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There are 5 ways to get from Amsterdam to Asmara by plane, train or car

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Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol  •  12h 4m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Asmara (ASM) AMS - ASM

$257 - $715

4 alternative options

Train to Brussels, fly  •  13h 52m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Asmara (ASM) BRU - ASM

$378 - $951

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  15h 58m

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

$368 - $1,029

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  15h 43m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Asmara (ASM) FRA - ASM

$323 - $871

Drive  •  3 days 10h

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Asmara 7007.6 km

$1,000 - $1,600

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Last updated: August 11 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Asmara is to fly which costs 210€ - 650€ and takes 12h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Asmara is to fly which costs 210€ - 650€ and takes 12h 4m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Asmara is 5091 km. The road distance is 7007.6 km.

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It takes approximately 12h 4m to get from Amsterdam to Asmara, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Asmara Airport. The quickest flight takes 9h 45m and has one stopover.

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Asmara is 1h ahead of Amsterdam. It is currently 11:00 PM in Amsterdam and 12:00 AM in Asmara.

Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Asmara is 7008 km. It takes approximately 3 days 10h to drive from Amsterdam to Asmara.

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Emirates, Flydubai, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Asmara Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Asmara. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Asmara.
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  • Distance: 5091 km
  • Duration: 12h 4m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Asmara, Eritrea?

Egyptair, Turkish Airlines and three other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Asmara twice daily.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Asmara via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Asmara via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Flights from Dusseldorf to Asmara via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Dusseldorf to Asmara via Istanbul Ataturk, Cairo
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Dusseldorf to Asmara via Venice, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from Frankfurt to Asmara via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Asmara via Istanbul Ataturk, Cairo
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Asmara via Dubai
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Brussels to Asmara via Dubai
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,300
Flights from Dusseldorf to Asmara via Dubai
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Frankfurt to Asmara via Dubai
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,200
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Asmara via Cairo
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Asmara via Cairo
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to Asmara via Cairo
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Asmara via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Frankfurt to Asmara via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
Thalys
Standard
$65 - $90
Comfort
$80 - $110
Premium
$95 - $130
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 Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $60
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
$40 - $60
1st Class
$70 - $100
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
Deutsche Bahn

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