There are 3 ways to get from Amsterdam to Heerlen by train, bus or car
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Train • 2 h 27 min
$27 - $50
2 alternative options
Bus • 4 h 28 min
$33 - $41
Drive • 2 h 5 min
$30 - $50
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Heerlen is to bus which costs 29€ - 40€ and takes 4 h 28 min.
The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Heerlen is to drive which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 5 min.
No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Heerlen. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam and arriving at Heerlen via Eindhoven, Airport and Eindhoven. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 28 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Heerlen. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 27 min.
The distance between Amsterdam and Heerlen is 182 km. The road distance is 214.7 km.
The best way to get from Amsterdam to Heerlen without a car is to train which takes 2 h 27 min and costs 24€ - 45€.
The train from Amsterdam Centraal to Heerlen takes 2 h 27 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Amsterdam to Heerlen bus services, operated by TerraVision NL, depart from Amsterdam station.
Amsterdam to Heerlen train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.
The best way to get from Amsterdam to Heerlen is to train which takes 2 h 27 min and costs 24€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 29€ - 40€ and takes 4 h 28 min.
What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Heerlen, Netherlands?
Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam to Heerlen hourly. Tickets cost $27 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Heerlen via Eindhoven Airport, Eindhoven, Airport, Eindhoven, Station, and Eindhoven in around 4 h 28 min.
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.
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Heerlen
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.
Bus from Eindhoven to Heerlen
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 15 min
- Once daily
- Estimated price
- $5 - $9
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Amsterdam to Heerlen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Heerlen station.
Amsterdam to Heerlen train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Heerlen station.
Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Heerlen is 215 km. It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to drive from Amsterdam to Heerlen.
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