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

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Train via Essen  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Mülheim Hauptbahnhof to Paderborn Hbf
  3. Take the train from Paderborn Hauptbahnhof to Detmold

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Bus  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Bad Oeynhausen N67

20€ - 67€

6 alternative options

Train  •  7h 23m

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

30€ - 58€

Train #2  •  8h 33m

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

30€ - 58€

Drive  •  3h 14m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Detmold 319.2 km

40€ - 65€

Fly to Hannover, train  •  6h

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

102€ - 325€

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 38m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) AMS - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Wattenscheid
  3. Take the train from Bochum Wattenscheid Bf to Paderborn Hbf
  4. Take the train from Paderborn Hauptbahnhof to Detmold

Fly to Bremen, train  •  7h 19m

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

99€ - 287€

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Detmold is to bus which costs 19€ - 70€ and takes 6h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Detmold is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3h 14m.

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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 Oberhausen Hbf, Mülheim Hauptbahnhof and Paderborn Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 14m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Detmold is 276 km. The road distance is 319.2 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Detmold without a car is to train via Essen which takes 6h 14m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 14m 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 best way to get from Amsterdam to Detmold is to train via Essen which takes 6h 14m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 70€ and takes 6h 43m.

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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 Eurobahn, arrive at Detmold station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Detmold.
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  • Distance: 276 km
  • Duration: 6h 14m

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Detmold via Oberhausen Hbf, Mülheim Hauptbahnhof, and Paderborn Hauptbahnhof in around 6h 14m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Bad Oeynhausen twice a week. Tickets cost 16€ - 20€ and the journey takes 4h 5m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hannover
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 700€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bremen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 340€
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 51m
Frequency
Every 3 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 Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 40€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
17€ - 24€
1st Class
29€ - 40€
Train from Amsterdam Zuid to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 40€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
17€ - 24€
1st Class
29€ - 40€
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Mülheim Hauptbahnhof to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Bochum Wattenscheid Bf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Bochum Wattenscheid Bf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Abellio NRW
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hauptbahnhof to Detmold
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hengelo to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
eurobahn.de
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 Hannover Flughafen to Altenbeken
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Wattenscheid
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Altenbeken
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Bochum Wattenscheid Bf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
National Express Rail
VRR
Phone
+49 209 1584-0
Email
info@vrr.de
Website
vrr.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Bochum Wattenscheid Bf
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Bremen Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Bremen Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Bad Oeynhausen
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Detmold is 319 km. It takes approximately 3h 14m to drive from Amsterdam to Detmold.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Hannover Airport.

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There are 319+ hotels available in Detmold. 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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