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There are 8 ways to get from Utrecht to Nienburg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 8m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Hengelo Intercity
  2. Take the train from Hengelo to Wunstorf Ic / ...

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Train via Herford  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Hengelo
  2. Take the train from Hengelo to Herford Re
  3. Take the train from Herford, Bahnhof to Nienburg(Weser) 78 / ...

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Train via Zwolle  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Zwolle Sprinter / ...
  2. Take the train from Zwolle to Wunstorf 77

Bus, train  •  7h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Hannover Hauptbahnhof/ZOB N1325 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Nienburg(Weser) Re / ...

Drive  •  3h 36m

  1. Drive from Utrecht to Nienburg 336.9 km

Train, fly to Hannover  •  3h 40m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Hannover (HAJ) AMS - HAJ
  3. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Nienburg(Weser)

Train, fly to Bremen  •  3h 36m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Bremen (BRE) AMS - BRE
  3. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Nienburg(Weser)

Train, fly to Hamburg  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Hamburg (HAM) AMS - HAM
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
  4. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Nienburg(Weser)

Utrecht to Nienburg by train

The train journey time between Utrecht and Nienburg is around 5h 7m and covers a distance of around 370 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. The fastest train normally takes 4h 39m. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS), DB Fernverkehr, Deutsche Bahn Regional and others, the Utrecht to Nienburg train service departs from Utrecht Centraal and arrives in Nienburg(Weser). Typically 41 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
4h 6m
Layover time:
1h
Total time:
5h 7m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
4h 39m
Train distance:
370 km
Trains per week:
41
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:09
Last train departs at:
17:07

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Utrecht to Nienburg train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
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.
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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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Germany, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Paraguay, Qatar, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Germany with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Netherlands

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
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, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Estonia, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Estonia, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Estonia, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Estonia, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Estonia, France, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Germany

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Netherlands

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

Frequently Asked Questions


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 Nienburg is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Nienburg 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.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Utrecht to Nienburg is to train via Herford which costs €29 - €60 and takes 6h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Utrecht to Nienburg is to train and fly which costs €80 - €370 and takes 3h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Utrecht to Nienburg. However, there are services departing from Utrecht Centraal and arriving at Nienburg(Weser) via Hengelo and Wunstorf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 8m.

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It is 285 km from Utrecht to Nienburg. It is approximately 336.9 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Utrecht to Nienburg without a car is to train which takes 5h 8m and costs €40 - €140.

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It takes approximately 5h 8m to get from Utrecht to Nienburg, including transfers.

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Utrecht to Nienburg train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Utrecht Centraal station.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Hannover Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Utrecht to Nienburg train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Wunstorf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Utrecht to Nienburg is 337 km. It takes approximately 3h 36m to drive from Utrecht to Nienburg.

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  • Distance: 285 km
  • Duration: 5h 8m

What companies run services between Utrecht, Netherlands and Nienburg, Lower Saxony, Germany?

You can take a train from Utrecht to Nienburg via Hengelo and Wunstorf in around 5h 8m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hannover
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €370
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bremen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €460
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €140
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €370
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 Utrecht Centraal to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
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 Hengelo to Wunstorf
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €50
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€21 - €29
1st Class
€35 - €50
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€12 - €29
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€12 - €18
1st Class
€21 - €29
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €19
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€14 - €19
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Hengelo to Wunstorf
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Zwolle to Wunstorf
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Nienburg(Weser)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Nienburg(Weser)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hengelo to Herford
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Eurobahn
Train from Herford, Bahnhof to Nienburg(Weser)
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Eurobahn
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 Hannover Hbf to Nienburg(Weser)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Nienburg(Weser)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Hannover Hbf to Nienburg(Weser)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Nienburg(Weser)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Nienburg(Weser)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €17
Website
Bahn DE
Train from Bremen Hbf to Nienburg(Weser)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €20
Website
Bahn DE
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 Hannover Hbf to Nienburg(Weser)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
metronom
Phone
+49 581 97164164
Email
presse@der-metronom.de
Website
der-metronom.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
metronom
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 Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg central station to Bremen central station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
Flixtrain
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Hamburg Hauptbahnhof to Bremen Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90 - €110
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Hannover Hauptbahnhof/ZOB
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €24
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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