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There are 9 ways to get from Alsace to Amsterdam by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Basel  •  4h 20m

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BSL - AMS

51€ - 259€

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Bus  •  11h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Saint Avold Gare Routière to Metz Gare Routière 1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Metz to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk N836

28€ - 36€

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Fly from Strasbourg  •  4h 3m

  1. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) SXB - AMS

69€ - 4526€

Train to Luxembourg, fly  •  4h 56m

  1. Take the train from Metz Ville to Luxembourg
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LUX - AMS

95€ - 444€

Train to Paris CDG, fly  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the train from Champagne-Ardenne to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) CDG - AMS

96€ - 324€

Train via Paris  •  7h 28m

  1. Take the train from St Avold to Metz Ville Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Metz Ville to Paris l'Est Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to Amsterdam Centraal

111€ - 321€

Train  •  9h 35m

  1. Take the train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Koblenz Hbf Re
  2. Take the train from Koblenz Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Ice

79€ - 187€

Bus, train  •  11h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Saint Avold Gare Routière to Metz Gare Routière 1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Metz - Gare Routière to Liège 366
  3. Take the train from Maastricht to Amsterdam Centraal

49€ - 91€

Drive  •  4h 55m

  1. Drive from Lachambre to Amsterdam 506.2 km

65€ - 100€

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The cheapest way to get from Alsace to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 28€ - 40€ and takes 11h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Alsace to Amsterdam is to fly which costs 65€ - 4600€ and takes 4h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alsace to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Lachambre - Village and arriving at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk via Saint Avold Gare Routière and Metz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Alsace to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from St Avold and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Metz Ville and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 28m.

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The distance between Alsace and Amsterdam is 498 km. The road distance is 506.2 km.

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The best way to get from Alsace to Amsterdam without a car is to train via Paris which takes 7h 28m and costs 110€ - 330€.

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It takes approximately 4h 20m to get from Alsace to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Alsace to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Info TIM - ATRIV 57, depart from Saint Avold Gare Routière station.

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Alsace to Amsterdam train services, operated by SNCF, depart from St Avold station.

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The best way to get from Alsace to Amsterdam is to fly which takes 4h 20m and costs 50€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can train via Paris, which costs 110€ - 330€ and takes 7h 28m, you could also bus, which costs 28€ - 40€ and takes 11h 36m.

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Map of how to get from Alsace to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 498.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 20m

What companies run services between Alsace, France and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

KLM, easyJet and Lufthansa fly from Mulhouse to Amsterdam every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lachambre to Amsterdam via Metz Ville, Paris l'Est, and Paris Nord in around 7h 28m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 250€
Flights from Strasbourg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 340€
Flights from Luxembourg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 460€
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 600€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 250€
Flights from Strasbourg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 340€
Flights from Luxembourg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 460€
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 600€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 420€
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 420€
Flights from Luxembourg to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 600€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 160€
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Metz Ville to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 23€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
9€ - 13€
Rail 1st Class
16€ - 23€
Train from St Avold to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 21€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
7€ - 12€
Rail 1st Class
14€ - 21€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Metz Ville to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
27€ - 31€
1st Class
20€ - 24€
Train from Champagne-Ardenne to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
33€ - 39€
1st Class
29€ - 34€
Train from Metz Ville to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
55€ - 70€
1st Class
60€ - 70€
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from St Avold to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 13€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Phone
+352 24 89 24 89
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Metz Ville to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
3€
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
3€
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100€ - 230€
Website
Thalys
Standard
100€ - 150€
Comfort
120€ - 160€
Premium
160€ - 230€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
National Express Rail
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 30€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Maastricht to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 50€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
22€ - 30€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
Bus operators
Info TIM - ATRIV 57
Phone
0 820 050 057
Email
webmestre@moselle.fr
Website
infotim57.fr
Bus from Saint Avold Gare Routière to Metz Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Schedules at
infotim57.fr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Metz to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
24€ - 29€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Metz - Gare Routière to Liège
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
Eurolines FR

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

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

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Alsace to Amsterdam train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alsace to Amsterdam is 506 km. It takes approximately 4h 55m to drive from Alsace to Amsterdam.

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KLM, easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Basel Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 2534+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Alsace to Basel Airport is to line 108 bus which takes 30 min and costs 4€ - 6€.

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