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There are 4 ways to get from Amsterdam to Meppen by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rheine Intercity
  2. Take the train from Rheine to Meppen Ic

$45 - $71

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Leer 075
  2. Take the train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Meppen Ic

$35 - $54

2 alternative options

Train via Hengelo  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Zuid to Hengelo
  2. Take the train from Hengelo to Rheine
  3. Take the train from Rheine to Meppen Ic

$50 - $85

Drive  •  2h 7m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Meppen 134.7 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Meppen is to drive which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 2h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Meppen is to drive which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 2h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Meppen. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Meppen via Rheine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 11m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Meppen is 166 km. The road distance is 215.5 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Meppen without a car is to train which takes 4h 11m and costs 35€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 4h 11m to get from Amsterdam to Meppen, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Meppen train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Amsterdam to Meppen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Meppen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Meppen is 215 km. It takes approximately 2h 7m to drive from Amsterdam to Meppen.

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  • Distance: 103.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 11m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Meppen, Germany?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Meppen via Rheine in around 4h 11m.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rheine
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
ns.nl
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Train from Amsterdam Zuid to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Hengelo to Rheine
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Rheine to Meppen
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Meppen
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hengelo to Rheine
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
eurobahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Leer
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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