There are 3 ways to get from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Heerlen by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf Re1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Aachen, Hauptbahnhof to Heerlen, Zandweg 44

$32 - $68

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Train  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Venlo Sneltrein RE13
  2. Take the train from Roermond to Heerlen Intercity

$13 - $30

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Heerlen 68 miles

$16 - $24

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Heerlen. However, there are services departing from Düsseldorf Flughafen Terminal and arriving at Heerlen via Dusseldorf Hbf, Venlo and Roermond. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 39 min.

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The distance between Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) and Heerlen is 70 km. The road distance is 108.8 km.

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The best way to get from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Heerlen without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to get from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Heerlen, including transfers.

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Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Heerlen train services, operated by Eurobahn, depart from Dusseldorf Hbf station.

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Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Heerlen train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Heerlen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Heerlen is 109 km. It takes approximately 1 h 1 min to drive from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Heerlen.

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There are 956+ hotels available in Heerlen. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Heerlen.
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  • Distance: 43.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 1 min

What companies run services between Dusseldorf Airport (DUS), Germany and Heerlen, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Heerlen via Düsseldorf Hbf, Dusseldorf Hbf, Venlo, and Roermond in around 3 h 39 min.

Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $34
Schedules at
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Düsseldorf to Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $75
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 Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eurobahn.de
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 Roermond to Heerlen
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Aachen, Hauptbahnhof to Heerlen, Zandweg
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
arriva.nl
ASEAG
Phone
0241 1688-3040
Website
aseag.de
Bus from Aachen, Hauptbahnhof to Heerlen, Heerlerbaan Zandweg
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
aseag.de

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