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There are 4 ways to get from Messe Düsseldorf to Erkelenz by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

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Subway, train

  1. Take the subway from D-MERKUR ARENA/Messe Nord to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Erkelenz, Bf

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Messe Düsseldorf to Erkelenz

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from D-Messe-Center to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Düsseldorf Hbf to Mönchengladbach, Hbf

Drive

  1. Drive from Messe Düsseldorf to Erkelenz

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The cheapest way to get from Messe Düsseldorf to Erkelenz is to drive which costs €5 - €9 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Messe Düsseldorf to Erkelenz is to taxi which costs €110 - €140 and takes 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Messe Düsseldorf to Erkelenz. However, there are services departing from D-MERKUR ARENA/Messe Nord and arriving at Erkelenz, Bf via Düsseldorf Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 13m.

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The distance between Messe Düsseldorf and Erkelenz is 36 km. The road distance is 51 km.

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The best way to get from Messe Düsseldorf to Erkelenz without a car is to subway and train which takes 1h 13m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 13m to get from Messe Düsseldorf to Erkelenz, including transfers.

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Messe Düsseldorf to Erkelenz train services, operated by Rheinbahn AG, depart from D-MERKUR ARENA/Messe Nord station.

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Messe Düsseldorf to Erkelenz train services, operated by National Express, arrive at Erkelenz, Bf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Messe Düsseldorf to Erkelenz is 51 km. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Messe Düsseldorf to Erkelenz.

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Map of how to get from Messe Düsseldorf to Erkelenz.
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  • Distance: 35.8 km
  • Duration: 1h 13m

What companies run services between Messe Düsseldorf, Germany and Erkelenz, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany?

You can take a bus from Messe Düsseldorf to Erkelenz via D-Messe-Center, Düsseldorf Hbf, Mönchengladbach, Hbf, and Mönchengladbach, Hbf in around 2h 8m.

Train operators
Rheinbahn AG
Website
rheinbahn.de
Subway from D-MERKUR ARENA/Messe Nord to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
rheinbahn.de
Rheinbahn Stadtbahn
Website
delfi.de
Subway from D-MERKUR SPIEL-ARENA/Messe Nord to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
delfi.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Erkelenz, Bf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
National Express Rail
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 Düsseldorf Hbf to Erkelenz, Bf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
Rheinbahn AG
Website
rheinbahn.de
Bus from D-Messe-Center to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
rheinbahn.de
Rheinbahn Bus
Website
delfi.de
Bus from D-Messe-Center to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
delfi.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Bus from Düsseldorf Hbf to Mönchengladbach, Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
National Express Rail
Other operators
Taxi from Messe Düsseldorf to Erkelenz
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
€110 - €140
Taxi Düsseldorf eG
Phone
+49 211/33333
Michael Gerst Taxibetrieb
Phone
+49 211/327760
Kinder-Taxi
Phone
+49 211/2601307
DGS GmbH
Phone
+49 211 99 22 000
Website
dgs-grossraumtaxi.de

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