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Cologne to Milan by bus

The journey from Cologne to Milan by bus is 392.09 mi and takes 18 hr 49 min. There are 14 connections per day, with the first departure at 2:15 AM and the last at 11:25 PM. It is possible to travel from Cologne to Milan by bus for as little as $30.78 or as much as $227.80. The best price for this journey is $30.78.

Lowest Price$30.78
Journey Duration18 hr 49 min
Connection per Day14
Lowest Price$30.78
Highest Price$227.80
First Departure2:15 AM
Last Departure11:25 PM
Distance392.09 mi
CarriersFlixBus Italia S.r.l., FlixBus DACH GmbHMore

Cologne to Milan 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 Milan?

When you're traveling from Cologne to Milan, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $85.57. You might be able to find prices as low as $30.78, 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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On average, you can expect to spend around $85.57 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 Milan.

How much time will it take to go from Cologne to Milan by bus?

With a distance of 392.09 mi between Cologne and Milan, it will usually take 18 hr 49 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 18 hr 49 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The distance between Cologne and Milan is around 392.09 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 18 hr 49 min. However, the fastest routes between Cologne and Milan take 12 hr 30 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 daily journeys are there from Cologne to Milan?

The route from Cologne to Milan 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 Cologne 14 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Cologne to Milan, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 2 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 12 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 Cologne to Milan. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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

Book in advance and save

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

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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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 $25.65 to $94.26 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 73% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Cologne to Milan

The cheapest Cologne - Milan bus tickets can be found for as low as $41.56 if you’re lucky, or $58.91 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $74.56.

Find the best day to travel to Milan by bus

When travelling to Milan 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

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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 Autrostrasdale, FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus from Cologne to Milan
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Cologne to Milan CO2 Emissions by Bus


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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Cologne to Milan?
A bus ticket from Cologne to Milan is $85.57. 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 $30.78.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Cologne to Milan?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Cologne to Milan is $30.78. 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 Milan by bus?
Cologne to Milan is 392.09 mi.
How long does the bus between Cologne and Milan take?
Cologne to Milan is on average 18 hr 49 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 12 hr 30 min.
Which companies operate from Cologne to Milan?
The bus journey from Cologne to Milan is covered by 5 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus Italia S.r.l., FlixBus DACH GmbH, Autrostrasdale, FlixBus Polska sp. z.o.o., FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus.
How many bus connections per day go from Cologne to Milan?
Cologne to Milan has 14 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Cologne to Milan leave?
The earliest bus from Cologne to Milan 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 Milan depart?
The latest bus from Cologne to Milan departs at 11:25 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 Milan 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 $30.78 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 Milan?
There are on average 2 direct connection(s) from Cologne to go to Milan.
What's the fastest journey time between Cologne to Milan by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Cologne and Milan is 12 hr 30 min.
Is there a direct bus from Cologne to Milan?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Cologne and Milan.
What are the CO2 emissions for Cologne to Milan by bus?
The bus journey from Cologne to Milan creates 47.33kg of CO2 emissions.

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