There are 3 ways to get from Nijmegen to Elten by train, bus 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, line 566 bus  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Nijmegen to Arnhem
  2. Take the train from Arnhem to Zevenaar
  3. Take the line 566 bus from Zevenaar, Station Zevenaar to Elten, Markt 566

$9 - $17

Cheapest option

Line 300 bus, line 60 bus  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 300 bus from Nijmegen, Centraal Station to Arnhem, Willemsplein 300
  2. Take the line 60 bus from Arnhem, Willemsplein to Zevenaar, Station Zevenaar 60

$2

1 alternative option

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Nijmegen to Elten 26.9 miles

$6 - $10

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

You can take a bus from Nijmegen to Elten via Arnhem, Willemsplein and Zevenaar, Station Zevenaar in around 3 h 6 min.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Nijmegen to Arnhem
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Arnhem to Zevenaar
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Zevenaar
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
arriva.nl
Abellio Rail NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Zevenaar
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
abellio.de
Breng
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
breng.nl
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Zevenaar
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
breng.nl
Bus operators
Breng
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
breng.nl
Bus from Zevenaar, Station Zevenaar to Elten, Markt
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
breng.nl
Bus from Nijmegen, Centraal Station to Arnhem, Willemsplein
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
breng.nl
Bus from Arnhem, Willemsplein to Zevenaar, Station Zevenaar
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
breng.nl

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nijmegen and Elten is 21 km. The road distance is 43 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nijmegen to Elten is to line 300 bus and line 60 bus which costs 2€ and takes 3 h 6 min.

The quickest way to get from Nijmegen to Elten is to drive which takes 32 min and costs 5€ - 8€.

No, there is no direct bus from Nijmegen to Elten. However, there are services departing from Nijmegen, Centraal Station and arriving at Elten, Markt via Arnhem, Willemsplein and Zevenaar, Station Zevenaar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 6 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to get from Nijmegen to Elten, including transfers.