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There are 7 ways to get from Amsterdam to Paderborn by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duisburg Hbf ICE International
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Paderborn Hbf Ic / ...

$79 - $117

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Bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Osnabrück N67
  2. Take the bus from Osnabrück to Paderborn, Paderborn central station 087

$19 - $32

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Train via Arnhem Centraal  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Arnhem Centraal
  2. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Paderborn Hbf Ic / ...

$75 - $132

Train via Hengelo  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Zwolle
  2. Take the train from Zwolle to Hengelo
  3. Take the train from Hengelo to Bielefeld Hbf
  4. Take the train from Lage to Paderborn Hauptbahnhof

Drive  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Paderborn 215 miles

$50 - $80

Fly to Paderborn  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Paderborn (PAD) AMS - PAD

$172 - $617

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) AMS - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Paderborn Hbf

$118 - $330

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Paderborn is to bus which costs 16€ - 28€ and takes 5 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Paderborn is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Paderborn station. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Paderborn, Paderborn central station via Osnabrück. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Paderborn. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Paderborn Hbf via Duisburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 37 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Paderborn is 274 km. The road distance is 344 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Paderborn without a car is to train which takes 4 h 37 min and costs 65€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Amsterdam to Paderborn, including transfers.

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

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Amsterdam to Paderborn train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Paderborn is to train which takes 4 h 37 min and costs 65€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 28€ and takes 5 h 55 min, you could also fly, which costs 140€ - 550€ and takes 5 h 29 min.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Paderborn.
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  • Distance: 171.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 37 min

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Paderborn via Duisburg Hbf in around 4 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Paderborn via Osnabrück in around 5 h 55 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paderborn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paderborn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paderborn via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paderborn via Southend
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
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 Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
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
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eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Blauwnet
Website
blauwnet.nl
Train from Zwolle to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
blauwnet.nl
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hengelo to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Lage to Paderborn Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
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 Osnabrück
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Osnabrück to Paderborn, Paderborn central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Paderborn Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Paderborn is 344 km. It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to drive from Amsterdam to Paderborn.

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easyJet, Adria Airways and Lufthansa offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Paderborn Airport.

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There are 133+ hotels available in Paderborn. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 5€ - 11€.

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