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There are 6 ways to get from Cologne to Bodenheim by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train via Frankfurt

  1. Take the train from Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf to Frankfurt
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt to Mainz, Römisches Theater

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Train

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Mainz, Hauptbahnhof

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Köln Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Terminal 2 to Mainz, Hauptbahnhof

Night train

  1. Take the night train from Köln Süd Bf to Mainz, Hauptbahnhof

Drive

  1. Drive from Cologne to Bodenheim

Train, fly

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

Cologne to Bodenheim by train

The train journey time between Cologne and Bodenheim is around 1h 50m and covers a distance of around 202 km. This includes an average layover time of around 31 min. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Dutch Railways (NS), Deutsche Bahn Regional and others, the Cologne to Bodenheim train service departs from Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf and arrives in Bodenheim, Bahnhof. Typically 212 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

212 Weekly Trains
1h 50m Average Duration
€25 Cheapest Price
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The most affordable way to get from Cologne to Bodenheim is to bus, which costs €15 - €35 and takes 4h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne to Bodenheim is to drive which costs €23 - €35 and takes 1h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cologne to Bodenheim. However, there are services departing from Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf and arriving at Bodenheim, Bahnhof via Frankfurt and Mainz, Römisches Theater. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 50m.

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The distance between Cologne and Bodenheim is 147 km. The road distance is 188.2 km.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Bodenheim without a car is to train via Frankfurt which takes 1h 50m and costs €25 - €65.

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It takes approximately 1h 50m to get from Cologne to Bodenheim, including transfers.

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Cologne to Bodenheim train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf station.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Bodenheim is to train via Frankfurt which takes 1h 50m and costs €25 - €65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €15 - €35 and takes 4h 8m.

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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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Cologne to Bodenheim train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Mainz, Römisches Theater station.

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Map of how to get from Cologne to Bodenheim.
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  • Distance: 147.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 50m

What companies run services between Cologne, Germany and Bodenheim, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany?

You can take a train from Cologne to Bodenheim via Frankfurt and Mainz, Römisches Theater in around 1h 50m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Köln Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Terminal 2 to Mainz, Hauptbahnhof 3 times a day. Tickets cost €10 - €13 and the journey takes 2h 25m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €340
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €480
Train operators
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 Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Köln Hbf to Mainz, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Köln Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €26
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 Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €45
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€18 - €26
1st Class
€30 - €45
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 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt to Mainz, Römisches Theater
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
vlexx
Phone
+49 6131 61012-11
Email
info@vlexx.de
Website
vlexx.de
Train from Frankfurt to Mainz, Römisches Theater
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
vlexx
Süwex
Phone
0621 8301200
Website
suewex.de
Train from Frankfurt to Mainz, Römisches Theater
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Süwex
TRANS REGIO Deutsche Regionalbahn GmbH
Phone
+49-261-98887070
Email
service@trans-regio.de
Website
mittelrheinbahn.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
TRANS REGIO Deutsche Regionalbahn GmbH
Night train from Köln Süd Bf to Mainz, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
TRANS REGIO Deutsche Regionalbahn GmbH
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Mainz, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
Flixtrain
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€12 - €16
Website
National Express Rail
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Thalys
Standard
€40 - €55
Comfort
€50 - €70
Premium
€55 - €75
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Köln Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Terminal 2 to Mainz, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Yes, the driving distance between Cologne to Bodenheim is 188 km. It takes approximately 1h 43m to drive from Cologne to Bodenheim.

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Condor Flugdienst and Lufthansa offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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