Bus Cologne to Munich and return

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The route connecting Cologne and Munich is served by 3 carriers. Eurolines Germany offers the most affordable tickets with fares for as low as $24.40! With our bus search engine, you can filter your results to optimize your findings. The speediest bus will take you there in only 10h 15m. Just click the "Find Now" button, see all options and take your pick!

Cologne to Munich Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$18.29
Fastest Bus9h 10m
Distance283.6 miles
Bus CompaniesBlaBlaBus, Eurolines Germany, Karat-S, FlixBus
  Bus Cologne - Munich    284 mi
Ø Bus connections11 x
Savings-66%

The cheapest bus routes from Cologne to Munich

%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
    Munich
      11:55 AM
      9:05 PM
    1 Feb
    BlaBlaBusBlaBlaBus
    from $18.29
  • Cologne
    Munich
      12:15 PM
      10:30 PM
    21 May
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from $22.19
  • Cologne
    Munich
      12:15 PM
      10:30 PM
    15 May
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from $22.19
  • Cologne
    Munich
      12:15 PM
      10:30 PM
    15 Mar
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from $22.19
  • Cologne
    Munich
      12:15 PM
      10:30 PM
    30 May
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from $22.19
  • Cologne
    Munich
      12:15 PM
      10:30 PM
    13 Feb
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from $22.19
  • Cologne
    Munich
      12:15 PM
      10:30 PM
    12 Feb
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from $22.19
  • Cologne
    Munich
      12:15 PM
      10:30 PM
    11 Feb
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from $22.19
  • Cologne
    Munich
      12:15 PM
      10:30 PM
    1 Feb
    Karat-SKarat-S
    from $23.30
  • Cologne
    Munich
      11:55 AM
      9:05 PM
    1 Feb
    BlaBlaBusBlaBlaBus
    from $24.39
  • Cologne
    Munich
      11:55 AM
      9:05 PM
    1 Feb
    BlaBlaBusBlaBlaBus
    from $24.39
  • Cologne
    Munich
      12:15 PM
      10:30 PM
    1 Feb
    Karat-SKarat-S
    from $33.28
  • Cologne
    Munich
      11:05 PM
      2:40 PM
    1 Feb
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $53.22


  Train Cologne - Munich    284 mi

The cheapest train connections from Cologne to Munich

%No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets for the next few days.
  • Cologne
    Munich
      11:53 PM
      7:31 AM
    26 Jan
    +1
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $19.86
  • Cologne
    Munich
      6:53 PM
      1:26 AM
    14 Feb
    +1
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $19.86
  • Cologne
    Munich
      5:48 AM
      12:08 PM
    15 Feb
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $19.86
  • Cologne
    Munich
      4:22 AM
      9:04 AM
    1 Jul
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $19.86


  Carpooling Cologne - Munich    284 mi
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Cologne to Munich

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Cologne
    Munich
      3:00 PM
      9:10 PM
    20 Jan
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $22.19
  • Cologne
    Munich
      12:00 PM
      6:10 PM
    23 Feb
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $27.73
  • Cologne
    Munich
      5:30 PM
      11:25 PM
    20 Jan
    MovacarMovacar
    from $69.63
  • Cologne
    Munich
      1:30 PM
      7:25 PM
    21 Jan
    MovacarMovacar
    from $69.63


  Bus Munich - Cologne    284 mi
Ø Bus connections11 x
Savings-41%

The cheapest bus routes from Munich 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
  • Munich
    Cologne
      7:50 AM
      4:50 PM
    1 Feb
    BlaBlaBusBlaBlaBus
    from $18.29
  • Munich
    Cologne
      6:00 PM
      2:35 AM
    1 Feb
    +1
    BlaBlaBusBlaBlaBus
    from $18.29
  • Munich
    Cologne
      7:50 AM
      4:50 PM
    1 Feb
    BlaBlaBusBlaBlaBus
    from $18.29
  • Munich
    Cologne
      12:45 PM
      11:00 PM
    1 Feb
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $19.96
  • Munich
    Cologne
      12:45 PM
      11:05 PM
    1 Feb
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $19.96
  • Munich
    Cologne
      12:45 PM
      10:25 PM
    1 Feb
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $21.07
  • Munich
    Cologne
      9:50 AM
      8:45 PM
    1 Feb
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $24.38
  • Munich
    Cologne
      2:10 PM
      11:30 PM
    1 Feb
    BlaBlaBusBlaBlaBus
    from $24.39
  • Munich
    Cologne
      11:30 AM
      10:00 PM
    1 Feb
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $25.50
  • Munich
    Cologne
      9:30 PM
      6:05 AM
    1 Feb
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $25.50
  • Munich
    Cologne
      3:00 AM
      2:45 PM
    1 Feb
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $31.04


  Train Munich - Cologne    284 mi

The cheapest train connections from Munich to Cologne

%No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets for the next few days.
  • Munich
    Cologne
      9:51 PM
      6:05 AM
    26 Jan
    +1
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $19.86
  • Munich
    Cologne
      3:24 AM
      8:05 AM
    16 Feb
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $19.86
  • Munich
    Cologne
      9:51 PM
      6:05 AM
    19 Feb
    +1
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $19.86
  • Munich
    Cologne
      9:51 PM
      6:05 AM
    18 Feb
    +1
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $19.86


  Carpooling Munich - Cologne    284 mi
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Munich to Cologne

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Munich
    Cologne
      6:00 AM
      12:10 PM
    20 Jan
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $22.19
  • Munich
    Cologne
      3:00 PM
      9:30 PM
    19 Jan
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $26.62
  • Munich
    Cologne
      5:30 PM
      11:25 PM
    20 Jan
    MovacarMovacar
    from $69.63
  • Munich
    Cologne
      4:00 PM
      9:55 PM
    19 Jan
    MovacarMovacar
    from $69.63


Current ticket prices

Low-cost travel is what you're after? Then taking the bus is just perfect for you. But beware: there can be price differences nonetheless! Ticket prices for the route Cologne - Munich are currently ranging from $24.40 to $28.84. If you're flexible timewise, we recommend checking different departure times. Sometimes you can save a few dollars by simply taking an earlier bus. Another thing to take a look at is the travel time: while Eurolines Germany will get you to your destination in only 10h 15m, other companies' buses take up 10h 15m.

Bus stops in Cologne and Munich

  Stations
Arnulfstr. 3, 80335 Munich (Germany)
Arnulfstraße 21, 80335 Munich (Germany)

More on bus features and services

Opting for the bus for a city trip is becoming increasingly popular. It's not only inexpensive but it's also the greenest way to travel thanks to its low carbon emissions.

Traveling by bus has also become as convenient as flying or taking the train. In recent years, operators have stepped up their game when it comes to on-board amenities by offering everything from power outlets, USB plugs, to wireless internet at no extra cost. When taking a look at the search results displayed on our page, you can instantly see, which operator offers which comfort features. For instance, power outlets can be found on board the buses of one operator: FlixBus.

A generous luggage policy also belongs to the myriad features and amenities offered by today's operators. Your trip from Munich to Cologne can become a lot easier if you do your research before you travel. Take a look at the exact location of the bus stops in both cities, find out about departure times and book the perfect bus! You can also use CheckMyBus to look for current reduced rates for your Cologne – Munich bus.

Cologne and Munich: Useful Info

Cologne
1.08 Million
Munich
1.26 Million
Taxi
$5.88
$6.10
Cologne
Munich
A cab ride in Cologne is 4% cheaper than in Munich.
Local buses
$3.11
$3.00
Cologne
Munich
A bus fare in Cologne is 4% more expensive than in Munich.
Beer
$3.88
$3.99
Cologne
Munich
A large beer in Cologne is 3% cheaper than in Munich.
Water
$0.50
$0.75
Cologne
Munich
A bottle of water in Cologne is 34% cheaper than in Munich.
Meal
$7.16
$10.12
Cologne
Munich
A meal in Cologne is 30% cheaper than in Munich.
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