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There are 6 ways to get from Bonn to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) by tram, train, bus, car or plane

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Line 66 tram, train  •  1h 56m

  1. Take the line 66 tram from Bonn Stadthaus to Siegburg Bf 66 / ...
  2. Take the train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Bonn UN Campus to Frankfurt central train station 128 / ...

5€ - 13€

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Train  •  2h 6m

  1. Take the train from Bonn Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ic / ...

35€ - 75€

Train via Koblenz  •  3h 43m

  1. Take the train from Bonn Hbf to Koblenz Stadtmitte Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Koblenz Stadtmitte to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Re

Drive  •  1h 29m

  1. Drive from Bonn to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) 171.9 km

18€ - 27€

Train, fly  •  3h 18m

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

107€ - 362€

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The most affordable way to get from Bonn to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is to bus, which costs 5€ - 13€ and takes 3h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Bonn to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is to drive which costs 18€ - 27€ and takes 1h 29m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bonn UN Campus and arriving at Frankfurt central train station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bonn Hbf and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 6m.

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The distance between Bonn and Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is 131 km. The road distance is 171.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bonn to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) without a car is to line 66 tram and train which takes 1h 56m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 56m to get from Bonn to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level), including transfers.

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Bonn to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bonn UN Campus station.

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Bonn to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Bonn Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Bonn to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is to train which takes 2h 6m and costs 35€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 5€ - 13€ and takes 3h 26m.

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  • Distance: 131.1 km
  • Duration: 1h 56m

What companies run services between Bonn, Germany and Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level), Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity operates a train from Bonn Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf 4 times a day. Tickets cost 50€ - 75€ and the journey takes 2h 6m. Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bonn UN Campus to Frankfurt central train station 5 times a week. Tickets cost 10€ - 13€ and the journey takes 3h 20m. RegioJet also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 310€
Train operators
SWB Bus und Bahn
Phone
0228/711 -1
Website
swb-nahverkehr.de
Tram from Bonn Stadthaus to Siegburg Bf
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
SWB Bus und Bahn
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 Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bonn Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bonn Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 29€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
17€ - 40€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
17€ - 24€
1st Class
29€ - 40€
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bonn Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bonn Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Bonn Hbf to Koblenz Stadtmitte
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Bonn Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
National Express Rail
TRANS REGIO Deutsche Regionalbahn GmbH
Phone
+49-261-98887070
Email
service@trans-regio.de
Website
mittelrheinbahn.de
Train from Bonn Hbf to Koblenz Stadtmitte
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
TRANS REGIO Deutsche Regionalbahn GmbH
VIAS Rail GmbH
Phone
069 450099650
Email
Kundenservice-Linie10@vias-online.de
Website
vias-online.de
Train from Koblenz Stadtmitte to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
VIAS Rail GmbH
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
49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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
46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
25€ - 45€
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bonn Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
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 Bonn UN Campus to Frankfurt central train station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bonn, Marie-Kahle-Allee to Frankfurt am Main, Mannheimer Str. Area B
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
5€ - 9€
Website
RegioJet

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Bonn to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt central train station.

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Bonn to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bonn to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is 172 km. It takes approximately 1h 29m to drive from Bonn to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level).

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