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.
This is the last bus of the day.
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13 h 5 m
15 h 47 m
Buses per day
Of the 8 buses that leave Milan for Cologne every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||391 miles (630 km)|
|Average coach duration||13 h 5 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£42 (€48)|
|Coach companies||Flixbus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Eurolines France|
Coaches from Milan to Cologne cover the 391 miles (630 km) long trip taking on average 13 h 5 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Eurolines France. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £42, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £34. Travellers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.
For as little as £34 you can travel by coach between Milan and Cologne with FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.
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.
Travel between Milan, Italy and Cologne, Germany by coach is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 20/05/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach between Milan and Cologne as this information can change.
Return travel from Germany to Italy is: Partially open.
Entry into Italy is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 19/05/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your coach to Milan from Cologne.
There are a few coach stations in Milan to start your trip from including Milan, Stazione Centrale, Milan, MILANO - P. Zza Laghi usc. Autostrada new svinc and Novegro-Tregarezzo, Aeroporto di Milano Linate. 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 Milano Centrale and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their coaches from Milano Centrale and need to travel around 2.3 miles (3.7 km) from the city centre to get to this coach station.
Passengers arriving in Cologne most often arrive at Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and need to travel around 8.1 miles (13.1 km) from this coach station to the city centre.
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