The cheapest buses from Munich to Cologne

Showing times and prices for 17 Oct

Cheapest

£18

Average

£18

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 Munich to Cologne will cost around £ 18 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 18.

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22:10München, ZOB9h15 07:25Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
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£181One-way
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13:30München, ZOB8h25 21:55Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
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£181One-way
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09:45München, ZOB8h45 18:30Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
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£181One-way
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08:00München, ZOB8h15 16:15Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
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£181One-way

Timetable Munich to Cologne

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08:00München, ZOB8h15 16:15Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
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09:45München, ZOB8h45 18:30Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
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13:30München, ZOB8h25 21:55Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
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22:10München, ZOB9h15 07:25Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
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Sat
16 Oct
£48Deutsche Bahn
£18BlaBlaCar Bus
£168Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
17 Oct
£44Deutsche Bahn
£18BlaBlaCar Bus
£159Eurowings
Mon
18 Oct
£25Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£159Tuifly
Tue
19 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£101Eurowings
Wed
20 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£159Eurowings
Thu
21 Oct
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£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£132Eurowings Europe
Fri
22 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£106Eurowings
Sat
23 Oct
£19FlixTrain
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£104Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
24 Oct
£25Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£104Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
25 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£104Lufthansa
Tue
26 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£104Lufthansa
Wed
27 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£132Eurowings
Thu
28 Oct
£12Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£106Eurowings Europe
Fri
29 Oct
£22FlixTrain
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£88Eurowings
Sat
30 Oct
£19FlixTrain
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£104Lufthansa
Sun
31 Oct
£25Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£88Eurowings
Mon
1 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£62Lufthansa
Tue
2 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£66Eurowings
Wed
3 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£88Eurowings
Thu
4 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£88Eurowings
Fri
5 Nov
£16FlixTrain
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£75Eurowings

The fastest buses from Munich to Cologne

Showing times and prices for 17 Oct

Fastest Journey

8 h 15 m

Average

8 h 40 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

456 km

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

These direct buses cover the 456 km distance in an average of 8 h 40 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 8 h 15 m .

The slowest buses will take 9 h 15 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.

08:00München, ZOB8h15 16:15Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
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£181One-way
13:30München, ZOB8h25 21:55Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
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£181One-way
09:45München, ZOB8h45 18:30Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
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£181One-way
22:10München, ZOB9h15 07:25Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
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£181One-way

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Coach Information from Munich to Cologne

distanceDistance282 miles (455 km)
durationAverage coach duration8 h 15 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£15 (€17)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus or BlaBlaCar

Coaches from Munich to Cologne cover the 282 miles (455 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 15 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £15, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £14. Travellers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

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Coach between Munich and Cologne with FlixBus

Travel from Munich to Cologne from £14 with Omio’s coach partners FlixBus! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

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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.

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Buses from Munich to Cologne
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FAQs
How much does a cheap coach between Munich and Cologne cost?
You can find a cheap coach from Munich to Cologne for some dates and times for as low as £14  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a coach from Munich to Cologne?
If you are looking to buy your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Munich to Cologne coach to cost on average £15  one way.
How many miles is it from Munich to Cologne by coach?
The Munich to Cologne coach distance is approximately 282 miles (455 km).
How long does it take from Munich to Cologne by coach?
The Munich to Cologne coach duration is on average 8 h 15 min, which is to be expected when travelling 282 miles (455 km) from Munich to Cologne. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
Which coach station in Munich goes to Cologne? Which coach station do I come into Cologne from Munich?

When departing from Munich, you have various coach station options to start your journey from including München, ZOB, Munich, Goeppert Mayer Straße/ Frottmain and Munich, Hauptbahnhof Nord. When arriving in Cologne, you can end your trip in coach stations like Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle).

Omio customers book a coach from München Hbf   to Köln, Köln Bonn Airport   most frequently for this route.

Where is the Munich coach station located? Where is the Cologne coach station located?

You can find the most popular departure coach station for this route, München Hbf, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Munich. The most popular arrival coach station in Cologne, called Köln, Köln Bonn Airport, is located around 8 mile (s) / 13 km away from its city centre.

What coach companies offer a service from Munich to Cologne?
For the trip from Munich to Cologne you can take a coach with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services to Cologne from Munich on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
What are the first and last departure coach times from Munich to Cologne?
If you prefer early morning coaches from Munich to Cologne, the first coach leaves at 06: 00. If you prefer late night coaches from Munich to Cologne, the last coach of the day leaves at 21: 10. Omio shows you the latest coach from Munich to Cologne times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
When should I purchase Munich Cologne coach tickets to score the best deals?
If you purchase Munich to Cologne coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £15. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches between Munich and Cologne. Look out for coach tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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