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There are 4 ways to get from Utrecht to Nijmegen by train, night bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  53m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Nijmegen Intercity

$12 - $21

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Night bus  •  1h 10m

  1. Take the night bus from Utrecht to Nijmegen N94

$4 - $8

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  1h 18m

  1. Take the rideshare from Utrecht to Nijmegen 52.7 miles

$9

Drive  •  55m

  1. Drive from Utrecht to Nijmegen 54.1 miles

$13 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Utrecht to Nijmegen is to night bus which costs 4€ - 7€ and takes 1h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Utrecht to Nijmegen is to train which costs 10€ - 18€ and takes 53m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Utrecht and arriving at Nijmegen. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Utrecht Centraal and arriving at Nijmegen. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 53m.

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The distance between Utrecht and Nijmegen is 57 km. The road distance is 86.5 km.

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The best way to get from Utrecht to Nijmegen without a car is to train which takes 53m and costs 10€ - 18€.

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The train from Utrecht Centraal to Nijmegen takes 53m including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Utrecht to Nijmegen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Utrecht station.

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

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Utrecht to Nijmegen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nijmegen station.

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Map of how to get from Utrecht to Nijmegen.
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  • Distance: 35.7 miles
  • Duration: 53m

What companies run services between Utrecht, Netherlands and Nijmegen, Netherlands?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Utrecht to Nijmegen every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $12 - $21 and the journey takes 53m.

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 Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Utrecht to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Utrecht to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Utrecht to Nijmegen is 87 km. It takes approximately 55m to drive from Utrecht to Nijmegen.

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There are 463+ hotels available in Nijmegen. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Utrecht and Nijmegen. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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