There are 6 ways to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Papenburg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Hengelo
  2. Take the train from Hengelo to Rheine
  3. Take the train from Rheine to Papenburg(Ems) Ic

$54 - $99

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Bus  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Leer 075 / ...

$31 - $78

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Train, bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Groningen Intercity
  2. Take the bus from Groningen to Leer Snelbus i.p.v. trein / ...

$48 - $88

Drive  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Papenburg 162.1 miles

$35 - $60

Fly to Bremen, train  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Bremen (BRE) AMS - BRE
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)

$101 - $375

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  4 h 58 min

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

$130 - $326

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Papenburg is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Papenburg is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Papenburg. However, there are services departing from Schiphol Airport and arriving at Papenburg(Ems) via Hengelo and Rheine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 5 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) and Papenburg is 197 km. The road distance is 259.4 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Papenburg without a car is to train which takes 5 h 5 min and costs 45€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Papenburg, including transfers.

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Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Papenburg train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Schiphol Airport station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Papenburg is to train which takes 5 h 5 min and costs 45€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 26€ - 70€ and takes 6 h 34 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Bremen Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Papenburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Papenburg(Ems) station.

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  • Distance: 123.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 5 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam Airport (AMS), Netherlands and Papenburg, Germany?

You can take a train from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Papenburg via Hengelo and Rheine in around 5 h 5 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Papenburg 3 times a day. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min. Arriva NL also services this route once daily.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bremen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
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 Schiphol Airport to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
ns.nl
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Train from Hengelo to Rheine
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hengelo to Rheine
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
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 Rheine to Papenburg(Ems)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Papenburg(Ems)
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Groningen to Leer
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Radarweg to Leer, ZOB Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
arriva.nl
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 Groningen to Leer
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Leer
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Papenburg is 259 km. It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to drive from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Papenburg.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Airport to Bremen Airport.

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