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Perfect home base

Sittard-Geleen's connections are surprisingly good, not only by road (car or bike) and rail, but also by air. That makes Sittard-Geleen a perfect place to live if you like getaways.

Bicycle
All facilities in the city are very reachable by bicycle, thanks to an extensive network of well-maintained bike paths. In the summer, recreational cycle routes offer endless opportunities for lovely tours through the city and the region.

Train
Fast and frequent train connections can get you to Eindhoven (40 minutes) and Venlo (1 hour), Brussels and Cologne (1-1/2 hours), Amsterdam (2 hours), Paris and Frankfurt (3 hours), and London (4-1/2 hours). Between the big cities in South Limburg (Maastricht, Heerlen, Sittard-Geleen), there are four trains per hour that also call at Meerssen, Beek, Geleen, Valkenburg, Voerendaal, Schinnen, Nuth, Hoensbroek, Landgraaf, and Kerkrade.

Visit www.ns.nl for the latest timetable. 

Bus
Sittard-Geleen is served excellently by a reliable, fast, and frequent bus system. The bus times are very well coordinated with each other and with the trains to make transfers convenient.Visit www.veolia-transport.nl for more information. 
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Car
From the city, you can be on the A2 or the A76 within ten minutes. And you'll be pleased to hear that there are almost never traffic jams. You can go from one city centre to the other within fifteen trouble-free minutes. The suburbs of Sittard-Geleen have excellent connections with each other, so every location, whether inside or outside the city, can be reached quickly and easily. And parking in Sittard-Geleen is not a problem, with plenty of spaces available at the business parks and in the city centres.

You can be in Belgium, Germany, or other parts of the Netherlands before you know it: 

Aachen 30km

Heerlen 15km

Düsseldorf 80km

Maastricht 18km

Cologne 95km

Roermond 25km

Liège 45km

Venlo 50km

Antwerp 110 km

Eindhoven 65km

Brussels 110 km

Utrecht 160km


Plane
When you're in Sittard-Geleen, you're within one hour's travel from no fewer than eight airports: Brussels, Charleroi, Liège, Cologne, Düsseldorf, Weeze, Eindhoven - and, of course, Maastricht Aachen Airport, the regional airport for South Limburg, which you can reach in just 15 minutes! This puts countless continental and intercontinental flights within easy reach. 
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