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Cologne to Gotha bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price€16.07
Fastest time6h 0m
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How much does a bus ticket from Cologne to Gotha cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Cologne to Gotha were €17.57.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Cologne to Gotha is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 9 days out, tickets are on average €2.01 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Cologne to Gotha?

The distance between Cologne and Gotha is approximately 163.29 miles, or 262.73 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 7 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours,

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Cologne to Gotha?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Cologne to Gotha by bus is on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Saturday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Cologne to Gotha?

On average there is 1 bus trip per day. FlixBus has the most options for departures from Cologne to Gotha, with an average of 1 trip per day and 3 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Cologne to Gotha. Of the 1 trip there is 1 trip that is a direct route with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Cologne to Gotha start at €60.86.

1 carriers offer Cologne to Gotha bus trips


Book FlixBus from Cologne to Gotha from €16.07. There are 1 FlixBus schedules from Cologne to Gotha and you can expect on average to pay €17.74 for a FlixBus ticket to Gotha. In Cologne, FlixBus departs to Gotha from Leverkusen and 1 other station. In Gotha, FlixBus arrives at Neubauerstraße and no other station.

An average trip on FlixBus from Cologne to Gotha takes 6 hours and 50 minutes, while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Gotha in 6 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, FlixBus offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay €17.57 for a weekend getaway trip to Gotha.

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There are 2 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Gotha will depart from these stations in Cologne:
  • Leverkusen
  • Central Station
Buses from Cologne arrive in Gotha at one main station:
  • Neubauerstraße