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There are 6 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Utrecht by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train Deutsche Bahn  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal ICE International

$40 - $60

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Bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Utrecht 068

$11 - $60

4 alternative options

Train Dutch Railways (NS)  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Venlo Sneltrein RE13
  2. Take the train from Venlo to Utrecht Centraal Intercity

$23 - $41

Rideshare  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Düsseldorf to Utrecht 117.9 miles

$12

Drive  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Utrecht 118 miles

$28 - $45

Fly, train  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) DUS - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal

$81 - $276

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The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Utrecht is to rideshare which costs 11€ and takes 2 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Utrecht is to train which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 1 h 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Düsseldorf and arriving at Utrecht. Services depart five times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dusseldorf Hbf and arriving at Utrecht Centraal. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 48 min.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Utrecht is 150 km. The road distance is 188.8 km.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Utrecht without a car is to train which takes 1 h 48 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

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The train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal takes 1 h 48 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Düsseldorf to Utrecht bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Düsseldorf station.

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Düsseldorf to Utrecht train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Dusseldorf Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Utrecht is to train which takes 1 h 48 min and costs 35€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 9€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 40 min.

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  • Distance: 93.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 48 min

What companies run services between Düsseldorf, Germany and Utrecht, Netherlands?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Düsseldorf to Utrecht every 4 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 48 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Düsseldorf to Utrecht twice daily. Tickets cost $11 - $18 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min. Eurolines DE also services this route twice a week.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eurobahn.de
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 Venlo to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Düsseldorf to Utrecht
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Düsseldorf Hbf to Utrecht
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Düsseldorf to Utrecht
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Düsseldorf to Utrecht bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Utrecht station.

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Düsseldorf to Utrecht train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Utrecht Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Düsseldorf to Utrecht is 189 km. It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to drive from Düsseldorf to Utrecht.

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KLM offers flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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Book your Düsseldorf to Utrecht bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 425+ hotels available in Utrecht. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Dusseldorf Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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