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There are 3 ways to get from Castrop-Rauxel to Roermond by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 4m

  1. Take the train from Castrop-Rauxel Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Re
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Viersen Bahnhof Rb / ...
  3. Take the train from Viersen to Venlo Re
  4. Take the train from Venlo to Roermond

€15 - €43

2 alternative options

Line 353 bus, bus  •  3h 49m

  1. Take the line 353 bus from Castrop-Rauxel Münsterplatz to Bochum Hbf 353
  2. Take the bus from Bochum central station to Roermond 081

Drive  •  1h 10m

  1. Drive from Castrop-Rauxel to Roermond 129 km

€16 - €24

Castrop-Rauxel to Roermond by train

The train journey time between Castrop-Rauxel and Roermond is around 2h 22m and covers a distance of around 124 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 12m. Operated by Eurobahn, National Express, ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH and others, the Castrop-Rauxel to Roermond train service departs from Castrop-Rauxel Hbf and arrives in Roermond. Typically 103 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 22m
Fastest train time:
2h 12m
Train distance:
124 km
Trains per week:
103
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:44
Last train departs at:
18:13

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Castrop-Rauxel to Roermond train schedules

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International entry into Netherlands from Germany

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Curaçao, Cyprus, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Ukraine, United States and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Germany

  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Germany
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Curaçao, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine, United States and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Curaçao, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine, United States and Vatican
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Netherlands

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, entry into Netherlands is currently allowed from Germany.

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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
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Roermond is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Roermond is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Netherlands.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 1 Aug 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Castrop-Rauxel to Roermond is to drive which costs €16 - €24 and takes 1h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Castrop-Rauxel to Roermond is to drive which costs €16 - €24 and takes 1h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Castrop-Rauxel to Roermond. However, there are services departing from Castrop-Rauxel Münsterplatz and arriving at Roermond via Bochum central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Castrop-Rauxel to Roermond. However, there are services departing from Castrop-Rauxel Hbf and arriving at Roermond via Duisburg Hbf, Viersen and Venlo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 4m.

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The distance between Castrop-Rauxel and Roermond is 100 km. The road distance is 129 km.

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The best way to get from Castrop-Rauxel to Roermond without a car is to train which takes 3h 4m and costs €14 - €45.

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It takes approximately 3h 4m to get from Castrop-Rauxel to Roermond, including transfers.

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Castrop-Rauxel to Roermond bus services, operated by Bogestra, depart from Castrop-Rauxel Münsterplatz station.

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Castrop-Rauxel to Roermond train services, operated by Eurobahn, depart from Castrop-Rauxel Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Castrop-Rauxel to Roermond is to train which takes 3h 4m and costs €14 - €45. Alternatively, you can line 353 bus and bus, which costs and takes 3h 49m.

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Map of how to get from Castrop-Rauxel to Roermond.
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  • Distance: 100.3 km
  • Duration: 3h 4m

What companies run services between Castrop-Rauxel, Germany and Roermond, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Castrop-Rauxel to Roermond via Duisburg Hbf, Viersen Bahnhof, Viersen, and Venlo in around 3h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Castrop-Rauxel to Roermond via Bochum Hbf and Bochum central station in around 3h 49m.

Train operators
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Castrop-Rauxel Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Eurobahn
Train from Viersen to Venlo
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
Eurobahn
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Castrop-Rauxel Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
National Express Rail
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Castrop-Rauxel Hauptbahnhof to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Viersen Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Abellio NRW
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Castrop-Rauxel Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Viersen
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Abellio
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 Duisburg Hbf to Viersen Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Duisburg Hbf to Viersen
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Venlo to Roermond
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €6
Website
arriva.nl
Bus operators
Bogestra
Phone
0234 303 0
Website
bogestra.de
Bus from Castrop-Rauxel Münsterplatz to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Bogestra
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 Bochum central station to Roermond
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Castrop-Rauxel to Roermond bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Roermond station.

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Castrop-Rauxel to Roermond train services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Roermond station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Castrop-Rauxel to Roermond is 129 km. It takes approximately 1h 10m to drive from Castrop-Rauxel to Roermond.

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