There are 9 ways to get from Bonn to Dublin by plane, train, car ferry, bus and ferry, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Cologne Bonn  •  4h 48m

  1. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Dublin (DUB) CGN - DUB

31€ - 97€

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Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the train from Bonn Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Dublin (DUB) DUS - DUB

62€ - 237€

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dublin (DUB) FRA - DUB

54€ - 238€

Train to Luxembourg, fly  •  8h 3m

  1. Take the train from Bonn Hbf to Luxembourg
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Dublin (DUB) LUX - DUB

124€ - 202€

Train, car ferry  •  15h 35m

  1. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Ebbsfleet International Eurostar Eil
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

292€ - 916€

Train, bus and ferry  •  20h 3m

  1. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

159€ - 548€

Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  25h 17m

  1. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord Ice
  2. Take the bus from Bruxelles, Nord to London 140
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

79€ - 115€

Bus, bus and ferry  •  28h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to London 1920
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

47€ - 58€

Drive, car ferry  •  26h 36m

  1. Drive from Bonn to Cherbourg
  2. Take the car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin

133€ - 222€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bonn to Dublin is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 28h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Bonn to Dublin is to fly which costs 30€ - 100€ and takes 4h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bonn to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Bonn Hbf and arriving at Dublin via Cologne, Cologne South, Airport and London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 42m.

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The distance between Bonn and Dublin is 956 km.

The best way to get from Bonn to Dublin without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 15h 35m and costs 290€ - 950€.

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It takes approximately 4h 48m to get from Bonn to Dublin, including transfers.

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Bonn to Dublin bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport station.

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The quickest flight from Cologne Bonn Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Bonn to Dublin bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dublin station.

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Dublin is 1h behind Bonn. It is currently 11:27 PM in Bonn and 10:27 PM in Dublin.

Map of how to get from Bonn to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 955.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 48m

What companies run services between Bonn, Germany and Dublin, Ireland?

Ryanair, Eurowings and three other airlines fly from Bonn to Dublin every 4 hours.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Dublin via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 290€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 220€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 260€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 260€
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 220€
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 450€
Flights from Luxembourg to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 480€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 150€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 150€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 150€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Dublin via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 150€
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 260€
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 260€
Flights from Luxembourg to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 270€
Flights from Luxembourg to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 270€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 330€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 350€
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 230€
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 230€
Flights from Luxembourg to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 300€
Flights from Luxembourg to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 300€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 220€
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 220€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
240€ - 390€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 220€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 320€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 290€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Dublin via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 360€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

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 Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bonn Hbf to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Bonn Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
National Express Rail
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Bonn Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bonn Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
21€ - 29€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bonn Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 50€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Regional

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 Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 40€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
16€ - 23€
1st Class
27€ - 40€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
65€ - 130€
Website
Thalys
Standard
65€ - 90€
Comfort
75€ - 100€
Premium
90€ - 130€
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Ebbsfleet International Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
95€ - 340€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
300€ - 340€
Standard
95€ - 120€
Standard Premier
140€ - 180€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
300€ - 350€
Standard
100€ - 130€
Standard Premier
150€ - 190€
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
National Express
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bruxelles, Nord to London
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Eurolines FR
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to London
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
33€ - 37€
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
120€ - 140€
On Foot
33€ - 37€
car
100€
Passenger
35€
Car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 80€
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
120€ - 140€
On Foot
65€ - 80€
car
100€
Passenger
35€
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 140€
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
40€
Small Car
133€

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British Airways, Eurowings, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Cologne Bonn Airport to Dublin Airport.

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