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Overview: Train from Düsseldorf to Heerlen

distanceDistance42 miles (67 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 59 min
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Düsseldorf to Heerlen cover the 42 miles (67 km) long route taking on average 1 h 59 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Düsseldorf Hbf and arrive in Heerlen.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Düsseldorf to Heerlen trains

Deutsche Bahn will get you from Düsseldorf to Heerlen at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Düsseldorf to Heerlen. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

    When purchasing your Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Düsseldorf to Heerlen, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Normal conditions apply

    Travel Tips: Trains from Düsseldorf to Heerlen

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    FAQs

    Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Düsseldorf to Heerlen?

    Travel between Düsseldorf, Germany and Heerlen, Netherlands by train is: Partially open.

    What is the status of international entry into Netherlands from Germany?

    International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

    Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Düsseldorf?

    Conditions of entry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
    • Health declaration required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Heerlen, Netherlands?

    When traveling in Netherlands, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

    • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

    The information above was last checked on 1/20/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Düsseldorf to Heerlen before traveling.

    What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Heerlen, Netherlands to Düsseldorf, Germany?

    The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Heerlen to Düsseldorf is: Partially open

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from Netherlands?

    Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Heerlen?

    What are the requirements?

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
    • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
    • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
    • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

    What are the safety rules to follow in Düsseldorf, Germany?

    The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask: Mandatory

    Last checked on 1/23/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Düsseldorf from Heerlen here.

    What is the distance to Heerlen from Düsseldorf by train?

    The Düsseldorf to Heerlen train distance is approximately 42 miles (67 km).

    How long is the train ride to Heerlen from Düsseldorf?

    While the time it takes to travel 42 miles (67 km) from Düsseldorf to Heerlen can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Düsseldorf to Heerlen train journey time is on average 1 h 59 min.

    What is the departure train station in Düsseldorf and arrival train station in Heerlen?

    When taking a train from Düsseldorf, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Düsseldorf Hbf, Düsseldorf Flughafen Terminal and Düsseldorf-Benrath. When you arrive in Heerlen, your train can arrive in train stations including Heerlen, Heerlen Woonboulevard and Heerlen de Kissel.

    Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Düsseldorf Hbf   to Heerlen.

    Where is the train station in Düsseldorf? Where is the train station in Heerlen?

    Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Düsseldorf Hbf and need to travel around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

    Passengers arriving in Heerlen most often arrive at Heerlen and need to travel around 0.6 miles (880 m) from this train station to the city center.

    Which train providers can take me between Düsseldorf and Heerlen?

    If you're looking for trains from Düsseldorf to Heerlen, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Heerlen. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Düsseldorf to Heerlen trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    How many trains per day are there to Heerlen from Düsseldorf?

    The average number of trains departing Düsseldorf for Heerlen is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

    When is the earliest train from Düsseldorf to Heerlen? When is the last train from Düsseldorf to Heerlen?

    You can take the earliest train from Düsseldorf to Heerlen at 11: 14 AM   or take the last train from Düsseldorf to Heerlen leaving at 11: 14 AM. Look for the latest Düsseldorf to Heerlen train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Düsseldorf
    Heerlen
    Düsseldorf Hbf is the most popular Düsseldorf railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Düsseldorf for your trip to Heerlen.