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There are 5 ways to get from Utrecht to Menden by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 52m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf Re / ...

23€ - 78€

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Bus  •  5h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Utrecht to Neheim-Hüsten 056

19€ - 23€

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Train via Venlo  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Venlo Intercity
  2. Take the train from Venlo to Unna Re13 / ...

Drive  •  2h 18m

  1. Drive from Utrecht to Menden 233.9 km

30€ - 45€

Train, fly  •  4h 53m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) AMS - DUS
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Schwerte

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

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

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The cheapest way to get from Utrecht to Menden is to bus which costs 18€ - 24€ and takes 5h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Utrecht to Menden is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2h 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from Utrecht to Menden. However, there are services departing from Utrecht Centraal and arriving at Froendenberg via Oberhausen Hbf and Dortmund Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 52m.

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The distance between Utrecht and Menden is 196 km. The road distance is 233.9 km.

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The best way to get from Utrecht to Menden without a car is to train which takes 2h 52m and costs 23€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 2h 52m to get from Utrecht to Menden, including transfers.

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Utrecht to Menden train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Utrecht Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Utrecht to Menden is to train which takes 2h 52m and costs 23€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 24€ and takes 5h 7m.

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

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Utrecht to Menden train services, operated by Eurobahn, arrive at Dortmund Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Utrecht to Menden.
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  • Distance: 196.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 52m

What companies run services between Utrecht, Netherlands and Menden, Germany?

You can take a train from Utrecht to Menden via Oberhausen Hbf and Dortmund Hbf in around 2h 52m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Utrecht to Neheim-Hüsten 5 times a week. Tickets cost 14€ - 18€ and the journey takes 4h 40m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 410€
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 Utrecht Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Utrecht Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 40€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
17€ - 24€
1st Class
28€ - 40€
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 40€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
15€ - 22€
1st Class
26€ - 40€
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 19€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
14€ - 19€
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Unna
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
eurobahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Schwerte
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
eurobahn.de
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Nxg
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
nationalexpress.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
National Express Rail
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Utrecht to Neheim-Hüsten
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Utrecht to Menden is 234 km. It takes approximately 2h 18m to drive from Utrecht to Menden.

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