There are 9 ways to get from Amsterdam to Žilina by plane, train, bus, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Ostrava, train  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Ostrava (OSR) AMS - OSR
  2. Take the train from Ostrava-Svinov to Zilina

$108 - $473

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Bus Eurolines CZ  •  22 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Brno
  2. Take the bus from Brno, Brno Hotel Grand to Žilina 915 / ...

$70 - $114

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Fly to Vienna, train  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Vienna (VIE) AMS - VIE
  2. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Zilina

$82 - $217

Fly to Krakow, bus, train  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Krakow (KRK) AMS - KRK
  2. Take the bus from Kraków Airport to Bohumín
  3. Take the train from Bohumin to Zilina

$88 - $299

Fly to Katowice, train  •  10 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Katowice (KTW) AMS - KTW
  2. Take the train from Katowice to Bohumin
  3. Take the train from Bohumin to Zilina

$90 - $306

Train  •  15 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zilina Rex

$238 - $366

Train, night train  •  21 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice
  3. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Zilina En

$246 - $358

Bus SAD Presov, A.S  •  23 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Brussels, Brussels-North station 810 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels to Žilina 807818

$80 - $107

Drive  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Žilina 820.6 miles

$200 - $290

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Žilina is to bus which costs 60€ - 100€ and takes 22 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Žilina is to fly and train which costs 70€ - 190€ and takes 8 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Žilina. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Žilina via Gare Du Nord and Brussels. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Žilina. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Zilina via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 36 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Žilina is 1033 km. The road distance is 1312.9 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Žilina without a car is to train which takes 15 h 36 min and costs 200€ - 320€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 20 min to get from Amsterdam to Žilina, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Žilina bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam to Žilina train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Žilina is to train which takes 15 h 36 min and costs 200€ - 320€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 100€ and takes 22 h 31 min.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Žilina.
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  • Distance: 645.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 20 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Žilina, Slovakia?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Žilina via Frankfurt, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, and Wien Hbf in around 15 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Žilina via Duivendrecht, Station Duivendrecht, Amsterdam, Brno, and Brno, Brno Hotel Grand in around 22 h 31 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Ostrava via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Amsterdam to Katowice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Amsterdam to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Amsterdam to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Amsterdam to Ostrava via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Krakow via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Amsterdam to Katowice via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Vienna via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $600
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ostrava-Svinov to Zilina
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
cd.cz
Train from Bohumin to Zilina
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
cd.cz
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Ostrava-Svinov to Žilina
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$8 - $9
Premium
$13 - $16
Train from Bohumín to Žilina
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$7 - $9
Premium
$12 - $15
Train from Katowice to Bohumín
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $14
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$7 - $8
Premium
$11 - $14
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Ostrava, Ostrava-Svinov to Žilina, Žilina
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Bohumín to Žilina, Žilina
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Katowice to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
bahn.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
9 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Zilina
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Kraków Airport to Bohumín
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$6 - $9
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Amsterdam to Brno
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
elines.cz
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brno, Brno Hotel Grand to Žilina
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Brno, AN u hotelu Grand to Žilina, AS
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
SAD Presov, A.S
Phone
+421 900 211 153
Email
sadpo@sad-po.sk
Website
sad-po.sk
Bus from Brussels to Žilina
Ave. Duration
19 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Schedules at
sad-po.sk

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