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Duration 2h 39m
Distance 161 km
Average price 38€
Frequency 19/day

Trip overview

The average train between Utrecht and Harlingen takes 2h 39m and the fastest train takes 2h 23m. There is a train service every few hours from Utrecht to Harlingen. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Utrecht Centraal
  2. Harlingen
2h 40m
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24€ - 51€

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No, there is no direct train from Utrecht to Harlingen. However, there are services departing from Utrecht Centraal and arriving at Harlingen via Leeuwarden. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 40m.

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The distance between Utrecht and Harlingen is 122 km. The road distance is 161 km.

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Utrecht to Harlingen train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Utrecht Centraal station.

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Utrecht to Harlingen train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Leeuwarden station.

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There are 52+ hotels available in Harlingen. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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What companies run services between Utrecht and Harlingen?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Utrecht Centraal to Leeuwarden hourly. Tickets cost 19€ - 45€ and the journey takes 1h 56m.
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Estimated price
19€ - 45€

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

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+31 30 751 5155
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Estimated price
19€ - 45€
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
19€ - 27€
1st Class
30€ - 45€

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