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Brussels to Cologne bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$9.74
Shortest Duration3h 0m
Trips per day5
bus carriers2
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from Brussels to Cologne cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Brussels to Cologne were $12.12.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Brussels to Cologne is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the bus ride from Brussels to Cologne?

The distance between Brussels and Cologne is approximately 113.90 miles, or 183.26 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 4 hours and 6 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 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 Brussels to Cologne?

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

What bus companies travel from Brussels to Cologne?

On average there are 5 scheduled bus trips per day. FlixBus has the most regularly scheduled departures from Brussels to Cologne, with an average of 3.746 trips per day and 55.25 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Brussels to Cologne. Of the 5 trips there are 5 trips that are direct connections to Cologne.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Brussels to Cologne start at $27.11.

2 carriers offer Brussels to Cologne bus trips

FlixBus

Book FlixBus from Brussels to Cologne from $10.72. There are 3.745763 trips per day offered by FlixBus from Brussels to Cologne and you can expect on average to pay $13.98 for a FlixBus ticket to Cologne. In Brussels, FlixBus departs to Cologne from Gare du Midi, In Cologne, FlixBus arrives at Bonn Airport Terminal 2 and one other station.

An average trip on FlixBus from Brussels to Cologne takes 4 hours and 13 minutes, while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Cologne in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, FlixBus offers 4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $14.53 for a weekend trip to Cologne.

Avg. Time
4h 13m
Avg. Price
$13.98

Ouibus

Book Ouibus from Brussels to Cologne from $9.74. There are 2.378378 trips per day offered by Ouibus from Brussels to Cologne and you can expect on average to pay $11.32 for a Ouibus ticket to Cologne. In Brussels, Ouibus departs to Cologne from Gare du Midi, In Cologne, Ouibus arrives at Köln-Deutz Station,

An average trip on Ouibus from Brussels to Cologne takes 3 hours and 33 minutes, while the fastest available Ouibus trip will get you to Cologne in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Ouibus offers 2.4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $11.28 for a weekend trip to Cologne.

Avg. Time
3h 33m
Avg. Price
$11.32
Buses to Cologne depart from one main station in Brussels:
  • Gare du Midi
Buses arrive in Cologne at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Cologne for trips arriving from Brussels:
  • Bonn Airport Terminal 2
  • Köln-Deutz Station
  • Leverkusen

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