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There are 4 ways to get from Amsterdam to Almelo by train, rideshare or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Almelo

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Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Amsterdam to Almelo

2 alternative options

Train via Zwolle

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Zwolle
  2. Take the train from Zwolle to Almelo de Riet

Drive

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Almelo

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Almelo is to rideshare which costs €10 and takes 1h 55m.

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The fastest way to get from Amsterdam to Almelo is to train. Taking this option will cost €16 - €45 and takes 1h 43m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Almelo. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 43m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Almelo is 120 km. The road distance is 151.6 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Almelo without a car is to train which takes 1h 43m and costs €16 - €45.

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The train from Amsterdam Centraal to Almelo takes 1h 43m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Amsterdam to Almelo train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Almelo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Almelo is 152 km. It takes approximately 1h 48m to drive from Amsterdam to Almelo.

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  • Distance: 120.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 43m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Almelo, Netherlands?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam Centraal to Almelo every 4 hours. Tickets cost €16 - €40 and the journey takes 1h 43m. Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express also services this route every 4 hours.

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.

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Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Almelo
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €40
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€16 - €23
1st Class
€27 - €40
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €19
1st Class
€22 - €35
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 Amsterdam Centraal to Almelo
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Blauwnet
Phone
0900-9292
Website
blauwnet.nl
Train from Zwolle to Almelo de Riet
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Blauwnet
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Amsterdam to Almelo
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Amsterdam and Almelo. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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