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Although ticket prices for a coach from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main usually start at £5.81, they might be a little more expensive in times of higher demand or when you book at short notice. This is why it’s good to compare! Use our search function to find the perfect option for your preferences and pick one of the buses offered by Eurolines Germany, FlixBus and Cipolla Group. The quickest coach from Frankfurt am Main to Cologne only takes 2h 45m. Simply click on the "Find Now" button and hop on!

Cologne to Frankfurt am Main Coach Information

Cheapest Bus£5.75
Fastest Bus2h 0m
Distance152.5 km
Coach CompaniesRegioJet, Eurolines Germany, Eurolines France, FlixBus, OUIBUS
  Bus Cologne - Frankfurt am Main    153 km
Ø Bus connections7 x
Savings-70%

The cheapest coach connections 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
      20:00
      22:45
    4 Jan
    RegioJetRegioJet
    from £5.75
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      20:00
      23:15
    5 Jan
    RegioJetRegioJet
    from £5.75
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      20:00
      23:15
    15 Dec
    RegioJetRegioJet
    from £5.75
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      20:00
      23:15
    28 Dec
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from £5.81
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      20:00
      23:15
    12 Dec
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from £5.81
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      20:10
      22:35
    12 Jan
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from £5.81
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      20:00
      23:15
    13 Dec
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from £5.81
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      20:00
      23:15
    14 Dec
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from £5.81
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      20:00
      22:00
    25 Dec
    Eurolines FranceEurolines France
    from £7.57
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      17:15
      19:45
    25 Dec
    Eurolines FranceEurolines France
    from £7.57
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      03:50
      06:20
    25 Dec
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £8.41
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      18:30
      23:40
    25 Dec
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £10.92
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      07:00
      11:55
    25 Dec
    OUIBUSOUIBUS
    from £19.27
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      07:00
      11:55
    25 Dec
    OUIBUSOUIBUS
    from £19.27


  Train Cologne - Frankfurt am Main    153 km

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
      14:13
    31 Dec
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from £16.75
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      02:17
      04:54
    24 Feb
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from £16.75
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      11:53
      14:13
    25 Dec
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from £16.75
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      02:17
      04:54
    6 Jan
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from £16.75


  Carpooling Cologne - Frankfurt am Main    153 km
   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
      17:10
      19:30
    20 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £3.37
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      09:30
      11:20
    15 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £5.89
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      17:30
      19:28
    12 Dec
    MovacarMovacar
    from £52.83
  • Cologne
    Frankfurt am Main
      17:30
      19:28
    13 Dec
    MovacarMovacar
    from £52.83


  Bus Frankfurt am Main - Cologne    153 km
Ø Bus connections7 x
Savings-88%

The cheapest coach connections 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
      06:25
      09:10
    27 Dec
    RegioJetRegioJet
    from £5.75
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      06:25
      09:10
    25 Dec
    RegioJetRegioJet
    from £5.75
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      05:55
      09:10
    19 Dec
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from £5.81
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      05:55
      09:10
    26 Dec
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from £5.81
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      05:55
      09:10
    16 Dec
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from £5.81
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      05:55
      09:10
    12 Dec
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from £5.81
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      05:25
      08:05
    22 Jan
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from £5.81
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      09:00
      11:30
    25 Dec
    Eurolines FranceEurolines France
    from £7.57
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      06:00
      08:45
    25 Dec
    Eurolines FranceEurolines France
    from £7.57
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      23:25
      02:25
    25 Dec
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £10.09
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      10:45
      16:00
    25 Dec
    OUIBUSOUIBUS
    from £19.27
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      10:45
      16:00
    25 Dec
    OUIBUSOUIBUS
    from £19.27
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      18:40
      15:00
    25 Dec
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from £47.13
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      20:25
      22:20
    25 Dec
    +1
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from £47.13


  Train Frankfurt am Main - Cologne    153 km

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
      05:42
      08:05
    14 Jan
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from £16.75
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      05:42
      08:05
    16 Feb
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from £16.75
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      05:42
      08:05
    31 Dec
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from £16.75
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      05:42
      08:05
    25 Dec
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from £16.75


  Carpooling Frankfurt am Main - Cologne    153 km
   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
      13:20
      15:20
    13 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £3.37
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      11:50
      14:10
    21 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £5.89
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      20:00
      21:58
    20 Dec
    MovacarMovacar
    from £52.83
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Cologne
      19:00
      20:58
    16 Dec
    MovacarMovacar
    from £52.83


Current ticket prices

First in time, first in line. Taking a bus from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main will cost you between £5.81 and £10.10, usually depending on demand. When you opt for one of the direct connections, you’ll reach your destination within 2h 45m. Should you have to change buses at some point, however, the journey time can be up to 3h 15m.

Bus stops in Cologne and Frankfurt am Main

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

Find out more details about the service on your bus from Cologne to Frankfurt am Main and return

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Cologne and Frankfurt am Main: Useful Info

Cologne
1.08 Million
Frankfurt am Main
0.65 Million
Taxi
£4.46
£4.42
Cologne
Frankfurt am Main
A taxi journey in Cologne is 1% more expensive than in Frankfurt am Main.
Local buses
£2.36
£2.36
Cologne
Frankfurt am Main
A bus fare in Cologne is 0% more expensive than in Frankfurt am Main.
Beer
£2.95
£3.16
Cologne
Frankfurt am Main
A pint of beer in Cologne is 7% cheaper than in Frankfurt am Main.
Water
£0.38
£0.51
Cologne
Frankfurt am Main
A bottle of water in Cologne is 26% cheaper than in Frankfurt am Main.
Meal
£5.43
£9.12
Cologne
Frankfurt am Main
A meal in Cologne is 41% cheaper than in Frankfurt am Main.
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