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Line 47 bus, train, line 154 bus  •  2h

  1. Take the line 47 bus from Balk, Van Swinderenstraat to Sneek, Busstation 47
  2. Take the train from Sneek to Leeuwarden
  3. Take the line 154 bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Holwerd, Holwerd Provinciale weg 154 / ...

€13 - €18

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Line 47 bus, train, line 154 bus via Holwerd, Stationsweg  •  2h 23m

  1. Take the line 47 bus from Balk, Van Swinderenstraat to Sneek, Busstation 47
  2. Take the train from Sneek to Leeuwarden
  3. Take the line 154 bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Holwerd, Stationsweg 150 / ...

€13 - €18

Line 41 bus, line 95 bus, line 154 bus  •  3h 27m

  1. Take the line 41 bus from Balk, Van Swinderenstraat to Joure, Scheen 41
  2. Take the line 95 bus from Joure, De Merk to Leeuwarden, Busstation 95
  3. Take the line 154 bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Holwerd, Stationsweg 150 / ...

€14 - €21

Drive  •  1h 6m

  1. Drive from Balk to Holwerd 83.1 km

€10 - €15

Balk → Holwerd
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Holwerd is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Holwerd is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Holwerd is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Balk to Holwerd is to drive which costs €10 - €15 and takes 1h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Balk to Holwerd is to drive which costs €10 - €15 and takes 1h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Balk to Holwerd station. However, there are services departing from Balk, Van Swinderenstraat and arriving at Holwerd, Stationsweg via Joure, De Merk and Leeuwarden, Busstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 27m.

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The distance between Balk and Holwerd is 57 km. The road distance is 83.1 km.

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The best way to get from Balk to Holwerd without a car is to line 47 bus and train and line 154 bus which takes 2h and costs €12 - €18.

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It takes approximately 2h to get from Balk to Holwerd, including transfers.

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Balk to Holwerd bus services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Balk, Van Swinderenstraat station.

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Balk to Holwerd bus services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Holwerd, Stationsweg.

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Yes, the driving distance between Balk to Holwerd is 83 km. It takes approximately 1h 6m to drive from Balk to Holwerd.

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There are 44+ hotels available in Holwerd. Prices start at €75 per night.

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  • Distance: 56.7 km
  • Duration: 2h

What companies run services between Balk, Netherlands and Holwerd, Netherlands?

You can take a bus from Balk to Holwerd via Joure, Scheen, Joure, De Merk, and Leeuwarden, Busstation in around 3h 27m.

Train operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Sneek to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €6
Website
arriva.nl
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Balk, Van Swinderenstraat to Sneek, Busstation
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Holwerd, Holwerd Provinciale weg
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Holwerd, Stationsweg
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Balk, Van Swinderenstraat to Joure, Scheen
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Joure, De Merk to Leeuwarden, Busstation
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
arriva.nl

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