There are 11 ways to get from Geneva to Bonn (Station) by train, car, bus 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 via Basel SBB  •  7 h 45 min

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

$180 - $307

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  14 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Dijon 759
  2. Take the bus from Dijon to Luxembourg
  3. Take the train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Bonn Re

$28 - $42

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Train  •  8 h 24 min

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

$184 - $315

Drive, train  •  7 h 44 min

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

$138 - $213

Bus  •  11 h 24 min

  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

$34 - $53

Drive  •  6 h 35 min

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

$95 - $140

Fly Geneva to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  6 h 5 min

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

$101 - $318

Fly Geneva to Dusseldorf, train  •  5 h 29 min

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

$50 - $195

Fly Geneva to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 11 min

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

$119 - $321

Train to Zurich, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  6 h 51 min

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

$132 - $331

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

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

$98 - $322

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Bonn (Station) is to bus and train which costs SFr 26 - SFr 40 and takes 14 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Bonn (Station) is to fly and train which costs SFr 110 - SFr 310 and takes 5 h 11 min.

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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 11 h 24 min.

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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 8 h 24 min.

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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 7 h 45 min and costs SFr 170 - SFr 300.

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It takes approximately 7 h 45 min 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 7 h 45 min and costs SFr 170 - SFr 300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 30 - SFr 55 and takes 11 h 24 min, you could also fly, which costs SFr 95 - SFr 310 and takes 6 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Bonn (Station).
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  • Distance: 317.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 45 min

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 7 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Bonn (Station) via Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile, Strasbourg, Bonn, and Bonn, Gronau Heussallee/Museumsmeile in around 11 h 24 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,300
Flights from Geneva to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,300
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
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
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Siegburg/Bonn
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Bonn Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Siegburg/Bonn
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
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
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
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
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Siegburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Bonn Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
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
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Bonn
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Bonn
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Bonn Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Geneva to Dijon
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
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 Dijon to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Ouibus

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