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There are 8 ways to get from Amsterdam to Ahrensburg by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabrueck Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...

93€ - 191€

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Bus  •  9h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Hanover N1325
  2. Take the bus from Hanover to Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB N1972 / ...

34€ - 42€

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Night bus, train  •  11h 4m

  1. Take the night bus from Amsterdam, Duivendrecht to Hannover 555
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Buchholz Rb38 / ...

52€ - 70€

Drive  •  4h 36m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Ahrensburg 491.6 km

60€ - 90€

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Hamburg, train  •  4h 7m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Hamburg (HAM) AMS - HAM
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hasselbrook to Ahrensburg

42€ - 153€

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Bremen, train  •  4h

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

87€ - 309€

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Hamburg  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Hamburg (HAM) DUS - HAM

65€ - 194€

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Hannover, train  •  4h 49m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Hannover (HAJ) AMS - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf

104€ - 324€

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

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

The social distance requirement in Ahrensburg is 1.5 metres.

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

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Ahrensburg is to bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 9h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Ahrensburg is to fly and train which costs 85€ - 310€ and takes 4h.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Ahrensburg. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Ahrensburg via Osnabrueck Hbf and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 3m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Ahrensburg is 385 km. The road distance is 491.6 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Ahrensburg without a car is to train which takes 6h 3m and costs 90€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 6h 3m to get from Amsterdam to Ahrensburg, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Ahrensburg train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Ahrensburg is to train which takes 6h 3m and costs 90€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 9h 4m.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Amsterdam to Ahrensburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Hamburg Hbf station.

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  • Distance: 385 km
  • Duration: 6h 3m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Ahrensburg, Germany?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Ahrensburg via Osnabrueck Hbf and Hamburg Hbf in around 6h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Ahrensburg via Hanover, Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB, and Hamburg Hbf in around 9h 4m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
30€ - 240€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 220€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 310€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bremen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 440€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hannover
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 380€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 360€
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 Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 55€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
24€ - 35€
1st Class
40€ - 55€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 50€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
22€ - 30€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.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 Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
65€ - 130€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Buchholz
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
HVV
Train from Hasselbrook to Ahrensburg
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
HVV
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€ - 45€
Website
HVV
Erixx
Phone
05191/ 96944-250
Website
erixx.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Buchholz(Nordheide)
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Erixx
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hasselbrook to Ahrensburg
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 6€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
metronom
Phone
+49 581 97164164
Email
presse@der-metronom.de
Website
der-metronom.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
metronom
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
metronom
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Bremen Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
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Urlaubs-Express
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
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Urlaubs-Express
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Hanover
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 24€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hanover to Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 12€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Amsterdam, Duivendrecht to Hannover
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
22€ - 27€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Ahrensburg is 492 km. It takes approximately 4h 36m to drive from Amsterdam to Ahrensburg.

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