Bad Bentheim station

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Bad Bentheim
Bahnhof Bad Bentheim.jpg
Bad Bentheim station
Location Bad Bentheim, Lower Saxony
Coordinates 52°18′35″N 7°9′26″E / 52.30972°N 7.15722°E / 52.30972; 7.15722Coordinates: 52°18′35″N 7°9′26″E / 52.30972°N 7.15722°E / 52.30972; 7.15722
Line(s) Almelo-Salzbergen railway
Platforms 3
Other information
Station code 248
DS100 code HBTF
Category 5

Bad Bentheim is a railway station[1] located in Bad Bentheim, Germany. The station was opened on 18 October 1865 and is located on the Almelo - Salzbergen railway. The train services are operated by Deutsche Bahn with NS International and the Westfalenbahn.

The station is a border station between Germany and the Netherlands. Dutch and German locomotives change here as the voltage is different in the countries. From Bad Bentheim, passengers can travel on the international service to Amsterdam. Passengers can also reach cities such as Osnabrück, Hannover and Berlin.

To the east of the station is a shunting area for the Bentheimer Eisenbahn which is a freight railway to Nordhorn and Coevorden.

Train services[edit]

The following services currently call at Bad Bentheim:[2]

  • Intercity services Amsterdam - Amersfoort - Hengelo - Osnabrück - Hanover - Berlin
  • Local services RB 61 Bad Bentheim - Rheine - Osnabrück - Herford - Bielefeld
Preceding station   Deutsche Bahn   Following station
Intercity (DB) 140
Preceding station   WestfahlenBahn   Following station
Terminus RB 61

From December 2010 until December 2013 there was a trial with a stopping train between Hengelo, Oldenzaal and Bad Bentheim. This service was operated by Syntus as the Grensland-Express, it stopped due to a lack of passengers. From December 2017 the RB61 will be extended to Hengelo. Additionally there are plans to start passenger services between Bad Bentheim, Nordhorn and Neuenhaus.

Bus services[edit]

  • 100 Bad Bentheim - Nordhorn - Neuenhaus - Uelsen - Wilsum - Emlichheim
  • 200 Bad Bentheim - Nordhorn - Neuenhaus - Veldhausen - Hoogstede - Emlichheim