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from Düsseldorf to Heerlen

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Travel Information between Düsseldorf and Heerlen

distanceDistance42 miles (67 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $25
fastestFastest modeTrain • $25 (€20) • 1 h 48 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 42 miles (67 km) by bus or train to Heerlen from Düsseldorf. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Düsseldorf to Heerlen.

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Travel from Düsseldorf to Heerlen
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What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Heerlen, Netherlands from Düsseldorf, Germany?

International travel from Düsseldorf, Germany to Heerlen, Netherlands is: Partially open.

Can I enter Netherlands if coming from Germany?

Entry into Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Heerlen if traveling 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 measures do I need to follow in Heerlen, Netherlands due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Netherlands must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/24/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Heerlen from Düsseldorf.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Germany from Heerlen, Netherlands?

The restriction level for your return to Düsseldorf, Germany from Netherlands is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Düsseldorf from Heerlen restricted?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Düsseldorf from Heerlen?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in 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)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Düsseldorf, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 10/25/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Düsseldorf from Heerlen closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Düsseldorf to Heerlen?

There are 2 travel options from Düsseldorf to Heerlen: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Düsseldorf to Heerlen?

The cheapest way to travel from Düsseldorf to Heerlen is by taking a bus with an average price of $10 (€8).

This is compared to other travel options to Heerlen:

A bus is generally $15 (€12) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $25 (€20) from Düsseldorf to Heerlen.

What is the distance between Düsseldorf and Heerlen?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Düsseldorf to Heerlen?

The average frequency per day from Düsseldorf to Heerlen is:

  • 16 trains per day.

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

When traveling between Düsseldorf and Heerlen, what are the departure and arrival points in Düsseldorf and Heerlen?

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

  • Most travelers board their train from Düsseldorf Hbf and arrive in Heerlen.
Which travel companies can take me from Düsseldorf to Heerlen?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Düsseldorf to Heerlen:

  • You can go to Heerlen from Düsseldorf by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $10 (€8) with Flixbus from Düsseldorf to Heerlen on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Düsseldorf to Heerlen with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Düsseldorf to Heerlen tickets for $25 (€20) on Omio.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Düsseldorf to Heerlen?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Düsseldorf to Heerlen often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Amsterdam, Maastricht or Aachen. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Düsseldorf and Heerlen itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Heerlen and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy tickets between Düsseldorf and Heerlen online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Düsseldorf to Heerlen, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $10 (€8) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $25 (€20) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Düsseldorf to Heerlen tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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