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Purmerend-Bad Hersfeld Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 104 daily trains from Purmerend to Bad Hersfeld. Traveling by train from Purmerend to Bad Hersfeld usually takes around 9 hours, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 6 hours and 54 minutes.

Distance233 mi (374 km)
Fastest train7h 0m
Lowest price£56.46
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Purmerend to Bad Hersfeld?

2 train services operate from Purmerend, North Holland to Bad Hersfeld, Hesse. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 86 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn868h 32m£103.09
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company1810h 17m£75.31

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Purmerend to Bad Hersfeld 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 Purmerend to Bad Hersfeld?

The distance between Purmerend and Bad Hersfeld is approximately 233 miles, or 374 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 9 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 54 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Purmerend to Bad Hersfeld are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Sunday 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 Purmerend at 08:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 22:00. 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 Purmerend to Bad Hersfeld?

There are 104 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Bad Hersfeld to Purmerend.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Purmerend?

Departure stations

Purmerend has 3 stations where passengers can board the train to Bad Hersfeld.

Train stations in Purmerend:

  • Purmerend Overwhere

  • Train Station

Where is the train station in Bad Hersfeld?

Arrival stations

Bad Hersfeld has one train station.

Need a return trip from Bad Hersfeld to Purmerend?

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