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There are 4 ways to get from Zoetermeer to Valkenburg by bus, tram, train, taxi or car

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Line 400 bus, line 431 bus  •  39 min

  1. Take the line 400 bus from Zoetermeer, Woonhart to Leiden, Leiden Centraal 400
  2. Take the line 431 bus from Leiden, Leiden Centraal to Valkenburg, Valkenburg Oost/N206 431 / ...

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Line 4 tram, train  •  50 min

  1. Take the line 4 tram from Zoetermeer, Stadhuis to Den Haag, Laan van NOI 3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Den Haag Laan v NOI to Leiden Centraal Sprinter / ...

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Zoetermeer to Valkenburg 21.1 km

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Zoetermeer to Valkenburg 21.1 km

Zoetermeer to Valkenburg by bus

The bus journey time between Zoetermeer and Valkenburg is around 42 min and covers a distance of around 18 km. This includes an average layover time of around 8 min. The fastest bus normally takes 34 min. Operated by Arriva NL, the Zoetermeer to Valkenburg bus service departs from Zoetermeer, Woonhart and arrives in Valkenburg, Valkenburg Oost/N206. Typically 650 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
33 min
Layover time:
8 min
Total time:
42 min

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
34 min
Bus distance:
18 km
Buses per week:
650
Cheapest price:
€4
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
00:17
Last bus departs at:
23:48

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Zoetermeer to Valkenburg bus schedules

Zoetermeer → Valkenburg
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Yes, travel within Netherlands is currently allowed.

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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
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Valkenburg is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Valkenburg is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

Last updated: 26 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Zoetermeer to Valkenburg is to drive which costs €2 - €4 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zoetermeer to Valkenburg is to taxi which costs €50 - €65 and takes 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zoetermeer to Valkenburg. However, there are services departing from Zoetermeer, Woonhart and arriving at Valkenburg, Valkenburg Oost/N206 via Leiden, Leiden Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 min.

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The distance between Zoetermeer and Valkenburg is 14 km. The road distance is 21.1 km.

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The best way to get from Zoetermeer to Valkenburg without a car is to line 400 bus and line 431 bus which takes 39 min and costs €3 - €6.

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It takes approximately 39 min to get from Zoetermeer to Valkenburg, including transfers.

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Zoetermeer to Valkenburg bus services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Zoetermeer, Woonhart station.

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Zoetermeer to Valkenburg bus services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Valkenburg, Valkenburg Oost/N206 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zoetermeer to Valkenburg is 21 km. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Zoetermeer to Valkenburg.

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  • Distance: 14.4 km
  • Duration: 39 min

What companies run services between Zoetermeer, Netherlands and Valkenburg, South Holland, Netherlands?

You can take a bus from Zoetermeer to Valkenburg via Leiden, Leiden Centraal in around 39 min.

Train operators
HTM
Phone
0900-4864636
Email
info@htm.net
Website
htm.nl
Tram from Zoetermeer, Stadhuis to Den Haag, Laan van NOI
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€4
Website
HTM
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 Den Haag Laan v NOI to Leiden Centraal
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €18
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €11
1st Class
€12 - €18
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Zoetermeer, Woonhart to Leiden, Leiden Centraal
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Leiden, Leiden Centraal to Valkenburg, Valkenburg Oost/N206
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €2
Website
arriva.nl
Other operators
Taxi from Zoetermeer to Valkenburg
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
€50 - €65
PrimoTaxi
Phone
+ 31 10 262 2540
Website
primotaxi.nl
Taxi Erdogan
Phone
+31 6 24856139
Rotterdamse Taxi Centrale
Phone
+31 10 462 6060
Website
rtcnv.nl
Rotterdam Taxi Service
Phone
+31 10 229 3508
Website
rotterdamtaxiservice.nl
PrimoTaxi
Phone
+31 10 262 2540
Website
primotaxi.nl

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