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There are 5 ways to get from Herstal to Waltrop by train, bus or car

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Train via Cologne

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hbf
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Dortmund-Mengede

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Maastricht to Dortmund Hbf

Train

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Aachen, Hbf
  2. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Recklinghausen Hbf
  3. Take the bus from Recklinghausen Hbf to Waltrop Am Moselbach

Drive

  1. Drive from Herstal to Waltrop

Herstal to Waltrop by train and bus

The journey time between Herstal and Waltrop is around 4h 27m and covers a distance of around 242 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 25m. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 2m. Operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), DB Fernverkehr, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the Herstal to Waltrop service departs from Herstal and arrives in Waltrop Am Mühlenteich. Typically 78 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 1m
Layover time:
1h 25m
Total time:
4h 27m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 2m
Journey distance:
242 km
Services per week:
78
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:33
Last service departs at:
20:52

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Herstal to Waltrop train and bus schedules

Departing Saturday, October 16, 2021

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The cheapest way to get from Herstal to Waltrop is to bus which costs €11 - €14 and takes 6h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Herstal to Waltrop is to drive which costs €24 - €40 and takes 1h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Herstal to Waltrop. However, there are services departing from HERSTAL Rue Marexhe and arriving at Waltrop Am Moselbach via Maastricht, Dortmund Hbf and Dortmund Mengede Bf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 5m.

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The distance between Herstal and Waltrop is 163 km. The road distance is 218.7 km.

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The best way to get from Herstal to Waltrop without a car is to train via Cologne which takes 3h 35m and costs €40 - €200.

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It takes approximately 3h 35m to get from Herstal to Waltrop, including transfers.

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Herstal to Waltrop bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Maastricht station.

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The best way to get from Herstal to Waltrop is to train via Cologne which takes 3h 35m and costs €40 - €200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €11 - €14 and takes 6h 5m.

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Herstal to Waltrop bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Dortmund Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Herstal to Waltrop is 219 km. It takes approximately 1h 59m to drive from Herstal to Waltrop.

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Map of how to get from Herstal to Waltrop.
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  • Distance: 163.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 35m

What companies run services between Herstal, Belgium and Waltrop, Germany?

You can take a train from Herstal to Waltrop via Liège-Guillemins, Koeln Hbf, Duisburg Hbf, Dortmund-Mengede, and Dortmund Mengede Bf in around 3h 35m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Maastricht to Dortmund Hbf twice daily. Tickets cost €11 - €14 and the journey takes 3h 10m.

Train operators
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Aachen, Hbf
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Aachen, Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Recklinghausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €28
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Aachen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Recklinghausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €95
Website
Thalys
Standard
€50 - €70
Comfort
€60 - €80
Premium
€70 - €95
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €80
Website
Thalys
Standard
€40 - €60
Comfort
€50 - €70
Premium
€55 - €80
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Thalys
Standard
€40 - €55
Comfort
€50 - €70
Premium
€50 - €75
Train from Aachen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €120
Website
Thalys
Standard
€55 - €80
Comfort
€70 - €90
Premium
€80 - €120
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€55 - €120
Website
Thalys
Standard
€55 - €85
Comfort
€70 - €95
Premium
€85 - €120
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Recklinghausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Dortmund-Mengede
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Aachen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
National Express Rail
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Dortmund-Mengede
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Aachen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Dortmund Mengede Bf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Aachen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne central station to Duisburg central station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Aachen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Flixtrain
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Dortmund-Mengede
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Eurobahn
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €10
1st Class
€10 - €15
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Aachen, Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Recklinghausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Recklinghausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Bahn DE
Bus operators
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Bus from Recklinghausen Hbf to Waltrop Am Moselbach
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Die Länderbahn
Vestische Strassenbahnen GmbH
Phone
49 (0) 2366 186 - 0
Email
info@vestische.de
Website
vestische.de
Bus from Recklinghausen Hbf to Waltrop Am Moselbach
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Vestische Strassenbahnen GmbH
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Maastricht to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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