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There are 6 ways to get from Copenhagen to Amsterdam by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) CPH - AMS

$58 - $232

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Bus Eurolines DE  •  13 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Hamburg X73 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg to Amsterdam

$43 - $106

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Train  •  11 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrück Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Osnabruck Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal

$96 - $202

Bus  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk N844

$50 - $90

Night train, train  •  13 h 11 min

  1. Take the night train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrück Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Osnabruck Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal

$109 - $222

Drive  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Amsterdam 576.9 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 270 kr - 700 kr and takes 13 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Amsterdam is to fly which costs 370 kr - 1500 kr and takes 4 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Copenhagen and arriving at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 12 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Hamburg Hbf and Osnabruck Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 12 min.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Amsterdam is 621 km. The road distance is 923 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 11 h 12 min and costs 600 kr - 1400 kr.

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Copenhagen to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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

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Copenhagen to Amsterdam train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from København H station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Amsterdam is to fly which takes 4 h 5 min and costs 370 kr - 1500 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 600 kr - 1400 kr and takes 11 h 12 min, you could also bus, which costs 340 kr - 600 kr and takes 12 h 30 min.

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  • Distance: 388 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Norwegian Air International, KLM and two other airlines fly from Copenhagen to Amsterdam hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen to Amsterdam via Hamburg Hbf and Osnabruck Hbf in around 11 h 12 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
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 Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrück Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Osnabrück, Osnabrück central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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 Osnabruck Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 Copenhagen to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Hamburg to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$25
High
$51

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Amsterdam is 923 km. It takes approximately 8 h 41 min to drive from Copenhagen to Amsterdam.

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Norwegian Air International, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines and KLM offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 2615+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 45 kr - 65 kr.

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