The cheapest buses from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main

Showing times and prices for 23 Oct

Cheapest

£7

Average

£11

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 Frankfurt am Main will cost around £ 11 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 7.

Cheapest
19:40Köln, Köln Bonn Airport2h50 22:30Frankfurt am Main
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£71One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:15Köln, Köln Bonn Airport2h15 12:30Frankfurt am Main, Hbf
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£91One-way
2nd Cheapest
21:20Köln, Köln Bonn Airport2h15 23:35Frankfurt am Main, Hbf
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£91One-way
07:15Köln, Köln Bonn Airport2h00 09:15Frankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 2
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£121One-way
11:30Köln, Köln Bonn Airport2h25 13:55Frankfurt am Main, Hbf
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£121One-way

Timetable Cologne to Frankfurt am Main

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07:15Köln, Köln Bonn Airport2h00 09:15Frankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 2
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07:15Köln, Köln Bonn Airport2h25 09:40Frankfurt am Main, Hbf
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10:15Köln, Köln Bonn Airport2h15 12:30Frankfurt am Main, Hbf
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11:30Köln, Köln Bonn Airport2h25 13:55Frankfurt am Main, Hbf
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11:30Köln, Köln Bonn Airport2h00 13:30Frankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 2
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19:40Köln, Köln Bonn Airport2h50 22:30Frankfurt am Main
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21:20Köln, Köln Bonn Airport2h15 23:35Frankfurt am Main, Hbf
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Fri
22 Oct
£39Deutsche Bahn
£20Flixbus
Sat
23 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£7STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sun
24 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
25 Oct
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£7STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Tue
26 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
27 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
28 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
29 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
30 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
31 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£7STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Mon
1 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£7STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Tue
2 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£7STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Wed
3 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
4 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£7STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Fri
5 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£7STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sat
6 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
7 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
8 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
9 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
10 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£6BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
11 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£6BlaBlaCar Bus

The fastest buses from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main

Showing times and prices for 23 Oct

Fastest Journey

2 h

Average

2 h 18 m

Buses per day

7

Distance

153 km

Of the 7 buses that leave Cologne for Frankfurt am Main every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 153 km distance in an average of 2 h 18 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h .

The slowest buses will take 2 h 50 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
07:15Köln, Köln Bonn Airport2h00 09:15Frankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 2
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£121One-way
Fastest
11:30Köln, Köln Bonn Airport2h00 13:30Frankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 2
0 changes
£121One-way
10:15Köln, Köln Bonn Airport2h15 12:30Frankfurt am Main, Hbf
0 changes
£91One-way
21:20Köln, Köln Bonn Airport2h15 23:35Frankfurt am Main, Hbf
0 changes
£91One-way
11:30Köln, Köln Bonn Airport2h25 13:55Frankfurt am Main, Hbf
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£121One-way

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Coach Information to Frankfurt am Main from Cologne

distanceDistance94 miles (152 km)
durationAverage coach duration2 h 15 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£9 (€10)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus, BlaBlaCar, Karat-S, Eurolines Germany, RegioJet, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar Bus or Citybus Express

Coaches from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main cover the 94 miles (152 km) long route taking on average 2 h 15 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Karat-S, Eurolines Germany, RegioJet, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar Bus or Citybus Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £6, but the average price of coach tickets is £9. Travellers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Frankfurt am Main, Hbf.

Coach companies

FlixBus and Student Agency coaches between Cologne and Frankfurt am Main

FlixBus and Student Agency coaches will get you from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main from £6. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.

FlixBus
Student Agency

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost coach operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance coach services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

  • Average Price: £20

FlixBus has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your FlixBus tickets from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main and when travelling by coach:

  • 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

Travel Tips

Buses from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main
Take the bus to Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main.
FAQs
What is the cost of cheap coaches to Frankfurt am Main from Cologne?
Omio customers have found the cheapest coaches from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main to cost as little as £6  in the next 7 days.
How much is a coach ticket from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main?
If you’re looking to purchase your coach tickets in the next week, you can expect the Cologne to Frankfurt am Main coach price to come in at an average of £9  one way.
What is the distance between Cologne and Frankfurt am Main by coach?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Cologne and Frankfurt am Main via coach to be approximately 94 miles (152 km).
How long is the coach journey from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main?
On average the Cologne to Frankfurt am Main coach time is 2 h 15 min  covering the 94 miles (152 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
When travelling by coach from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main, which coach station in Cologne do I depart from and which coach station in Frankfurt am Main do I arrive in?

When taking the coach from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle). Your route can end in coach stations such as Frankfurt am Main, Hbf, Frankfurt am Main, Pforzheimer Straße (Hauptbahnhof Südseite) and Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen Terminal 1.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Köln Hbf   and arrive in Frankfurt am Main, Hbf.

Where is the Cologne coach station located? Where is the Frankfurt am Main coach station located?

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Köln Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Frankfurt am Main, Hbf, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre.

Which coach companies should I travel with from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main?
When taking a coach from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main, you can count on Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Karat-S, Eurolines Germany, RegioJet, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar Bus or Citybus Express for the best way to get you to Frankfurt am Main. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service to Frankfurt am Main from Cologne and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
Can I purchase a direct coach from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main?
Yes, you can search for direct coaches from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main on Omio with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, BlaBlaCar Bus or STUDENT AGENCY k. S. And you won’t need to change in between. Direct coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your coach ticket.
When is the earliest coach from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main? When is the last coach from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main?
The earliest coach departing from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main leaves at 05: 15. The last coach departing from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main leaves at 20: 20. You can find the latest Cologne to Frankfurt am Main coach schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book a coach ticket from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for coaches in advance to score the best deals from all possible coach companies offering this trip and save money. If you book coach tickets between Cologne and Frankfurt am Main within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £9 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your coach ticket from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main a few months in advance.

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