There are 3 ways to get from Utrecht to Nijmegen by train, rideshare or car

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Train  •  54 min

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Nijmegen Intercity

$12 - $21

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Rideshare  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Utrecht to Nijmegen 52.7 miles

$9

1 alternative option

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Utrecht to Nijmegen 54.1 miles

$13 - $19

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Utrecht Centraal and arriving at Nijmegen. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 54 min.

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The distance between Utrecht and Nijmegen is 57 km. The road distance is 86.5 km.

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The best way to get from Utrecht to Nijmegen without a car is to train which takes 54 min and costs .

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The train from Utrecht Centraal to Nijmegen takes 54 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Utrecht to Nijmegen is 87 km. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from Utrecht to Nijmegen.

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There are 409+ hotels available in Nijmegen. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Utrecht and Nijmegen. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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Map of how to get from Utrecht to Nijmegen.
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  • Distance: 35.7 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

What companies run services between Utrecht, Netherlands and Nijmegen, Netherlands?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Utrecht to Nijmegen every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $12 - $21 and the journey takes 54 min.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

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 Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Utrecht to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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