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Travel from Nijmegen to Arnhem by train in 12 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Nijmegen to Arnhem by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Nijmegen to Arnhem by train is 14 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 12 minutes. You'll usually find 163 trains per day traveling the 16 km between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Arnhem. Trains on this route are operated by Nederlanse Spoorwegen (NS). As the main rail operator in the Netherlands, all services are modern with comfortable seating.

Book train tickets from Nijmegen to Arnhem in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $6.40. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Nijmegen to Arnhem by train

It takes an average of 14m to travel from Nijmegen to Arnhem by train, over a distance of around 10 miles (16 km). There are normally 163 trains per day traveling from Nijmegen to Arnhem and tickets for this journey start from $6.40 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 12m
PriceFrom $6.40
Distance10 miles (16 km)
Frequency163 trains per day
First train00:02
Last train23:54
Departure stationNijmegen
Arrival stationArnhem
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsNS

Nijmegen to Arnhem train times

Check out the next trains departing from Nijmegen to Arnhem for Tuesday Dec 6th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
12:24 12:37 13m, direct
12:28 12:40 12m, direct
12:32 12:49 17m, direct
12:43 12:56 13m, direct
12:46 13:04 18m, direct
12:54 13:07 13m, direct
12:58 13:10 12m, direct
13:02 13:19 17m, direct
13:13 13:26 13m, direct
13:16 13:34 18m, direct

NS trains from Nijmegen to Arnhem

You can travel from Nijmegen to Arnhem on NS trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoNicky Boogaard, under licence CC BY-SA 2.0

NS is the main railway operator in the Netherlands. It connects the four corners of the country with regional, medium-distance and high-speed trains. It's also possible for you to travel at night thanks to multi-line night trains, including Schiphol and Eindhoven airports. All trains are equipped with two comfort classes – First Class and Second Class.

Cheap train tickets from Nijmegen to Arnhem

The price of train tickets from Nijmegen to Arnhem starts at $6.40 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Nijmegen to Arnhem by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Nijmegen to Arnhem

Want to know more about your journey from Nijmegen to Arnhem? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Nijmegen to Arnhem take?

The average journey time by train between Nijmegen and Arnhem is 14 minutes, with around 163 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Nijmegen and Arnhem by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Nijmegen to Arnhem is 12 minutes.

How much does the train from Nijmegen to Arnhem cost?

Train tickets from Nijmegen to Arnhem can start from as little as $6.40 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Nijmegen to Arnhem?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Nijmegen to Arnhem without having to change trains. There are 163 direct trains from Nijmegen to Arnhem each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Nijmegen to Arnhem leave?

The first train from Nijmegen to Arnhem leaves at 00:02. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Nijmegen to Arnhem leave?

The last train from Nijmegen to Arnhem leaves at 23:54. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Nijmegen and Arnhem by train?

Trains travelling from Nijmegen to Arnhem cover a distance of around 10 miles (16 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Arnhem to Nijmegen.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Nijmegen to Arnhem for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/06/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 11/28/2022 for travel on 11/28/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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