Replacement Services in North Rhine-Westphalia

Due to construction work, the stops of the FlixTrains on the FLX30 line in Bochum Hbf, Essen Hbf, Duisburg Hbf and Düsseldorf Hbf will unfortunately have to be cancelled between 22 March and 8 April 2024. Alternatively, you can reach these stops by changing to one of our regional cooperation partners. The journey times on your ticket have already been adjusted accordingly. Please note the following details before travelling!

General information:

On the day of your journey, your ticket is valid for the long-distance FlixTrain journey you have booked as well as any of the following connecting regional train lines*:

A change between regional train and FlixTrain is necessary in Wuppertal Hbf or Wuppertal-Oberbarmen. Please note the transfer point on your ticket. This may also differ on the outward and return journey.

Between Wuppertal and Düsseldorf, please use a regional train on the following lines in both directions:

  • RE4 
    Dortmund Hbf <> Wuppertal <> Düsseldorf Hbf <> Aachen Hbf
  • RE13 
    Venlo <> Düsseldorf Hbf <> Wuppertal <> Hamm (Westf) Hbf
  • S8
    Mönchengladbach Hbf  <> Düsseldorf Hbf <> Wuppertal

Please use the rail replacement service with buses between Duisburg Hbf and Mülheim Hbf and get on a regional train from the following list. Please follow the SEV instructions at the stations. The change between regional train and FlixTrain takes place in Dortmund Hbf.

  • RE1
    Oberhausen Hbf <> Mühlheim (Ruhr) Hbf <> Essen Hbf <> Bochum Hbf <> Dortmund Hbf <> Hamm (Westf) Hbf
  • RE6
    Oberhausen Hbf <> Mühlheim (Ruhr) Hbf <> Essen Hbf <> Bochum Hbf <> Dortmund Hbf <> Minden
  • RE11
    Oberhausen Hbf <> Mühlheim (Ruhr) Hbf <> Essen Hbf <> Bochum Hbf <> Dortmund Hbf <> Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe

A change between regional train and FlixTrain is necessary in Dortmund Hbf. Between Mülheim/Essen/Bochum and Dortmund please use a regional train of the following lines in both directions:

  • RE1
    Oberhausen Hbf <> Mühlheim (Ruhr) Hbf <> Essen Hbf <> Bochum Hbf <> Dortmund Hbf <> Hamm (Westf) Hbf
  • RE6
    Oberhausen Hbf <> Mühlheim (Ruhr) Hbf <> Essen Hbf <> Bochum Hbf <> Dortmund Hbf <> Minden
  • RE11
    Oberhausen Hbf <> Mühlheim (Ruhr) Hbf <> Essen Hbf <> Bochum Hbf <> Dortmund Hbf <> Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe

Please allow sufficient time to transfer between platforms. There may be service changes by the regional train lines. Please double check this page and the timetable of the regional train lines prior to your departure.

For more information regarding passenger rights, go to: bit.ly/FlixTrain-help-EN.

*Please note that the ticket is only flexible for the regional train, and not for the long-distance service operated by FlixTrain.