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Suhl/Zella-Mehlis-Cologne Bus Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Suhl/Zella-Mehlis to Cologne. Traveling by bus from Suhl/Zella-Mehlis to Cologne usually takes around 10 hours, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 8 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance163 mi (262 km)
Shortest duration8h 0m
Cheapest price€22.19
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
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What bus companies travel from Suhl/Zella-Mehlis to Cologne?

There is one intercity bus company that operates from Suhl/Zella-Mehlis to Cologne. FlixBus is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus410h 12m€27.25

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Suhl/Zella-Mehlis to Cologne during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus takes an average of 10 hours to cover the 262 kilometers from Suhl/Zella-Mehlis to Cologne. However, the fastest bus only takes 8 hours and 10 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

The busiest and least busy days to travel on this route tend to change frequently from week to week. Weather, holidays, local events, and other factors can affect how crowded the bus is on any given day.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Suhl/Zella-Mehlis?

The first bus leaves at 10:00 and the last bus leaves at 16:00. To see the times for all buses from Suhl/Zella-Mehlis to Cologne, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Suhl/Zella-Mehlis to Cologne every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Suhl/Zella-Mehlis to Cologne; ticket prices start at €29.31.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Suhl/Zella-Mehlis?

Departure stations

Most buses depart from the main station in Suhl/Zella-Mehlis.

Where does the bus arrive in Cologne?

Arrival stations

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Cologne.

Bus stations in Cologne:

  • Leverkusen

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