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Journey Information

Cologne to Paris bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$22.35
Shortest Duration6h 0m
Trips per day9
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Cologne to Paris right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Cologne to Paris?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $33.62 was the low point for bus fares from Cologne to Paris. Buses from Paris to Cologne are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $33.62 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 24 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $37.43 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 10 hours and 8 minutes to cover the 250 miles (403 kilometers) from Cologne, NW to Paris,, However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours, The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Paris at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Cologne?

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Cologne to Paris, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 9 scheduled buses that travel from Cologne to Paris every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Cologne to Paris; ticket prices start at $82.52.

What bus companies travel from Cologne to Paris?

There is one bus company that operates from Cologne to Paris. FlixBus is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus910h 9m$34.01

Where does the bus leave from in Cologne?

Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia has two bus stations with service to Paris, :

  • Bonn Airport Terminal 2
  • Leverkusen
  • Wickenpfädchen 11

Where does the bus arrive in Paris?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Paris, :

  • 208 Quai de Bercy
  • La Défense

Price trends for buses from Cologne to Paris

Average prices by travel date

$45$30$15SepSep

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

$75$60$45$30$153020100

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