How to Reach Assen - The Easiest Way to Reach Assen


Owing to its proximity to the country’s capital, Amsterdam, Assen is very easy to reach by absolutely any mode of transport.

  • By Air: Fly to Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport, very well connected by both international as well as national flights. Assen lies just at a distance of some 170-odd kilometers from Amsterdam. Alternatively, you could also fly to the Groningen Eelde airport, which lies at a mere 18 kilometres from Assen. Airport onwards taxis, trains and buses can be availed.
  • By Train: The Assen station is well connected by several rails serving destinations across Netherlands. The most suitable alternative could be taking a train from the Schiphol Airport.
  • By Cycle: You read that right! Owing to the popularity of the sport cycling in Netherland, there are special cycling tracks actually connecting cities too. Netherland’s national cycle routes LF9 and LF14 pass closely from Assen.
  • By Bus: Assen is a major transportation hub for villages around it. Stadskanaal is one of the big towns that Assen shares great bus connectivity with.


Owing to its compact size, there is not a lot of public transport to get around Assen. It can be easily ventured by alternative methods listed below.

  • On foot: It is a pleasure to walk around Assen. With its canals and parks, this municipality is absolutely refreshing to get some saunter!
  • By bike: Expect a lot on the cycling front in this capital of the cycling province of Drenthe. There are a lot of agencies facilitating bicycle rentals. Not to mention, what a pleasure it is to cycle in this super-quaint town.

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Modes of Transportation in Assen

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Assen. The most preferred mode of transport in Assen is Bike.

Average distance: 6.48 km Average time: 19 min

  • Bike 62.5%
    Bike 15 min Walking 0.4 min Overall average time for 3.66 kms 15.4 min
  • Car 12.5%
    Driving 35 min Walking 1 min Overall average time for 30 kms 36 min
  • Walking 25%
    Walking 16 min Bike 3.5 min Overall average time for 1.75 kms 19.5 min

How to Reach Assen from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Rotterdam to Assen 260.25 km 4 hours 20 mins
Walthamstow to Assen 747.79 km 12 hours 27 mins
Peterborough to Assen 757.69 km 12 hours 37 mins
Gordon to Assen 1057.2 km 17 hours 37 mins
Dublin to Assen 1425.8 km 23 hours 45 mins
Eyal to Assen 3806.55 km 63 hours 26 mins
Ottawa to Assen 9155.75 km 152 hours 35 mins
Cottam to Assen 9939.56 km 165 hours 39 mins
Brisbane to Assen 10606.72 km 176 hours 46 mins
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