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Cologne to Munich by bus

The journey from Cologne to Munich by bus is 283.65 mi and takes 9 hr 49 min. There are 26 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 Munich by bus for as little as $21.53 or as much as $175.90. The best price for this journey is $21.53.

Lowest Price$21.53
Journey Duration9 hr 49 min
Connection per Day26
Lowest Price$21.53
Highest Price$175.90
First Departure2:15 AM
Last Departure11:25 PM
Distance283.65 mi
DepartureCologne
ArrivalMunich
CarriersBlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus

Cologne to Munich Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, Jul 14, 2024

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Planning to travel from Cologne to Munich? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

How much do bus tickets from Cologne to Munich cost?

The prices for bus tickets from Cologne to Munich 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 Munich will cost $21.53. The average bus ticket price is approximately $38.95. 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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On average, you can expect to spend around $38.95 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 Munich.

How long is the journey from Cologne to Munich by bus?

The journey between Cologne and Munich by bus is approximately 283.65 mi. It will take you more or less 9 hr 49 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The journey between Cologne and Munich by bus usually takes 9 hr 49 min to cover a distance of 283.65 mi. The shortest journey from Cologne to Munich will take you 7 hr 30 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 Munich 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.

How many times a day do departures from Cologne leave for Munich?

The route from Cologne to Munich 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 26 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Cologne to Munich, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 14 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 Munich. 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 Munich
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Cologne to Munich.

Book in advance and save

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

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 $8.14 to $35.48 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 77% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Cologne to Munich

The cheapest Cologne - Munich bus tickets can be found for as low as $22.19 if you’re lucky, or $29.15 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $34.62.

Find the best day to travel to Munich by bus

When travelling to Munich 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.

Services on board BlaBlaCar Bus and FlixBus from Cologne to Munich
Compare services on board when travelling from Cologne to Munich by bus.
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air_con Air conditioning check check
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Cologne to Munich CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
31.95kg
Bus
34.24kg
Flight
91.3kg
Car
73.04kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Cologne to Munich?
A bus ticket from Cologne to Munich is $38.95. 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 $21.53.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Cologne to Munich?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Cologne to Munich is $21.53. 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 Munich by bus?
Cologne to Munich is 283.65 mi.
How long does the bus between Cologne and Munich take?
Cologne to Munich is on average 9 hr 49 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 7 hr 30 min.
Which companies operate from Cologne to Munich?
The bus journey from Cologne to Munich is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: BlaBlaCar Bus and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Cologne to Munich?
Cologne to Munich has 26 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Cologne to Munich leave?
The earliest bus from Cologne to Munich 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 Munich depart?
The latest bus from Cologne to Munich 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 Munich 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 $21.53 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 Munich?
There are on average 14 direct connection(s) from Cologne to go to Munich.
What's the fastest journey time between Cologne to Munich by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Cologne and Munich is 7 hr 30 min.
Is there a direct bus from Cologne to Munich?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Cologne and Munich.
What are the CO2 emissions for Cologne to Munich by bus?
The bus journey from Cologne to Munich creates 34.24kg of CO2 emissions.

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