There are 4 ways to get from Giethoorn to Meppel by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 270 bus, train  •  35 min

  1. Take the line 270 bus from Giethoorn, Kerkweg to Steenwijk, Station 270 / ...
  2. Take the train from Steenwijk to Meppel Sprinter / ...

$6 - $11

Cheapest option

Line 270 bus, line 79 bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 270 bus from Giethoorn, Kerkweg to Blauwe Hand, Blauwe Hand 270 / ...
  2. Take the line 79 bus from Blauwe Hand, Blauwe Hand to Meppel, Burgem. Knopperslaan 79

$2 - $3

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Giethoorn to Meppel 9 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Giethoorn to Meppel 9 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Giethoorn to Meppel is to drive which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Giethoorn to Meppel is to taxi which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Giethoorn to Meppel. However, there are services departing from Giethoorn, Kerkweg and arriving at Meppel, Burgem. Knopperslaan via Blauwe Hand, Blauwe Hand. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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The distance between Giethoorn and Meppel is 9 km. The road distance is 14.4 km.

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The best way to get from Giethoorn to Meppel without a car is to line 270 bus and train which takes 35 min and costs 5€ - 10€.

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It takes approximately 35 min to get from Giethoorn to Meppel, including transfers.

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Giethoorn to Meppel bus services, operated by OV Regio IJsselmond, depart from Giethoorn, Kerkweg station.

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Giethoorn to Meppel bus services, operated by OV Regio IJsselmond, arrive at Meppel, Burgem. Knopperslaan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Giethoorn to Meppel is 14 km. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Giethoorn to Meppel.

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There are 395+ hotels available in Meppel. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Giethoorn to Meppel.
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  • Distance: 5.8 miles
  • Duration: 35 min

What companies run services between Giethoorn, Netherlands and Meppel, Netherlands?

You can take a bus from Giethoorn to Meppel via Blauwe Hand, Blauwe Hand in around 1 h 25 min.

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 Steenwijk to Meppel
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
OV Regio IJsselmond
Phone
900 - 266 63 99
Website
ovregioijsselmond.nl
Bus from Giethoorn, Kerkweg to Steenwijk, Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ovregioijsselmond.nl
Bus from Giethoorn, Kerkweg to Blauwe Hand, Blauwe Hand
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ovregioijsselmond.nl
Bus from Blauwe Hand, Blauwe Hand to Meppel, Burgem. Knopperslaan
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ovregioijsselmond.nl
Other operators
Taxi from Giethoorn to Meppel
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
RM Taxi
Phone
+31 038-4204220
Website
rmtaxi-zwolle.nl

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