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There are 10 ways to get from Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Checkpoint Charlie by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 6m

  1. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Venlo
  2. Take the train from Venlo to Wuppertal Hbf Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Wuppertal Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice / ...

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Bus  •  12h 11m

  1. Take the Bus from Eindhoven to Duisburg
  2. Take the bus from Duisburg Hbf to S Südkreuz Bhf N1320

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Train via Hamm  •  8h 9m

  1. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Venlo
  2. Take the train from Venlo to Hamm(Westf)Hbf Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamm to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof 10 / ...

Bus, night train  •  9h 56m

  1. Take the Bus from Eindhoven to Duisburg
  2. Take the night train from Duisburg Hbf to S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf 10

Drive  •  5h 47m

  1. Drive from Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Checkpoint Charlie 648.4 km

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Venlo
  2. Take the train from Venlo to Duesseldorf Hbf
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) DUS - BER

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  6h 28m

  1. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Koeln Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) CGN - BER

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) AMS - BER

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to Leipzig  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Venlo
  2. Take the train from Venlo to Duesseldorf Hbf
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Leipzig (LEJ) DUS - LEJ
  4. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz

Train, train to Brussels, fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  8h 13m

  1. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Breda
  2. Take the train from Noorderkempen to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) BRU - BER

Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Checkpoint Charlie by bus, train and walk

The journey time between Eindhoven Airport (EIN) and Checkpoint Charlie is around 9h 2m and covers a distance of around 652 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 32m. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 37m. Operated by Connexxion, Dutch Railways (NS), Eurobahn and others, the Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Checkpoint Charlie service departs from Eindhoven, Airport and arrives in Checkpoint Charlie. Typically 89 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
6h 30m
Layover time:
2h 32m
Total time:
9h 2m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
7h 37m
Journey distance:
652 km
Services per week:
89
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
35 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:31
Last service departs at:
23:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Checkpoint Charlie bus, train and walk schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Netherlands → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Netherlands

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Germany, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Paraguay, Qatar, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Germany with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Netherlands

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Russia, Serbia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Israel, Japan, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Russia, Serbia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Israel, Japan, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, France, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Russia, Serbia, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Germany

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Netherlands

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany 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 Checkpoint Charlie is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Checkpoint Charlie is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Checkpoint Charlie 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.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 18 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Checkpoint Charlie is to Bus, which costs €30 - €50 and takes 12h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Checkpoint Charlie is to drive which costs €80 - €130 and takes 5h 47m.

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The distance between Eindhoven Airport (EIN) and Checkpoint Charlie is 560 km. The road distance is 648.4 km.

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The best way to get from Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Checkpoint Charlie without a car is to train which takes 8h 6m and costs €100 - €170.

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It takes approximately 8h 6m to get from Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Checkpoint Charlie, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Checkpoint Charlie is to train which takes 8h 6m and costs €100 - €170. Alternatively, you can Bus, which costs €30 - €50 and takes 12h 11m.

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Checkpoint Charlie is 648 km. It takes approximately 5h 47m to drive from Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Checkpoint Charlie.

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Scandinavian Airlines, Lufthansa and Eurowings offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport.

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There are 762+ hotels available in Checkpoint Charlie. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Checkpoint Charlie.
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  • Distance: 559.8 km
  • Duration: 8h 6m

What companies run services between Eindhoven Airport (EIN), Netherlands and Checkpoint Charlie, Germany?

You can take a train from Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Checkpoint Charlie via Eindhoven, Station, Eindhoven Centraal, Venlo, Wuppertal Hbf, Berlin Hbf, S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof, and S+U Potsdamer Platz Bhf in around 8h 6m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Checkpoint Charlie via Eindhoven, Duisburg Hbf, S Südkreuz Bhf, S Südkreuz Bhf, and S Anhalter Bahnhof in around 12h 11m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €360
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €320
Flights from Dusseldorf to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €250
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €460
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €460
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Flights from Dusseldorf to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €490
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €250
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €310
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €340
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €170
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€19 - €150
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €170
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
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 Eindhoven Centraal to Venlo
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €24
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €14
1st Class
€17 - €24
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€16 - €22
1st Class
€27 - €35
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Breda
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
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Eurobahn
Train from Venlo to Hamm(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Eurobahn
Train from Venlo to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Eurobahn
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 Wuppertal Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamm(Westf)Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Wuppertal Hbf to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Hamm to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Night train from Duisburg Hbf to S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to S Südkreuz Bhf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Wuppertal Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamm(Westf)Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamm to Berlin central station
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €27
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Flixtrain
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Noorderkempen to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €16
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€14 - €16
1st Class
€19 - €22
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Eindhoven to Duisburg
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Duisburg Hbf to S Südkreuz Bhf
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Duisburg central train station to Berlin Südkreuz train station
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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