The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Berlin to Bonn is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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4 h 33 m
5 h 5 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave Berlin for Bonn every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||296 miles (478 km)|
|Average train duration||7 h 51 min|
|Average train ticket price||$56 (€50)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Berlin to Bonn cover the 296 miles (478 km) long route taking on average 7 h 51 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $34 (€30), but the average price of train tickets is $56 (€50). Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Bonn Hbf.
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Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train between Berlin and Bonn. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Train information from Berlin to Bonn with Deutsche Bahn:
The approximately 480 km long distance between the federal capital Berlin and the former seat of government Bonn bridges train travelers on board modern Deutsche Bahn trains in just a few hours. Direct journeys between the two cities take 4 hours 24 minutes. They are carried out by Deutsche Bahn with ICE trains, but are not available every day. The transfer connections are also a relaxed pleasure for passengers. The train change usually takes place at the end of the journey at the station in Cologne.
Daily trains of the Deutsche Bahn are on the move on the route between Berlin and Bonn. The train company operates local and long-distance trains between the present and former capital of Germany. Depending on the train connection, passengers will find themselves on board modern ICEs, Intercity trains or regional express trains.
Few train connections between the two cities take place without changing trains. With these direct journeys, travelers only need 4 hours 24 minutes to get from Berlin to Bonn by train. Due to the short changeover times, journeys with a train change often do not take much longer. For example, train journeys between Berlin and Bonn take 4 hours 30 minutes to 5 hours 20 minutes if they are combined with a change at Cologne or Essen main station. For train connections with two train changes, passengers usually change trains in Frankfurt am Main and Cologne. Also for these trips they often do not need more than 5 hours 30 minutes.
Travelers on the route from Berlin to Bonn have between 28 and 33 train connections at their disposal every day. The first trains to Bonn usually leave Berlin Central Station before 6 am. Between departures it often takes 1 hours, but sometimes less than 0.30 hours.
Hauptbahnhof Berlin. Within sight of the Chancellery and directly on the Spreebogen is Berlin's main train station. Travelers traveling by train can reach him by S-Bahn and U-Bahn as well as by bus and tram. The station building offers passengers a wide range of shops and restaurants and a free W-LAN service.
Hauptbahnhof Bonn. Bonn's main train station borders directly on the city's pedestrian zone to the southwest. From here, train passengers can travel to their destinations in the city and its environs by suburban trains, buses and several tram lines. A free W-LAN, a fast food restaurant and ATMs are available in the station building.
When departing from Berlin, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Berlin Hbf, Berlin Alexanderplatz and Berlin Südkreuz. When arriving in Bonn, you can end your journey in train stations like Bonn Hbf, Bonn-Beuel and Bonn-Bad Godesberg.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Berlin Hbf, which is located around 3.3 miles (5.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Bonn Hbf, located 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from the city centre.
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