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Cologne to Brussels by bus

The journey from Cologne to Brussels by bus is 113.64 mi and takes 5 hr 0 min. There are 31 connections per day, with the first departure at 3:05 AM and the last at 11:50 PM. It is possible to travel from Cologne to Brussels by bus for as little as $10.93 or as much as $75.65. The best price for this journey is $10.93.

Lowest Price$10.93
Journey Duration5 hr 0 min
Connection per Day31
Lowest Price$10.93
Highest Price$75.65
First Departure3:05 AM
Last Departure11:50 PM
Distance113.64 mi
DepartureCologne
ArrivalBrussels
CarriersFlixTrain, Union IvkoniMore

Cologne to Brussels Bus Times

Departure date
Monday, Jul 15, 2024

Your journey from Cologne to Brussels with Virail

Virail's search tool will provide you with the options you need when you want to go from Cologne to Brussels. All you need to do is enter the dates of your planned journey, and let us take care of everything else. Our engine does the hard work, searching through thousands of routes offered by our trusted travel partners to show you options for traveling by train, bus, plane, or carpool. You can filter the results to suit your needs. There are a number of filtering options, including price, one-way or round trip, departure or arrival time, duration of journey, or number of connections. Soon you'll find the best choice for your journey. When you're ready, Virail will transfer you to the provider's website to complete the booking. No matter where you're going, get there with Virail.

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

Prices will vary when you travel from Cologne to Brussels. On average, though, you'll pay about $26.47 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as $10.93, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $26.47 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Cologne to Brussels.

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

Traveling from Cologne to Brussels by bus will usually take 5 hr 0 min. This journey covers a distance of 113.64 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 5 hr 0 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 distance between Cologne and Brussels is around 113.64 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 5 hr 0 min. However, the fastest routes between Cologne and Brussels take 3 hr 15 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

How many times a day do journeys run from Cologne to Brussels?

If you want to get from Cologne to Brussels, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 31 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 24 direct journeys between Cologne and Brussels. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 7 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Cologne to Brussels. 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 Brussels
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Cologne to Brussels.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Cologne to Brussels, 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 Brussels.

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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Best time to book Cologne to Brussels travel

Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $11.64 to $16.41 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 29% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Cologne to Brussels

The cheapest Cologne - Brussels bus tickets can be found for as low as $12.94 if you’re lucky, or $15.35 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $17.40.

Find the best day to travel to Brussels by bus

When travelling to Brussels 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 Brussels

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

Standard

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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bicycle Bicycle

Facility Description

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 FlixTrain, Union Ivkoni and BlaBlaCar Bus from Cologne to Brussels
Compare services on board when travelling from Cologne to Brussels by bus.
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Cologne to Brussels CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
12.8kg
Bus
13.72kg
Flight
36.58kg
Car
29.26kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Cologne to Brussels?
A bus ticket from Cologne to Brussels 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 $10.93.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Cologne to Brussels?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Cologne to Brussels is $10.93. 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 Brussels by bus?
Cologne to Brussels is 113.64 mi.
How long does the bus between Cologne and Brussels take?
Cologne to Brussels is on average 5 hr 0 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hr 15 min.
Which companies operate from Cologne to Brussels?
The bus journey from Cologne to Brussels is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixTrain, Union Ivkoni, Union Ivkoni International, BlaBlaCar Bus and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Cologne to Brussels?
Cologne to Brussels has 31 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Cologne to Brussels leave?
The earliest bus from Cologne to Brussels departs at 3:05 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 Brussels depart?
The latest bus from Cologne to Brussels 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 Brussels 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 $10.93 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 Brussels?
There are on average 24 direct connection(s) from Cologne to go to Brussels.
What's the fastest journey time between Cologne to Brussels by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Cologne and Brussels is 3 hr 15 min.
Is there a direct bus from Cologne to Brussels?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Cologne and Brussels.
What are the CO2 emissions for Cologne to Brussels by bus?
The bus journey from Cologne to Brussels creates 13.72kg of CO2 emissions.

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