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Cologne to Vienna by bus

The journey from Cologne to Vienna by bus is 462.33 mi and takes 15 hr 33 min. There are 19 connections per day, with the first departure at 2:15 AM and the last at 11:35 PM. It is possible to travel from Cologne to Vienna by bus for as little as $34.89 or as much as $110.66. The best price for this journey is $34.89.

Lowest Price$34.89
Journey Duration15 hr 33 min
Connection per Day19
Lowest Price$34.89
Highest Price$110.66
First Departure2:15 AM
Last Departure11:35 PM
Distance462.33 mi
DepartureCologne
ArrivalVienna
CarriersRegioJet, Union Ivkoni InternationalMore

Cologne to Vienna Bus Times

Departure date
Tuesday, May 28, 2024

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

Prices will vary when you travel from Cologne to Vienna. On average, though, you'll pay about $53.47 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as $34.89, 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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The prices for bus tickets from Cologne to Vienna 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 $53.47. 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 much time will it take to go from Cologne to Vienna by bus?

The distance between Cologne to Vienna is approximately 462.33 mi. In general, it will take you about 15 hr 33 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. The journey between Cologne and Vienna runs for about 462.33 mi and usually takes approximately 15 hr 33 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 12 hr 20 min. If you are trying to get from Cologne to Vienna as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

How many journeys from Cologne to Vienna are there every day?

You will be able to travel from Cologne to Vienna using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 19 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 Vienna 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, 7 direct connections from Cologne to Vienna each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 12 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 Vienna. 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 Vienna
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Cologne to Vienna.

Book in advance and save

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

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 $29.83 to $75.31 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 60% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Cologne to Vienna

The cheapest Cologne - Vienna bus tickets can be found for as low as $42.99 if you’re lucky, or $54.43 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $69.21.

Find the best day to travel to Vienna by bus

When travelling to Vienna 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.

RegioJet is a private railway company that operates in several European countries, including the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, and Austria. The company was founded in 2009 and started operating in the Czech Republic in 2011. RegioJet offers various types of train services, including long-distance trains, regional trains, and buses.

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 Vienna

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by RegioJet when traveling from Cologne to Vienna.

Standard

Standard ticket offers a balance between affordability and comfort. Passengers can expect plush seating and free Wi-Fi, making it a great choice for budget-conscious travellers.
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Low cost

Low cost is the most affordable option for those who want to travel without any additional amenities. However, passengers can still enjoy free Wi-Fi and a peaceful journey.
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Relax

Passengers who want to travel in luxury can opt for the Relax ticket, which offers spacious leather seats and a relaxing atmosphere. This is a great option for those who want to unwind during their journey.
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Business

Business ticket guarantees privacy and comfort, with priority service and helpful on-board staff. This is an ideal choice for those who want a seamless and stress-free journey.
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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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Stay connected with onboard free WiFi. Use the Regiojet app or the screens in newer trains for entertainment..
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Business class passengers can benefit from a quiet compartment for a peaceful journey.
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Every seat is equipped with its own power socket.
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Feel free to bring along luggage that's easy to load. If your bags don't fit under or above your seat, no worries! The crew is here to help find a spot that won't hinder others. Just a heads up, please ensure none of your items are hazardous for everyone's safety.
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Regiojet trains have designated spaces for wheelchair users.
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Onboard, a diverse menu of drinks and snacks is accessible via the Regiojet app. All passengers receive a complimentary water bottle, while those in Relax or Business Class are treated to a free Italian coffee or mint tea.
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All coaches come equipped with air conditioning.
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RegioJet allows the transport of bicycles, small scooters, and prams on their trains with prior reservation and restrictions. Bicycles and small scooters must be placed on racks or in reserved compartments, while prams that cannot be folded can be transported at the beginning or end of the train set or in specially reserved places. However, the crew can refuse transport for safety or space reasons.
Services on board RegioJet, Union Ivkoni and FlixBus from Cologne to Vienna
Compare services on board when travelling from Cologne to Vienna by bus.
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Cologne to Vienna CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
52.08kg
Bus
55.8kg
Flight
148.81kg
Car
119.05kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Cologne to Vienna?
A bus ticket from Cologne to Vienna is $53.47. 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 $34.89.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Cologne to Vienna?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Cologne to Vienna is $34.89. 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 Vienna by bus?
Cologne to Vienna is 462.33 mi.
How long does the bus between Cologne and Vienna take?
Cologne to Vienna is on average 15 hr 33 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 12 hr 20 min.
Which companies operate from Cologne to Vienna?
The bus journey from Cologne to Vienna is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: RegioJet, Union Ivkoni International, Union Ivkoni and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Cologne to Vienna?
Cologne to Vienna has 19 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Cologne to Vienna leave?
The earliest bus from Cologne to Vienna 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 Vienna depart?
The latest bus from Cologne to Vienna departs at 11:35 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 Vienna 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 $34.89 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 Vienna?
There are on average 7 direct connection(s) from Cologne to go to Vienna.
What's the fastest journey time between Cologne to Vienna by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Cologne and Vienna is 12 hr 20 min.
Is there a direct bus from Cologne to Vienna?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Cologne and Vienna.
What are the CO2 emissions for Cologne to Vienna by bus?
The bus journey from Cologne to Vienna creates 55.8kg of CO2 emissions.

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