There are 7 ways to get from Cologne/Bonn Airport Station to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Köln/Bonn Flughafen to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

$40 - $60

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Bus FlixBus  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 068 / ...

$10 - $17

5 alternative options

Train via Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

$52 - $76

Bus Eurolines DE  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Cologne Bonn Airport to Frankfurt Hbf

$40 - $60

Train via Neuwied  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Köln/Bonn Flughafen to Neuwied Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Neuwied to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Regional

$56 - $85

Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Cologne/Bonn Airport Station to Frankfurt am Main 112.4 miles

$23 - $35

Train, fly  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Frankfurt (FRA) DUS - FRA

$96 - $309

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cologne/Bonn Airport Station to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs 8€ - 15€ and takes 2 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne/Bonn Airport Station to Frankfurt am Main is to train which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 1 h 17 min.

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The distance between Cologne/Bonn Airport Station and Frankfurt am Main is 139 km. The road distance is 179.8 km.

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The train from Köln/Bonn Flughafen to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf takes 1 h 17 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Köln/Bonn Flughafen and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. Services depart three times a day, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 17 min.

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What companies run services between Cologne/Bonn Airport Station, Germany and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Cologne/Bonn Airport Station to Frankfurt am Main 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 17 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Cologne/Bonn Airport Station to Frankfurt am Main hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $17 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln/Bonn Flughafen to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln/Bonn Flughafen to Neuwied
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Neuwied to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln/Bonn Flughafen to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf to Neuwied Bf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Schedules at
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$16 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $40
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne, Cologne central station to Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Cologne Bonn Airport to Frankfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de

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