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Buses from Tarragona to Cologne

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Tarragona - Cologne Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Tarragona to Cologne. Traveling by bus from Tarragona to Cologne usually takes around 29 hours, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 26 hours and 55 minutes.

Distance732 mi (1178 km)
Shortest duration27h 0m
Cheapest price$106.06
Most frequent serviceEurolines France
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What bus companies travel from Tarragona to Cologne?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Tarragona to Cologne that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Eurolines France usually offers more choice, with 3 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Eurolines France31d 5h 17m$125.27
FlixBus11d 2h 56m$106.06
  • Eurolines France

    Eurolines France

    Book Eurolines France from Tarragona to Cologne from $115. There are 3 trips per day offered by Eurolines France from Tarragona to Cologne and you can expect on average to pay for a Eurolines France ticket to Cologne. In Tarragona, Eurolines France departs to Cologne from Central Bus Station . In Cologne, Eurolines France arrives at Bonn Airport Bus Terminal .

    An average trip on Eurolines France from Tarragona to Cologne takes 29 hours and 17 minutes , while the fastest available Eurolines France trip will get you to Cologne in 27 hours and 0 minutes .

    On weekends, Eurolines France offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Cologne.

  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 1 trips from Tarragona to Cologne, and usually makes the trip in about 26 hours and 56 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Tarragona 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

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 from Tarragona to Cologne?

The bus takes an average of 29 hours to cover the 732 miles from Tarragona to Cologne. However, the fastest bus only takes 26 hours and 55 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

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

The busiest and least busy days to travel on this route tend to change frequently from week to week. Weather, holidays, local events, and other factors can affect how crowded the bus is on any given day.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Tarragona?

The first bus leaves at 3:00pm and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Tarragona to Cologne, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Tarragona to Cologne every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

City Information

Cologne

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There's no shortage of sights, culture, history, and adventure in Cologne, an alluring city on the Rhine. One of the most famous landmarks of the city is the Cologne Cathedral. This Gothic building and UNESCO World Heritage site remains the most iconic structure in the city. In fact, the Cologne Cathedral is the most visited landmark in Germany. Next door, the Museum Ludwig contrasts the cathedral's sense of history with an impressive collection of modern art, including works by Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol.

Cologne's breadth of museums also caters to a younger crowd. Families with children should head to the Cologne Chocolate Museum along the river or the Cologne Zoological Garden for memorable, kid-friendly experiences.

Foodies, rejoice! Cologne is home to mouthwatering German delicacies and upscale restaurants. Start your day with breakfast at Café Sehnsucht. For lunch, visit Herings Im Martinswinkel, and for dinner, head over to Bei Oma Kleinmann to feel like you're visiting your long-lost German grandmother.

Trains like Deutsche Bahn, DB Intercity, and FlixTrain connect Cologne to other major European cities, including Munich, Paris, and Vienna. You can also catch a bus from Cologne on FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus, Sindbad, Union Ivkoni, or Columbuzz. Plus, the Cologne Bonn Airport is a large, well-outfitted airport with daily international flights for travelers coming from afar.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Tarragona?

Main departure station: Central Bus Station

Most buses depart from the main station in Tarragona.

All bus stations in Tarragona:

  • Central Bus Station

Where does the bus arrive in Cologne?

Main arrival station: Bonn Airport Bus Terminal

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Cologne.

All bus stations in Cologne:

  • Bonn Airport Bus Terminal

  • Bonn Airport Terminal 2

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