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There are 5 ways to get from Amsterdam to Arnhem by train, bus, night train, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Arnhem Centraal Intercity / ...

$14 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Arnhem 056 / ...

$6 - $10

3 alternative options

Night train  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Arnhem Centraal Intercity

$14 - $25

Rideshare  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Amsterdam to Arnhem 63 miles

$9

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Arnhem 62.2 miles

$15 - $22

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Arnhem is to rideshare which costs 8€ and takes 1 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Arnhem is to train which costs 12€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Arnhem. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Arnhem Centraal. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 5 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Arnhem is 82 km. The road distance is 99.5 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Arnhem without a car is to train which takes 1 h 5 min and costs 12€ - 35€.

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The train from Amsterdam Centraal to Arnhem Centraal takes 1 h 5 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Amsterdam to Arnhem bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Arnhem is to train which takes 1 h 5 min and costs 12€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 5€ - 9€ and takes 1 h 45 min.

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  • Distance: 51.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 5 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Arnhem, Netherlands?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam to Arnhem hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $25 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min. Deutsche Bahn also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam to Arnhem twice daily. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min.

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 Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
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 Amsterdam Centraal to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.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 Arnhem
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Amsterdam to Arnhem
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Amsterdam to Arnhem bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Arnhem station.

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Amsterdam to Arnhem train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Arnhem Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Arnhem is 100 km. It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to drive from Amsterdam to Arnhem.

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There are 622+ hotels available in Arnhem. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Amsterdam and Arnhem. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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