There are 6 ways to get from Nijmegen to Düsseldorf by train, bus, rideshare or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf ICE International / ...

$36 - $55

Cheapest option

Train Arriva NL  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Nijmegen to Venlo Stoptrein S1
  2. Take the train from Venlo to Dusseldorf Hbf Sneltrein RE13

$4 - $7

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Nijmegen, Centraal Station to Emmerich, Bahnhof Sb58
  2. Take the train from Emmerich to Dusseldorf Hbf Stoptrein RE19 / ...

Bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Nijmegen to Düsseldorf 120

$9 - $15

Rideshare  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Nijmegen to Düsseldorf 76.2 miles

$12

Drive  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Nijmegen to Düsseldorf 75.6 miles

$18 - $27

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nijmegen to Düsseldorf is to train which costs 4€ - 6€ and takes 2 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nijmegen to Düsseldorf is to drive which costs 15€ - 23€ and takes 1 h 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nijmegen and arriving at Düsseldorf. Services depart three times a week, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nijmegen to Düsseldorf. However, there are services departing from Nijmegen and arriving at Dusseldorf Hbf via Arnhem Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 57 min.

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The distance between Nijmegen and Düsseldorf is 94 km. The road distance is 121 km.

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The best way to get from Nijmegen to Düsseldorf without a car is to train which takes 1 h 57 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to get from Nijmegen to Düsseldorf, including transfers.

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Nijmegen to Düsseldorf bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Nijmegen station.

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Map of how to get from Nijmegen to Düsseldorf.
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  • Distance: 58.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 57 min

What companies run services between Nijmegen, Netherlands and Düsseldorf, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Nijmegen to Düsseldorf every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 14 min. Abellio NRW also services this route hourly. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Nijmegen to Düsseldorf 3 times a week. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min.

Train operators
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 Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Train from Emmerich to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Nijmegen to Venlo
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
arriva.nl
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eurobahn.de
Bus operators
Breng
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
breng.nl
Bus from Nijmegen, Centraal Station to Emmerich, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
breng.nl
Niederrheinische Verkehrsbetriebe AG NIAG
Phone
+49 2841 2050
Email
info@niag-online.de
Website
niag-online.de
Bus from Nijmegen Centraal Station Bstg 2 to Emmerich Bahnhof Bstg 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Niederrheinische Verkehrsbetriebe AG
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nijmegen to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Nijmegen to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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