There are 5 ways to get from Sittard to Cologne by train, bus 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  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Venlo to Neuss Hbf Eurobahn / ...
  2. Take the train from Neuss Hbf to Köln Hbf Re / ...

$21 - $45

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 42 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 / ...

$31 - $61

Line 40 bus, bus, train  •  3 h 20 min

  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 train from Aachen, Aachen, Hbf to Köln, Köln Hbf Re1 / ...

Line 40 bus, bus  •  3 h 57 min

  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

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

You can take a train from Sittard to Cologne via Roermond, Venlo, and Neuss Hbf in around 2 h 28 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 3 h 57 min.

Train operators
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Neuss Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Neuss Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Neuss Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
bahn.de
National Express Rail
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Neuss Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$24 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
DB Regio NRW - RB33
Website
avv.de
Train from Aachen, Aachen, Hbf to Köln, Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
avv.de
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
Schedules at
arriva.nl
Bus from Sittard, Stadhuis to Heerlen, Busstation Perron F
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arriva.nl
Aachener Straßenbahn
Website
avv.de
Bus from Heerlen, Heerlen, Busstation to Aachen, Aachen, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
avv.de
ASEAG
Phone
0241 1688-3040
Website
aseag.de
Bus from Heerlen, Busstation to Aachen, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
54 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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sittard and Cologne is 76 km. The road distance is 104 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct train from Sittard to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Sittard and arriving at Köln Hbf via Roermond, Venlo and Neuss Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 28 min.

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 3 h 57 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to get from Sittard to Cologne, including transfers.