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There are 4 ways to get from Eindhoven to Erkelenz by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 55m

  1. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Venlo Intercity
  2. Take the train from Venlo to Moenchengladbach Hbf Re / ...

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Train, line 64 bus, bus  •  2h 48m

  1. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Roermond
  2. Take the line 64 bus from Roermond, Station to Heinsberg, Busbahnhof 64
  3. Take the bus from Heinsberg, Busbahnhof to Erkelenz, ZOB Sb1 / ...

Bus, line 64 bus  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Eindhoven Station to Roermond 280
  2. Take the line 64 bus from Roermond, Station to Heinsberg, Busbahnhof 64
  3. Take the bus from Heinsberg, Busbahnhof to Erkelenz, Burg Sb1 / ...

Drive  •  1h 7m

  1. Drive from Eindhoven to Erkelenz 105 km

Eindhoven to Erkelenz by train

The train journey time between Eindhoven and Erkelenz is around 1h 55m and covers a distance of around 99 km. This includes an average layover time of around 35 min. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS), Eurobahn, National Express and others, the Eindhoven to Erkelenz train service departs from Eindhoven Centraal and arrives in Erkelenz, Bf. Typically 174 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

174 Weekly Trains
1h 55m Average Duration
€15 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Eindhoven to Erkelenz is to drive which costs €14 - €21 and takes 1h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Eindhoven to Erkelenz is to drive which costs €14 - €21 and takes 1h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Eindhoven station to Erkelenz. However, there are services departing from Eindhoven Station and arriving at Erkelenz, Burg via Roermond, Station and Heinsberg, Busbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Eindhoven to Erkelenz. However, there are services departing from Eindhoven Centraal and arriving at Erkelenz, Bf via Venlo and Mönchengladbach, Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 55m.

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It is 71 km from Eindhoven to Erkelenz. It is approximately 105 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Eindhoven to Erkelenz without a car is to train which takes 1h 55m and costs €15 - €45.

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It takes approximately 1h 55m to get from Eindhoven to Erkelenz, including transfers.

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Eindhoven to Erkelenz bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Eindhoven Station.

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Eindhoven to Erkelenz train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Eindhoven Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Eindhoven to Erkelenz is to train which takes 1h 55m and costs €15 - €45. Alternatively, you can bus and line 64 bus, which costs and takes 3h 7m.

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  • Distance: 70.8 km
  • Duration: 1h 55m

What companies run services between Eindhoven, Netherlands and Erkelenz, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany?

You can take a train from Eindhoven to Erkelenz via Venlo, Moenchengladbach Hbf, and Mönchengladbach, Hbf in around 1h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Eindhoven to Erkelenz via Roermond, Station and Heinsberg, Busbahnhof in around 3h 7m.

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)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €14
1st Class
€17 - €24
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Roermond
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €24
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €15
1st Class
€17 - €24
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Moenchengladbach Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
Eurobahn
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Roermond, Station to Heinsberg, Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €6
Website
arriva.nl
WestVerkehr
Phone
02431-88-6767
Email
info@west-verkehr.de
Website
west-verkehr.de
Bus from Heinsberg, Busbahnhof to Erkelenz, ZOB
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
WestVerkehr
Bus from Heinsberg, Busbahnhof to Erkelenz, Burg
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
WestVerkehr
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Eindhoven Station to Roermond
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €8
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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Eindhoven to Erkelenz bus services, operated by WestVerkehr, arrive at Erkelenz, Burg station.

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Eindhoven to Erkelenz train services, operated by Eurobahn, arrive at Moenchengladbach Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Eindhoven to Erkelenz is 105 km. It takes approximately 1h 7m to drive from Eindhoven to Erkelenz.

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