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Duration 3h
Distance 164.3 km
Average price 97€
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Utrecht and Machelen takes 3h and the fastest train takes 2h 58m. The train service runs several times per day from Utrecht to Machelen. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Utrecht Centraal
  2. Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Machelen
3h 22m
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30€ - 360€

Utrecht to Machelen train times

Trains run twice daily between Utrecht and Machelen. The earliest departure is at 10:48 in the morning, and the last departure from Utrecht is at 16:18 which arrives into Machelen at 19:16. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Utrecht to Machelen. However, there are services departing from Utrecht Centraal and arriving at Vilvorde / Vilvoorde via Rotterdam Centraal and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 22m.

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The distance between Utrecht and Machelen is 139 km. The road distance is 164.3 km.

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

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Utrecht to Machelen train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Brussel-Zuid/Midi station.

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There are 2291+ hotels available in Machelen. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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What companies run services between Utrecht and Machelen?

You can take a train from Utrecht to Machelen via Rotterdam Centraal, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 3h 22m.
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 24€

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 24€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
1st Class
17€ - 24€
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 40€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
16€ - 23€
1st Class
27€ - 40€

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