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Trip Summary

There are 253 daily trains from Bonn to Giesen. Traveling by train from Bonn to Giesen usually takes around 5 hours and 9 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train can make the trip in 3 hours and 59 minutes.

Distance157 mi (253 km)
Fastest train3h 59m
Lowest price€28.94
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines3

Which train should you take from Bonn to Giesen?

There are 3 train lines with service from Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia to Giesen, Lower Saxony. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 138 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity-Express134h 46m€96.69
Deutsche Bahn1385h 26m€47.17
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company1024h 51m€47.48

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Bonn to Giesen 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 Bonn to Giesen?

The distance between Bonn and Giesen is approximately 157 miles, or 253 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 9 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 59 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 Bonn to Giesen are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Sunday 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 Bonn at 01:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 23:00. 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 Bonn to Giesen?

There are 253 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 Giesen to Bonn.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Bonn?

Departure stations

Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 10 stops and stations in Bonn where you can board the train.

Train stations in Bonn:

  • Bonn-Mehlem

  • Bonn-Vilich

  • Bonn-Bad Godesberg

  • Bonn-Vilich-Rheindorf

  • Bonn-Endenich Nord

  • Bonn Helmholtzstraße

  • Bonn-Duisdorf

  • Bonn Konrad-Adenauer-Platz

  • Bonn-Oberkassel

Where is the train station in Giesen?

Arrival stations

Giesen has one train station.

Need a return trip from Giesen to Bonn?

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