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from Düsseldorf to Leeuwarden

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Sep 25
$37Deutsche Bahn
Sep 26
$37Deutsche Bahn
Sep 30
$23Deutsche Bahn

Travel Information between Düsseldorf and Leeuwarden

distanceDistance142 miles (229 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $63
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $24 (€19) • 4 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $24 (€19) • 4 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 142 miles (229 km) by bus or train to Leeuwarden from Düsseldorf. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $24 (€19). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Düsseldorf to Leeuwarden.

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Travel from Düsseldorf to Leeuwarden
Travel to Leeuwarden 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 Leeuwarden.
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Leeuwarden, Netherlands if I’m coming from Düsseldorf, Germany?

Travel between Düsseldorf, Germany and Leeuwarden, Netherlands is: Fully open.

Can travelers from Germany enter Netherlands?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Leeuwarden from Düsseldorf?

Conditions of entry into Netherlands:

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Leeuwarden, Netherlands?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Netherlands has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 9/22/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Düsseldorf to Leeuwarden.

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

The current restriction level for returning to Düsseldorf, Germany from Netherlands is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Düsseldorf, Germany from Leeuwarden, Netherlands?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Düsseldorf from Leeuwarden?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Düsseldorf, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/24/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Düsseldorf from Leeuwarden here.

What are the ways to get from Düsseldorf to Leeuwarden?

You can travel from Düsseldorf to Leeuwarden 2 different ways: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Düsseldorf to Leeuwarden?

The cheapest way to go to Leeuwarden from Düsseldorf is by taking a train, which costs on average $24 (€19).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Leeuwarden:

A train is $40 (€32) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Düsseldorf to Leeuwarden costing on average $63 (€50).

What is the fastest way to travel from Düsseldorf to Leeuwarden?

The fastest way to get to Leeuwarden from Düsseldorf is by train with an average travel time of 4 h 25 min.

Other travel options to Leeuwarden can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

What is the distance between Düsseldorf and Leeuwarden?

The Düsseldorf to Leeuwarden distance is around 142 miles (229 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Düsseldorf to Leeuwarden is:

  • 12 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Düsseldorf and in Leeuwarden?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Düsseldorf to Leeuwarden:

  • Trains mostly depart from Düsseldorf Hbf and arrive in Leeuwarden.
Which travel companies can get me from Düsseldorf to Leeuwarden?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Düsseldorf to Leeuwarden, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Leeuwarden by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Düsseldorf to Leeuwarden tickets on Omio for $63 (€50).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn with connection for trains to Leeuwarden. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn with connection Düsseldorf to Leeuwarden tickets on Omio for $24 (€19).
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Düsseldorf to Leeuwarden?
Your trip from Düsseldorf to Leeuwarden doesn't have to end in Leeuwarden. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Amsterdam, Groningen or Sneek. If you’d like to add Amsterdam, Groningen or Sneek to your Düsseldorf to Leeuwarden tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Leeuwarden today!
When should I purchase a ticket from Düsseldorf to Leeuwarden online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $63 (€50) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $24 (€19) one way for this route.

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


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Düsseldorf ZOB
Düsseldorf Hbf

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