There are 3 ways to get from Cologne to Venlo by 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

Train  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Re / ...
  2. Eurobahn / ...

$13 - $28

2 alternative options

Train Bahn DE  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Re8 / ...
  2. Eurobahn / ...

$21 - $31

Drive  •  58 min

  1. 57.6 miles

$14 - $21

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

You can take a train from Cologne to Venlo via Neuss Hbf in around 1 h 39 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Neuss Hbf
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Mönchengladbach Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
S-Bahn Köln
Website
avv.de
Train from Köln, Hansaring to Neuss Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
avv.de
National Express Rail
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Neuss Hbf
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Neuss Hbf
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Mönchengladbach Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Neuss Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Mönchengladbach Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
eurobahn.de

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cologne and Venlo is 73 km. The road distance is 92 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Venlo is to drive which costs 12€ - 18€ and takes 58 min.

The quickest way to get from Cologne to Venlo is to drive which takes 58 min and costs 12€ - 18€.

No, there is no direct train from Cologne to Venlo. However, there are services departing from Köln Hbf and arriving at Venlo via Neuss Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 39 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to get from Cologne to Venlo, including transfers.