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Journey Information

Milan to Cologne bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$34.88
Shortest Duration13h 15m
Trips per day8
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Milan to Cologne 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.

Does the bus take you directly from Milan to Cologne?

Unfortunately there are currently no buses that go the entire distance from Milan to Cologne. At some point, you will need to switch onto another vehicle to complete the journey, such as a local shuttle or even a train. More details are available as you peruse individual tickets.

How much is a bus ticket from Milan to Cologne?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $53.68 was the low point for bus fares from Milan to Cologne. Buses from Cologne to Milan are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $53.68 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 27 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $38.35 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 16 hours and 18 minutes to cover the 392 miles (630 kilometers) from Milan, MI to Cologne, NW. However, the fastest bus only takes 13 hours and 15 minutes. 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?

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Milan?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Milan to Cologne, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 8 scheduled buses that travel from Milan to Cologne every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 3 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 Milan to Cologne; ticket prices start at $206.61.

What bus companies travel from Milan to Cologne?

There is one bus company that operates from Milan to Cologne. 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
FlixBus816h 19m$58.26

Where does the bus leave from in Milan?

Milan, Metropolitan City of Milan has two bus stations with service to Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia:

  • Coach Station
  • San Donato

Where does the bus arrive in Cologne?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia:

  • Bonn Airport Terminal 2
  • Leverkusen

Price trends for buses from Milan to Cologne

Average prices by travel date

$75$50$25SepOct

Monthly average prices

$75$60$45$30$15ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

$100$80$60$40$203020100

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