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There are 4 ways to get from Sittard to Cologne by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  2h 26m

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

$31 - $61

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Train  •  2h 29m

  1. Take the train from Heerlen to Aachen Hbf Stoptrein RE18
  2. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf Re1 / ...

Line 40 bus, bus  •  3h 56m

  1. Take the line 40 bus from Sittard, Stadhuis to Heerlen, Station Perron F 40
  2. Take the bus from Heerlen, Station Perron E to Aachen, Hauptbahnhof 44
  3. Take the bus from Aachen Hauptbahnhof to Köln ZOB

$42 - $60

Drive  •  1h 3m

  1. Drive from Sittard to Cologne 64.8 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Sittard to Cologne is to drive which costs 13€ - 20€ and takes 1h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Sittard to Cologne is to drive which costs 13€ - 20€ and takes 1h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sittard to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Sittard, Stadhuis and arriving at Köln ZOB via Heerlen, Station Perron E and Aachen Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sittard to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Sittard and arriving at Köln, Dom / Hbf via Heerlen and Aachen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 29m.

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The distance between Sittard and Cologne is 76 km. The road distance is 103.7 km.

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The best way to get from Sittard to Cologne without a car is to bus and train which takes 2h 26m and costs 26€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 2h 26m to get from Sittard to Cologne, including transfers.

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Sittard to Cologne bus services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Sittard, Stadhuis station.

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Sittard to Cologne train services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Heerlen station.

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The best way to get from Sittard to Cologne is to train which takes 2h 29m and costs . Alternatively, you can line 40 bus and bus, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3h 56m.

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Map of how to get from Sittard to Cologne.
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  • Distance: 47.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 26m

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

You can take a train from Sittard to Cologne via Heerlen and Aachen Hbf in around 2h 29m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sittard to Cologne via Heerlen, Station Perron E and Aachen Hauptbahnhof in around 3h 56m.

Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen Central Station to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Central Station to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$24 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Heerlen to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
arriva.nl
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Heerlen, Station Perron E to Aachen, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Sittard, Stadhuis to Heerlen, Station Perron F
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
arriva.nl
ASEAG
Phone
0241 1688-3040
Website
aseag.de
Bus from Heerlen, Busstation to Aachen, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
aseag.de
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Aachen Hauptbahnhof to Köln ZOB
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
eurolines.de

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Sittard to Cologne bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Köln ZOB station.

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Sittard to Cologne train services, operated by Bahn DE, arrive at Köln, Dom / Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sittard to Cologne is 104 km. It takes approximately 1h 3m to drive from Sittard to Cologne.

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