There are 8 ways to get from Berlin to Amsterdam by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity

$75 - $130

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Rideshare  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Amsterdam 407.9 miles

$35 - $55

6 alternative options

Bus Deinbus  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin to Amsterdam Centraal Station

$39 - $61

Bus FlixBus  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk N44

$48 - $81

Drive  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Amsterdam 410.2 miles

$100 - $150

Fly Berlin Tegel to Amsterdam  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Amsterdam (AMS) TXL - AMS

$79 - $276

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Amsterdam  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Amsterdam (AMS) SXF - AMS

$53 - $200

Fly Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf, train  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Dusseldorf (DUS) TXL - DUS
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal

$84 - $202

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Amsterdam station. However, there are services departing from Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal Station via Berlin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 26 min.

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The distance between Berlin and Amsterdam is 577 km. The road distance is 656.3 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 6 h 26 min and costs .

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The train from Berlin Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal takes 6 h 26 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Berlin to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Deinbus, depart from Berlin station.

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

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The best way to get from Berlin to Amsterdam is to train which takes 6 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 45 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 4 min.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Amsterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Berlin to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Deinbus, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal Station.

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  • Distance: 360.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 26 min

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Berlin to Amsterdam every 4 hours. Tickets cost $75 - $130 and the journey takes 6 h 26 min. Alternatively, Deinbus operates a bus from Berlin to Amsterdam once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 8 h 55 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $150
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Amsterdam via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
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 Berlin Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
ns.nl
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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 Dusseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Berlin to Amsterdam Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
deinbus.de
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 Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
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 Berlin to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Amsterdam is 656 km. It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to drive from Berlin to Amsterdam.

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Scandinavian Airlines, KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Amsterdam Airport.

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There are 2563+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at $86 USD per night.

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

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs .

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