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

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Fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  1h 56m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) AMS - BER

€45 - €204

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Bus  •  12h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Berlin Südkreuz train station N1325

€36 - €49

4 alternative options

Fly to Berlin Tegel  •  11h 31m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) AMS - TXL

€110 - €298

Train  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Amersfoort Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the train from Amersfoort Centraal to Berlin-Spandau Ic

€57 - €137

Train via Werther  •  7h 59m

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Hengelo
  2. Take the train from Hengelo to Bielefeld Hbf Re
  3. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice / ...

€51 - €171

Drive  •  6h 16m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Berlin 668.9 km

€80 - €130

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Museum Island by train

The train journey time between Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) and Museum Island is around 7h 51m and covers a distance of around 650 km. The fastest train normally takes 7h 3m. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS), ODEG, S-Bahn Berlin and others, the Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Museum Island train service departs from Schiphol Airport and arrives in Berlin Alexanderplatz. Typically 41 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
7h 51m
Fastest train time:
7h 3m
Trains per week:
41
Cheapest price:
€57
Carbon emissions:
34 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:38
Last train departs at:
23:38

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Museum Island train schedules

Netherlands → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Netherlands

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Germany, as well as residents from Albania, Andorra, Australia, China, Falkland Islands, Hong Kong, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United States and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Netherlands

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
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  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
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Rules to follow in Germany

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Considerations leaving from Netherlands

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

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No, entry into Germany from Netherlands is currently restricted.

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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 Museum Island is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Museum Island is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Museum Island 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, returning to Netherlands from Germany is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 19 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Museum Island is to bus, which costs €35 - €50 and takes 12h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Museum Island is to fly which costs €40 - €210 and takes 1h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Museum Island. However, there are services departing from Schiphol, Schiphol Airport/Plaza and arriving at S+U Alexanderpl./Grunerstr.(Bln) [Grunerstr.] via Amsterdam Sloterdijk and S Südkreuz Bhf/Ostseite. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 19m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Museum Island. However, there are services departing from Schiphol Airport and arriving at Berlin Alexanderplatz via Amersfoort Centraal and Berlin-Spandau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 33m.

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The distance between Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) and Museum Island is 586 km. The road distance is 668.9 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Museum Island without a car is to train which takes 7h 33m and costs €55 - €140.

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It takes approximately 1h 56m to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Museum Island, including transfers.

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Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Museum Island bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Museum Island 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 Museum Island is to fly which takes 1h 56m and costs €40 - €210. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €55 - €140 and takes 7h 33m, you could also bus, which costs €35 - €50 and takes 12h 19m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Museum Island.
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  • Distance: 585.6 km
  • Duration: 1h 56m

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

KLM, easyJet and Lufthansa fly from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Kreuzberg every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Berlin via Amersfoort Centraal and Berlin-Spandau in around 7h 33m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €90
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €380
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €370
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €440
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Tegel via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €370
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 Amersfoort Centraal
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €21
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €13
1st Class
€16 - €21
Train from Amersfoort Centraal to Berlin-Spandau
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €110
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€45 - €65
1st Class
€75 - €110
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
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hengelo to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Eurobahn
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 Bielefeld Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€65 - €90
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Bielefeld Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70 - €110
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
Flixtrain
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Berlin Südkreuz train station
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Museum Island bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin Südkreuz train station.

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Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Museum Island train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Berlin-Spandau station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Museum Island is 669 km. It takes approximately 6h 16m to drive from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Museum Island.

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Lufthansa, easyJet and KLM offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport.

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There are 767+ hotels available in Museum Island. Prices start at €75 per night.

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