There are 5 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) 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.

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Train  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln/Bonn Flughafen Ice

$35 - $55

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Bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport 268 / ...

$13 - $17

3 alternative options

Train via Siegburg/Bonn  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Siegburg/Bonn Ice
  2. Take the train from Siegburg Bf to Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf S19 / ...

$47 - $67

Drive  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) 105 miles

$22 - $35

Fly, train  •  2 h 28 min

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

$93 - $271

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) is to bus which costs 11€ - 15€ and takes 1 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) is to train which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 1 h 1 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) is 138 km. The road distance is 167.9 km.

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The train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln/Bonn Flughafen takes 1 h 1 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Cologne, Cologne South, Airport. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Köln/Bonn Flughafen. Services depart five times a day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 1 min.

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What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN), Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) 5 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 1 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) every 2 hours. Tickets cost $13 - $17 and the journey takes 1 h 55 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Siegburg/Bonn
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Siegburg/Bonn to Köln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
S-Bahn Köln
Website
avv.de
Train from Siegburg Bf to Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
avv.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
bahn.de
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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