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

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Train  •  5h 6m

  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

$59 - $99

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  6h 4m

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

$27 - $42

4 alternative options

Bus EST Gdansk  •  5h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Duivendrecht to Leer Central Bus Station Amsterdam - Gdynia

$49 - $78

Drive  •  2h 33m

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

$35 - $60

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  4h 53m

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

$130 - $332

Fly to Bremen, train  •  4h 53m

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

$100 - $374

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Papenburg is to bus which costs 23€ - 40€ and takes 6h 4m.

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

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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 5h 6m.

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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 5h 6m and costs 50€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 5h 6m 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 5h 6m and costs 50€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 5h 39m.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Papenburg.
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  • Distance: 123.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 6m

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 5h 6m. Alternatively, EST Gdansk operates a bus from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Papenburg once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 3h 15m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bremen
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $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 Schiphol Airport to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
ns.nl
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Train from Hengelo to Rheine
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurobahn
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hengelo to Rheine
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
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
58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Papenburg(Ems)
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
EST Gdansk
Email
estgdansk@wp.pl
Website
estgdansk.pl
Bus from Amsterdam Duivendrecht to Leer Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
EST Gdansk
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 Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Leer
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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