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There are 11 ways to get from Geneva to Bonn (Station) by train, car, bus or plane

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Train via Basel SBB  •  7h 53m

  1. Take the train from Genève to Olten 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Siegburg/Bonn Ice / ...

$177 - $292

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Bus  •  11h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Bonn N11

$32 - $53

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Train  •  8h 24m

  1. Take the train from Genève to Bern 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Bonn Hbf Ec

$182 - $302

Drive, train  •  7h 41m

  1. Drive from Geneva to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Siegburg/Bonn Ice / ...

$138 - $212

Bus, train  •  17h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Basel City Center
  2. Take the train from Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Strasbourg
  3. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Köln

$102 - $154

Drive  •  6h 35m

  1. Drive from Geneva to Bonn (Station) 453.1 miles

$95 - $140

Fly Geneva to Cologne Bonn  •  5h 59m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) GVA - CGN

$100 - $318

Fly Geneva to Dusseldorf, train  •  5h 27m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) GVA - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Bonn Hbf

$67 - $201

Fly Geneva to Frankfurt, train  •  5h 2m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Frankfurt (FRA) GVA - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Siegburg/Bonn

$113 - $321

Train to Zurich, fly to Cologne Bonn  •  6h 56m

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) ZRH - CGN

$128 - $325

Train to Lyon, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  7h 50m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LYS - DUS
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Bonn Hbf

$111 - $319

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Bonn (Station) is to bus which costs SFr 30 - SFr 55 and takes 11h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Bonn (Station) is to fly and train which costs SFr 110 - SFr 320 and takes 5h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Bonn (Station). However, there are services departing from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere and arriving at Bonn Hbf via Strasbourg and Bonn, Gronau Heussallee/Museumsmeile. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 19m.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Bonn (Station). However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Bonn Hbf via Bern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 24m.

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The distance between Geneva and Bonn (Station) is 509 km. The road distance is 725 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Bonn (Station) without a car is to train which takes 7h 53m and costs SFr 170 - SFr 300.

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It takes approximately 7h 53m to get from Geneva to Bonn (Station), including transfers.

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Geneva to Bonn (Station) bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere station.

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Geneva to Bonn (Station) train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Genève station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Bonn (Station) is to train which takes 7h 53m and costs SFr 170 - SFr 300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 30 - SFr 55 and takes 11h 19m, you could also fly, which costs SFr 100 - SFr 320 and takes 5h 59m.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Bonn (Station).
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  • Distance: 317.8 miles
  • Duration: 7h 53m

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Bonn (Station), Germany?

You can take a train from Geneva to Bonn (Station) via Olten, Basel SBB, Siegburg/Bonn, and Siegburg Bf in around 7h 53m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Bonn (Station) via Strasbourg, Bonn, and Bonn, Gronau Heussallee/Museumsmeile in around 11h 19m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,300
Flights from Geneva to Cologne Bonn via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,300
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Cologne Bonn via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Zurich to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Geneva to Cologne Bonn via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Cologne Bonn via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Train operators
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Olten
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Siegburg/Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Bonn Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Siegburg/Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Basel SBB to Siegburg
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Siegburg
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Bonn Hbf
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Siegburg/Bonn
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Bonn Hbf
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
bahn.de
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
regiojet.com
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 Strasbourg to Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Geneva - Bus station to Basel City Center
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Köln
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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There is no direct flight from Geneva Airport to Cologne Bonn Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Geneva to Bonn (Station) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bonn station.

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Geneva to Bonn (Station) train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Bonn Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Bonn (Station) is 725 km. It takes approximately 6h 35m to drive from Geneva to Bonn (Station).

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Austrian Airlines, TAP Portugal, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Cologne Bonn Airport.

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There are 490+ hotels available in Bonn (Station). Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 1 train which takes 7m and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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