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

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Train  •  1h 6m

  1. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Dueren Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Dueren to Juelich Re

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Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cologne to Jülich 55 km

110€ - 150€

3 alternative options

Train via Köln Messe/Deutz  •  1h 12m

  1. Take the train from Köln Messe/Deutz to Düren, Bf Re 1
  2. Take the train from Dueren to Juelich Re

Train, line 238 bus  •  1h 57m

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

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Jülich 55 km

5€ - 9€

Cologne to Jülich by train

The train journey time between Cologne and Jülich is around 54 min and covers a distance of around 54 km. The fastest train normally takes 49 min. Operated by Abellio, Deutsche Bahn Regional, ABELLIO Rail and others, the Cologne to Jülich train service departs from Koeln Hbf and arrives in Juelich. Typically 201 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Cologne to Jülich train schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Jülich is 116 117.

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The social distance requirement in Jülich is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 11 May 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Cologne to Jülich is to drive, which costs 5€ - 9€ and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne to Jülich is to taxi which costs 110€ - 150€ and takes 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cologne to Jülich. However, there are services departing from Koeln Hbf and arriving at Juelich via Dueren. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 6m.

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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 6m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 6m to get from Cologne to Jülich, including transfers.

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Cologne to Jülich train services, operated by Abellio, depart from Koeln Hbf station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cologne to Jülich is 55 km. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Cologne to Jülich.

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  • Distance: 41.2 km
  • Duration: 1h 6m

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

You can take a train from Cologne to Jülich via Dueren in around 1h 6m.

Train operators
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Dueren
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Dueren
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Düren, Bf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz to Düren, Bf
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Düren
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
train
Train from Dueren to Juelich
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Bus operators
Rurtalbus GmbH
Phone
+49 2421 39 01 – 999
Email
Kundenservice@rurtalbus.de
Website
rurtalbus.de
Bus from Düren, Bahnhof / ZOB to Jülich, Neues Rathaus
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Rurtalbus GmbH
Other operators
Taxi from Cologne to Jülich
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
TaxiCologne
Phone
+49 172 5225454
Website
taxicologne.de
Taxi Zentrale Köln
Phone
+49 162 4164152
Website
cologne-cab.com
Taxi Cologne
Phone
+49 151 51082191
Taxi Call Cologne
Phone
+49 221/2882
Website
taxiruf.de

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