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There are 5 ways to get from Pinkpop Festival to Grobbendonk by train, bus, bus and ferry 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  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord Ice
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Herentals Ic / ...

€42 - €65

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Maastricht Station perron D to Hasselt Station perron 10 20a / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hasselt Station perron 13 to Geel Station perron 1 299

€11 - €22

3 alternative options

Line 5 bus, train, bus, line 420 bus  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the line 5 bus from Landgraaf, Honigmannstraat to Heerlen, Station Uitstaphalte 5
  2. Take the train from Heerlen to Maastricht Re
  3. Take the bus from Maastricht Station perron D to Hasselt Station perron 10 20a / ...
  4. Take the train from Hasselt to Mol Ic
  5. Take the train from Mol to Herentals S33 / ...
  6. Take the line 420 bus from Herentals Station perron 9 to Grobbendonk Dorp 420 / ...

€18 - €31

Train, bus and ferry, line 427 bus  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the train from Heerlen to Eindhoven Centraal
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Eindhoven to Antwerp
  3. Take the line 427 bus from Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 1 to Grobbendonk Dorp 427

€19 - €40

Drive  •  1h 7m

  1. Drive from Pinkpop Festival to Grobbendonk 108.8 km

€13 - €20

Pinkpop Festival to Grobbendonk by walk, bus and train

The journey time between Pinkpop Festival and Grobbendonk is around 5h 35m and covers a distance of around 144 km. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 44m. Operated by Arriva NL, Deutsche Bahn Regional, De Lijn and others, the Pinkpop Festival to Grobbendonk service departs from Pinkpop Festival and arrives in Grobbendonk Dorp. Typically 83 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 35m
Fastest journey time:
3h 44m
Services per week:
83
Cheapest price:
€19
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:56
Last service departs at:
23:29

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Pinkpop Festival to Grobbendonk walk, bus and train schedules

Walk services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated

Departing Tuesday

Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Grobbendonk is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Grobbendonk is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Grobbendonk is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pinkpop Festival to Grobbendonk is to drive which costs €13 - €20 and takes 1h 7m.

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The fastest way to get from Pinkpop Festival to Grobbendonk is to drive. Taking this option will cost €13 - €20 and takes 1h 7m.

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The distance between Pinkpop Festival and Grobbendonk is 96 km. The road distance is 108.8 km.

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The best way to get from Pinkpop Festival to Grobbendonk without a car is to train which takes 5h 30m and costs €40 - €65.

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It takes approximately 5h 30m to get from Pinkpop Festival to Grobbendonk, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Pinkpop Festival to Grobbendonk is to train which takes 5h 30m and costs €40 - €65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €11 - €23 and takes 6h 40m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pinkpop Festival to Grobbendonk is 109 km. It takes approximately 1h 7m to drive from Pinkpop Festival to Grobbendonk.

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There are 171+ hotels available in Grobbendonk. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Pinkpop Festival to Grobbendonk.
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  • Distance: 96.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 30m

What companies run services between Pinkpop Festival, Netherlands and Grobbendonk, Belgium?

You can take a train from Pinkpop Festival to Grobbendonk via Landgraaf, Aachen Hbf, Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord, Herentals, and Herentals Station perron 9 in around 5h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pinkpop Festival to Grobbendonk via Landgraaf, Maastricht, Maastricht Station perron D, Hasselt Station perron 13, Geel Station perron 1, Geel, Herentals, and Herentals Station perron 9 in around 6h 40m.

Train operators
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 Aachen Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Herentals
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €11
1st Class
€11 - €16
Train from Hasselt to Mol
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €9
1st Class
€9 - €14
Train from Mol to Herentals
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€4 - €7
1st Class
€6 - €10
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Heerlen to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €6
Website
arriva.nl
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 Heerlen to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Heerlen to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €30
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €19
1st Class
€22 - €30
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Landgraaf, Honigmannstraat to Heerlen, Station Uitstaphalte
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
arriva.nl
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Maastricht Station perron D to Hasselt Station perron 10
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Bus from Herentals Station perron 9 to Grobbendonk Dorp
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Bus from Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 1 to Grobbendonk Dorp
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Bus from Hasselt Station perron 13 to Geel Station perron 1
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Eindhoven to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com

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