There are 6 ways to get from Bonn to Cologne by train, tram, rideshare, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  19 min

  1. Take the train from Bonn Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...

$3 - $21

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Rideshare  •  42 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bonn to Cologne 17.7 miles

$2

4 alternative options

Line 16 tram  •  43 min

  1. Take the line 16 tram from Bonn Hbf to Köln, Eifelstr. 16

$3

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bonn to Cologne 17.2 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Bonn to Cologne 17.2 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  24 min

  1. Take an Uber from Bonn to Cologne 17.2 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bonn to Cologne is to rideshare which costs 2€ and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bonn to Cologne is to train which costs 3€ - 18€ and takes 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bonn Hbf and arriving at Köln Hbf. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

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The distance between Bonn and Cologne is 24 km. The road distance is 27.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bonn to Cologne without a car is to train which takes 19 min and costs 3€ - 18€.

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The train from Bonn Hbf to Köln Hbf takes 19 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Bonn to Cologne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Bonn Hbf station.

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Bonn to Cologne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Köln Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bonn to Cologne is 28 km. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Bonn to Cologne.

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  • Distance: 15.2 miles
  • Duration: 19 min

What companies run services between Bonn, Germany and Cologne, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Bonn to Cologne hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $21 and the journey takes 19 min. Four other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bonn Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
bahn.de
TransRegio
Phone
+49-261-98887070
Email
service@trans-regio.de
Website
trans-regio.de
Train from Bonn Hbf to Köln, Dasselstr./Bf Süd
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
trans-regio.de
National Express Rail
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Bonn Hbf to Köln, Hans-Böckler-Platz/Bf West
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bonn Hbf to Köln, Dasselstr./Bf Süd
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $21
Schedules at
bahn.de
KVB
Phone
01806 504030
Email
mietservicebus@kvb-koeln.de
Website
kvb-koeln.de
Tram from Bonn Hbf to Köln, Eifelstr.
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
kvb-koeln.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bonn to Cologne
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Cologne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Bonn to Cologne
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
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uber.com
Taxi from Bonn to Cologne
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Taxi Becker
Phone
+49 2641/912191
Website
taxi-becker.com
Are-taxi GmbH
Phone
+49 2641/2333
Website
are-taxi.de
Taxi Call Cologne
Phone
+49 221/2882
Website
taxiruf.de
Taxi Cologne
Phone
+49 151 51082191
Website
taxicologne.de
Cologne Taxi
Phone
+49 221/88884455
Website
cologne-taxi.com

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