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18 Oct
£144Deutsche Bahn with connection
£41Flixbus
£463Lufthansa
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19 Oct
£73Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£241Lufthansa
Wed
20 Oct
£64Deutsche Bahn with connection
£33BlaBlaCar Bus
£241Lufthansa
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21 Oct
£89Deutsche Bahn with connection
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22 Oct
£159Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£463Lufthansa
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23 Oct
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£30BlaBlaCar Bus
£395Lufthansa
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24 Oct
£144Deutsche Bahn with connection
£30BlaBlaCar Bus
£679Lufthansa
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25 Oct
£89Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£340Lufthansa
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26 Oct
£64Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£340Lufthansa
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27 Oct
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28 Oct
£71Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£198Lufthansa
Fri
29 Oct
£64Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£227Austrian Airlines
Sat
30 Oct
£71Deutsche Bahn with connection
£39BlaBlaCar Bus
£290Air Dolomiti
Sun
31 Oct
£82Deutsche Bahn with connection
£50BlaBlaCar Bus
£198Air Dolomiti
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1 Nov
£143Deutsche Bahn with connection
£46BlaBlaCar Bus
£340Air Dolomiti
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2 Nov
£64Deutsche Bahn with connection
£27BlaBlaCar Bus
£340Air Dolomiti
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3 Nov
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£24BlaBlaCar Bus
£155Air Dolomiti
Thu
4 Nov
£38Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£81Air Dolomiti
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5 Nov
£60Deutsche Bahn with connection
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6 Nov
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Coach Information from Lyon to Cologne

distanceDistance370 miles (597 km)
durationAverage coach duration14 h 45 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£41 (€47)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus

Coaches from Lyon to Cologne cover the 370 miles (597 km) long journey taking on average 14 h 45 min with our travel partners like Flixbus. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £41, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £30. Travellers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

Coach companies

FlixBus from Lyon to Cologne

For as little as £30 you can travel by coach between Lyon and Cologne 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 between Lyon and Cologne.

Find the perfect FlixBus coach from Lyon to Cologne for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest FlixBus coach timetables and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest coach between Lyon and Cologne. You can also check relevant travel information for the FlixBus coach, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap FlixBus coach tickets online. You can expect to travel around 370 miles (597 km) on this journey and your FlixBus Lyon to Cologne coach ticket can cost as little as £48 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for FlixBus tickets from Lyon to Cologne in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official FlixBus coach tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

When you buy your FlixBus coach tickets between Lyon and Cologne don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • 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 Lyon to Cologne
Take the bus to Cologne 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 Lyon to Cologne.
FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for coaches between Lyon and Cologne?

Travel between Lyon, France and Cologne, Germany by coach is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • 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?

All travellers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 16/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your coach between Lyon and Cologne as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Lyon, France from Cologne, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by coach from Cologne to Lyon is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to France from Germany?

Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

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

The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

Last verified on 16/10/2021. 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 Cologne to Lyon coach here.

What is the cost of cheap coaches from Lyon to Cologne?
Omio customers have found the cheapest coaches between Lyon and Cologne to cost as little as £30  in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a coach from Lyon to Cologne?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket to Cologne from Lyon is £41  one way.
What is the distance between Lyon and Cologne by coach?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Cologne from Lyon via coach to be approximately 370 miles (597 km).
How long does it take from Lyon to Cologne by coach?
On average the coach from Lyon to Cologne duration is 14 h 45 min  for the 370 miles (597 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Which coach station from Lyon to Cologne do I depart from? Which Cologne coach station from Lyon do I arrive in?

There are a few coach stations in Lyon to start your trip from including Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Dardilly and Lyon, Lyon Perrache. In Cologne you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle).

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu   and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

Where is the departure coach station in Lyon located? Where is the arrival coach station in Cologne located?

Passengers board their coach most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to this coach station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and need to travel approximately 8 mile (s) / 13 km from the coach station to the city centre in Cologne.

Which coach companies can get me from Lyon to Cologne?
For the best Lyon to Cologne coach to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Flixbus. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services between Lyon and Cologne to compare what amenities they may offer.
Are there any Lyon to Cologne direct coach services?
Yes, you can look for direct coaches from Lyon to Cologne with BlaBlaCar  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 trip.
What time is the earliest coach from Lyon to Cologne? What time is the last coach from Lyon to Cologne?
You can take the first coach from Lyon to Cologne at 10: 40   or take the last coach from Lyon to Cologne leaving at 23: 00. Look for the latest Lyon Cologne coach schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the coach for this journey.
How far in advance should I book a coach ticket between Lyon and Cologne 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 journey and save money. If you book coach tickets to Cologne from Lyon within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £41 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your coach ticket from Lyon to Cologne a few months in advance.

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