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Bologna to Cologne by bus

The journey from Bologna to Cologne by bus is 489.81 mi and takes 23 hr 41 min. There are 10 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:15 AM and the last at 11:30 PM. It is possible to travel from Bologna to Cologne by bus for as little as $44.11 or as much as $159.08. The best price for this journey is $44.11.

Lowest Price$44.11
Journey Duration23 hr 41 min
Connection per Day10
Lowest Price$44.11
Highest Price$159.08
First Departure5:15 AM
Last Departure11:30 PM
Distance489.81 mi
DepartureBologna
ArrivalCologne
CarriersFlixBus, Italo TrenoMore

Bologna to Cologne Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, Apr 21, 2024

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How much will I pay for bus tickets from Bologna to Cologne?

The prices for bus tickets from Bologna to Cologne vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from Bologna to Cologne will cost $44.11. The average bus ticket price is approximately $88.55. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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The prices for bus tickets from Bologna to Cologne vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average bus ticket price is approximately $88.55. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long does it take to get from Bologna to Cologne by bus?

Traveling from Bologna to Cologne by bus will usually take 23 hr 41 min. This journey covers a distance of 489.81 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 23 hr 41 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The journey between Bologna and Cologne runs for about 489.81 mi and usually takes approximately 23 hr 41 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 15 hr 24 min. If you are trying to get from Bologna to Cologne as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

At what time of the day can I travel from Bologna to Cologne?

The first daily departure from Bologna to Cologne leaves at 5:15 AM, while the last journey of the day sets out at 11:30 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Bologna and Cologne. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking. The first journey of the night departs from Bologna at 5:15 AM. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 11:30 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Bologna and Cologne. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

How many journeys from Bologna to Cologne take place each day?

The route from Bologna to Cologne is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Bologna 10 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Bologna to Cologne, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 0 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 10 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Bologna to Cologne. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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The cheapest Bologna - Cologne bus tickets can be found for as low as $27.69 if you’re lucky, or $67.15 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $146.00.

Find the best day to travel to Cologne by bus

When travelling to Cologne by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Established in 2018, BlaBlaCar Bus was born out of BlaBlaCar's acquisition of OUIBUS in November of that same year. The company officially launched in June 2019 and has since been offering long-distance bus services across Europe. Initially known as BlaBlaBus, the company went on to adopt the name Ouibus, before finally deciding on its present name, BlaBlaCar Bus. BlaBlaCar Bus operates a network of routes that link several cities, including Aix-en-Provence, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Genoa, Lille, London, Lyon, Marseille, Milan, Nice, Paris, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, San Sebastián, and Turin.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Services on board FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus and RegioJet from Bologna to Cologne
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Bologna to Cologne CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
55.18kg
Bus
59.12kg
Flight
157.65kg
Car
126.12kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Bologna to Cologne?
A bus ticket from Bologna to Cologne is $88.55. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $44.11.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Bologna to Cologne?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Bologna to Cologne is $44.11. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Bologna and Cologne by bus?
Bologna to Cologne is 489.81 mi.
How long does the bus between Bologna and Cologne take?
Bologna to Cologne is on average 23 hr 41 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 15 hr 24 min.
Which companies operate from Bologna to Cologne?
The bus journey from Bologna to Cologne is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus, Italo Treno, BlaBlaCar Bus and RegioJet.
How many bus connections per day go from Bologna to Cologne?
Bologna to Cologne has 10 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Bologna to Cologne leave?
The earliest bus from Bologna to Cologne departs at 5:15 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Bologna to Cologne depart?
The latest bus from Bologna to Cologne departs at 11:30 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Bologna to Cologne in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $44.11 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Bologna to Cologne by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Bologna and Cologne is 15 hr 24 min.
Is there a direct bus from Bologna to Cologne?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Bologna and Cologne.
What are the CO2 emissions for Bologna to Cologne by bus?
The bus journey from Bologna to Cologne creates 59.12kg of CO2 emissions.

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