Venlo Railway Station – Venlo, Netherlands

Venlo Railway Station in Venlo Has Good Connections to Major Dutch Cities:

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Venlo Railway Station by J.Roßkamp

Venlo Railway Station serves the town of Venlo and is part of the Nederlandse Spoorwegen railway network, one of the Dutch railway operators. Although Venlo is a small town of only 90,000 people, it is well connected by train. This is because Venlo is a junction station and it is situated on railway lines such as:

  • Maastricht – Venlo
  • Viersen – Venlo
  • Venlo – Eindhoven
  • Nijmegen – Venlo

How to Get to Venlo by Train

Venlo Railway Station is connected to major Dutch cities like Eindhoven, Roermond and Nijmegen. As Venlo is also a border town with Germany, there are railway links from Venlo to German cities.  Services that call at Venlo include:

  • Den Haag Central – Breda – Eindhoven – Venlo (half-hourly intercity service)
  • Venlo – Düsseldorf – Hamm (Westfalen) (hourly local service)
  • Venlo – Mönchengladbach Hbf – Keulen (Cologne) Hbf
  • Nijmegen – Venlo – Roermond (half-hourly local service)

Travel from Amsterdam to Venlo

  • To travel from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Venlo requires a change at either Eindhoven or Nijmegen.  Journey time is about 2 hours 30 minutes.
  • To travel from Amsterdam Centraal to Venlo requires a change at Eindhoven.  Journey time from is about 2 hours 5 minutes.

In front of Venlo station there is a bus station for regional and city buses as well as a car park.  For those attending Floriade, there is a regular shuttle service from the station to the Floriade showground.

Venlo Railway Station Building

Venlo Railway Station was first opened in 1865 however the current building dates to 1958. The station building has a large clock tower and typifies a post-war era Dutch station.


Venlo Railway Station
Stationsplein 1
5913AA Venlo, NL

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