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Duration 20 min
Distance 27.6 km
Average price 5€
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Bonn and Cologne takes 20 min and the fastest train takes 17 min. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Bonn to Cologne. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Bonn Hbf
  2. Cologne
21 min
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5€ - 50€

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bonn Hbf and arriving at Köln Süd. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 min.

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The distance between Bonn and Cologne is 24 km. The road distance is 27.6 km.

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Bonn to Cologne train services, operated by National Express, depart from Bonn Hbf station.

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Bonn to Cologne train services, operated by National Express, arrive at Köln Süd station.

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What companies run services between Bonn and Cologne?

National Express operates a train from Bonn Hbf to Köln Süd every 30 minutes. Tickets cost 7€ - 9€ and the journey takes 21 min. Four other operators also service this route.
Train operators
National Express
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Bonn Hbf to Köln Süd
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
National Express Rail
TRANS REGIO Deutsche Regionalbahn GmbH
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Train from Bonn Hbf to Koeln Sued
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
TransRegio
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Phone
+49-261-98887070
Email
service@trans-regio.de
Website
mittelrheinbahn.de
Train from Bonn Hbf to Köln Dasselstr./Bf Süd
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
TransRegio
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
30€ - 50€

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bonn Hbf to Koeln Sued
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
5€ - 8€

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bonn Hbf to Koeln Sued
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
KVB Kölner Verkehrs-Betriebe AG
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
2€

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