Bad Honnef

View of castle Drachenburg and Rhine Valley

Bad Honnef is a spa town in the end of the Middle Rhine Valley in Germany's North Rhine-Westphalia state between Königswinter and Linz an Rhein. To the north it lies on the slopes of the Drachenfels mountain (Dragons's Rock), part of the Siebengebirge.

Get in

By train

The nearest bigger railway stations to Bad Honnef are in Bonn, Cologne and Siegburg, but Bad Honnef also has its own railway station. It can by reached from Cologne by a regional train going to Koblenz. But make sure that your train is travelling on the right side of the Rhine, not via Bonn Hbf on the left, and that your train stops in Bad Honnef.

By Regional-Bahn or Tram

From these stations you have to travel by Regionalbahn, Regional-Express or tram (Stadtbahn). Long distance trains end im Bad Honnef. From Siegburg or Bonn you take the tram 66.

You need a train going to Königswinter or Bad Honnef. From Cologne you can either take a Regional-Express or S-Bahn to Siegburg or Bonn or get Tram (Stadtbahn) that is directly going to Bad Honnef. Mostly, these are trains from Cologne to Koblenz but only those on the Rhine's right side. You must look for trains passing Deutz, (the airport of Cologne), Troisdorf and Bonn-Beuel. Trains travelling to Koblenz via Bonn Hbf and Remagen won't bring you here.

By boat

By boat, you can reach Bad Honnef with the tourist boats on the Rhine and by ferry from Rolandseck, but this is not useful only if you live in Bonn.

Get around

Königswinter consists on the one hand of the "main city" directly in the rhine valley and the suburb of "Dollendorf" and on the other hand of many many bigger and smaller villages in the Siebengebirge, such as Ittenbach, Oberpleis, Stieldorf, Heisterbach or Thomasberg to mention the main one's.





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