Travel from Netherlands to Germany is: Partially open. See details.
Rome2rio uses cookies to help personalize content and show you personalised ads. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out of personalised ads at any time. OK

Need a hotel room in Emden?

Book now

There are 4 ways to get from Amsterdam to Emden by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  3h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Leer BlaBlaCar Bus

3 alternative options

Train  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rheine Ic
  2. Take the train from Rheine, Bahnhof to Emden(Ostfriesl) Hauptbahnhof Re15 / ...

Drive  •  3h 7m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Emden 294.2 km

Fly, train  •  4h 29m

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Emden is to bus which costs €16 - €65 and takes 3h 50m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Emden is to drive which costs €35 - €60 and takes 3h 7m.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Emden. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Emden(Ostfriesl) Hauptbahnhof via Rheine, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 28m.

More details

The distance between Amsterdam and Emden is 191 km. The road distance is 294.2 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Amsterdam to Emden without a car is to bus which takes 3h 50m and costs €16 - €65.

More details

It takes approximately 3h 50m to get from Amsterdam to Emden, including transfers.

More details

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

More details

The best way to get from Amsterdam to Emden is to bus which takes 3h 50m and costs €16 - €65. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €50 - €120 and takes 4h 28m.

Mode details

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

Search flights

Amsterdam to Emden train services, operated by WestfalenBahn GmbH, arrive at Emden(Ostfriesl) Hauptbahnhof station.

More details

Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Emden.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 190.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 50m

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

Blablabus operates a bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Leer 5 times a week. Tickets cost €11 - €14 and the journey takes 3h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Emden via Rheine and Rheine, Bahnhof in around 4h 28m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bremen
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €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 Rheine
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €50
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€20 - €29
1st Class
€30 - €50
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Phone
+49 521 55777755
Email
info@westfalenbahn.de
Website
westfalenbahn.de
Train from Rheine, Bahnhof to Emden(Ostfriesl) Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
WestfalenBahn GmbH
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 Rheine to Emden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Emden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
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 Rheine to Emden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bremen Hbf to Emden(Ostfriesl) Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€29 - €40
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Emden(Ostfriesl) Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €29
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 Emden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Leer
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
Blablabus

Want to know more about travelling around Germany

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Emden is 294 km. It takes approximately 3h 7m to drive from Amsterdam to Emden.

Get driving directions

KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Bremen Airport.

Search flights

There are 44+ hotels available in Emden. Prices start at €87 per night.

More details

The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs €6 - €13.

More details