The cheapest buses from Cologne to Milan

Showing times and prices for 20 Oct

Cheapest

£47

Average

£49

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 Milan will cost around £ 49 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 47.

Cheapest
19:00Köln, Flughafen16h10 11:10Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano
1 changes
£471One-way
2nd Cheapest
22:50Köln, Flughafen14h10 13:00Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano
0 changes
£481One-way
14:30Köln, Flughafen15h40 06:10Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano
1 changes
£531One-way

Timetable Cologne to Milan

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14:30Köln, Flughafen15h40 06:10Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano
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19:00Köln, Flughafen16h10 11:10Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano
0 changes
22:50Köln, Flughafen14h10 13:00Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano
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Wed
20 Oct
£101Deutsche Bahn
£47Flixbus
£14Malta Air
Thu
21 Oct
£62Deutsche Bahn
£31Flixbus
£12Malta Air
Fri
22 Oct
£75Deutsche Bahn
£89BlaBlaCar Bus
£14Malta Air
Sat
23 Oct
£75Deutsche Bahn
£40Flixbus
£12Malta Air
Sun
24 Oct
£55Deutsche Bahn
£86BlaBlaCar Bus
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Mon
25 Oct
£55Deutsche Bahn
£26Flixbus
£12Malta Air
Tue
26 Oct
£55Deutsche Bahn
£40Flixbus
£12Malta Air
Wed
27 Oct
£181Deutsche Bahn
£35Flixbus
£12Malta Air
Thu
28 Oct
£55Deutsche Bahn
£35Flixbus
£33Eurowings
Fri
29 Oct
£207Deutsche Bahn
£107BlaBlaCar Bus
£100Malta Air
Sat
30 Oct
£201Deutsche Bahn
£69BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sun
31 Oct
£181Deutsche Bahn
£35Flixbus
£33Eurowings
Mon
1 Nov
£55Deutsche Bahn
£40Flixbus
£20Malta Air
Tue
2 Nov
£55Deutsche Bahn
£69BlaBlaCar Bus
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Thu
4 Nov
£55Deutsche Bahn
£19Flixbus
£9Malta Air
Fri
5 Nov
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£69BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sat
6 Nov
£55Deutsche Bahn
£31Flixbus
£9Malta Air
Sun
7 Nov
£55Deutsche Bahn
£35Flixbus
£27Malta Air
Mon
8 Nov
£55Deutsche Bahn
£33Flixbus
£48Eurowings

The fastest buses from Cologne to Milan

Showing times and prices for 20 Oct

Fastest Journey

14 h 10 m

Average

15 h 20 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

630 km

Of the 3 buses that leave Cologne for Milan every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 630 km distance in an average of 15 h 20 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 14 h 10 m .

The slowest buses will take 16 h 10 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
22:50Köln, Flughafen14h10 13:00Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano
0 changes
£481One-way
2nd Fastest
14:30Köln, Flughafen15h40 06:10Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano
1 changes
£531One-way
19:00Köln, Flughafen16h10 11:10Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano
1 changes
£471One-way

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Coach Information between Cologne and Milan

distanceDistance391 miles (630 km)
durationAverage coach duration12 h 40 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£53 (€60)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus

Coaches from Cologne to Milan cover the 391 miles (630 km) long route taking on average 12 h 40 min with our travel partners like Flixbus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £26, but the average price of coach tickets is £53. Travellers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Milan, Stazione Centrale.

Coach companies

FlixBus Cologne – Milan

For as little as £26 you can travel by coach between Cologne and Milan with FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

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 from Cologne to Milan.

FlixBus is one of the best options when travelling by coach from Cologne to Milan. Omio quickly shows you current FlixBus coach timetables for the Cologne - Milan route and makes it easier than ever for you to buy coach tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest trip available. The distance between Cologne and Milan is around 391 miles (630 km) and the cheapest FlixBus one-way ticket you can book starts at £26. As you check the latest Cologne to Milan coach timetable from FlixBus for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Milan safely. If you search for FlixBus tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect FlixBus ticket from Cologne to Milan so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

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

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

Travel between Cologne, Germany and Milan, Italy by coach is: Partially open.

Can I enter Italy from Germany?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Cologne?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Milan, Italy?

All travellers in Italy must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 18/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your coach from Cologne to Milan as this information can change.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Milan, Italy to Cologne, Germany?

The restriction level for your return coach to Cologne, Germany from Milan is: Partially open.

Is my return coach into Cologne from Milan restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

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

Conditions of reentry:

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

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:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 18/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach to Cologne from Milan closer to your date of departure here.

What is the cost of cheap coaches between Cologne and Milan?
Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets to Milan from Cologne for as low as £26  for the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a coach from Cologne to Milan?
The Cologne to Milan coach ticket price is on average £53  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.
What is the distance to Milan from Cologne via coach?
The distance from Cologne to Milan by coach is approximately 391 miles (630 km).
How long is the coach journey from Cologne to Milan?
The Cologne to Milan coach duration is on average 12 h 40 min, which is to be expected when travelling 391 miles (630 km) from Cologne to Milan. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
Which coach station from Cologne to Milan do I depart from? Which Milan coach station from Cologne do I arrive in?

When departing from Cologne, you have various coach station options to start your journey from including Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle). When arriving in Milan, you can end your trip in coach stations like Milan, Stazione Centrale, Milan, MILANO - P. Zza Laghi usc. Autostrada new svinc and Milan, Largo Tazio Nuvolari (Romolo).

Omio customers book a coach from Köln Hbf   to Milan, Stazione Centrale   most frequently for this route.

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

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their coaches from Köln Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to get to this coach station.

Passengers arriving in Milan most often arrive at Milan, Stazione Centrale and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from this coach station to the city centre.

Which coach companies should I travel with from Cologne to Milan?
If you're looking for coaches from Cologne to Milan, you can rely on Flixbus to get you to Milan. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the Cologne to Milan route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any direct coaches between Cologne and Milan?
Yes, you can find a direct coach between Cologne and Milan with Flixbus  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your coach ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
When is the earliest coach from Cologne to Milan? When is the last coach from Cologne to Milan?
The earliest coach for this route departs from Cologne at 11: 22. The last coach leaves from Cologne at 21: 50. Check Omio for the latest coach schedule from Cologne to Milan and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book a coach ticket to Milan from Cologne to get the best deals?
The price of a one way coach ticket from Cologne to Milan is on average £53 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for coaches from all possible coach companies offering this route. In general, you can find coach tickets from Cologne to Milan available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey