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There are 4 ways to get from Essen to Roermond by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 6m

  1. Take the train from Essen Hbf to Viersen Bahnhof Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Viersen Bahnhof to Venlo
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Roermond

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Bus  •  2h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Essen central train station to Roermond 023 / ...

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Bus via Düsseldorf  •  2h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Essen central train station to Düsseldorf central bus station 081 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Düsseldorf central bus station to Roermond 280 / ...

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Essen to Roermond 91.8 km

Essen to Roermond by train

240 Weekly Trains
2h 6m Average Duration
€16 Cheapest Price
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International entry into Netherlands from Germany

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Germany

  • There are no current restrictions
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Rules to follow in Netherlands

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Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Netherlands is currently allowed from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Roermond is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Roermond is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Roermond is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

No, returning to Germany from Netherlands is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 17 Nov 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Essen to Roermond is to bus which costs €8 - €11 and takes 2h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Essen to Roermond is to drive which costs €18 - €26 and takes 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Essen central train station station and arriving at Roermond. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Essen to Roermond. However, there are services departing from Essen Hbf and arriving at Roermond via Viersen Bahnhof and Venlo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 6m.

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The distance between Essen and Roermond is 77 km. The road distance is 91.8 km.

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The best way to get from Essen to Roermond without a car is to train which takes 2h 6m and costs €15 - €35.

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It takes approximately 2h 6m to get from Essen to Roermond, including transfers.

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Essen to Roermond bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Essen central train station.

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Essen to Roermond train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Essen Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Essen to Roermond is to train which takes 2h 6m and costs €15 - €35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €8 - €11 and takes 2h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Essen to Roermond.
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  • Distance: 77 km
  • Duration: 2h 6m

What companies run services between Essen, Germany and Roermond, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Essen to Roermond via Viersen Bahnhof and Venlo in around 2h 6m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Essen central train station to Roermond 5 times a day. Tickets cost €8 - €11 and the journey takes 2h 20m.

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 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Essen Hbf to Viersen Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
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 Essen Hbf to Viersen Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Viersen Bahnhof to Venlo
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
Eurobahn
VIAS Rail GmbH
Phone
069 450099650
Email
Kundenservice-Linie10@vias-online.de
Website
vias-online.de
Train from Viersen to Venlo
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
VIAS Rail GmbH
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Venlo to Roermond
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €6
Website
arriva.nl
Bus operators
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Essen central train station to Roermond
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Essen central train station to Düsseldorf central bus station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Düsseldorf central bus station to Roermond
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
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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Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Essen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Blablabus
EuroClub
Phone
+38(066)-281-80-41
Email
euroclubbus@gmail.com
Website
eclub.kiev.ua
Bus from Essen Central Bus Station to Dusseldorf Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
EuroClub
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Essen Central Bus Station to Dusseldorf Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Karat-S

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Essen to Roermond bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Roermond station.

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Essen to Roermond train services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Roermond station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Essen to Roermond is 92 km. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Essen to Roermond.

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