There are 4 ways to get from Brunssum to Cologne by bus, train or car

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Line 20 bus, bus, train  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 20 bus from Brunssum, Koutenveld to Kerkrade, Parkstad Stadion Perron B 20
  2. Take the bus from Kerkrade, Parkstad Stadion Perron B to Aachen, Hauptbahnhof 44
  3. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf Re1 / ...

$28 - $54

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Line 20 bus, bus  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the line 20 bus from Brunssum, Koutenveld to Kerkrade, Parkstad Stadion Perron B 20
  2. Take the bus from Kerkrade, Parkstad Stadion Perron B to Aachen, Hauptbahnhof 44
  3. Take the bus from Aachen Hauptbahnhof to Köln ZOB

$41 - $64

Line 20 bus, line 21 bus, train  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 20 bus from Brunssum, Koutenveld to Kerkrade, Grens 20
  2. Take the line 21 bus from Herzogenrath, Kohlscheid Pannesheide to Aachen, Hauptbahnhof 21
  3. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf Re1 / ...

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Brunssum to Cologne 57.2 miles

$13 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Brunssum to Cologne is to drive which costs 11€ - 18€ and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brunssum to Cologne is to drive which costs 11€ - 18€ and takes 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brunssum to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Brunssum, Koutenveld and arriving at Köln ZOB via Kerkrade, Parkstad Stadion Perron B and Aachen Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 32 min.

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The distance between Brunssum and Cologne is 69 km. The road distance is 91.6 km.

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The best way to get from Brunssum to Cologne without a car is to line 20 bus and bus and train which takes 2 h 25 min and costs 23€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to get from Brunssum to Cologne, including transfers.

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Brunssum to Cologne bus services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Brunssum, Koutenveld station.

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Brunssum to Cologne bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Köln ZOB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brunssum to Cologne is 92 km. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Brunssum to Cologne.

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There are 924+ hotels available in Cologne. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Brunssum to Cologne.
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  • Distance: 42.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 25 min

What companies run services between Brunssum, Netherlands and Cologne, Germany?

You can take a bus from Brunssum to Cologne via Kerkrade, Parkstad Stadion Perron B, Aachen, Hauptbahnhof, and Aachen Hauptbahnhof in around 3 h 32 min.

Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen Central Station to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Central Station to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$24 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Brunssum, Koutenveld to Kerkrade, Parkstad Stadion Perron B
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Kerkrade, Parkstad Stadion Perron B to Aachen, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Brunssum, Koutenveld to Kerkrade, Grens
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
arriva.nl
ASEAG
Phone
0241 1688-3040
Website
aseag.de
Bus from Kerkrade, Parkstad Stadion to Aachen, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
aseag.de
Bus from Herzogenrath, Kohlscheid Pannesheide to Aachen, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
aseag.de
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Aachen Hauptbahnhof to Köln ZOB
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eurolines.de

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