Bus Cologne to Frankfurt am Main and return

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Finding the perfect bus from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main or from Frankfurt am Main to Cologne isn't really as hard as you might think. Use our smart bus search to find the ideal option. The Cologne - Frankfurt am Main route is currently operated by 3 carriers: Eurolines Germany, FlixBus and Cipolla Group.

If you need to get there as fast as possible, you'll be able to see the quickest bus to your destination so that you can plan ahead. Also, cheap ticket prices are normally available but fares might differ considerably depending on the date you want to travel. Remember that the cheapest intercity bus tickets can be found when you're not traveling during peak periods. It's all about choice: Just click the "Find Now" button and happy travels!

Cologne to Frankfurt am Main Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$7.59
Fastest Bus2h 0m
Distance94.8 miles
Bus CompaniesRegioJet, Eurolines Germany, Eurolines France, FlixBus, OUIBUS
  Bus Cologne - Frankfurt am Main    95 mi
Ø Bus connections7 x
Savings-70%

The cheapest bus routes from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      8:00 PM
      10:45 PM
    4 Jan
    RegioJetRegioJet
    from $7.59
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      8:00 PM
      11:15 PM
    5 Jan
    RegioJetRegioJet
    from $7.59
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      8:00 PM
      11:15 PM
    28 Dec
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from $7.67
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      8:10 PM
      10:35 PM
    12 Jan
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from $7.67
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      8:10 PM
      10:35 PM
    23 Jan
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from $7.67
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      8:10 PM
      10:35 PM
    16 Jan
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from $7.67
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      8:00 PM
      11:15 PM
    17 Dec
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from $7.67
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      8:00 PM
      10:00 PM
    30 Dec
    Eurolines FranceEurolines France
    from $10.01
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      5:15 PM
      7:45 PM
    30 Dec
    Eurolines FranceEurolines France
    from $10.01
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      3:50 AM
      6:20 AM
    30 Dec
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $11.11
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      8:00 PM
      11:15 PM
    19 Dec
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from $11.12
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      6:30 PM
      11:40 PM
    30 Dec
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $14.43
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      7:00 AM
      11:55 AM
    30 Dec
    OUIBUSOUIBUS
    from $25.46
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      7:00 AM
      11:55 AM
    30 Dec
    OUIBUSOUIBUS
    from $25.46


  Train Cologne - Frankfurt am Main    95 mi

The cheapest train connections from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main

%No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets for the next few days.
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      11:53 AM
      2:13 PM
    31 Dec
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $22.13
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      2:17 AM
      4:54 AM
    24 Feb
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $22.13
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      11:53 AM
      2:13 PM
    25 Dec
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $22.13
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      2:17 AM
      4:54 AM
    6 Jan
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $22.13


  Carpooling Cologne - Frankfurt am Main    95 mi
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      5:10 PM
      7:30 PM
    20 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $4.45
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      3:00 PM
      4:50 PM
    6 Jan
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $7.78
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      5:30 PM
      7:28 PM
    17 Dec
    MovacarMovacar
    from $69.80
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      5:30 PM
      7:28 PM
    18 Dec
    MovacarMovacar
    from $69.80


  Bus Frankfurt am Main - Cologne    95 mi
Ø Bus connections7 x
Savings-88%

The cheapest bus routes from Frankfurt am Main to Cologne

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      6:25 AM
      9:10 AM
    27 Dec
    RegioJetRegioJet
    from $7.59
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      6:25 AM
      9:10 AM
    30 Dec
    RegioJetRegioJet
    from $7.59
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      5:55 AM
      9:10 AM
    26 Dec
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from $7.67
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      5:25 AM
      8:05 AM
    22 Jan
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from $7.67
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      5:25 AM
      8:05 AM
    26 Jan
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from $7.67
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      5:55 AM
      9:10 AM
    18 Dec
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from $7.67
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      5:55 AM
      9:10 AM
    19 Dec
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from $7.67
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      9:00 AM
      11:30 AM
    30 Dec
    Eurolines FranceEurolines France
    from $10.01
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      6:00 AM
      8:45 AM
    30 Dec
    Eurolines FranceEurolines France
    from $10.01
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      11:25 PM
      2:25 AM
    30 Dec
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $13.33
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      10:45 AM
      4:00 PM
    30 Dec
    OUIBUSOUIBUS
    from $25.46
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      10:45 AM
      4:00 PM
    30 Dec
    OUIBUSOUIBUS
    from $25.46
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      6:40 PM
      3:00 PM
    30 Dec
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $62.00
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      8:25 PM
      10:20 PM
    30 Dec
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $62.00


  Train Frankfurt am Main - Cologne    95 mi

The cheapest train connections from Frankfurt am Main to Cologne

%No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets for the next few days.
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      5:42 AM
      8:05 AM
    14 Jan
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $22.13
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      5:42 AM
      8:05 AM
    16 Feb
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $22.13
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      5:42 AM
      8:05 AM
    31 Dec
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $22.13
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      5:42 AM
      8:05 AM
    25 Dec
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $22.13


  Carpooling Frankfurt am Main - Cologne    95 mi
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Frankfurt am Main to Cologne

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      11:50 AM
      2:10 PM
    21 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $7.78
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      6:50 PM
      8:40 PM
    22 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $7.78
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      8:00 PM
      9:58 PM
    20 Dec
    MovacarMovacar
    from $69.80
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      7:00 PM
      8:58 PM
    17 Dec
    MovacarMovacar
    from $69.80


Current ticket prices


Bus stops in Cologne and Frankfurt am Main

  Stations
Mannheimer Str 6, 60329 Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Braubachstraße 41, 60311 Frankfurt am Main (Germany)

More on bus features and services

Taking the bus is not only inexpensive but it's also environmentally friendly thanks to its low carbon emissions. Bus operators have also taken giant steps to modernize their fleet. Most of the amenities you get when taking the train or flying, can also be found on board a bus.

Buses have become the way to travel in the 21st century. Unlike most other transportation modes, if you buy a Cologne - Frankfurt am Main bus ticket, there’s one company, offering complimentary wireless internet: FlixBus. That way you'll be able to check your Facebook feed or get some work done if you're on business. When you’re taking a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Cologne, also check whether the bus of your choice is equipped with entertainment systems.

Keep in mind that it’s best tocheck and compare offers: The on-board features of the different bus operators which serve routes from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main and back can differ. That's exactly what we're here for: to help you find the right bus. The choice is yours - travel smart!

Cologne and Frankfurt am Main: Useful Info

Cologne
1.08 Million
Frankfurt am Main
0.65 Million
Taxi
$5.89
$5.84
Cologne
Frankfurt am Main
A cab ride in Cologne is 1% more expensive than in Frankfurt am Main.
Local buses
$3.11
$3.11
Cologne
Frankfurt am Main
A bus fare in Cologne is 0% more expensive than in Frankfurt am Main.
Beer
$3.89
$4.17
Cologne
Frankfurt am Main
A large beer in Cologne is 7% cheaper than in Frankfurt am Main.
Water
$0.50
$0.67
Cologne
Frankfurt am Main
A bottle of water in Cologne is 26% cheaper than in Frankfurt am Main.
Meal
$7.18
$12.05
Cologne
Frankfurt am Main
A meal in Cologne is 41% cheaper than in Frankfurt am Main.
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