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

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Bus, train  •  2 h 26 min

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

$32 - $61

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Liege-Guillemins Stoptrein
  2. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice

$42 - $80

Line 40 bus, bus  •  4 h

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

$42 - $65

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  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 1 h 3 min.

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

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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, Busstation Perron E and Aachen Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h.

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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 Hauptbahnhof via Maastricht and Liège-Guillemins. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 29 min.

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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 2 h 26 min and costs 26€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 26 min 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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Map of how to get from Sittard to Cologne.
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  • Distance: 47.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 26 min

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

You can take a train from Sittard to Cologne via Maastricht, Liege-Guillemins, and Liège-Guillemins in around 3 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sittard to Cologne via Heerlen, Busstation Perron F, Heerlen, Busstation Perron E, Aachen, Hauptbahnhof, and Aachen Hauptbahnhof in around 4 h.

Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $28
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen Central Station to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Central Station to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$24 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$35 - $60
1st Class
$60 - $80
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Maastricht to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$9 - $14
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Heerlen, Busstation Perron E to Aachen, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Sittard, Stadhuis to Heerlen, Busstation Perron F
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
arriva.nl
ASEAG
Phone
0241 1688-3040
Website
aseag.de
Bus from Heerlen, Busstation to Aachen, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
53 min
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
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eurolines.de

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