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There are 6 ways to get from Tilburg to Emden by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Enschede  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the train from Tilburg to Zutphen
  2. Take the train from Zutphen to Hengelo
  3. Take the train from Salzbergen to Emden(Ostfriesl) Hauptbahnhof Re

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Bus  •  7h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Breda central train station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk 800 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Leer BlaBlaCar Bus

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Train  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the train from Tilburg to Deventer
  2. Take the train from Deventer to Rheine Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Rheine, Bahnhof to Emden(Ostfriesl) Hauptbahnhof Re / ...

Drive  •  3h 27m

  1. Drive from Tilburg to Emden 347 km

Train, fly to Bremen  •  5h 39m

  1. Take the train from Breda to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Bremen (BRE) AMS - BRE
  3. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Emden Hbf

Train, fly to Hannover  •  7h 19m

  1. Take the train from Breda to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Hannover (HAJ) AMS - HAJ
  3. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Emden Hbf
Netherlands → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Netherlands

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Conditions of entry into Germany from Netherlands

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Albania, Armenia, Austria, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cameroon, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominica, Egypt, Estonia, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Georgia, Greece, Haiti, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Laos, Latvia, Lesotho, Libya, Lithuania, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Serbia, Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen and Zimbabwe
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Austria, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cameroon, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominica, Egypt, Estonia, Ethiopia, Georgia, Greece, Haiti, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Laos, Latvia, Libya, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Serbia, Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam and Yemen
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Germany

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Considerations leaving from Netherlands

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Netherlands.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Emden is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Emden is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Netherlands from Germany.

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Last updated: 5 Dec 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Tilburg to Emden is to bus which costs €28 - €95 and takes 7h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Tilburg to Emden is to drive which costs €45 - €70 and takes 3h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Tilburg to Emden. However, there are services departing from Tilburg and arriving at Emden(Ostfriesl) Hauptbahnhof via Zutphen, Hengelo and Salzbergen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 28m.

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The distance between Tilburg and Emden is 247 km. The road distance is 347 km.

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The best way to get from Tilburg to Emden without a car is to train via Enschede which takes 5h 28m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 28m to get from Tilburg to Emden, including transfers.

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Tilburg to Emden train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Tilburg station.

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The best way to get from Tilburg to Emden is to train via Enschede which takes 5h 28m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €28 - €95 and takes 7h 42m.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Bremen Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Tilburg to Emden train services, operated by WestfalenBahn GmbH, arrive at Emden(Ostfriesl) Hauptbahnhof station.

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Map of how to get from Tilburg to Emden.
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  • Distance: 247.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 28m

What companies run services between Tilburg, Netherlands and Emden, Germany?

You can take a train from Tilburg to Emden via Zutphen, Hengelo, and Salzbergen in around 5h 28m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tilburg to Emden via Breda, Breda central train station, Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk, Leer, and Leer(Ostfriesl) in around 7h 42m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bremen
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hannover
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Train operators
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 Tilburg to Zutphen
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€14 - €20
1st Class
€24 - €35
Train from Tilburg to Deventer
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €40
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€15 - €22
1st Class
€26 - €40
Train from Deventer to Rheine
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €19
1st Class
€22 - €35
Train from Breda to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €30
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€14 - €19
1st Class
€23 - €30
Blauwnet
Phone
0900-9292
Website
blauwnet.nl
Train from Zutphen to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Blauwnet
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Phone
+49 521 55777755
Email
info@westfalenbahn.de
Website
westfalenbahn.de
Train from Salzbergen to Emden(Ostfriesl) Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Train from Rheine, Bahnhof to Emden(Ostfriesl) Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
WestfalenBahn GmbH
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 Deventer to Rheine, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Rheine to Emden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bremen Hbf to Emden(Ostfriesl) Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Rheine to Emden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Emden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Emden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Bremen Hbf to Emden(Ostfriesl) Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Emden(Ostfriesl) Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Emden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Breda central train station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €11
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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RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Breda, Central station, Stationslaan, International bus stop to Amsterdam, Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
RegioJet
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Leer
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
Blablabus

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Yes, the driving distance between Tilburg to Emden is 347 km. It takes approximately 3h 27m to drive from Tilburg to Emden.

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