Cologne to Bonn: By Train, Tram or Bus?

Updated on December 29, 2023  


As I live near Cologne, friends visiting here often ask me about the most efficient and cost-effective way to travel to neighboring cities. One of the most common questions is "What's the best way to get from Cologne to Bonn?"

Fortunately, there are plenty of options available from Cologne, whether it is by train, bus, tram or car rental! Each one has its pros and cons, which I'll outline below.

So keep reading to find out the best ways to get from Cologne to Bonn!