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There are 6 ways to get from Amsterdam to Bremmen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 55m

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

23€ - 60€

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Bus  •  7h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Sloterdijk to Düsseldorf, Hbf., Worringer Str. RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Dortmund K1957 / ...

17€ - 23€

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Train via Duisburg  •  4h 7m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duisburg Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Dortmund Universität S S1 / ...

28€ - 59€

Train via Arnhem  •  4h 21m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Arnhem Centraal
  2. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
  3. Take the train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf Re

Drive  •  2h 26m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Bremmen 250.7 km

30€ - 50€

Fly, train  •  3h 28m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) AMS - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Dortmund Hbf

52€ - 198€

Netherlands → Germany
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  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Netherlands.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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

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

The social distance requirement in Bremmen is 1.5 metres.

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

No, but conditions apply when returning to Netherlands from Germany.

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Last updated: 22 Feb 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Bremmen is to bus which costs 17€ - 23€ and takes 7h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Bremmen is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Bremmen. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Dortmund Hacheney via Oberhausen Hbf and Dortmund Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 55m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Bremmen is 204 km. The road distance is 250.7 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Bremmen without a car is to train which takes 2h 55m and costs 22€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 2h 55m to get from Amsterdam to Bremmen, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Bremmen is to train which takes 2h 55m and costs 22€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 23€ and takes 7h 56m.

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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 Bremmen train services, operated by Eurobahn, arrive at Dortmund Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Bremmen.
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  • Distance: 204.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 55m

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Bremmen via Oberhausen Hbf, Dortmund Hbf, and Dortmund Hbf in around 2h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Bremmen via Düsseldorf, Dortmund, and Dortmund Hbf in around 7h 56m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 440€
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 Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 50€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
20€ - 28€
1st Class
30€ - 50€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 30€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
1st Class
22€ - 30€
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
eurobahn.de
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
National Express Rail
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 Duisburg Hbf to Dortmund Universität S
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 13€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 17€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO 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 Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 28€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Amsterdam, Sloterdijk to Düsseldorf, Hbf., Worringer Str.
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
RegioJet
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 Düsseldorf to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Bremmen is 251 km. It takes approximately 2h 26m to drive from Amsterdam to Bremmen.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 337+ hotels available in Bremmen. Prices start at 75€ 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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