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There are 3 ways to get from Amsterdam to Assen by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Zuid to Assen Intercity

$26 - $48

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Groningen 075 / ...

$15 - $24

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Assen 119.5 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Assen is to bus which costs 13€ - 21€ and takes 3 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Assen is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 1 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Assen. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Assen, Noorderstaete via Groningen, Hoofdstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 8 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Assen is 132 km. The road distance is 191.2 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Assen without a car is to train which takes 2 h 35 min and costs 22€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to get from Amsterdam to Assen, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Assen is to train which takes 2 h 35 min and costs 22€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 21€ and takes 3 h 8 min.

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Amsterdam to Assen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Groningen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Assen is 191 km. It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to drive from Amsterdam to Assen.

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  • Distance: 82.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 35 min

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam to Assen hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 44 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam to Assen every 4 hours. Tickets cost $10 - $18 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min.

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 Zuid to Assen
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
ns.nl
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Bus operators
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.

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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 Groningen
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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