Munich to Cologne bus

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Cheap coach tickets from Munich to Cologne

Showing times and prices for 19 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from Munich to Cologne is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
FlixBus
08:158h20
Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB)
16:35Köln, Flughafen
£371One-way
0 changes
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FlixBus
10:459h35
Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB)
20:20Köln, Flughafen
£371One-way
0 changes
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FlixBus
19:309h10
Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB)
04:40Köln, Flughafen
£371One-way
0 changes
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FlixBus
02:008h15
Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB)
10:15Köln, Flughafen
£371One-way
0 changes
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FlixBus
12:459h25
Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB)
22:10Köln, Flughafen
£371One-way
0 changes

Bus timetableMunich to Cologne

Showing buses for tomorrow, Sunday, 19 May
FlixBus
00:2510h05
München, Fröttmaning P+R Parkplatz
10:30Köln, Flughafen
1 change
FlixBus
02:008h15
Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB)
10:15Köln, Flughafen
0 changes
FlixBus
07:008h25
Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB)
15:25Köln, Flughafen
0 changes
FlixBus
08:158h20
Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB)
16:35Köln, Flughafen
0 changes
FlixBus
10:459h35
Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB)
20:20Köln, Flughafen
0 changes
FlixBus
12:459h25
Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB)
22:10Köln, Flughafen
0 changes
FlixBus
16:1510h40
Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB)
02:55Köln, Flughafen
1 change
FlixBus
17:4011h00
München, Fröttmaning P+R Parkplatz
04:40Köln, Flughafen
1 change
FlixBus
19:309h10
Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB)
04:40Köln, Flughafen
0 changes
FlixBus
21:208h40
Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB)
06:00Köln, Flughafen
0 changes
FlixBus
23:459h20
München, Fröttmaning P+R Parkplatz
09:05Köln, Flughafen
1 change

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Bus times from Munich to Cologne

Showing times and prices for 19 May

Fastest Journey

8 h 15 m

Average

9 h 21 m

Buses per day

11

Distance

456 km

Of the 11 buses that leave Munich for Cologne every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
FlixBus
02:008h15
Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB)
10:15Köln, Flughafen
£371One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
FlixBus
08:158h20
Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB)
16:35Köln, Flughafen
£371One-way
0 changes
FlixBus
07:008h25
Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB)
15:25Köln, Flughafen
£501One-way
0 changes
FlixBus
21:208h40
Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB)
06:00Köln, Flughafen
£501One-way
0 changes
FlixBus
19:309h10
Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB)
04:40Köln, Flughafen
£371One-way
0 changes

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The staff were extremely friendly and helped us with our luggage. In addition, the FlixBus arrived at the station on time. Another positive aspect was that we didn't have to change buses. There was also wifi access and power sockets above the seats. There were no toilets on the bus. However, breaks were taken during the journey.
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The journey to Cologne was good. The bus was not delayed on departure and we were on time. The driver was friendly and did his job well. I booked my seat in advance and this worked well as there were no double bookings. The temperature in the bus was pleasant and the ventilation worked well. My seat was clean and my seat neighbour was quite interesting, we had a good conversation. The journey was fine.

Overview: Coach from Munich to Cologne

distanceDistance282 miles
durationAverage coach duration6 h 55 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£36 (€40)
changesDirect coachNo
carriersCoach companiesFlixBus, BlaBlaCar, BlaBlaCar Bus, Globtour Medjugorjie or Infobus

Coaches from Munich to Cologne cover the 282 miles long trip taking on average 6 h 55 min with our travel partners like FlixBus, BlaBlaCar, BlaBlaCar Bus, Globtour Medjugorjie or Infobus. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £36, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £13. Travellers depart most frequently from Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB) and arrive in Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle).

Coach companies: FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus and BlaBlaCar Munich to Cologne

Find the best coaches from Munich to Cologne with Omio's travel partners FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus and BlaBlaCar from £18. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

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.

FlixBus from Munich to Cologne coach information:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 55 min
  • Cheapest Price: £18

Buses from Munich to Cologne: Journey Details

There are buses from Munich to Cologne at regular intervals every day. Travellers can choose from several operators including Flixbus, Postbus, Infobus, Eurolines Germany and Megabus. The first buses covering this popular route leave in the early hours of the morning and there are departures till late at night. Most service providers offer at least one overnight option and providers like Flixbus might have as many as 10 buses on one day. Passengers can expect to arrive in Cologne 7 to 10 hours after departure and an average journey is likely to be around 8 hours.

Taking the Bus from Munich

Travellers using buses from Munich to Cologne will depart from Munich ZOB or main bus station in the central Hackerbrucke district. The striking, highly modern station is a city landmark and is right next door to the main railway station. Travellers can reach the rail station by local 'Hackerbrucke' S-Bahn train (lines S1 to S8) or take local tram services including the 16 and 17. Local MVG buses also stop at the station and taxis will be happy to fetch travellers from any district.

Getting into Cologne by Bus

Cologne enjoys an exciting location on the famous River Rhine and is one of Germany's most beautiful cities. The Kolner Dom (cathedral) and Great St. Martin Church or unique attractions like Kolumba appeal to all tastes. Most buses from Munich to Cologne arrive at the city's ZOB or main bus station at Breslauer Platz which is adjacent to the Hauptbahnhof or railway station. Travellers can reach most parts of the city easily by public transport and S-Bahn, U-Bahn trains and trams connect each district. Those travelling by Megabus will arrive at the new bus station at Gummersbacher Str in the Deutz district which is just across the River Rhine from the ZOB and close to the Koln/Messe/Deutz S-Bahn stop. Local bus services run throughout the day and night buses are also available.

FAQs: Munich to Cologne coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Munich to Cologne with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Munich to Cologne.
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Cheap coach tickets from Munich to Cologne can start from as little as £13 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Munich to Cologne is £36; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Munich to Cologne coach travel time is 6 h 55 min   for the 282 mile long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Munich to Cologne leaves at 06: 00. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Munich to Cologne leaves at 22: 55.
For the best Munich to Cologne coach to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with FlixBus, BlaBlaCar, BlaBlaCar Bus, Globtour Medjugorjie or Infobus. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services from Munich to Cologne to compare what amenities they may offer.

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB), which is located around 2.1 miles (3.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle), located 3.2 miles (5.2 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a coach from Munich to Cologne is March.
You have options as you can travel between Munich and Cologne 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

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