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There are 12 ways to get from London to Bonn Hbf by train, bus, night bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train via Köln Hbf

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Cologne Airport CGN

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Train

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Bonn Hbf

Night bus, train

  1. Take the night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Maastricht
  2. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Bonn Hbf

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Bonn Hbf

Fly London Heathrow to Cologne Bonn

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Cologne Bonn (CGN)

Fly London Stansted to Cologne Bonn

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Cologne Bonn (CGN)

Fly London City to Dusseldorf, train

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Dusseldorf (DUS)
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Bonn Hbf

Fly London Heathrow to Dusseldorf, train

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Dusseldorf (DUS)
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Bonn Hbf

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Cologne Bonn

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Cologne Bonn (CGN)

Fly London City to Luxembourg, train

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Luxembourg (LUX)
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg to Bonn Hbf
United Kingdom → Germany
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International entry into Germany from United Kingdom

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
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Conditions of entry into Germany from United Kingdom

  • There are no current restrictions
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Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

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Yes, entry into Germany is currently allowed from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bonn Hbf is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bonn Hbf is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Bonn Hbf is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, returning to United Kingdom from Germany is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 8 Aug 2022
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The cheapest way to get from London to Bonn Hbf is to bus which costs £25 - £31 and takes 12h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Bonn Hbf is to fly which costs £60 - £410 and takes 4h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Bonn Hbf. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Bonn Hbf via Köln Köln/Bonn Flughafen Terminal 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Bonn Hbf. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Intl and arriving at Bonn Hbf via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Köln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 24m.

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The distance between London and Bonn Hbf is 511 km.

The best way to get from London to Bonn Hbf without a car is to train via Köln Hbf which takes 5h 24m and costs £120 - £420.

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It takes approximately 5h 24m to get from London to Bonn Hbf, including transfers.

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London to Bonn Hbf bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Bonn Hbf train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Intl station.

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The best way to get from London to Bonn Hbf is to train via Köln Hbf which takes 5h 24m and costs £120 - £420. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £31 and takes 12h 45m, you could also fly, which costs £60 - £410 and takes 4h 27m.

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Map of how to get from London to Bonn Hbf.
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  • Distance: 511.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 24m

What companies run services between London, England and Bonn Hbf, Germany?

You can take a train from London King's Cross to Bonn Hbf via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Köln Hbf in around 5h 24m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Cologne Airport CGN every 2 hours. Tickets cost €30 - €40 and the journey takes 12h.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €650
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €650
Flights from London City to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €390
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €490
Flights from London Heathrow to Cologne Bonn via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €490
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €490
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €340
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€18 - €280
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €1100
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€160 - €1000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €270
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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Bonn Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €130
Website
Thalys
Standard
€65 - €90
Comfort
€75 - €100
Premium
€90 - €130
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Bonn Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
National Express Rail
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 Aachen, Hbf to Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Aachen, Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf central station to Bonn central station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
Flixtrain
Süwex
Phone
0621 8301200
Website
suewex.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Bonn Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Süwex
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Cologne Airport CGN
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€28 - €35
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.
For more information, please visit this page
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€95 - €160
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€100
Standard Car - Premium
€159

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Cologne Bonn Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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London to Bonn Hbf bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Cologne Airport CGN station.

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Bonn Hbf is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 2:30 AM in London and 3:30 AM in Bonn Hbf.

London to Bonn Hbf train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Koeln Hbf station.

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Eurowings offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Cologne Bonn Airport.

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There are 312+ hotels available in Bonn Hbf. Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £4 - £35.

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