How to travel from Düsseldorf to Heerlen

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from Düsseldorf to Heerlen

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

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

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Travel Information to Heerlen from Düsseldorf

distanceDistance42 miles (67 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$7 - $10
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $7 (€6) • 2 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $10 (€9) • 1 h 21 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Deutsche Bahn

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

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Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Train and Bus from Düsseldorf to Heerlen

Travel between Düsseldorf and Heerlen on Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Düsseldorf to Heerlen travel.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      FAQs: Travel from Düsseldorf to Heerlen

      FAQs: Travel to Heerlen 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 Düsseldorf to Heerlen.

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

      The cheapest way to go to Heerlen from Düsseldorf is by taking a bus, which costs on average $7 (€6).

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

      A bus is $3 (€3) less than a train with an average ticket price of $10 (€9) from Düsseldorf to Heerlen.

      The fastest way to get to Heerlen from Düsseldorf is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 21 min.

      Other travel options to Heerlen take longer:

      Bus takes 2 h 20 min on average.

      Heerlen is approximately 42 miles (67 km) away from Düsseldorf.

      The average frequency per day from Düsseldorf to Heerlen is:

      • 1 bus per day.
      • 14 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Düsseldorf to 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 from Düsseldorf to Heerlen:

      • Buses most often depart from Düsseldorf at Düsseldorf, ZOB am Hbf and arrive in Heerlen at Heerlen.
      • Trains mostly leave from Düsseldorf Hbf and tend to arrive in 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 $7 (€6) with FlixBus from Düsseldorf to Heerlen on Omio.
      • You can go to Heerlen from Düsseldorf by train with Deutsche Bahn or National Express. You'll see cheap train tickets for $23 (€20) with Deutsche Bahn from Düsseldorf to Heerlen on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct services available from Düsseldorf to Heerlen with the following travel companies:

      • Direct bus with FlixBus.
      • Direct train with.

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

      Omio customers who travel from Düsseldorf to Heerlen often also extend their vacation to go to Amsterdam, Aachen, Maastricht, Eindhoven or Cologne. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Heerlen and these popular destinations at a great price.

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