There are 5 ways to get from Cologne to Jülich by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 13m

  1. Take the train from Köln Dom / Hbf to Düren Bf Re9 / ...
  2. Take the train from Düren, Bf to Jülich, Bf Rb21

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Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cologne to Jülich 55 km

110€ - 150€

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Train, bus  •  2h 2m

  1. Take the train from Köln Dom / Hbf to Düren Bf Re9 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Düren, Bahnhof / ZOB to Jülich, Neues Rathaus 238 / ...

Train, bus via Koeln Messe/Deutz  •  2h 16m

  1. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Dueren Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from Düren, Bahnhof / ZOB to Jülich, Neues Rathaus 238 / ...

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Jülich 55 km

6€ - 10€

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The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Jülich is to drive which costs 6€ - 10€ and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne to Jülich is to taxi which costs 110€ - 150€ and takes 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cologne to Jülich. However, there are services departing from Köln Dom / Hbf and arriving at Jülich, Bf via Düren, Bf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 13m.

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The distance between Cologne and Jülich is 41 km. The road distance is 55 km.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Jülich without a car is to train which takes 1h 13m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 13m to get from Cologne to Jülich, including transfers.

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Cologne to Jülich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Köln Dom / Hbf station.

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Cologne to Jülich train services, operated by Rurtalbahn, arrive at Jülich, Bf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cologne to Jülich is 55 km. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Cologne to Jülich.

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  • Distance: 41.2 km
  • Duration: 1h 13m

What companies run services between Cologne, Germany and Jülich, Germany?

You can take a train from Cologne to Jülich via Düren, Bf in around 1h 13m.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Dom / Hbf to Düren Bf
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Dueren
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
VRR
Phone
+49 209 1584-0
Email
info@vrr.de
Website
vrr.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Düren
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€
Website
VRR
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz to Düren
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€
Website
VRR
S-Bahn Köln
Phone
0 18 06 50 40 30
Website
avv.de
Train from Köln Dom / Hbf to Düren Bf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
S-Bahn Köln
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Dom / Hbf to Düren Bf
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Dueren
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
16€ - 22€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Dueren
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Rurtalbahn
Phone
02421 2769 300
Email
info@rurtalbahn.de
Website
rurtalbahn.de
Train from Düren, Bf to Jülich, Bf
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
rurtalbahn.de
Bus operators
DKB
Phone
0 24 21 / 39 01-0
Email
service@dkb-dn.de
Website
dkb-dn.de
Bus from Düren, Bahnhof / ZOB to Jülich, Neues Rathaus
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DKB
DB Bahn Rheinlandbus
Phone
01806/607085
Email
dbregiobusnrw@deutschebahn.com
Website
rheinlandbus.de
Bus from Düren, Bahnhof / ZOB to Jülich, Neues Rathaus
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
DB Bahn Rheinlandbus
Other operators
Taxi from Cologne to Jülich
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Taxi Cologne
Phone
+49 151 51082191
Website
taxicologne.de
Taxi Call Cologne
Phone
+49 221/2882
Website
taxiruf.de
Cologne Taxi
Phone
+49 221/88884455
Website
cologne-taxi.com

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