There are 3 ways to get from Cologne to Valkenburg by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Aachen Hbf Re1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Aachen, Hauptbahnhof to Heerlen, Busstation Perron E 44

$26 - $47

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Train, line 350 bus  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Aachen Hbf Re1 / ...
  2. Take the line 350 bus from Aachen, Schanz to Gulpen, Busstation Perron D 350

$36 - $66

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Valkenburg 58.5 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Valkenburg is to drive which costs 12€ - 18€ and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne to Valkenburg is to drive which costs 12€ - 18€ and takes 55 min.

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The distance between Cologne and Valkenburg is 79 km. The road distance is 93.5 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to get from Cologne to Valkenburg, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Cologne, Germany and Valkenburg, Limburg, Netherlands?

There is no direct connection from Cologne to Valkenburg. However, you can take the train to Aachen Hbf, take the walk to Aachen, Hauptbahnhof, take the bus to Heerlen, Busstation Perron E, take the walk to Heerlen, then take the train to Valkenburg. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Cologne to Valkenburg via Aachen Hbf, Aachen Schanz, Aachen, Schanz, Gulpen, Busstation Perron D, and Gulpen, Busstation Perron E in around 2 h 37 min.

Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Schedules at
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Aachen Central Station
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 Aachen, Hauptbahnhof to Heerlen, Busstation Perron E
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Aachen, Schanz to Gulpen, Busstation Perron D
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
arriva.nl
ASEAG
Phone
0241 1688-3040
Website
aseag.de
Bus from Aachen, Hauptbahnhof to Heerlen, Busstation
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
aseag.de

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