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There are 5 ways to get from Achen to Venlo by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Venlo

82€ - 124€

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Bus, train  •  8h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Saarbrücken to Düsseldorf 011 / ...
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Venlo Sneltrein

21€ - 34€

3 alternative options

Bus  •  10h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Forbach to Düsseldorf N730
  2. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Venlo, Venlo Station 268

21€ - 37€

Drive  •  3h 33m

  1. Drive from Achen to Venlo 213.7 miles

45€ - 70€

Fly, bus, train  •  7h 10m

  1. Fly from Saarbrucken (SCN) to Luxembourg (LUX) SCN - LUX
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station to Liège
  3. Take the train from Maastricht to Roermond

206€ - 653€

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The cheapest way to get from Achen to Venlo is to bus and train which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 8h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Achen to Venlo is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Achen to Venlo station. However, there are services departing from Achen and arriving at Venlo, Venlo Station via Sarreguemines, Forbach and Düsseldorf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 4m.

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The distance between Achen and Venlo is 269 km. The road distance is 341.9 km.

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The best way to get from Achen to Venlo without a car is to train which takes 8h 20m and costs 80€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 8h 20m to get from Achen to Venlo, including transfers.

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Achen to Venlo bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Forbach station.

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The best way to get from Achen to Venlo is to train which takes 8h 20m and costs 80€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ - 40€ and takes 10h 4m.

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The quickest flight from Saarbrucken Airport to Luxembourg Airport is the direct flight which takes 25m.

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Achen to Venlo bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Venlo, Venlo Station.

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Map of how to get from Achen to Venlo.
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  • Distance: 167.8 miles
  • Duration: 8h 20m

What companies run services between Achen, France and Venlo, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Achen to Venlo via Sarreguemines, Sarreguemines, Saarbrücken Hauptbahnhof, Saarbrücken Hbf, Mannheim Hbf, and Dusseldorf Hbf in around 8h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Achen to Venlo via Sarreguemines, Forbach, and Düsseldorf in around 10h 4m.

Airlines
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Saarbrucken to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 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 Saarbrücken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
26€ - 31€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
26€ - 31€
1st Class
43€ - 48€
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
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 Maastricht to Roermond
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 23€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
1st Class
16€ - 23€
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Maastricht to Roermond
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
arriva.nl
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 Saarbrücken to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 25€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Forbach to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 27€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Düsseldorf to Venlo, Venlo Station
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
2€ - 5€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station to Liège
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 14€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Achen to Venlo is 342 km. It takes approximately 3h 33m to drive from Achen to Venlo.

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Luxair offers flights from Saarbrucken Airport to Luxembourg Airport.

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There are 346+ hotels available in Venlo. Prices start at 60€ per night.

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The best way to get from Achen to Saarbrucken Airport is to drive which takes 34m and costs 3€ - 5€.

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