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Cologne to Erfurt bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price€16.28
Shortest Duration5h 25m
Trips per day3
bus carriers1
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How to book cheap Cologne to Erfurt bus tickets?

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Cologne to Erfurt is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Cologne to Erfurt were €19.67.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Cologne to Erfurt by bus is usually on Friday. 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. Friday 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.

FlixBus from Cologne to Erfurt has the most daily schedules

On average there are 3 scheduled bus trips per day. FlixBus has the most regularly scheduled departures from Cologne to Erfurt, with an average of 3 trips per day and 3 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Cologne to Erfurt. Of the 3 trips there are 2 trips that are direct connections to Erfurt.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from Cologne to Erfurt starts at €26.37.

1 carriers offer Cologne to Erfurt bus trips


Book FlixBus from Cologne to Erfurt from €16.28. There are 3 trips per day offered by FlixBus from Cologne to Erfurt and you can expect on average to pay €19.67 for a FlixBus ticket to Erfurt. In Cologne, FlixBus departs to Erfurt from Leverkusen and one other station. In Erfurt, FlixBus arrives at Central Station,

An average trip on FlixBus from Cologne to Erfurt takes 6 hours and 15 minutes, while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Erfurt in 5 hours and 25 minutes,

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Avg. Time
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Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from Cologne. Most bus trips to Erfurt will depart from Leverkusen, Bonn Airport Terminal 2.
  • Leverkusen
  • Bonn Airport Terminal 2
Bus trips arrive in Erfurt at 1 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Central Station are the main bus stations in Erfurt for trips arriving from Cologne.
  • Central Station