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There are 4 ways to get from Engelskirchen to Retie by train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Train

  1. Take the train from Engelskirchen to Koeln Hbf
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Liège-Guillemins
  3. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Hasselt
  4. Take the train from Hasselt to Mol

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Bus

  1. Take the Bus from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport to Antwerp
  2. Take the bus from Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 1 to Turnhout Station perron 6

2 alternative options

Bus, line 423 bus, line 450 bus, line 470 bus

  1. Take the bus from Engelskirchen Bf to Overath Bf
  2. Take the line 423 bus from Rösrath Bf to Köln Köln/Bonn Flughafen Terminal 2
  3. Take the bus from Köln Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Termina to Tilburg Station
  4. Take the line 450 bus from Tilburg Centraal Station perron B to Turnhout Station perron 4
  5. Take the line 470 bus from Turnhout Station perron 2 to Retie Markt

Drive

  1. Drive from Engelskirchen to Retie

Engelskirchen to Retie by train and bus

The journey time between Engelskirchen and Retie is around 7h 29m and covers a distance of around 264 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 35m. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 42m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, Bahn DE, DB Fernverkehr AG and others, the Engelskirchen to Retie service departs from Engelskirchen and arrives in Retie Markt. Typically 34 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 54m
Layover time:
3h 35m
Total time:
7h 29m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
5h 42m
Journey distance:
264 km
Services per week:
34
Cheapest price:
€70
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:46
Last service departs at:
20:46

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Engelskirchen to Retie train and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Engelskirchen to Retie is to Bus which costs €14 - €26 and takes 8h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Engelskirchen to Retie is to drive which costs €23 - €35 and takes 2h 9m.

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The distance between Engelskirchen and Retie is 165 km. The road distance is 214 km.

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The best way to get from Engelskirchen to Retie without a car is to train which takes 6h 10m and costs €45 - €130.

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It takes approximately 6h 10m to get from Engelskirchen to Retie, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Engelskirchen to Retie is to train which takes 6h 10m and costs €45 - €130. Alternatively, you can bus and line 423 bus and line 450 bus and line 470 bus, which costs and takes 8h 15m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Engelskirchen to Retie is 214 km. It takes approximately 2h 9m to drive from Engelskirchen to Retie.

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Map of how to get from Engelskirchen to Retie.
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  • Distance: 165.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 10m

What companies run services between Engelskirchen, Germany and Retie, Belgium?

You can take a train from Engelskirchen to Retie via Köln Hbf, Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins, Hasselt, Mol, and Mol Station perron 4 in around 6h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Engelskirchen to Retie via Overath Bf, Overath, Roesrath, Rösrath Bf, Köln Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Termina, Tilburg Station, Tilburg Centraal Station perron B, and Turnhout Station perron 2 in around 8h 15m.

Train operators
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 Engelskirchen to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Engelskirchen Bf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Bahn DE
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Liège-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.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 Koeln Hbf to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €95
Website
Thalys
Standard
€50 - €70
Comfort
€60 - €80
Premium
€70 - €95
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €10
1st Class
€10 - €15
Train from Hasselt to Mol
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €9
1st Class
€9 - €14
Bus operators
OVAG
Phone
02261/ 9260 - 0
Website
ovag-gruppe.de
Bus from Engelskirchen Bf to Overath Bf
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
OVAG
Nahreisezug
Website
delfi.de
Bus from Engelskirchen Bf to Overath Bf
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
RVK Regionalverkehr Köln GmbH NL Berg.Gladb
Phone
0180 6 13 13 13
Email
info@rvk.de
Website
rvk.de
Bus from Rösrath Bf to Köln Köln/Bonn Flughafen Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
RVK Regionalverkehr Köln GmbH NL Berg.Gladb
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Köln Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Termina to Tilburg Station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Tilburg Centraal Station perron B to Turnhout Station perron 4
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Bus from Turnhout Station perron 2 to Retie Markt
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Bus from Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 1 to Turnhout Station perron 6
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com

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