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

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Train  •  2h 16m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf Ice

19€ - 45€

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Bus  •  3h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Oberhausen, Oberhausen central station 056

12€ - 15€

3 alternative options

Train via Arnhem  •  3h 25m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Arnhem Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to OB-Sterkrade Re19

Drive  •  1h 53m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Bottrop 193.8 km

26€ - 40€

Fly, train  •  3h 12m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) AMS - DUS
  2. Take the train from D-Flughafen Bf to Duisburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Bottrop Hbf

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Bottrop is to bus which costs 12€ - 15€ and takes 3h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Bottrop is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 1h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Bottrop. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at BOT ZOB Berliner Platz via Oberhausen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 40m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Bottrop is 169 km. The road distance is 193.8 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Bottrop without a car is to train which takes 2h 16m and costs 19€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 2h 16m to get from Amsterdam to Bottrop, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Bottrop is to train which takes 2h 16m and costs 19€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 15€ and takes 3h 40m.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Amsterdam to Bottrop bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Oberhausen, Oberhausen central station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Bottrop.
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  • Distance: 168.7 km
  • Duration: 2h 16m

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf every 4 hours. Tickets cost 19€ - 45€ and the journey takes 1h 46m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Oberhausen, Oberhausen central station 4 times a day. Tickets cost 12€ - 15€ and the journey takes 3h 10m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 650€
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 Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 45€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
19€ - 27€
1st Class
30€ - 45€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 30€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
1st Class
22€ - 30€
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to OB-Sterkrade
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Abellio NRW
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
National Express Rail
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 Duesseldorf Flughafen to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 D-Flughafen Bf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
VRR
Phone
+49 209 1584-0
Email
info@vrr.de
Website
vrr.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
2€
Website
VRR
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 Duesseldorf Flughafen to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
NordWestBahn
Phone
01806 / 600161
Email
dialog@nordwestbahn.de
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Bottrop Hbf
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
nordwestbahn.de
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 Oberhausen, Oberhausen central station
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Bottrop is 194 km. It takes approximately 1h 53m to drive from Amsterdam to Bottrop.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 726+ hotels available in Bottrop. Prices start at 87€ 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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