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

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Recommended option

Train via Amsterdam Zuid  •  4h 1m

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

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Groningen central station N1386 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Emmen, Station uitstaphalte 300

€19 - €27

2 alternative options

Train  •  4h 3m

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

Drive  •  2h 10m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Erica 180.1 km

€22 - €35

Amsterdam to Erica by subway, train and bus

The journey time between Amsterdam and Erica is around 3h 45m and covers a distance of around 195 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 46m. Operated by GVB, Dutch Railways (NS), Blauwnet and others, the Amsterdam to Erica service departs from Amsterdam, Rokin and arrives in Erica, Veenschapswijk. Typically 70 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 45m
Fastest journey time:
2h 46m
Services per week:
70
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:27
Last service departs at:
23:27

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Amsterdam to Erica subway, train and bus schedules

Amsterdam → Erica
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Rules to follow in Netherlands

1.5m

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Observe COVID-19 safety rules
Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
Nationwide control measures in place

COVID-19 help in Netherlands

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1351

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Yes, travel within Netherlands is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Erica is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Erica is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

Last updated: 20 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Erica is to bus which costs €19 - €27 and takes 4h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Erica is to drive which costs €22 - €35 and takes 2h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Erica. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Erica, Veenschapswijk via Groningen, Hoofdstation and Emmen, Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 46m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Erica is 143 km. The road distance is 180.1 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Erica without a car is to train via Amsterdam Zuid which takes 4h 1m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 1m to get from Amsterdam to Erica, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Erica is to train via Amsterdam Zuid which takes 4h 1m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €19 - €27 and takes 4h 46m.

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Amsterdam to Erica bus services, operated by Qbuzz, arrive at Emmen, Station uitstaphalte.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Erica is 180 km. It takes approximately 2h 10m to drive from Amsterdam to Erica.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Erica.
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  • Distance: 142.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 1m

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Erica via Amsterdam, Station Zuid, Amsterdam Zuid, Zwolle, Emmen, and Emmen, Station in around 4h 1m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Erica via Groningen, Hoofdstation and Emmen, Station in around 4h 46m.

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
Dutch Railways (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
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
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
53 min
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 Sloterdijk to Groningen central station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus
Qbuzz
Phone
033 -4601580
Website
qbuzz.nl
Bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Emmen, Station uitstaphalte
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Qbuzz

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