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There are 5 ways to get from Gouda to Valkenburg by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Gouda to Den Haag Centraal
  2. Take the train from Den Haag Centraal to Leiden Centraal

Cheapest

Train, line 169 bus

  1. Take the train from Gouda to Alphen a/d Rijn
  2. Take the line 169 bus from Alphen a/d Rijn, Station to Leiden, Leiden Centraal

Train, line 385 bus

  1. Take the train from Gouda to Den Haag Centraal
  2. Take the line 385 bus from Den Haag, Den Haag Centraal to Valkenburg, Valkenburg Oost/N206

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Gouda to Valkenburg

Drive

  1. Drive from Gouda to Valkenburg

Gouda to Valkenburg by train and bus

The journey time between Gouda and Valkenburg is around 1h 7m and covers a distance of around 48 km. This includes an average layover time of around 22 min. The fastest journey normally takes 53 min. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS) and Arriva NL, the Gouda to Valkenburg service departs from Gouda and arrives in Valkenburg, Valkenburg Oost/N206. Typically 604 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
45 min
Layover time:
22 min
Total time:
1h 7m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
53 min
Journey distance:
48 km
Services per week:
604
Cheapest price:
€17
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:45
Last service departs at:
23:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Gouda to Valkenburg train and bus schedules

Gouda → Valkenburg
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Rules to follow in Netherlands

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Travel within Netherlands

Observe COVID-19 safety rules
Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

COVID-19 help in Netherlands

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1351

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, travel within Netherlands is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Valkenburg is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Valkenburg is 1.5 metres.

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

Last updated: 14 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Gouda to Valkenburg is to drive, which costs €5 - €9 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gouda to Valkenburg is to taxi which costs €100 - €130 and takes 38 min.

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The distance between Gouda and Valkenburg is 26 km. The road distance is 43.8 km.

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The best way to get from Gouda to Valkenburg without a car is to train which takes 1h 4m and costs €16 - €40.

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It takes approximately 1h 4m to get from Gouda to Valkenburg, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gouda to Valkenburg is 44 km. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Gouda to Valkenburg.

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There are 1352+ hotels available in Valkenburg. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Gouda to Valkenburg.
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  • Distance: 26.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 4m

What companies run services between Gouda, Netherlands and Valkenburg, South Holland, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Gouda to Valkenburg via Den Haag Centraal, Leiden Centraal, and Leiden, Leiden Centraal in around 1h 4m.

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 Gouda to Den Haag Centraal
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €20
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€14 - €20
Train from Den Haag Centraal to Leiden Centraal
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €18
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €11
1st Class
€12 - €18
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Train from Gouda to Alphen a/d Rijn
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €5
Website
Connexxion
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Den Haag, Den Haag Centraal to Valkenburg, Valkenburg Oost/N206
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Alphen a/d Rijn, Station to Leiden, Leiden Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €6
Website
arriva.nl
Other operators
Taxi from Gouda to Valkenburg
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
€100 - €130
Taxi Erdogan
Phone
+31 6 24856139
Rotterdamse Taxi Centrale
Phone
+31 10 462 6060
Website
rtcnv.nl
Rotterdam Taxi Service
Phone
+31 10 229 3508
Website
rotterdamtaxiservice.nl
PrimoTaxi
Phone
+31 10 262 2540
Website
primotaxi.nl
PrimoTaxi
Phone
+ 31 10 262 2540
Website
primotaxi.nl
Taxi Utrecht Midland
Phone
+31 30 744 0878
Website
taxi-utrecht-midland.nl
J.A. van den Berg Taxi
Phone
+31 30 889 0754
Cheapcab
Phone
+31 30 269 0724
Website
cheapcab.nl

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