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 Cologne to Brussels will cost around £ 11 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 9.
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3 h 37 m
3 h 37 m
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Of the 2 buses that leave Cologne for Brussels 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 37 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 3 h 37 m .
The slowest buses will take 3 h 37 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.
|Distance||113 miles (182 km)|
|Average coach duration||3 h 45 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£10 (€11)|
|Coach companies||Flixbus, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Germany, Eurolines Switzerland, Deinbus or Union Ivkoni International|
Coaches from Cologne to Brussels cover the 113 miles (182 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 45 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Germany, Eurolines Switzerland, Deinbus or Union Ivkoni International. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £9, but the average price of coach tickets is £10. Travellers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi).
Buy your official FlixBus coach tickets from Cologne to Brussels from £9 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.
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 Brussels.
FlixBus tickets between Cologne and Brussels are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect route with FlixBus between Cologne and Brussels all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest coach, you can find all the current FlixBus coach timetables and coach tickets available on Omio for the 113 miles (182 km) trip. You can also see relevant travel information for the FlixBus coach, such as luggage policy and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this coach, compare the fastest Cologne to Brussels routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best FlixBus Cologne to Brussels coach ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the FlixBus coach ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Brussels with FlixBus!
Please follow the recommendations outlined by FlixBus when booking your coach tickets from Cologne to Brussels due to the coronavirus:
Buses from Cologne to Brussels operate frequently throughout the week. Coach service providers include Megabus, Eurolines, Meinfernbus, Flixbus, and ouibus. Times of departure vary according to the day of travel and coach operator. The earliest bus departs at around 7 in the morning, and the latest departs in the early evening. The fastest trip available takes 3 hours, while slower trips take 4 hours. The journey from Cologne to Brussels is direct with no changes involved. The cheapest fares tend to be available for early morning services.
As well as one-way journeys, return trips on buses from Brussels to Cologne are also available.
Buses departing for Brussels are boarded at Cologne ZOB am Hauptbahnhof (Cologne Main Coach Station). The coach station is situated just behind the Central Railway Station in Cologne and the U-Bahn (underground) station respectively. The whole complex is located in the old city centre and is well served by KVB local buses. Parking facilities are available near the station. There are also taxi ranks outside, which are available 24hours a day.
Brussels is the capital city of Belgium. The city boasts a wealth of buildings of architectural interest - new and old. Top attractions include the Grand Place-Grote Markt, the Atomium, and the Bourse-Beurs. The city also has a variety of museums and art galleries, including the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium.
Buses from Cologne to Brussels terminate at the Nord CCN, Gare du Nord train station. Situated in the Northern Quarter business district, the station is well served by domestic and international trains. Over 30 regional buses operate from the coach station, as well as a number of night bus services throughout the city.
Travel by coach between Cologne, Germany and Brussels, Belgium is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 24/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach to Brussels from Cologne closer to your date of departure here.
The current restriction level for your return trip by coach from Brussels to Cologne is: Partially open
Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
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The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last verified on 25/10/2021. 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 Brussels to Cologne coach here.
Some of the Cologne coach stations to Brussels 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 Brussels include Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi), Brussels, Boulevard Pachéco (Congrès) and Brussels, Gare Du Midi.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Köln Hbf and arriving in Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi).
The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this route, called Köln Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Cologne.
The most popular arrival coach station, Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi), is located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city centre of Brussels.
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