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Best price 1.16 $
Journey duration 2 h 25 min
Connections per day 5
First departure 05:00
Last departure 18:00
Distance 74 km

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

The cheapest bus tickets from Dortmund to Cologne cost 1.16 $. On average, you can expect to spend around 6.73 $ 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 Dortmund to Cologne.

Buses from Dortmund to Cologne

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

In order to get from Dortmund to Cologne 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 Dortmund and Cologne will complete the journey in 1 h 5 min.On average, it will take you about 2 h 25 min to travel the 74 between Dortmund and Cologne.

What time are the first and last departures from Dortmund to Cologne?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Dortmund to Cologne, which usually leaves at 05:00. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 18:00. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

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

On average, there are 5 daily departures from Dortmund to Cologne. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 19 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Flixbus, Eurolines, Eurolines SA, Union Ivkoni (International) and Ouibus, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 5 departures from Dortmund which travel directly to Cologne. There are 0 journeys with one change or more.