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

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Train  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf ICE International

$45 - $70

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Bus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Düsseldorf 068 / ...

$8 - $23

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Rideshare  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Amsterdam to Düsseldorf 139.9 miles

$16 - $19

Drive  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Düsseldorf 140.9 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) AMS - DUS

$78 - $270

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Düsseldorf. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Dusseldorf Hbf. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 11 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Düsseldorf is 182 km. The road distance is 225.5 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Düsseldorf without a car is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs .

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The train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf takes 2 h 11 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Amsterdam to Düsseldorf train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Düsseldorf is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 25 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 2 h 32 min.

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

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

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  • Distance: 114 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 11 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Amsterdam to Düsseldorf every 4 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 2 h 11 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam to Düsseldorf every 3 hours. Tickets cost $13 - $23 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min. RegioJet also services this route once daily.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
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 Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Amsterdam, Sloterdijk to Düsseldorf, Hbf., Worringer Str.
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Amsterdam to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Amsterdam to Düsseldorf train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Dusseldorf Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Düsseldorf is 225 km. It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to drive from Amsterdam to Düsseldorf.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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Book your Amsterdam to Düsseldorf bus tickets online with FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 1037+ hotels available in Düsseldorf. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs .

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