Visitors to Europe are always keen to visit Cologne – the fourth-largest city in Germany, with an intriguing mix of high culture and modern style. Straddling the Rhine River, this ancient university town presents a fascinating mix of old and new, making it a perfect destination for a short city break or longer holiday, as well as a prime destination for business travellers and students.
Megabus makes it easy to travel to Cologne, with regular services and cheap fares that suit a variety of budgets. Travel in comfort on a modern bus equipped with free Wi-Fi, and take advantage of the generous 25kg baggage allowance to do some shopping.
Things to do in Cologne
The annual Cologne Christmas Market is world-renowned for its colourful displays and charming selection of crafts, toys and traditional foods, making December one of the most popular times to visit Cologne. However, there are plenty of things to see and do in Cologne all year long.
Stroll through the city’s historic neighbourhoods and admire the spectacular Cologne Cathedral, one of the most famous gothic cathedrals in the world. Soak up some culture in Cologne’s 36 unique museums, or catch a performance at the Cologne Opera House or Philharmonic Hall.
Families will enjoy a range of theme parks and attractions, including the popular Kölner Zoo (featuring 750 different animal species) and the exciting Cologne cable car which crosses the river.
And because we have bus routes in destinations all over Europe, you can carry on your journey by travelling to Antwerp or Ghent, should you fancy.
No matter what your tastes, there is something in this beautiful city to capture your imagination. Book your bus to Cologne with Megabus today to start your adventure.
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