Zurich to Cologne coach

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17:20Zurich10h15 03:35Köln, Flughafen
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17:20Zurich12h45 06:05Cologne
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17:20Zurich10h15 03:35Köln, Flughafen
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Bus times from Zurich to Cologne

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10 h 15 m


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Buses per day



413 km

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17:20Zurich10h15 03:35Köln, Flughafen
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Overview: Coach from Zurich to Cologne

distanceDistance256 miles
durationAverage coach duration10 h 15 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£48 (€55)
frequencyCoach frequency1 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there is 1 direct coach a day
carriersCoach companiesBlaBlaCar or Flixbus

Coaches from Zurich to Cologne cover the 256 miles long trip taking on average 10 h 15 min with our travel partners like BlaBlaCar or Flixbus. Normally, there is 1 coach operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £36, but the average price of coach tickets is £48. Travellers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof).

Coach companies: FlixBus Zurich to Cologne

Travel between Zurich and Cologne from £36 with Omio’s coach partners FlixBus! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.


FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost coach operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance coach services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

Coach information from Zurich to Cologne with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 9 h 22 min
  • Average Price: £36
  • FlixBus frequency: 3 a day

Travel Tips: Coach to Cologne from Zurich

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 Zurich to Cologne.

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Cologne, Germany by coach is: Fully open.

What is the status of international entry into Germany from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from Zurich?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne, Germany?

When travelling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 07/08/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your coach from Zurich to Cologne before travelling.

The restriction level for your return coach to Zurich, Switzerland from Cologne is: Fully open.

Is my return coach into Zurich from Cologne restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

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

  • Social distancing required: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 03/08/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach to Zurich from Cologne closer to your date of departure here.

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach between Zurich and Cologne for as little as £36  in the next 7 days.
The Zurich to Cologne coach ticket price is on average £48  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
The distance to Cologne from Zurich by coach is approximately 256 miles.
On average the coach from Zurich to Cologne duration is 10 h 15 min  for the 256 miles long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

When departing from Zurich, you have various coach station options to start your trip from including Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai), Zürich and Zurich, Hauptbahnhof. When arriving in Cologne, you can end your trip in coach stations like Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle).

Omio customers book a coach from Zürich HB   to Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof)   most frequently for this route.

You can find the most popular departure coach station for this journey, Zürich HB, located approximately 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city centre of Zurich. The most popular arrival coach station in Cologne, called Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof), is located around 8.1 miles (13.1 km) away from its city centre.

Take the Zurich to Cologne coach with BlaBlaCar or Flixbus. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the journey to Cologne from Zurich as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there is 1 direct coach per day from Zurich to Cologne, and you can find a direct coach for this route with BlaBlaCar  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your coach ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
On average, there is 1 coach a day from Zurich to Cologne. The coach times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest coach for this trip departs from Zurich at 15: 20. The last coach leaves from Zurich at 15: 20. Check Omio for the latest coach times from Zurich to Cologne and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
You can find a coach between Zurich and Cologne to cost on average £48 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying coach tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Zurich to Cologne coach generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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