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There are 4 ways to get from Franeker to Joure by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 41 bus  •  1h 18m

  1. Take the train from Franeker to Leeuwarden
  2. Take the train from Leeuwarden to Heerenveen
  3. Take the line 41 bus from Heerenveen, Busstation to Joure, Scheen 41 / ...

$9 - $16

3 alternative options

Line 97 bus, line 95 bus  •  2h 13m

  1. Take the line 97 bus from Franeker, Hertog van Saxenlaan to Leeuwarden, Busstation 97
  2. Take the line 95 bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Joure, De Merk 95

$10 - $13

Taxi  •  30m

  1. Take a taxi from Franeker to Joure 32.2 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  30m

  1. Drive from Franeker to Joure 32.2 miles

$7 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Franeker to Joure is to drive which costs 6€ - 10€ and takes 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Franeker to Joure is to taxi which costs 110€ - 140€ and takes 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Franeker to Joure. However, there are services departing from Franeker, Hertog van Saxenlaan and arriving at Joure, De Merk via Leeuwarden, Busstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 13m.

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The distance between Franeker and Joure is 31 km. The road distance is 51.6 km.

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The best way to get from Franeker to Joure without a car is to train and line 41 bus which takes 1h 18m and costs 7€ - 14€.

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It takes approximately 1h 18m to get from Franeker to Joure, including transfers.

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Franeker to Joure bus services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Franeker, Hertog van Saxenlaan station.

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Franeker to Joure bus services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Joure, De Merk station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Franeker to Joure is 52 km. It takes approximately 30m to drive from Franeker to Joure.

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There are 389+ hotels available in Joure. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Franeker to Joure.
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  • Distance: 19.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 18m

What companies run services between Franeker, Netherlands and Joure, Netherlands?

You can take a bus from Franeker to Joure via Leeuwarden, Busstation in around 2h 13m.

Train operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Franeker to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
arriva.nl
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 Leeuwarden to Heerenveen
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Heerenveen, Busstation to Joure, Scheen
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Franeker, Hertog van Saxenlaan to Leeuwarden, Busstation
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Joure, De Merk
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
arriva.nl
Other operators
Taxi from Franeker to Joure
Ave. Duration
30m
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Taxicentrale E-Tax Leeuwarden
Phone
+31 58 844 3656
Website
etaxleeuwarden.nl

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