There are 3 ways to get from Heerlen to Geilenkirchen by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Heerlen to Sittard Intercity / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sittard, Busstation Perron I to Geilenkirchen, Haihofer Strasse 3 / ...

$10 - $15

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Heerlen, Busstation Perron B to Sittard, Busstation Perron B 40 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sittard, Busstation Perron I to Geilenkirchen, Haihofer Strasse 3 / ...

$8 - $9

1 alternative option

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Heerlen to Geilenkirchen 9.5 miles

$2 - $3

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Heerlen station to Geilenkirchen. However, there are services departing from Heerlen, Busstation Perron B and arriving at Geilenkirchen, Haihofer Strasse via Sittard, Busstation Perron I. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 54 min.

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The distance between Heerlen and Geilenkirchen is 13 km. The road distance is 15.3 km.

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The best way to get from Heerlen to Geilenkirchen without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to get from Heerlen to Geilenkirchen, including transfers.

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Heerlen to Geilenkirchen bus services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Heerlen, Busstation Perron B.

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Heerlen to Geilenkirchen bus services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Geilenkirchen, Haihofer Strasse station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Heerlen to Geilenkirchen is 15 km. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Heerlen to Geilenkirchen.

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There are 596+ hotels available in Geilenkirchen. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Heerlen to Geilenkirchen.
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  • Distance: 8.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 25 min

What companies run services between Heerlen, Netherlands and Geilenkirchen, Germany?

You can take a bus from Heerlen to Geilenkirchen via Sittard, Busstation Perron B and Sittard, Busstation Perron I in around 1 h 54 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 Heerlen to Sittard
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Heerlen to Sittard
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
arriva.nl
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Sittard, Busstation Perron I to Geilenkirchen, Haihofer Strasse
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Heerlen, Busstation Perron B to Sittard, Busstation Perron B
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
arriva.nl
WestVerkehr
Phone
02431-88-6767
Email
info@west-verkehr.de
Website
west-verkehr.de
Bus from Sittard-Geleen, Sittard Busstation to Geilenkirchen, Amtsgericht
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
west-verkehr.de
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
Bus from Heerlen to Sittard
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com

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