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There are 6 ways to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Wuppertal by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf

Cheapest option

Line 470 bus, bus

  1. Take the line 470 bus from Alphen a/d Rijn, Centrum to Schiphol, Airport
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Essen Hbf
  3. Take the bus from Essen Hauptbahnhof to Velbert ZOB
  4. Take the bus from Velbert ZOB to Wuppertal Hbf

4 alternative options

Train via Arnhem

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Arnhem Centraal
  2. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Dinslaken Bahnhof
  3. Take the train from Dinslaken Bahnhof to Wuppertal Hbf

Train via Venlo

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Venlo
  2. Take the train from Venlo to Wuppertal Hbf

Drive

  1. Drive from Alphen aan den Rijn to Wuppertal

Fly, train

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Dusseldorf (DUS)
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf

Alphen aan den Rijn to Wuppertal by train

The train journey time between Alphen aan den Rijn and Wuppertal is around 3h 28m and covers a distance of around 240 km. This includes an average layover time of around 48 min. The fastest train normally takes 3h 15m. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS), DB Fernverkehr AG, National Express and others, the Alphen aan den Rijn to Wuppertal train service departs from Alphen a/d Rijn and arrives in Wuppertal Hbf. Typically 48 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
2h 40m
Layover time:
48 min
Total time:
3h 28m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
3h 15m
Train distance:
240 km
Trains per week:
48
Cheapest price:
€33
Carbon emissions:
12 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:37
Last train departs at:
18:07

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Alphen aan den Rijn to Wuppertal train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Wuppertal is to line 470 bus and bus which costs €21 - €35 and takes 6h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Wuppertal is to drive which costs €30 - €50 and takes 2h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alphen aan den Rijn to Wuppertal. However, there are services departing from Alphen a/d Rijn, Centrum and arriving at Wuppertal Hbf via Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, Essen Hauptbahnhof and Velbert ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Alphen aan den Rijn to Wuppertal. However, there are services departing from Alphen a/d Rijn and arriving at Wuppertal Hbf via Utrecht Centraal and Düsseldorf Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 31m.

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The distance between Alphen aan den Rijn and Wuppertal is 197 km. The road distance is 245.1 km.

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The best way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Wuppertal without a car is to train which takes 3h 31m and costs €29 - €120.

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It takes approximately 3h 31m to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Wuppertal, including transfers.

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Alphen aan den Rijn to Wuppertal bus services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Alphen a/d Rijn, Centrum station.

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Alphen aan den Rijn to Wuppertal train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Utrecht Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Wuppertal is to train which takes 3h 31m and costs €29 - €120. Alternatively, you can line 470 bus and bus, which costs €21 - €35 and takes 6h 33m.

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Map of how to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Wuppertal.
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  • Distance: 197.3 km
  • Duration: 3h 31m

What companies run services between Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands and Wuppertal, Germany?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Utrecht Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf every 4 hours. Tickets cost €19 - €45 and the journey takes 1h 43m. DB Fernverkehr AG also services this route 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Alphen aan den Rijn to Wuppertal via Schiphol, Airport, Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, Essen Hbf, Essen Hauptbahnhof, and Velbert ZOB in around 6h 33m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €350
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 Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €45
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€19 - €27
1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €24
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €15
1st Class
€17 - €24
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €40
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€15 - €22
1st Class
€26 - €40
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Dinslaken Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Dinslaken Bahnhof to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Dinslaken
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Dinslaken to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Abellio
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Eurobahn
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
Eurobahn
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
National Express Rail
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 Düsseldorf Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Bahn DE
Regiobahn
Phone
+49 2104 305400
Website
regio-bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Regiobahn
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 Duesseldorf Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Duesseldorf Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Alphen a/d Rijn, Centrum to Schiphol, Airport
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
arriva.nl
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Essen central train station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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BVR Busverkehr Rheinland GmbH
Phone
01806 607085
Email
dbregiobusnrw@deutschebahn.com
Website
rheinlandbus.de
Bus from Essen Hauptbahnhof to Velbert ZOB
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €6
Website
BVR Busverkehr Rheinland GmbH
Bus from Velbert ZOB to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €6
Website
BVR Busverkehr Rheinland GmbH
Busverkehr Rheinland
Website
delfi.de
Bus from Essen Hbf to Velbert ZOB
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Bus from Velbert ZOB to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Ruhrbahn GmbH
Phone
+49 201 8261234
Website
ruhrbahn.de
Bus from Essen Hauptbahnhof to Velbert ZOB
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Ruhrbahn GmbH
Rheinbahn Bus
Website
delfi.de
Bus from Essen Hbf to Velbert ZOB
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
Essener Verkehrs AG, Omnibus
Website
delfi.de
Bus from Essen Hbf to Velbert ZOB
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
WSW mobil GmbH
Phone
+49 202 5690
Website
wsw-online.de
Bus from Velbert ZOB to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
WSW mobil GmbH
Wuppertaler Stadtwerke
Website
delfi.de
Bus from Velbert ZOB to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
delfi.de

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

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Alphen aan den Rijn to Wuppertal bus services, operated by WSW mobil GmbH, arrive at Wuppertal Hbf station.

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Alphen aan den Rijn to Wuppertal train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Duesseldorf Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alphen aan den Rijn to Wuppertal is 245 km. It takes approximately 2h 24m to drive from Alphen aan den Rijn to Wuppertal.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 225+ hotels available in Wuppertal. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to line 470 bus which takes 34 min and costs €4 - €6.

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