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Trains from Düsseldorf to Duisburg

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Düsseldorf - Duisburg Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 3 daily trains from Düsseldorf to Duisburg. Traveling by train from Düsseldorf to Duisburg usually takes around 27 minutes, but the fastest DB Intercity-Express train can make the trip in 10 minutes.

Distance14 mi (23 km)
Fastest train0h 10m
Lowest price$13.72
Trains per day8
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines3

Which train should you take from Düsseldorf to Duisburg?

There are 3 train lines with service from Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia to Duisburg, North Rhine-Westphalia. Deutsche Bahn is your best bet, with 2 scheduled trains per day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity-Express20h 25m$19.12
Deutsche Bahn20h 29m$17.64
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company10h 30m$16.65

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Düsseldorf to Duisburg 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 Duisburg?

The distance between Düsseldorf and Duisburg is approximately 14 miles, or 23 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 27 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 10 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Duisburg.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Düsseldorf to Duisburg are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Friday 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 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. 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 Duisburg?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. 8 of these are direct connections to Duisburg. 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 Duisburg to Düsseldorf. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Düsseldorf to Duisburg for $6.69.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Düsseldorf?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Düsseldorf.

Where is the train station in Duisburg?

Arrival stations

There are more train stations and stops in Duisburg than most cities. Most trains from Düsseldorf will stop at one (or more) of the 5 following stations in Duisburg:

Train stations in Duisburg:

  • Train Station

  • Rumeln

  • Trompet

  • Duisburg-Obermeiderich

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