Accessibility and transport to and from Venlo
Venlo is easy to reach by car, train, bus and plane. The city offers outstanding facilities with a modern central railway station just a few minutes away from the charming centre and all the sights and more than 6000 parking spaces.
Boasting four international airports within a 50 km radius, it's easy to see why getting to Venlo is quick and easy.
Venlo by car
Venlo is easy to reach by car, via the A67, A73, E34 and A74 motorways. The exits to Venlo Centre and the various other districts are clearly sign posted. Cities such as Nijmegen, Eindhoven and Maastricht, but also neighbouring cities in Germany like Düsseldorf, Essen and Cologne are within an hour's drive from Venlo.
For the latest information about accessibility, traffic updates, congestion and accidents consult the ANWB. This organisation offers a wide range of travel-related services. Or visit VanAnaarBeter.nl for the latest news about mobility and roadworks in the region.
Venlo by public transport
One of the quickest and easiest ways to travel to Venlo is by train. The Intercity service and local trains stop at Venlo Central Station. The quickest service between Amsterdam, Schiphol, Rotterdam and Den Haag is the direct NS Intercity. This service runs twice an hour. More information about routes, departure and arrival times and prices can be found on www.ns.nl, (national journeys), www.nsinternational.nl (to and from international destinations).
There are frequent regional bus services running to and from the bus station near the railway station in Venlo and to the bus stop near the the main shopping area and Vleesplein and Vleesstraat.
Numbering three international airports within a 50 km radius, it's easy to understand the strategic importance of Venlo's location: Eindhoven Airport, Niederrhein (Weeze) Airport and Düsseldorf Airport are close by, with easy access to Maastricht-Aachen Airport, Cologne and Brussels.
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