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Trains from Charleroi to Bonn

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Charleroi - Bonn Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 23 daily trains from Charleroi to Bonn. Traveling by train from Charleroi to Bonn usually takes around 5 hours and 23 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train can make the trip in 3 hours and 44 minutes.

Distance119 mi (191 km)
Fastest train3h 44m
Lowest price$46.57
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Charleroi to Bonn?

2 train services operate from Charleroi to Bonn. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company usually has more trains scheduled, with 20 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn39h 30m$68.15
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company204h 46m$43.38
  • Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Charleroi to Bonn start from $36, and on average cost . Daily there are 3 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Bonn. Deutsche Bahn in Charleroi leaves from Roux . And in Bonn trains arrive at Bonn-Mehlem and one other train station.

    From Charleroi to Bonn train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 9 hours and 30 minutes. If you are looking to get to Bonn faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 44 minutes.

  • Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Charleroi to Bonn start from $29, and on average cost . Daily there are 20 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Bonn. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Charleroi leaves from Roux and one other station. And in Bonn trains arrive at Bonn-Mehlem and one other train station.

    From Charleroi to Bonn train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 4 hours and 46 minutes. If you are looking to get to Bonn faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 44 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Charleroi to Bonn during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Charleroi to Bonn?

The distance between Charleroi and Bonn is approximately 119 miles, or 191 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 23 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 44 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Charleroi to Bonn are the most crowded on Tuesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Charleroi at 4:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Charleroi to Bonn?

There are 23 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Bonn to Charleroi.

City Information

Bonn

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Located on the banks of the Rhine river, Bonn is known for being the birthplace of the legendary composer Ludwig van Beethoven. The city was the capital of West Germany from 1949 to 1990, before the German Reunification moved the capital back to Berlin. Bonn is full of cultural landmarks and architectural marvels in line with its rich history and traditions.

The Old City Hall of Bonn is an architectural marvel with lavish Rococo style. The square in front of the building, Marktplatz, is the site of a local outdoor market with stalls selling fresh produce, bread, and other delicacies. Several restaurants and bars surround the plaza, so you can grab an outdoor table to people-watch in the center of Bonn.

The historical sights in Bonn are nearly endless, but you definitely shouldn't miss Drachenburg Castle, Catedral de Bonn, and Poppelsdorf Palace; the latter includes botanical gardens and a mineralogical museum! Or engage with more recent history at the Kunstmuseum Bonn, a modernist art museum focused on post-war German art.

Bonn shares an airport with its neighbor to the north, Cologne. Buses connect travelers from the city to the airport, but you can also take a bus to your next destination in Germany, or even farther. For example, FlixBus and Sindbad serve routes to Berlin, Prague, Paris, London, and more. The train network is similarly robust, and Deutsche Bahn provides the bulk of train trips to and from Bonn.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Charleroi?

Departure stations

There are two stations in Charleroi where you can board the train to Bonn.

All train stations in Charleroi:

  • Roux

  • Marchienne-Zone

Where is the train station in Bonn?

Arrival stations

Bonn receives travelers from Charleroi at its two active train stations.

Train stations in Bonn:

  • Bonn-Mehlem

  • Bonn-Bad Godesberg

Need a return trip from Bonn to Charleroi?

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