There are 5 ways to get from Aachen to Amsterdam by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Aachen, Driescher Gaßchen to Heerlen, Busstation Perron E 44
  2. Take the train from Heerlen to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity

$32 - $55

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Aachen, Aachen Hüls to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 833 / ...

$15 - $26

3 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Aachen to Amsterdam 142.8 miles

$30 - $50

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  3 h 55 min

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

$102 - $297

Train to Brussels, fly  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Central Station to Brusel Nord
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Amsterdam (AMS) BRU - AMS

$92 - $304

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The cheapest way to get from Aachen to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 13€ - 22€ and takes 5 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aachen to Amsterdam is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 13 min.

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The distance between Aachen and Amsterdam is 196 km. The road distance is 228.5 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Aachen to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aachen to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Aachen, Bushof and arriving at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk via Aachen, Aachen Hüls. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 8 min.

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Aachen to Amsterdam 3 times a day. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
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 Heerlen to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
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 Aachen West to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Central Station to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Aachen, Driescher Gaßchen to Heerlen, Busstation Perron E
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
arriva.nl
ASEAG
Phone
0241 1688-3040
Website
aseag.de
Bus from Aachen, Driescher Gässchen to Heerlen, Busstation
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
aseag.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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Aachen, Aachen Hüls to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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