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Train Dusseldorf Airport to Bielefeld

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Train Dusseldorf Airport to Bielefeld

Hi - 2 of us will be travelling from Dusseldorf to Bielefeld on 26 August (Plane lands from UK at 17h30). We have 1h30 from our plane landing to our train departing - do you think that is enough time, or should we book on a later train?

If we don't catch a train, we will hire a car & drive to Bielefeld. We have never driven in Germany before - is it easy to get around with regards traffic etc. We do have a sat nav, I was wondering more about the volume of traffic early evening.

Thanks for your help

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1. Re: Train Dusseldorf Airport to Bielefeld

> We have 1h30 from our plane landing to our train departing - do you think that is enough time, or should we book on a later train?

You don´t "book" a train at this distance. You just buy a ticket that is valid for any train.

>If we don't catch a train, we will hire a car & drive to Bielefeld.

Again, there is no problem of "not catching" a train. All routes are served hourly or more often. You just land, buy a ticket and take the next train in your direction.

www.bahn.de

from: DUS

To: Bielefeld

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2. Re: Train Dusseldorf Airport to Bielefeld

DB timetable

http://reiseauskunft.bahn.de/bin/query.exe/en

From: DUS

To: Bielefeld

There are hourly direct ICE trains.

Travel time 1:36. Standard fare EUR 38,00 per person.

Or use the hourly direct RE trains. They are 20 minutes slower . For them you can use the SchönerTagTicket NRW (HappyDayTicket North Rhine-Westphalia). EUR 34,00 (for both of you together).

You can buy all of the above mentioned tickets on spot. And you can use with them any train of the same class on this route and day.

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3. Re: Train Dusseldorf Airport to Bielefeld

And 1:30h for DUS are more than enough (in case you arrive ontime).

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4. Re: Train Dusseldorf Airport to Bielefeld

Thanks all for your help. We are looking forward to our trip to Germany in a few weeks time.

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5. Re: Train Dusseldorf Airport to Bielefeld

Remember that you have to catch the Skytrain monorail from the airport to the railway station. You are supposed to buy your ticket at the machine before you get on the monorail.

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