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There are 4 ways to get from Heerlen to Geilenkirchen by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 22m

  1. Take the train from Heerlen to Herzogenrath Stoptrein RE18
  2. Take the train from Herzogenrath to Geilenkirchen Ic / ...

$11 - $18

Cheapest option

Line 40 bus, bus  •  1h 50m

  1. Take the line 40 bus from Heerlen, Station Perron B to Sittard, Station Perron B 40
  2. Take the bus from Sittard-Geleen, Sittard Busstation to Geilenkirchen, Amtsgericht Sb3 / ...

$8 - $9

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1h 22m

  1. Take the train from Heerlen to Sittard Intercity / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sittard-Geleen, Sittard Busstation to Geilenkirchen, Amtsgericht Sb3 / ...

$10 - $15

Drive  •  19m

  1. Drive from Heerlen to Geilenkirchen 9.5 miles

$2 - $3

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The cheapest way to get from Heerlen to Geilenkirchen is to drive which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Heerlen to Geilenkirchen is to drive which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Heerlen station to Geilenkirchen. However, there are services departing from Heerlen, Station Perron B and arriving at Geilenkirchen, Amtsgericht via Sittard-Geleen, Sittard Busstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Heerlen to Geilenkirchen. However, there are services departing from Heerlen and arriving at Geilenkirchen via Herzogenrath. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 22m.

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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 which takes 1h 22m and costs 9€ - 16€.

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It takes approximately 1h 22m to get from Heerlen to Geilenkirchen, including transfers.

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

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Heerlen to Geilenkirchen train services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Heerlen station.

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The best way to get from Heerlen to Geilenkirchen is to train which takes 1h 22m and costs 9€ - 16€. Alternatively, you can line 40 bus and bus, which costs 6€ - 9€ and takes 1h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Heerlen to Geilenkirchen.
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  • Distance: 8.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 22m

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

You can take a train from Heerlen to Geilenkirchen via Herzogenrath in around 1h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Heerlen to Geilenkirchen via Sittard, Station Perron B and Sittard-Geleen, Sittard Busstation in around 1h 50m.

Train operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Heerlen to Herzogenrath
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Heerlen to Sittard
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
arriva.nl
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Herzogenrath to Geilenkirchen
Ave. Duration
6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Herzogenrath Bf to Geilenkirchen Bf
Ave. Duration
6m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
bahn.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
Train from Heerlen to Sittard
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Bus operators
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
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
west-verkehr.de
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Sittard, Station Perron I to Geilenkirchen, Haihofer Strasse
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Heerlen, Station Perron B to Sittard, Station Perron B
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
arriva.nl

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Heerlen to Geilenkirchen bus services, operated by WestVerkehr, arrive at Geilenkirchen, Amtsgericht station.

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Heerlen to Geilenkirchen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Geilenkirchen station.

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

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