Cologne to Paris coach

Cheap bus tickets from Cologne to Paris

Showing times and prices for 18 Aug

Cheapest

£36

Average

£78

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.

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12:00Köln, Köln Bonn Airport8h35 20:35Paris, Quai de Bercy
1 change
£361One-way
23:00Köln, Köln Bonn Airport8h35 07:35Paris, Quai de Bercy
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£891One-way
12:00Köln, Köln Bonn Airport8h00 20:00Paris
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£891One-way
12:00Köln, Köln Bonn Airport9h05 21:05Paris, Quai de Bercy
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£891One-way
23:00Köln, Köln Bonn Airport7h30 06:30Paris
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£891One-way

Bus Timetable Cologne to Paris

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12:00Köln, Köln Bonn Airport8h35 20:35Paris, Quai de Bercy
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12:00Köln, Köln Bonn Airport8h00 20:00Paris
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12:00Köln, Köln Bonn Airport9h05 21:05Paris, Quai de Bercy
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23:00Köln, Köln Bonn Airport8h35 07:35Paris, Quai de Bercy
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23:00Köln, Köln Bonn Airport7h30 06:30Paris
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Bus times from Cologne to Paris

Showing times and prices for 18 Aug

Fastest Journey

7 h 30 m

Average

8 h 21 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

403 km

Of the 5 buses that leave Cologne for Paris every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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23:00Köln, Köln Bonn Airport7h30 06:30Paris
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£891One-way
12:00Köln, Köln Bonn Airport8h00 20:00Paris
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£891One-way
12:00Köln, Köln Bonn Airport8h35 20:35Paris, Quai de Bercy
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£361One-way
23:00Köln, Köln Bonn Airport8h35 07:35Paris, Quai de Bercy
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£891One-way
12:00Köln, Köln Bonn Airport9h05 21:05Paris, Quai de Bercy
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£891One-way

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Overview: Coach from Cologne to Paris

distanceDistance249 miles
durationAverage coach duration8 h
priceAverage coach ticket price£33 (€38)
frequencyCoach frequency3 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there is 1 direct coach a day
carriersCoach companiesEurolines Germany, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines France, Flixbus or BlaBlaCar Bus

Coaches from Cologne to Paris cover the 249 miles long trip taking on average 8 h with our travel partners like Eurolines Germany, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines France, Flixbus or BlaBlaCar Bus. Normally, there are 3 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £33, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £22. Travellers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).

Coach companies: FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus Cologne to Paris

Find the best coaches from Cologne to Paris with Omio's travel partners FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus from £22. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

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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: £32

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.

  • Average Price: £22

Buses from Cologne to Paris: Journey Details

Buses from Cologne to Paris leave at regular intervals from very early in the morning until very late at night. The journey time is between 6 and a quarter and 15 hours. Services are run by InfoBus, FlixBus, EuroLines and MegaBus. Most of these bus services are direct, while others require one change at Essen, which may involve a waiting time of close to four hours. Weekend services are also both frequent and regular.

Taking the Bus from Cologne

Most buses from Cologne to Paris leave from the central bus station, the ZOB, adjacent to Hauptbahnhof, the central railway station which is in the city centre. Some buses leave from the bus station at Gummersbacher Strasse, a 20 minute journey from the city centre using the city's tram system. Taxis are available and make the journey in about 10 minutes. Cologne's public transport system runs until 1am on weekdays. Some trams run all night at weekends.

Getting into Paris by Bus

Paris is one of the world's most enchanting cities, with its many world-famous sights and art treasures. The Louvre houses Leonardo da Vinci's 'Mona Lisa' among many thousands of other pieces. There is a panoramic view from the top of the Eiffel Tower. Many visitors choose to simply relax at a pavement cafe. The city's concert halls and night clubs regularly host global superstars. Buses from Cologne to Paris arrive at the Porte Maillot bus station, a 20 minute journey on the Metro system from central Paris. Taxis are available and make the journey in about 15 minutes. Public transport in Paris runs until midnight, and a night bus service operates throughout the city.

Travel Tips: Coach to Paris from Cologne

Take the bus to Paris 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 Paris.
FAQs

Travel between Cologne, Germany and Paris, France by coach is: Fully open.

Can I enter France from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

All travellers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 08/08/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your coach from Cologne to Paris as this information can change.

Return travel from France to Germany is: Fully open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Cologne from Paris?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

Last checked on 08/08/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your coach to Cologne from Paris.

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach from Cologne to Paris for as little as £22  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket to Paris from Cologne is £33  one way.
The coach distance from Cologne to Paris is around 249 miles.
On average the Cologne to Paris coach time is 8 h  covering the 249 miles long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

There are a few coach stations in Cologne to start your journey from including Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle). In Paris you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), Paris, Place du Pantheon (Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève) and Paris, La Défense.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Köln Hbf   and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).

Passengers board their coach most frequently from Köln Hbf and travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city centre to this coach station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and need to travel approximately 2.9 miles (4.6 km) from the coach station to the city centre in Paris.

For the best Cologne to Paris coach to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Eurolines Germany, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines France, Flixbus or BlaBlaCar Bus. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services from Cologne to Paris to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, there is 1 direct coach per day from Cologne to Paris. You can look to travel with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct coach tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.
The average number of coaches departing Cologne for Paris is 3 a day. The coach schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first coach from Cologne to Paris at 06: 45   or take the last coach from Cologne to Paris leaving at 21: 45. Look for the latest Cologne Paris coach timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the coach for this route.
If you buy a coach ticket to Paris from Cologne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £33 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets from Cologne to Paris are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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