The Eifel cycle and hike bus is in operation again from April 10. 2020 to October 25. 2020 on weekends, long weekends and on statutory holidays. The bus is on route between Schmidtheim train station - Kronenburg - Losheim - Weißer Stein - Hollerath and Hellenthal.
You have the option to hop on and hop off three times a day with starting and finishing points at Kyll-Cycle Route and the Eifel Heights Route. The trailer of the cycle and hike bus can accommodate up to 16 bicycles or e-bikes.
Hikers are also welcome on the bus and find numerous hiking opportunities along the route such as the Eifel Loops & Eifel Traces, and the path to the wild narcissi in Hol-lerath. In Kronenburg and Hellenthal you have connections to the EifelSteig partner trails Eifel Source Path and Castle Route.
The fare complies with the VRS rate. In addition to your single ticket you will need to purchase the bicycle ticket in order to use the bus. You will need an adult ticket, price level 1b/2a, a set of 4 adult ticket, price level 1b/2a, or a bike day ticket for unlimited travel in NRW. Different regulations may apply if you own a VRS-pass.
If you bring a dog, you are required to follow the transportation rules of the VRS.
Bicycle bags must be removed from to bicycles in advance of loading the bicycle onto the trailer.
A reservation for a ride on the Eifel cycle and hike bus is not possible.
Further information is provided in the folding map “tourist lines 2020”. Exact travel times can be found on the timetable.
There are several options to get to the starting points for your hikes. In addition to the EifelSteig cycle & hike bus (line 770) you have the options for bus line SB 82 from Kall train station - via Gemünd - to Vogelsang IP and line 829 from Kall train station - via Gemünd - Olef - Schleiden - and Hellenthal as a shuttle.
The EifelSteig hiking bus and the Eifel cycle & hike bus connect the stages of the premium hiking trail EifelSteig and its partner trails.
Plan your trip on the Eifel Heights route or the Kyll Cycle route online.