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How to travel from Solingen to Viersen by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Solingen to Viersen? Look no further.

There are around 26 trains per day running between Solingen and Viersen, which usually take 16 hours 35 minutes to complete the 27 miles (43 km) journey. It can take as little as 10 hours 55 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. Although there aren't any direct services on this line, it's still easy to travel to Viersen from Solingen, you'll just need to make 2 changes along the way. All or part of your journey will be on board a DB train, as they are the main operator of trains on this route.

You can save money on train tickets from Solingen to Viersen if you book in advance. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for timetables (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Solingen to Viersen by train

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

From 10h 55m


27 miles (43 km)


26 trains per day


2 changes

Train and bus operators

Deutsche Bahn

Solingen to Viersen train times

Check out the next trains departing from Solingen to Viersen for Tuesday 12th December 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:33 22:27 12h 54m, 3 changes
11:34 03:44 16h 10m, 5 changes
11:34 04:42 17h 8m, 3 changes
13:02 06:44 17h 42m, 4 changes
14:08 10:27 20h 19m, 9 changes
16:33 10:28 17h 55m, 4 changes
16:33 10:44 18h 11m, 3 changes
16:33 11:44 19h 11m, 2 changes
17:02 12:28 19h 26m, 4 changes
17:02 12:44 19h 42m, 3 changes

Deutsche Bahn trains from Solingen to Viersen

You can travel from Solingen to Viersen on Deutsche Bahn 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.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

Cheap train tickets from Solingen to Viersen

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 Solingen to Viersen 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Solingen to Viersen? 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 Solingen to Viersen take?

The average journey time by train between Solingen and Viersen is 16 hours and 35 minutes, with around 26 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 Solingen and Viersen by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Solingen to Viersen is 10 hours and 55 minutes.

Is there a direct train from Solingen to Viersen?

No, there are no direct train services from Solingen to Viersen. Travelling from Solingen to Viersen by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from Solingen to Viersen leave?

The first train from Solingen to Viersen leaves at 06:34. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Solingen to Viersen leave?

The last train from Solingen to Viersen leaves at 21:15. 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 Solingen and Viersen by train?

Trains travelling from Solingen to Viersen cover a distance of around 27 miles (43 km) during the journey.

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