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

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Fly to Bremen, train

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Leer(Ostfriesl) ZOB

Fly to Hamburg, train

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Hamburg (HAM)
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
  3. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Emden Hbf

Train

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Groningen
  2. Take the train from Groningen to Weener

Train via Enschede

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Hengelo
  2. Take the train from Salzbergen to Emden(Ostfriesl) Hauptbahnhof

Drive

  1. Drive from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Emden

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Emden by train and bus

The journey time between Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) and Emden is around 5h 23m and covers a distance of around 312 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 45m. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 4m. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS), Arriva NL, Weser-Ems-Bus Betrieb Ostfriesland and others, the Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Emden service departs from Schiphol Airport and arrives in Emden Hbf. Typically 103 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 38m
Layover time:
1h 45m
Total time:
5h 23m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 4m
Journey distance:
312 km
Services per week:
103
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:04
Last service departs at:
23:04

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Emden train and bus schedules

Departing Saturday, October 16, 2021

Netherlands → Germany
Partially open

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International entry into Germany from Netherlands

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Germany, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Paraguay, Qatar, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Germany with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Netherlands

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Estonia, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Estonia, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Estonia, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Estonia, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Estonia, France, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Germany

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Netherlands

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Netherlands.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Emden is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Emden is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Emden is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Netherlands from Germany.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Emden is to bus, which costs €20 - €75 and takes 5h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Emden is to drive which costs €35 - €60 and takes 3h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Emden. However, there are services departing from Schiphol Airport and arriving at Emden(Ostfriesl) Hauptbahnhof via Hengelo and Salzbergen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 6m.

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The distance between Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) and Emden is 202 km. The road distance is 301.9 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Emden without a car is to train which takes 4h 36m and costs €40 - €130.

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It takes approximately 3h 19m to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Emden, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Emden is to train which takes 4h 36m and costs €40 - €130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €20 - €75 and takes 5h 28m.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Bremen Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Emden train services, operated by WestfalenBahn GmbH, arrive at Emden(Ostfriesl) Hauptbahnhof station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Emden.
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  • Distance: 202 km
  • Duration: 3h 19m

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Emden via Groningen, Weener, Weener Bahnhof, Leer(Ostfriesl) ZOB, and Leer(Ostfriesl) in around 4h 36m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Leer(Ostfriesl) ZOB once daily. Tickets cost €14 - €18 and the journey takes 3h 30m. Blablabus also services this route 5 times a week.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bremen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €450
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €130
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €370
Train operators
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Emden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Emden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Emden(Ostfriesl) Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Emden(Ostfriesl) Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €40
Website
Bahn DE
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 Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
metronom
Phone
+49 581 97164164
Email
presse@der-metronom.de
Website
der-metronom.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
metronom
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg central station to Bremen central station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
Flixtrain
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Hamburg Hauptbahnhof to Bremen Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90 - €110
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Urlaubs-Express
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 Groningen
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€25 - €55
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€25 - €35
1st Class
€40 - €55
Train from Schiphol Airport to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€20 - €27
1st Class
€30 - €45
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Groningen to Weener
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €13
Website
arriva.nl
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Phone
+49 521 55777755
Email
info@westfalenbahn.de
Website
westfalenbahn.de
Train from Salzbergen to Emden(Ostfriesl) Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Leer(Ostfriesl) ZOB
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Leer
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
Blablabus

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Emden is 302 km. It takes approximately 3h 8m to drive from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Emden.

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