in about 30 minutes. At the weekend, these services run all night. On weekdays, night buses are available. Taxis can be hailed on the street or are available at taxi stands and are more expensive than using public transport.

    Travel Tips: Coach to Berlin from Cologne

    Take the bus to Berlin easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cologne to Berlin.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found the cheapest coaches to Berlin from Cologne to cost as little as £18  in the next 7 days.
    In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket between Cologne and Berlin is £23  one way.
    You should expect to travel around 296 miles (478 km)  between Cologne and Berlin by coach.
    On average the Cologne to Berlin coach time is 9 h 15 min  covering the 296 miles (478 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

    When taking the coach to Berlin from Cologne, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle). Your trip can end in coach stations such as Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof, Berlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz and Berlin, Jannowitzbrücke.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Köln Hbf   and arrive in Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof.

    The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this journey, called Köln Hbf, is located 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city centre of Cologne.

    The most popular arrival coach station, Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof, is located 6.4 miles (10.4 km) away from the city centre of Berlin.

    For the trip from Cologne to Berlin you can take a coach with BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixTrain, BlaBlaCar or Flixbus. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services from Cologne to Berlin on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    If you’re looking for a direct coach from Cologne to Berlin, consider travelling with Flixbus. Non-stop coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your coach tickets.
    If you prefer early morning coaches from Cologne to Berlin, the first coach leaves at 06: 10. If you prefer late night coaches from Cologne to Berlin, the last coach of the day leaves at 21: 35. Omio shows you the latest coach from Cologne to Berlin times to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
    You can find a coach to Berlin from Cologne to cost on average £23 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying coach tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Cologne to Berlin coach generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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