The cheapest buses from Paris to Cologne

Showing times and prices for 24 Oct

Cheapest

£61

Average

£68

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 Paris to Cologne will cost around £ 68 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 61.

2nd Cheapest
22:20Paris8h41 07:01Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
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£611One-way
09:25Paris8h16 17:41Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
1 changes
£621One-way
09:00Paris8h41 17:41Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
0 changes
£801One-way

Timetable Paris to Cologne

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09:00Paris8h41 17:41Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
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09:25Paris8h16 17:41Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
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22:20Paris8h41 07:01Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
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23 Oct
£124Deutsche Bahn with connection
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24 Oct
£148Deutsche Bahn with connection
£52Flixbus
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25 Oct
£81Deutsche Bahn
£19BlaBlaCar Bus
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26 Oct
£82Deutsche Bahn
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27 Oct
£73Deutsche Bahn
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28 Oct
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Fri
29 Oct
£64Deutsche Bahn
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30 Oct
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31 Oct
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1 Nov
£73Deutsche Bahn
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2 Nov
£55Deutsche Bahn
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Wed
3 Nov
£46Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
4 Nov
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Fri
5 Nov
£56Deutsche Bahn with connection
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6 Nov
£60Deutsche Bahn with connection
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7 Nov
£64Deutsche Bahn
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Mon
8 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
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Tue
9 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
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Wed
10 Nov
£47Deutsche Bahn
£27Flixbus
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Thu
11 Nov
£37Deutsche Bahn
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12 Nov
£57Thalys
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The fastest buses from Paris to Cologne

Showing times and prices for 24 Oct

Fastest Journey

8 h 16 m

Average

8 h 32 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

403 km

Of the 3 buses that leave Paris for Cologne every day 2 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 8 h 32 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 8 h 16 m .

The slowest buses will take 8 h 41 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.

Fastest
09:25Paris8h16 17:41Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
1 changes
£621One-way
2nd Fastest
22:20Paris8h41 07:01Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
0 changes
£611One-way
2nd Fastest
09:00Paris8h41 17:41Köln, Köln Bonn Airport
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£801One-way

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Coach Information to Cologne from Paris

distanceDistance249 miles (402 km)
durationAverage coach duration6 h 55 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£37 (€42)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines Switzerland

Coaches from Paris to Cologne cover the 249 miles (402 km) long route taking on average 6 h 55 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines Switzerland. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £37, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £17. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

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Coach from Paris to Cologne with FlixBus

Find the best coaches between Paris and Cologne with Omio's travel partners FlixBus from £17. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

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Find the perfect FlixBus coach between Paris and 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 from Paris to 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 249 miles (402 km) on this journey and your FlixBus Paris to Cologne coach ticket can cost as little as £52 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for FlixBus tickets from Paris 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 purchasing your FlixBus coach tickets from Paris to Cologne, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • 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

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FAQs
Is travel by coach currently allowed from Paris, France to Cologne, Germany?

Travel between Paris, 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 Paris?

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 22/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your coach from Paris to Cologne as this information can change.

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

The restriction level for your return coach to Paris, France from Cologne is: Partially open.

Is my return coach into Paris from Cologne restricted?

International entry 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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 Paris, France?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 22/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach to Paris from Cologne closer to your date of departure here.

What is the price of the cheapest coach from Paris to Cologne?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach from Paris to Cologne for the next 7 days starting from £17  one way.
How much is a coach ticket from Paris to Cologne?
The Paris to Cologne coach ticket price is on average £37  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.
What is the distance to Cologne from Paris via coach?
The Paris to Cologne coach distance is approximately 249 miles (402 km).
How long is the coach to Cologne from Paris?
The coach time to Cologne from Paris is on average 6 h 55 min  for the 249 miles (402 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Paris and Cologne by coach can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
Which coach station in Paris goes to Cologne? Which coach station do I come into Cologne from Paris?

When departing from Paris, you have various coach station options to start your trip from including Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), Paris, Pl. Du Panthéon and Paris, Paris (Bercy Seine). When arriving in Cologne, you can end your route in coach stations like Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle).

Omio customers book a coach from Paris Gare de Lyon   to Köln, Köln Bonn Airport   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Paris coach station to Cologne? Where is the Cologne coach station?

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Köln, Köln Bonn Airport, located 8 mile (s) / 13 km away from the city centre.

What coach companies offer a service from Paris to Cologne?
For the best Paris to Cologne coach to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Flixbus, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines Switzerland. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services from Paris to Cologne to compare what amenities they may offer.
Are there any direct coaches to Cologne from Paris?
If you’re looking for a direct coach from Paris to Cologne, consider travelling with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. Non-stop coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your coach tickets.
When does the first coach depart from Paris to Cologne? When does the last coach depart from Paris to Cologne?
The first Paris to Cologne coach departs at 06: 50   and the last coach from Paris to Cologne leaves at 21: 20. Check out the most up-to-date Paris to Cologne coach schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I book a coach ticket between Paris and Cologne to get the best deals?
The price of a one way coach ticket from Paris to Cologne is on average £37 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for coaches from all possible coach companies offering this route. In general, you can find coach tickets between Paris and Cologne available a few months in advance.

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