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Cologne to Antwerp by bus

The journey from Cologne to Antwerp by bus is 112.42 mi and takes 5 hr 15 min. There are 7 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:10 AM and the last at 11:50 PM. It is possible to travel from Cologne to Antwerp by bus for as little as $10.09 or as much as $62.76. The best price for this journey is $10.09.

Lowest Price$10.09
Journey Duration5 hr 15 min
Connection per Day7
Lowest Price$10.09
Highest Price$62.76
First Departure6:10 AM
Last Departure11:50 PM
Distance112.42 mi
CarriersUnion Ivkoni International, BlaBlaCar BusMore

Cologne to Antwerp Bus Times

Departure date
Tuesday, May 28, 2024

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How much do bus tickets from Cologne to Antwerp cost?

When you're traveling from Cologne to Antwerp, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $26.47. You might be able to find prices as low as $10.09, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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The prices for bus tickets from Cologne to Antwerp 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 $26.47. 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 the journey from Cologne to Antwerp take by bus?

The average journey time is 5 hr 15 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 112.42 mi from Cologne to Antwerp. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Cologne to Antwerp to take longer than 5 hr 15 min. The journey between Cologne and Antwerp by bus usually takes 5 hr 15 min to cover a distance of 112.42 mi. The shortest journey from Cologne to Antwerp will take you 3 hr 50 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Antwerp quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

What time are the first and last departures from Cologne to Antwerp?

The first journey of the day departs from Cologne at 6:10 AM. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 11:50 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Cologne and Antwerp. 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. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Cologne to Antwerp, which usually leaves at 6:10 AM. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 11:50 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

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

On average, there are 7 daily departures from Cologne to Antwerp. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 4 departures from Cologne which travel directly to Antwerp. There are 3 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Cologne to Antwerp. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Cologne to Antwerp
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Cologne to Antwerp.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Cologne to Antwerp, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Cologne to Antwerp.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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The cheapest Cologne - Antwerp bus tickets can be found for as low as $10.25 if you’re lucky, or $19.12 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $31.86.

Find the best day to travel to Antwerp by bus

When travelling to Antwerp 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.

Flixtrain is a European low-cost passenger rail service that offers affordable and comfortable train travel to various destinations across Germany. It is owned and operated by FlixMobility, the parent company of FlixBus, which is a popular bus transportation service in Europe. Flixtrain operates on several routes, including Berlin to Stuttgart, Berlin to Cologne, and Hamburg to Cologne, among others.

Union Ivkoni is a Bulgarian bus company that operates domestically and internationally. Founded in 1992, the company has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Bulgaria, with a fleet of over 1,000 buses. Union Ivkoni offers a wide range of services, including regular bus lines, charter services, and international routes to destinations throughout Europe. The company is known for its modern fleet, comfortable buses, and reliable service.

Ticket types and facilities from Cologne to Antwerp

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by FlixTrain when traveling from Cologne to Antwerp.


A standard ticket on FlixTrain is a regular ticket / second class ticket. Flixtrain standard ticket offers you a comfortable seat, guaranteed Wi-Fi, access to power outlets, and one carry-on and one checked luggage with size restrictions.
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Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Connect effortlessly on FlixTrain and enjoy free WiFi, whether you're catching up on work, chatting, or simply browsing.
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Keep your devices charged and ready. FlixTrain seats come equipped with power sockets and USB outlets.
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For your safety and the comfort of everyone on board, FlixBus permits you to bring one carry-on bag that should fit under the seat or in the overhead compartment. You're also allowed one checked bag, but make sure you can load and unload it by yourself and store it in the overhead space or under your seat. Kindly ensure your luggage isn't bulky or poses a risk to others. Remember, it's up to you to keep track of your belongings during the trip.
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FlixTrain prioritizes comfort for all. Passengers with mobility concerns can book designated seats and utilize complimentary transportation for foldable wheelchairs and mobility aids. Reach out to FlixTrain for any assistance required.
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While FlixTrain doesn't offer onboard catering, you're welcome to bring along your own snacks and beverages.
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With FlixTrain, you can pack an extra piece of luggage, but it's a good idea to book early since train space is limited. Got sports equipment or a big musical instrument? They're welcome too, though an extra fee might apply. If you're cycling around, you can park your bike in specific areas for just 9 Euro, but ensure it's standard-sized and free of extra attachments. Remember to reserve a spot for your bike early, as space fills up fast
Services on board BlaBlaCar Bus, Union Ivkoni and FlixTrain from Cologne to Antwerp
Compare services on board when travelling from Cologne to Antwerp by bus.
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Cologne to Antwerp CO2 Emissions by Bus


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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Cologne to Antwerp?
A bus ticket from Cologne to Antwerp is $26.47. 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 $10.09.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Cologne to Antwerp?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Cologne to Antwerp is $10.09. 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 Cologne and Antwerp by bus?
Cologne to Antwerp is 112.42 mi.
How long does the bus between Cologne and Antwerp take?
Cologne to Antwerp is on average 5 hr 15 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hr 50 min.
Which companies operate from Cologne to Antwerp?
The bus journey from Cologne to Antwerp is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Union Ivkoni International, BlaBlaCar Bus, Union Ivkoni, FlixTrain and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Cologne to Antwerp?
Cologne to Antwerp has 7 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Cologne to Antwerp leave?
The earliest bus from Cologne to Antwerp departs at 6:10 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 Cologne to Antwerp depart?
The latest bus from Cologne to Antwerp departs at 11:50 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 Cologne to Antwerp 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 $10.09 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.
How many direct connections depart from Cologne to Antwerp?
There are on average 4 direct connection(s) from Cologne to go to Antwerp.
What's the fastest journey time between Cologne to Antwerp by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Cologne and Antwerp is 3 hr 50 min.
Is there a direct bus from Cologne to Antwerp?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Cologne and Antwerp.
What are the CO2 emissions for Cologne to Antwerp by bus?
The bus journey from Cologne to Antwerp creates 13.57kg of CO2 emissions.

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