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There are 4 ways to get from Meppen to Joure by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Meppen, Bahnhof to Salzbergen
  2. Take the train from Hengelo to Zwolle
  3. Take the train from Zwolle to Heerenveen

Cheapest

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Meppen, Bahnhof to Leer(Ostfriesl)
  2. Take the bus from Leer ZOB to Groningen central station
  3. Take the bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Joure, Busstation

Train, bus via Groningen

  1. Take the train from Meppen, Bahnhof to Leer(Ostfriesl)
  2. Take the bus from Leer to Groningen
  3. Take the bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Joure, Busstation

Drive

  1. Drive from Meppen to Joure

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The most affordable way to get from Meppen to Joure is to drive, which costs €18 - €27 and takes 1h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Meppen to Joure is to drive which costs €18 - €27 and takes 1h 28m.

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The distance between Meppen and Joure is 105 km. The road distance is 129.2 km.

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The best way to get from Meppen to Joure without a car is to train which takes 3h 57m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 57m to get from Meppen to Joure, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Meppen to Joure is 129 km. It takes approximately 1h 28m to drive from Meppen to Joure.

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  • Distance: 104.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 57m

What companies run services between Meppen, Germany and Joure, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Meppen to Joure via Salzbergen, Hengelo, Zwolle, Heerenveen, and Heerenveen, Busstation in around 3h 57m.

Train operators
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Phone
+49 521 55777755
Email
info@westfalenbahn.de
Website
westfalenbahn.de
Train from Meppen, Bahnhof to Salzbergen
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Train from Meppen, Bahnhof to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Blauwnet
Phone
0900-9292
Website
blauwnet.nl
Train from Hengelo to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Blauwnet
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 Zwolle to Heerenveen
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €26
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€18 - €26
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 Meppen, Bahnhof to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Leer ZOB to Groningen central station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €9
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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Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Joure, Busstation
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Leer to Groningen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
arriva.nl

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