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There are 6 ways to get from Breda to Kerken by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus via Kleve  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the train from Breda to Nijmegen
  2. Take the bus from Nijmegen Centraal Station to Kleve Bahnhof
  3. Take the train from Kleve to Nieukerk Re

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Bus  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Breda Stationslaan to Duisburg Portsmouthplatz Amsterdam Prins Hendrikplantsoen - Sofia Central Bus Station / ...
  2. Take the bus from DU- Hbf Westeingang to Geldern Bahnhof Sb30

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Train  •  3h 22m

  1. Take the train from Breda to Eindhoven Centraal
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Venlo
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Viersen Bahnhof Re
  4. Take the train from Viersen Bahnhof to Krefeld Hbf Re / ...
  5. Take the train from Krefeld Hbf to Nieukerk Re

Train, bus  •  3h 28m

  1. Take the train from Breda to Nijmegen
  2. Take the bus from Nijmegen Centraal Station to Kleve Bahnhof
  3. Take the bus from Kleve Bahnhof to Kerken Nieukerk Bahnhof 101

Drive  •  1h 39m

  1. Drive from Breda to Kerken 141.9 km

Train, fly  •  4h 6m

  1. Take the train from Breda to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) AMS - DUS
  3. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Nieukerk
Netherlands → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Netherlands

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Conditions of entry into Germany from Netherlands

  • There are no current restrictions
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Rules to follow in Germany

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Yes, entry into Germany is currently allowed from Netherlands.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kerken is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Kerken is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, returning to Netherlands from Germany is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 8 Aug 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Breda to Kerken is to bus which costs €7 - €12 and takes 4h 40m.

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The fastest way to get from Breda to Kerken is to drive which takes 1h 39m and costs €28 - €45.

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No, there is no direct bus from Breda station to Kerken. However, there are services departing from Breda Stationslaan and arriving at Kerken Nieukerk Bahnhof via DU- Hbf Westeingang and Geldern Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Breda to Kerken. However, there are services departing from Breda and arriving at Nieukerk via Eindhoven Centraal, Venlo, Viersen Bahnhof and Krefeld Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 22m.

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The distance between Breda and Kerken is 113 km. The road distance is 141.9 km.

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The best way to get from Breda to Kerken without a car is to train and bus via Kleve which takes 3h 10m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 10m to get from Breda to Kerken, including transfers.

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Breda to Kerken bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Breda Stationslaan.

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Breda to Kerken train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Breda station.

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The best way to get from Breda to Kerken is to train which takes 3h 22m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €7 - €12 and takes 4h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Breda to Kerken.
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  • Distance: 112.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 10m

What companies run services between Breda, Netherlands and Kerken, Germany?

You can take a train from Breda to Kerken via Eindhoven Centraal, Venlo, Viersen Bahnhof, and Krefeld Hbf in around 3h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Breda to Kerken via Duisburg Portsmouthplatz, DU- Hbf Westeingang, and Geldern Bahnhof in around 4h 40m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €700
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 Breda to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€12 - €29
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€12 - €18
1st Class
€21 - €29
Train from Breda to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €25
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €15
1st Class
€17 - €25
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Venlo
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €24
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €14
1st Class
€17 - €24
Train from Breda to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €30
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€14 - €19
1st Class
€23 - €30
NordWestBahn
Phone
01806 / 600161
Email
dialog@nordwestbahn.de
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Train from Kleve to Nieukerk
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Train from Krefeld Hbf to Nieukerk
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Nieukerk
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Viersen Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
Eurobahn
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 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Viersen Bahnhof to Krefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
VIAS Rail GmbH
Phone
069 450099650
Email
Kundenservice-Linie10@vias-online.de
Website
vias-online.de
Train from Viersen Bahnhof to Krefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
VIAS Rail GmbH
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Viersen to Krefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Abellio
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 Viersen Bahnhof to Krefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
Niederrheinische Verkehrsbetriebe AG NIAG
Phone
0 28 41/20 5-0
Email
nfo@niag-online.de
Website
niag-online.de
Bus from Nijmegen Centraal Station to Kleve Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
Niederrheinische Verkehrsbetriebe AG NIAG
Bus from Kleve Bahnhof to Kerken Nieukerk Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Niederrheinische Verkehrsbetriebe AG NIAG
Bus from DU- Hbf Westeingang to Geldern Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Niederrheinische Verkehrsbetriebe AG NIAG
NordWestBahn
Phone
01806 / 600161
Email
dialog@nordwestbahn.de
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Bus from Kleve Bahnhof to Kerken Nieukerk Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Breda Stationslaan to Duisburg Portsmouthplatz
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Union Ivkoni

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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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Breda to Kerken bus services, operated by Niederrheinische Verkehrsbetriebe AG NIAG, arrive at Geldern Bahnhof station.

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Breda to Kerken train services, operated by NordWestBahn, arrive at Nieukerk station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Breda to Kerken is 142 km. It takes approximately 1h 39m to drive from Breda to Kerken.

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