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There are 5 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Apeldoorn by train, bus, rideshare or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, bus  •  2h 40m

  1. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal Stoptrein RE19 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Arnhem, Centraal Station to Apeldoorn, Station 91 / ...

$34 - $47

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1h 53m

  1. Take the rideshare from Düsseldorf to Apeldoorn 98.1 miles

$15

3 alternative options

Train  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal Stoptrein RE19 / ...

$37 - $56

Bus  •  3h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf Hbf to Arnhem

$42 - $56

Drive  •  1h 31m

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Apeldoorn 98.5 miles

$24 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Apeldoorn is to rideshare which costs 13€ and takes 1h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Apeldoorn is to drive which costs 20€ - 30€ and takes 1h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Düsseldorf to Apeldoorn station. However, there are services departing from Düsseldorf Hbf and arriving at Apeldoorn, Station via Arnhem, Willemsplein. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 44m.

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No, there is no direct train from Düsseldorf to Apeldoorn. However, there are services departing from Dusseldorf Hbf and arriving at Apeldoorn via Arnhem Centraal and Zutphen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 10m.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Apeldoorn is 123 km. The road distance is 157.6 km.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Apeldoorn without a car is to train and bus which takes 2h 40m and costs 29€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 2h 40m to get from Düsseldorf to Apeldoorn, including transfers.

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Düsseldorf to Apeldoorn bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Düsseldorf Hbf station.

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Düsseldorf to Apeldoorn train services, operated by Abellio NRW, depart from Dusseldorf Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Apeldoorn is to train which takes 3h 10m and costs 30€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 3h 44m.

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Map of how to get from Düsseldorf to Apeldoorn.
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  • Distance: 77 miles
  • Duration: 2h 40m

What companies run services between Düsseldorf, Germany and Apeldoorn, Netherlands?

Abellio NRW operates a train from Düsseldorf to Apeldoorn hourly, and the journey takes 1h 49m. Deutsche Bahn also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Düsseldorf to Apeldoorn twice a week. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2h 45m.

Train operators
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Keolis Nederland
Phone
088 - 033 13 60
Website
keolis.nl
Bus from Arnhem, Centraal Station to Apeldoorn, Station
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Keolis Nederland
Breng
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
breng.nl
Bus from Arnhem, Centraal Station to Apeldoorn, Busstation/NS
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Website
Breng
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Düsseldorf Hbf to Arnhem
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Düsseldorf to Apeldoorn
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Düsseldorf to Apeldoorn bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Arnhem station.

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Düsseldorf to Apeldoorn train services, operated by Abellio NRW, arrive at Arnhem Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Düsseldorf to Apeldoorn is 158 km. It takes approximately 1h 31m to drive from Düsseldorf to Apeldoorn.

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There are 635+ hotels available in Apeldoorn. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Düsseldorf and Apeldoorn. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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