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 Paris will cost around £ 50 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 50.
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Of the 1 buses that leave Cologne for Paris 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 403 km distance in an average of 7 h 30 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 7 h 30 m .
The slowest buses will take 7 h 30 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||249 miles (402 km)|
|Average coach duration||7 h 30 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£27 (€30)|
|Coach companies||Flixbus, Eurolines France, Eurolines Germany, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines Switzerland|
Coaches from Cologne to Paris cover the 249 miles (402 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 30 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Eurolines France, Eurolines Germany, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines Switzerland. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £27, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £20. Travellers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
For as little as £20 you can travel by coach between Cologne and Paris with FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.
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.
FlixBus has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by coach between Cologne and Paris:
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.
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.
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 between Cologne, Germany and Paris, France by coach is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 07/12/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach from Cologne to Paris before travelling.
The restriction level for your return coach to Cologne, Germany from Paris is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 07/12/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach to Cologne from Paris closer to your date of departure here.
There are a few coach stations in Cologne to start your route from including Köln, Köln Bonn Airport 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, Pl. Du Panthéon 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 0.7 miles (1.2 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 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the coach station to the city centre in Paris.
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