How to travel from Heerlen to Cologne

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Travel Information between Heerlen and Cologne

distanceDistance42 miles (68 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$3 - $3
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $3 (€3) • 44 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $3 (€3) • 44 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 42 miles (68 km) by train or bus from Heerlen to Cologne. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Heerlen to Cologne.

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from Heerlen to Cologne

How to get from Heerlen to Cologne by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Heerlen to Cologne is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Deutsche Bahn

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Travel on Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus travel to Cologne from Heerlen at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains from Heerlen to Cologne. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.

    FAQs: Travel from Heerlen to Cologne

    FAQs: Travel to Cologne easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Heerlen to Cologne.

    There are 2 ways to get from Heerlen to Cologne: train or bus.

    The cheapest way to go to Cologne from Heerlen is by taking a bus, which costs on average $3 (€3).

    This is compared to other ways of getting from Heerlen to Cologne:

    Taking a bus costs $1 (€1) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $3 (€3).

    The fastest way from Heerlen to Cologne is by bus with an average journey time of 44 min.

    There are alternative travel options to Cologne that take longer:

    Getting to Cologne by train takes 44 min on average.

    You should expect to travel around 42 miles (68 km) between Heerlen and Cologne.

    The average frequency per day from Heerlen to Cologne is:

    • Around 3 trains per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Cologne from Heerlen as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Heerlen to Cologne:

    • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Heerlen to Cologne depart from Heerlen to Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle).
    • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Heerlen to Cologne depart from Heerlen to Cologne Hbf.

    The following travel companies offer services from Heerlen to Cologne:

    • FlixBus can get you to Cologne by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with FlixBus from Heerlen to Cologne for $3 (€3) on Omio.
    • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Cologne by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Heerlen to Cologne tickets on Omio for $25 (€22).

    Yes, there are direct routes from Heerlen to Cologne with the following travel companies:

    • You can travel directly by bus with.
    • You can book a direct train with.

    Direct services to Cologne tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

    Looking to extend your trip from Heerlen to Cologne? Many Omio customers who go from Heerlen to Cologne usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Brussels or Frankfurt am Main. If you're looking to explore Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Brussels or Frankfurt am Main from Cologne, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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