There are 6 ways to get from Brussels to Bonn (Station) by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice

$52 - $91

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Bus Ouibus  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Cologne Ouibus

$9 - $13

4 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bonn 328 / ...

$19 - $29

Rideshare  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Brussels to Bonn 143.9 miles

$16

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Bonn (Station) 144.6 miles

$30 - $45

Train, fly  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Antwerpen-Berchem
  2. Fly from Antwerp (ANR) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) ANR - CGN

$51 - $384

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Bonn (Station) is to bus which costs 7€ - 11€ and takes 4 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Bonn (Station) is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Bonn (Station). However, there are services departing from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station and arriving at Bonn Hbf via Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Bonn (Station). However, there are services departing from Brusel Nord and arriving at Bonn Hbf via Köln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Bonn (Station) is 194 km. The road distance is 231.4 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Bonn (Station) without a car is to train which takes 2 h 15 min and costs 40€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to get from Brussels to Bonn (Station), including transfers.

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Brussels to Bonn (Station) bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station.

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Brussels to Bonn (Station) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Brusel Nord station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Bonn (Station) is to train which takes 2 h 15 min and costs 40€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 7€ - 11€ and takes 4 h 32 min.

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  • Distance: 121 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 15 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Bonn (Station), Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Brussels to Bonn (Station) every 4 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 1 h 42 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Brussels to Bonn (Station) 3 times a week. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min.

Airlines
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Antwerp to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $370
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 Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $16
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Cologne
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bonn
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Brussels to Bonn
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Antwerp Airport to Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Brussels to Bonn (Station) bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Cologne station.

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Brussels to Bonn (Station) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Köln Hauptbahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Bonn (Station) is 231 km. It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to drive from Brussels to Bonn (Station).

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VLM Airlines offers flights from Antwerp Airport to Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport.

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There are 459+ hotels available in Bonn (Station). Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Brussels and Bonn (Station). A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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