There are 5 ways to get from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Heerlen by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Heerlen N93

$6 - $11

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf to Köln, Dom / Hbf S13 / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Aachen Hbf Re1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Herzogenrath Rb / ...
  4. Take the train from Herzogenrath to Heerlen Re

$48 - $86

Train via Düren  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf to Düren Bf S13 / ...
  2. Take the train from Düren to Herzogenrath Rb / ...

$42 - $55

Train, bus  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Köln, Köln Hbf to Aachen, Aachen, Hbf Re1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Aachen, Hauptbahnhof to Heerlen, Theater 44

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Heerlen 60.2 miles

$14 - $22

What companies run services between Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN), Germany and Heerlen, Netherlands?

FlixBus operates a bus from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Heerlen twice daily. Tickets cost $6 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Heerlen via Köln, Dom / Hbf, Aachen Hbf, and Herzogenrath in around 2 h 36 min.

Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $29
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Herzogenrath Bf
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf to Düren Bf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Düren Bf to Herzogenrath Bf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln/Bonn Flughafen to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Herzogenrath
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
bahn.de
Train from Herzogenrath to Heerlen
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düren to Herzogenrath
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
bahn.de
S-Bahn Köln
Website
avv.de
Train from Grengel/Flughafen, Köln/Bonn Flughafen to Köln, Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
avv.de
Train from Grengel/Flughafen, Köln/Bonn Flughafen to Düren, Düren, Bf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
avv.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$25 - $45
1st Class
$45 - $60
DB Regio NRW - Rhein-Sieg-Express
Website
avv.de
Train from Herzogenrath, Herzogenrath, Bf to Heerlen, Heerlen, Bf
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
avv.de
Train from Düren, Düren, Bf to Herzogenrath, Herzogenrath, Bf
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
avv.de
Train from Köln, Köln Hbf to Aachen, Aachen, Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
avv.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Heerlen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ASEAG
Phone
0241 1688-3040
Website
aseag.de
Bus from Aachen, Hauptbahnhof to Heerlen, Theater
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
aseag.de
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Aachen, Hauptbahnhof to Heerlen, Theater
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
arriva.nl

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) and Heerlen is 80 km. The road distance is 96 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Heerlen is to bus which costs 5€ - 9€ and takes 1 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Heerlen is to drive which takes 53 min and costs 11€ - 18€.

No, there is no direct train from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Heerlen. However, there are services departing from Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf and arriving at Heerlen via Köln, Dom / Hbf, Aachen Hbf and Herzogenrath. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 36 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport and arriving at Heerlen. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

The bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Heerlen takes 1 h 25 min including transfers and departs twice daily.