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There are 5 ways to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly, train

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER)
  2. Take the train from S+U Alexanderplatz to U Mendelssohn-Bartholdy-Park

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Bus via S Südkreuz Bhf

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to S Südkreuz Bhf

Train

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Hengelo
  2. Take the train from Hengelo to Berlin-Spandau

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Berlin - Central Train Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz
Netherlands → Germany
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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: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Netherlands

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
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, Armenia, Austria, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cameroon, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominica, Egypt, Estonia, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Georgia, Greece, Haiti, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Laos, Latvia, Lesotho, Libya, Lithuania, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Serbia, Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen and Zimbabwe
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Austria, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cameroon, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominica, Egypt, Estonia, Ethiopia, Georgia, Greece, Haiti, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Laos, Latvia, Libya, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Serbia, Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam and Yemen
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Germany

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Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Netherlands

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

Frequently Asked Questions


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 Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz 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.

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Last updated: 30 Nov 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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The cost-effective way to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz is to bus, which costs €28 - €45 and takes 12h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz is to fly and train which costs €40 - €170 and takes 2h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz. However, there are services departing from Schiphol Airport and arriving at S+U Potsdamer Platz Bhf via Hengelo and S Spandau Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 24m.

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The distance between Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) and Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz is 584 km. The road distance is 665.3 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz without a car is to train which takes 7h 24m and costs €55 - €170.

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It takes approximately 2h 13m to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz, including transfers.

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Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz 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 Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz is to train which takes 7h 24m and costs €55 - €170. Alternatively, you can bus via S Südkreuz Bhf, which costs €26 - €50 and takes 11h 56m.

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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 Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Berlin-Spandau station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz.
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  • Distance: 584.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 13m

What companies run services between Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS), Netherlands and Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz, Germany?

You can take a train from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz via Hengelo, S Spandau Bhf, and S+U Potsdamer Platz Bhf in around 7h 24m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to S Südkreuz Bhf once daily. Tickets cost €30 - €40 and the journey takes 10h 5m. Blablabus also services this route 5 times a week.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €190
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €400
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €400
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €380
Train operators
BVG
Phone
030/256-0
Email
info@bvg.de
Website
bvg.de
Train from S+U Alexanderplatz to U Mendelssohn-Bartholdy-Park
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
BVG
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 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€20 - €27
1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Hengelo to Berlin-Spandau
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €90
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€35 - €55
1st Class
€65 - €90
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 Hengelo to S Spandau Bhf
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 S Südkreuz Bhf
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
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.
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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 Berlin - Südkreuz
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€20 - €25
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Berlin - Central Train Station
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€21 - €27
Website
Blablabus

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz is 665 km. It takes approximately 6h 11m to drive from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz.

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

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