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

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Train via Amsterdam Zuid  •  2h 50m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Zuid to Zwolle Intercity
  2. Take the train from Zwolle to Emmen Stoptrein / ...

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Bus  •  3h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Groningen 175 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Emmen, Weerdingerstraat 300

20€ - 25€

2 alternative options

Train  •  2h 50m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Zwolle Sprinter
  2. Take the train from Zwolle to Emmen Stoptrein / ...

Drive  •  1h 54m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Emmen 187.1 km

25€ - 40€

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Emmen is to bus which costs 19€ - 26€ and takes 3h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Emmen is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 1h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Emmen. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Emmen, Weerdingerstraat via Groningen, Hoofdstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 23m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Emmen. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Rokin and arriving at Emmen via Amsterdam Zuid and Zwolle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 50m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Emmen is 144 km. The road distance is 187.1 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Emmen without a car is to train via Amsterdam Zuid which takes 2h 50m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 50m to get from Amsterdam to Emmen, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Emmen is to train via Amsterdam Zuid which takes 2h 50m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 26€ and takes 3h 23m.

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  • Distance: 143.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 50m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Emmen, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Emmen via Amsterdam, Station Zuid, Amsterdam Zuid, and Zwolle in around 2h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Emmen via Groningen, Hoofdstation in around 3h 23m.

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 Zuid to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 35€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
1st Class
23€ - 35€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 35€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
1st Class
22€ - 35€
Blauwnet
Phone
0900-9292
Website
blauwnet.nl
Train from Zwolle to Emmen
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Blauwnet
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).

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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 Groningen
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Qbuzz
Phone
033 -4601580
Website
qbuzz.nl
Bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Emmen, Weerdingerstraat
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
Qbuzz

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Amsterdam to Emmen bus services, operated by Qbuzz, arrive at Emmen, Weerdingerstraat station.

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Amsterdam to Emmen train services, operated by Blauwnet, arrive at Emmen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Emmen is 187 km. It takes approximately 1h 54m to drive from Amsterdam to Emmen.

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