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There are 4 ways to get from Ahaus to Emden by train, bus or car

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Train via Münster

  1. Take the train from Ahaus, Bahnhof to Dülmen, Bahnhof
  2. Take the train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Emden Hbf

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Ahaus, Bahnhof to Münster Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Emden Hbf

Train

  1. Take the train from Ahaus, Bahnhof to Enschede
  2. Take the train from Salzbergen to Emden(Ostfriesl) Hauptbahnhof

Drive

  1. Drive from Ahaus to Emden
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The most affordable way to get from Ahaus to Emden is to drive, which costs €20 - €30 and takes 1h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Ahaus to Emden is to drive which costs €20 - €30 and takes 1h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ahaus to Emden. However, there are services departing from Ahaus, Bahnhof and arriving at Emden Hbf via Dülmen and Muenster(Westf)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 25m.

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The distance between Ahaus and Emden is 144 km. The road distance is 178.5 km.

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The best way to get from Ahaus to Emden without a car is to train via Münster which takes 3h 25m and costs €45 - €110.

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It takes approximately 3h 25m to get from Ahaus to Emden, including transfers.

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Ahaus to Emden train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Ahaus, Bahnhof station.

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Ahaus to Emden train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Emden Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ahaus to Emden is 178 km. It takes approximately 1h 28m to drive from Ahaus to Emden.

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There are 44+ hotels available in Emden. Prices start at €87 per night.

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  • Distance: 143.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 25m

What companies run services between Ahaus, Germany and Emden, Germany?

You can take a train from Ahaus to Emden via Dülmen, Bahnhof, Dülmen, and Muenster(Westf)Hbf in around 3h 25m.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Ahaus, Bahnhof to Dülmen, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Ahaus, Bahnhof to Enschede
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.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 Ahaus to Duelmen
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €21
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €13
1st Class
€15 - €21
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Emden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Phone
+49 521 55777755
Email
info@westfalenbahn.de
Website
westfalenbahn.de
Train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Emden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Train from Salzbergen to Emden(Ostfriesl) Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Münster Hauptbahnhof to Emden(Ostfriesl) Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
Regionalverkehr Münsterland GmbH
Phone
0 800 3 / 50 40 30
Website
rvm-online.de
Bus from Ahaus, Bahnhof to Münster Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Regionalverkehr Münsterland GmbH

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