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There are 147 daily trains from Purmerend to Bielefeld. Traveling by train from Purmerend to Bielefeld usually takes around 8 hours and 24 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train can make the trip in 5 hours and 20 minutes.
|Distance||155 mi (249 km)|
|Fastest train||5h 20m|
|Most frequent service||Deutsche Bahn|
Which train should you take from Purmerend to Bielefeld?
2 train services operate from Purmerend, North Holland to Bielefeld, North Rhine-Westphalia. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 114 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Deutsche Bahn||114||8h 12m||£51.37|
|Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company||33||9h 4m||£29.41|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Purmerend to Bielefeld 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 Bielefeld?
The distance between Purmerend and Bielefeld is approximately 155 miles, or 249 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 24 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 20 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 Bielefeld are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Monday 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 00:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 23:00. 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 Bielefeld?
There are 147 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 Bielefeld to Purmerend.
Where is the train station in Purmerend?
There are two stations in Purmerend where you can board the train to Bielefeld.
Train stations in Purmerend:
Where is the train station in Bielefeld?
There are more train stations and stops in Bielefeld than most cities. Most trains from Purmerend will stop at one (or more) of the 4 following stations in Bielefeld:
Train stations in Bielefeld:
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