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Brussels-Cologne Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Brussels to Cologne. Traveling by bus from Brussels to Cologne usually takes around 4 hours, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance114 mi (183 km)
Shortest duration4h 0m
Cheapest price$17.02
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Brussels to Cologne?

The average bus ticket price from Brussels to Cologne is $19.69. That price is based on the daily average cost for all bus trips from Brussels to Cologne in the last 30 days. Any tickets cheaper than $19.69 can be considered a great deal. You are very likely to find a bus ticket at this price or lower if you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Brussels to Cologne by bus will cost you about the same regardless of the time of year for which you plan your trip. In general, bus ticket prices for that route don’t fluctuate much throughout the year, so expect to pay around $14 whenever you decide to board the bus to Cologne.

What bus companies travel from Brussels to Cologne?

There is one bus company that operates from Brussels to Cologne. FlixBus is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only operates one bus trip per day, which really narrows down the options.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus14h 0m$19.96

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Brussels 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 usually takes around 4 hours to cover the 114 miles (183 kilometers) from Brussels, BRU to Cologne, NW. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the bus.

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

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Cologne. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Brussels?

There is usually only one bus per day from Brussels to Cologne. It leaves the station in Brussels at 3:00pm each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many buses are there each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Brussels to Cologne. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Brussels to Cologne; ticket prices start at $31.12.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Brussels?

Departure stations

Most buses depart from the main station in Brussels.

Where does the bus arrive in Cologne?

Arrival stations

All buses from Brussels arrive at one main station in Cologne.

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