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'''Cologne''', or '''Köln''' in German, is a big city in [[Nordrhein-Westfalen]].
 
'''Cologne''', or '''Köln''' in German, is a big city in [[Nordrhein-Westfalen]].
  
==Going South==
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==Hitching Out==
To get out of Cologne to the South the best possibility is to go to the ''Verteilerkreis Süd'', a big roundabout where all vehicles that are heading for the motorway to the South or West are passing by. There is also a petrol station beside it and a traffic light where one can ask people for a lift.
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===South towards [[Bonn]], [[Koblenz]], [[Frankfurt am Main]]===
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To get out of '''Cologne''' to the South the best possibility is to go to the ''Verteilerkreis Süd'', a big roundabout where all vehicles that are heading for the motorway to the South or West are passing by. There is also a petrol station beside it and a traffic light where one can ask people for a lift.
  
Not the best option unless you go to Bonn or Koblenz. For heading to Frankfurt, take the Bahn to last stop Koenigsforst (Nr 9, may have changed though), walk straight for about 15 min. Then after a right turn you are on a decent on ramp of th A3, most of the cars will go to Frankfurt or can drop you at least on the Rasthof Siegburg (about 20 km south)
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Not the best option unless you go to [[Bonn]] or [[Koblenz]]. For heading to [[Frankfurt am Main]], take the train to the last stop ''Königsforst'' (nr 9, may have changed though), walk straight for about 15 min. Then after a right turn you are on a decent on ramp of the [[A3 (Germany)|A3]], most of the cars will go to [[Frankfurt am Main]] or can drop you at least on the ''Rasthof Siegburg'' (about 20 km south)
  
==Going West==
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===West towards [[Netherlands]]===
On the motorway ring around Cologne, to the west of the city, there's the motorway service area Köln-Frechen, Germany's busiest service station. There you can get lifts to the [[Netherlands]] and [[United Kingdom|Great Britain]] from one of around 200 Trucks that are there in average.
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On the motorway ring around Cologne, to the west of the city, there's the motorway service area ''Köln-Frechen'', Germany's busiest service station. There you can get lifts to the [[Netherlands]] and [[United Kingdom|Great Britain]] from one of around 200 Trucks that are there in average.
  
 
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Revision as of 14:14, 2 October 2007

Cologne, or Köln in German, is a big city in Nordrhein-Westfalen.

Hitching Out

<map lat='50.93982519613568' lng='6.961555480957031' zoom='12' view='0' float='right'/>

South towards Bonn, Koblenz, Frankfurt am Main

To get out of Cologne to the South the best possibility is to go to the Verteilerkreis Süd, a big roundabout where all vehicles that are heading for the motorway to the South or West are passing by. There is also a petrol station beside it and a traffic light where one can ask people for a lift.

Not the best option unless you go to Bonn or Koblenz. For heading to Frankfurt am Main, take the train to the last stop Königsforst (nr 9, may have changed though), walk straight for about 15 min. Then after a right turn you are on a decent on ramp of the A3, most of the cars will go to Frankfurt am Main or can drop you at least on the Rasthof Siegburg (about 20 km south)

West towards Netherlands

On the motorway ring around Cologne, to the west of the city, there's the motorway service area Köln-Frechen, Germany's busiest service station. There you can get lifts to the Netherlands and Great Britain from one of around 200 Trucks that are there in average.