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Düsseldorf-Papenburg Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 24 daily trains from Düsseldorf to Papenburg. Traveling by train from Düsseldorf to Papenburg usually takes around 3 hours, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance130 mi (210 km)
Fastest train3h 0m
Lowest price£20.07
Trains per day6
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines5

Which train should you take from Düsseldorf to Papenburg?

There are 5 train lines with service from Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia to Papenburg, Lower Saxony. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 10 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Eurocity23h 9m£19.84
DB Intercity102h 53m£18.84
DB Intercity-Express13h 26m£21.50
Deutsche Bahn103h 29m£21.05
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company13h 47m£21.50

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Düsseldorf to Papenburg during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Düsseldorf to Papenburg?

The distance between Düsseldorf and Papenburg is approximately 130 miles, or 210 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours, Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Düsseldorf to Papenburg are the most crowded on Wednesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Wednesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Düsseldorf at 02:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 20:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Düsseldorf to Papenburg?

There are 24 scheduled trains on most days. 6 of these are direct connections to Papenburg. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Papenburg to Düsseldorf.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Düsseldorf?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Düsseldorf.

Where is the train station in Papenburg?

Arrival stations

Papenburg has one train station.

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