How to travel from Cologne to Bonn

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from Cologne to Bonn

You can get from Cologne to Bonn by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Cologne to Bonn on Mar 25 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:16PMCologne Hbf0h20 05:36PMBonn Hauptbahnhof
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05:16PMCologne Hbf0h20 05:36PMBonn Hauptbahnhof
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09:17PMCologne Hbf0h25 09:42PMBonn Hauptbahnhof
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09:59AMCologne Hbf0h54 10:53AMBonn Hauptbahnhof
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11:07AMCologne Hbf0h46 11:53AMBonn Hauptbahnhof
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Travel Information from Cologne to Bonn

distanceDistance15 miles (24 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $32
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $3 (€3) • 3 h 1 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $32 (€29) • 54 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection

Take a bus or train to travel 15 miles (24 km) from Cologne to Bonn. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 54 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $3 (€3). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Cologne to Bonn.

Travel Tips: Travel from Cologne to Bonn

Travel Tips: Travel to Bonn easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cologne to Bonn.

There are 2 travel options from Cologne to Bonn: bus or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Cologne and Bonn is by taking a bus with an average price of $3 (€3).

This is compared to other travel options to Bonn:

A bus is generally $29 (€26) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $32 (€29) from Cologne to Bonn.

The fastest way from Cologne to Bonn is by train with an average journey time of 54 min.

There are alternative travel options to Bonn that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 3 h 1 min   of travel time.

Bonn is approximately 15 miles (24 km) away from Cologne.

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Bonn is:

  • 3 buses a day.
  • Around 53 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Cologne to Bonn as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Cologne to Bonn:

  • Buses most often depart from Cologne at Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and arrive in Bonn at Bonn, Museumsmeile.
  • Trains mostly depart from Köln Hbf and arrive in Bonn Hbf.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Cologne to Bonn:

  • You can take a train from Cologne to Bonn with Deutsche Bahn with connection. Cheap tickets can be found for $32 (€29) with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Cologne to Bonn.

Yes, there are direct services available from Cologne to Bonn with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct train with Deutsche Bahn with 53 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Bonn as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Cologne to Bonn.

Omio customers who travel from Cologne to Bonn often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Bonn and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip from Cologne to Bonn, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $3 (€3) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $32 (€29) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Cologne to Bonn online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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