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There are 8 ways to get from Amsterdam to Detmold by train, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duisburg Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf Ice / ...

31€ - 119€

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Night bus  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the night bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Osnabrück Amsterdam Sloterdjik > Osnabruck > Hannover > Berlin

14€ - 67€

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Train via Enschede  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Hengelo Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Hengelo to Bielefeld Hbf Re

30€ - 58€

Train via Enschede #2  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Zuid to Hengelo Intercity
  2. Take the train from Hengelo to Bielefeld Hbf Re

31€ - 60€

Drive  •  3h 23m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Detmold 353.5 km

40€ - 65€

Fly to Hannover, train  •  5h 4m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Hannover (HAJ) AMS - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Herford

76€ - 441€

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  5h 42m

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

98€ - 306€

Fly to Bremen, train  •  5h 48m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Bremen (BRE) AMS - BRE
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
  3. Take the train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Herford

103€ - 506€

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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

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

The social distance requirement in Detmold 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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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Detmold is to night bus which costs 14€ - 70€ and takes 6h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Detmold is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3h 23m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Detmold. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Detmold via Duisburg Hbf and Bielefeld Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 59m.

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It is 276 km from Amsterdam to Detmold. It is approximately 353.5 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Detmold without a car is to train which takes 4h 59m and costs 30€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 4h 59m to get from Amsterdam to Detmold, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Hannover Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Amsterdam to Detmold train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Bielefeld Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Detmold is 354 km. It takes approximately 3h 23m to drive from Amsterdam to Detmold.

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  • Distance: 276 km
  • Duration: 4h 59m

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Detmold via Duisburg Hbf and Bielefeld Hbf in around 4h 59m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a vehicle from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Osnabrück once daily. Tickets cost 11€ - 14€ and the journey takes 3h 15m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hannover
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 320€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 410€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bremen
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 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 Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 50€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
20€ - 28€
1st Class
30€ - 50€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 40€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
17€ - 24€
1st Class
29€ - 40€
Train from Amsterdam Zuid to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 40€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
17€ - 24€
1st Class
29€ - 40€
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 Duisburg Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Herford
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bremen Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
National Express Rail
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Herford
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Duisburg central station to Bielefeld central station
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Bremen central station to Osnabrück central station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
Flixtrain
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hengelo to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Eurobahn
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Herford
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
Eurobahn
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Phone
+49 521 55777755
Email
info@westfalenbahn.de
Website
westfalenbahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Herford
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
WestfalenBahn GmbH
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
NordWestBahn
Phone
01806 / 600161
Email
dialog@nordwestbahn.de
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Night bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Osnabrück
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
Blablabus

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