Düsseldorf to Heerlen by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 28m
  • Distance
    68 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 7m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Düsseldorf to Heerlen by train

Fast trains from Düsseldorf to Heerlen take around 1 hour and 28 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 68 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Düsseldorf and Heerlen.

1. Are there direct trains from Düsseldorf to Heerlen?

Journeys between Düsseldorf and Heerlen usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 24 departures on the route from Düsseldorf to Heerlen every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 20 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Düsseldorf to Heerlen?

The Düsseldorf to Heerlen train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 28 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Düsseldorf to Heerlen train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Heerlen is usually scheduled to depart Düsseldorf around 04:32 and the last train is around 00:42. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Düsseldorf around 05:39, and the last at 00:22.

When to book Düsseldorf to Heerlen train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Düsseldorf to Heerlen by train.

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Which train companies operate between Düsseldorf and Heerlen?

More than one train company operates on the route from Düsseldorf to Heerlen, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurobahn
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • S-Bahn
  • Schnellzug

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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