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There are 6 ways to get from Zoetermeer to Oberhausen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Gouda

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Oberhausen central train station

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Train

  1. Take the train from Zoetermeer Oost to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf

Train via Arnhem

  1. Take the train from Zoetermeer Oost to Tiel
  2. Take the train from Tiel to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to OB-Sterkrade

Drive

  1. Drive from Zoetermeer to Oberhausen

Train, fly

  1. Take the train from Den Haag Laan v NOI to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Dusseldorf (DUS)

Zoetermeer to Oberhausen by train

The train journey time between Zoetermeer and Oberhausen is around 2h 5m and covers a distance of around 196 km. This includes an average layover time of around 17 min. The fastest train normally takes 1h 56m. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS) and DB Fernverkehr AG, the Zoetermeer to Oberhausen train service departs from Zoetermeer Oost and arrives in Oberhausen Hbf. Typically 48 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:
1h 48m
Layover time:
17 min
Total time:
2h 5m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
1h 56m
Train distance:
196 km
Trains per week:
48
Cheapest price:
€33
Carbon emissions:
10 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:28
Last train departs at:
18:28

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Zoetermeer to Oberhausen train schedules

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
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  • 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, Israel, Japan, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Russia, Serbia, 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, Israel, Japan, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, 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, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, 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, France, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Russia, Serbia, 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 Oberhausen is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Oberhausen 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, returning to Netherlands from Germany is currently allowed.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 20 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zoetermeer to Oberhausen is to bus which costs €20 - €27 and takes 5h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Zoetermeer to Oberhausen is to drive which costs €26 - €40 and takes 2h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zoetermeer to Oberhausen station. However, there are services departing from Zoetermeer, Woonhart and arriving at Oberhausen central train station via Leiden, Leiden Centraal and Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zoetermeer to Oberhausen. However, there are services departing from Zoetermeer Oost and arriving at Oberhausen Hbf via Gouda and Utrecht Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 53m.

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The distance between Zoetermeer and Oberhausen is 175 km. The road distance is 201.2 km.

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The best way to get from Zoetermeer to Oberhausen without a car is to train via Gouda which takes 2h 53m and costs €30 - €80.

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It takes approximately 2h 53m to get from Zoetermeer to Oberhausen, including transfers.

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Zoetermeer to Oberhausen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport station.

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

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The best way to get from Zoetermeer to Oberhausen is to train via Gouda which takes 2h 53m and costs €30 - €80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €20 - €27 and takes 5h 49m.

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Map of how to get from Zoetermeer to Oberhausen.
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  • Distance: 175.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 53m

What companies run services between Zoetermeer, Netherlands and Oberhausen, Germany?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Utrecht Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf every 4 hours. Tickets cost €17 - €40 and the journey takes 1h 17m. DB Fernverkehr AG also services this route 6 times a week. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Oberhausen central train station once daily. Tickets cost €13 - €16 and the journey takes 3h 10m. FlixBus-de also services this route once daily.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €350
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 Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €40
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€17 - €24
1st Class
€28 - €40
Train from Zoetermeer Oost to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €23
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €14
1st Class
€16 - €23
Train from Zoetermeer Oost to Tiel
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €29
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€12 - €18
1st Class
€20 - €29
Train from Den Haag Laan v NOI to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €18
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €11
1st Class
€14 - €18
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Tiel to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
arriva.nl
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to OB-Sterkrade
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen-Sterkrade
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
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 Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Oberhausen central train station
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €16
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.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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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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Zoetermeer to Oberhausen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Oberhausen central train station.

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Zoetermeer to Oberhausen train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Oberhausen Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zoetermeer to Oberhausen is 201 km. It takes approximately 2h 4m to drive from Zoetermeer to Oberhausen.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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