Cheap bus tickets fromCologne to Frankfurt

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traveling from Cologne to Frankfurt by bus

Cheapest price$8.12
Shortest Duration1h 50m
Trips per day47
bus carriers5
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How can I get the cheapest bus ticket from Cologne to Frankfurt?

The best way to get the cheapest bus tickets from Cologne to Frankfurt is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Cologne to Frankfurt were $11.75. By booking 10 days out, tickets are on average $1.12 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from Cologne to Frankfurt?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Cologne to Frankfurt by bus is at 6:00 PM on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 9:00 AM on Wednesday 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.

How many daily bus trips are there from Cologne to Frankfurt?

On average there are 47 bus trips per day. FlixBus has the most options for departures from Cologne to Frankfurt, with an average of 46 trips per day and 920 monthly trips. 5 bus carriers currently travel from Cologne to Frankfurt. Of the 47 trips there are 47 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train options from Cologne start at $23.01.

bus lines that run from Cologne to Frankfurt

RegioJet Bus

RegioJet Bus operates, on average, 2 bus schedule(s) from Cologne to Frankfurt. The average RegioJet Bus ticket to Frankfurt costs $9.19. Cheap RegioJet Bus tickets to Frankfurt are available on Wanderu starting from $9.12. In Cologne, RegioJet Bus departs from Bonn Airport Terminal 2 and no other station. In Frankfurt, RegioJet Bus arrives at Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf and 1 other station.

An average trip on RegioJet Bus from Cologne to Frankfurt takes 3 hours and 0 minutes, while the fastest available RegioJet Bus trip will get you to Frankfurt in 1 hours and 50 minutes,

On weekends, RegioJet Bus offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $9.19 for a weekend getaway trip to Frankfurt.

RegioJet Bus
RegioJet Bus
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Free water
Games
Movies
Newspaper/Magazine
Power outlet
Snacks
Satellite TV
WiFi
Avg. Time
3h 0m
Avg. Price
$9.19

Marino

Marino operates, on average, 1 bus schedule(s) from Cologne to Frankfurt. The average Marino ticket to Frankfurt costs $8.12. In Cologne, Marino departs from Bonn Airport Bus Terminal and no other station. In Frankfurt, Marino arrives at Central Bus Station and no other station.

An average trip on Marino from Cologne to Frankfurt takes 2 hours and 20 minutes, while the fastest available Marino trip will get you to Frankfurt in 1 hours and 50 minutes,

On weekends, Marino offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $8.12 for a weekend getaway trip to Frankfurt.

Marino
Marino
Air conditioning
Restroom
Satellite TV
WiFi
Avg. Time
2h 20m
Avg. Price
$8.12

Karat-S

Karat-S operates, on average, 1 bus schedule(s) from Cologne to Frankfurt. The average Karat-S ticket to Frankfurt costs $9.07. Cheap Karat-S tickets to Frankfurt are available on Wanderu starting from $9.06. In Cologne, Karat-S departs from Bonn Airport Bus Terminal and no other station. In Frankfurt, Karat-S arrives at Mannheimer Str. 101 and no other station.

An average trip on Karat-S from Cologne to Frankfurt takes 3 hours and 0 minutes, while the fastest available Karat-S trip will get you to Frankfurt in 1 hours and 50 minutes,

Karat-S
Karat-S
Extra legroom
Free water
Movies
Snacks
WiFi
Avg. Time
3h 0m
Avg. Price
$9.07

FlixBus

FlixBus operates, on average, 46 bus schedule(s) from Cologne to Frankfurt. The average FlixBus ticket to Frankfurt costs $12.01. Cheap FlixBus tickets to Frankfurt are available on Wanderu starting from $9.22. In Cologne, FlixBus departs from Bonn Airport Terminal 2 and 1 other station. In Frankfurt, FlixBus arrives at Central Bus Station and 1 other station.

An average trip on FlixBus from Cologne to Frankfurt takes 2 hours and 31 minutes, while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Frankfurt in 1 hours and 50 minutes,

On weekends, FlixBus offers 49 trips per day and you could expect to pay $12.61 for a weekend getaway trip to Frankfurt.

FlixBus
FlixBus
Air conditioning
Restroom
Beverage
Extra legroom
Meal
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
2h 31m
Avg. Price
$12.01

Eurolines France

Eurolines France operates, on average, 3 bus schedule(s) from Cologne to Frankfurt. The average Eurolines France ticket to Frankfurt costs $38.62. Cheap Eurolines France tickets to Frankfurt are available on Wanderu starting from $11.59. In Cologne, Eurolines France departs from Bonn Airport Bus Terminal and no other station. In Frankfurt, Eurolines France arrives at Frankfurt Main Airport P36 and 2 other stations.

An average trip on Eurolines France from Cologne to Frankfurt takes 15 hours and 2 minutes, while the fastest available Eurolines France trip will get you to Frankfurt in 1 hours and 50 minutes,

Eurolines France
Eurolines France
Air conditioning
Restroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
15h 2m
Avg. Price
$38.62

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 3 stations that have bus departures from Cologne. Most bus trips to Frankfurt will depart from Bonn Airport Terminal 2, Leverkusen, Bonn Airport Bus Terminal.
  • Bonn Airport Terminal 2
  • Leverkusen
  • Bonn Airport Bus Terminal
Bus trips arrive in Frankfurt at 6 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Central Bus Station, FRA Frankfurt Airport, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf, Mannheimer Str. 101, Frankfurt Main Airport P36, Central Train Station are the main bus stations in Frankfurt for trips arriving from Cologne.
  • Central Bus Station
  • FRA Frankfurt Airport
  • Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf
  • Mannheimer Str. 101
  • Frankfurt Main Airport P36
  • Central Train Station