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Cologne to Freiburg by bus

The journey from Cologne to Freiburg by bus is 207.19 mi and takes 7 hr 57 min. There are 11 connections per day, with the first departure at 2:15 AM and the last at 11:15 PM. It is possible to travel from Cologne to Freiburg by bus for as little as $23.60 or as much as $64.64. The best price for this journey is $23.60.

Lowest Price$23.60
Journey Duration7 hr 57 min
Connection per Day11
Lowest Price$23.60
Highest Price$64.64
First Departure2:15 AM
Last Departure11:15 PM
Distance207.19 mi
CarriersFlixBus, FlixTrain

Cologne to Freiburg Bus Times

Departure date
Monday, Apr 22, 2024

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How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Cologne to Freiburg?

The prices for bus tickets from Cologne to Freiburg 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 Cologne to Freiburg will cost $23.60. The average bus ticket price is approximately $35.13. 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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When you're traveling from Cologne to Freiburg, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $35.13. 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.

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

The distance between Cologne to Freiburg is approximately 207.19 mi. In general, it will take you about 7 hr 57 min to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions, and the type of terrain that must be crossed. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. In order to get from Cologne to Freiburg faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Cologne and Freiburg will complete the journey in 6 hr 35 min.On average, it will take you about 7 hr 57 min to travel the 207.19 mi between Cologne and Freiburg.

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

You will be able to travel from Cologne to Freiburg using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 11 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Cologne to Freiburg using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 4 direct connections from Cologne to Freiburg each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 7 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Cologne to Freiburg. 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 Freiburg
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Cologne to Freiburg.

Book in advance and save

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

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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Find the best day to travel to Freiburg by bus

When travelling to Freiburg 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.

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.

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.

Ticket types and facilities from Cologne to Freiburg

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


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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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 FlixBus, FlixTrain and TGV inOui from Cologne to Freiburg
Compare services on board when travelling from Cologne to Freiburg by bus.
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Cologne to Freiburg CO2 Emissions by Bus


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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Cologne to Freiburg?
A bus ticket from Cologne to Freiburg is $35.13. 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 $23.60.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Cologne to Freiburg?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Cologne to Freiburg is $23.60. 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 Freiburg by bus?
Cologne to Freiburg is 207.19 mi.
How long does the bus between Cologne and Freiburg take?
Cologne to Freiburg is on average 7 hr 57 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 6 hr 35 min.
Which companies operate from Cologne to Freiburg?
The bus journey from Cologne to Freiburg is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus, FlixTrain and TGV inOui.
How many bus connections per day go from Cologne to Freiburg?
Cologne to Freiburg has 11 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Cologne to Freiburg leave?
The earliest bus from Cologne to Freiburg departs at 2:15 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 Cologne to Freiburg depart?
The latest bus from Cologne to Freiburg departs at 11:15 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 Freiburg 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 $23.60 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 Freiburg?
There are on average 4 direct connection(s) from Cologne to go to Freiburg.
What's the fastest journey time between Cologne to Freiburg by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Cologne and Freiburg is 6 hr 35 min.
Is there a direct bus from Cologne to Freiburg?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Cologne and Freiburg.
What are the CO2 emissions for Cologne to Freiburg by bus?
The bus journey from Cologne to Freiburg creates 25.01kg of CO2 emissions.

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