Flying into Dusseldorf Airport and not sure how to get to Bonn? You’re in luck. Taking the train from Dusseldorf Airport to Bonn Main Station is a convenient and comfortable way to travel into the city. Why spending time organising airport transfers and sitting in traffic when you could be taking in the views from the train?
With the quickest journey time taking just over an hour (1h 3m to be exact), it won’t be long before you’re taking in the architecture, museums and food that Bonn is famous for. Places to visit include Drachenburg Castle, Beethoven Haus & Beethovenhalle, the Museum Mile, Cherry Blossom Avenue, the Ahr Valley, and many others. And of course, sampling some German delicacies at the local cafes along the way.
If we've tickled your taste buds, read on for our top tips for finding cheap train tickets from Dusseldorf Airport to Bonn Main station, then start a search for times and tickets in our Journey Planner at the top of page.
It takes an average of 1h 22m to travel from Dusseldorf Airport to Bonn Hbf by train, over a distance of around 41 miles (66 km). There are normally 37 trains per day traveling from Dusseldorf Airport to Bonn Hbf and tickets for this journey start from $5.70 when you book in advance.
66 miles (41 km)
37 trains per day
Direct trains available
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The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.
The high-speed train of Deutsche Bahn, with a maximum speed of 205 mph (330 km/h), the ICE connects major cities and is also used for international travel to neighbouring countries such as Austria, France and Denmark. This train is equipped with air conditioning, a dining car, a children's compartment and power sockets. Passengers enjoy a free WiFi connection throughout the duration of the ICE trip.
Operating alongside its sister coach company FlixBus since 2018, FlixTrain provides cheap intercity connections using 100% green energy. The main routes served by FlixTrain are Cologne-Hamburg, Aachen-Cologne-Berlin, and Berlin-Stuttgart. The network will expand in future to include more routes to Munich and Leipzig. FlixTrain carriages are fitted with free WiFi and power outlets or USB charge points. Plus, every ticket comes with a seat reservation, guaranteeing you a seat for the journey.
Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Dusseldorf Airport to Bonn Hbf by booking early.§
Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.
On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Dusseldorf Airport and Bonn Hbf is 1 hour and 22 minutes, with around 37 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Dusseldorf Airport to Bonn Hbf is 1 hour and 5 minutes.
Train tickets from Dusseldorf Airport to Bonn Hbf can start from as little as $5.70 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Dusseldorf Airport to Bonn Hbf without having to change trains. There are 17 direct trains from Dusseldorf Airport to Bonn Hbf each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Dusseldorf Airport to Bonn Hbf leaves at 00:12. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Dusseldorf Airport to Bonn Hbf leaves at 23:42. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Dusseldorf Airport to Bonn Hbf cover a distance of around 41 miles (66 km) during the journey.