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

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Fly to Palanga  •  8h 46m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Palanga (PLQ) AMS - PLQ

$67 - $233

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Bus  •  33h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Gdańsk
  2. Take the bus from Gdańsk Główny to Kaliningrad Bus station
  3. Take the bus from Kaliningrad Bus station to Klaipėda

$63 - $99

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Fly to Riga, bus  •  10h 42m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Riga (RIX) AMS - RIX
  2. Take the bus from Riga Airport to Klaipeda Bus Station

$77 - $218

Fly to Vilnius, train  •  11h 9m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Vilnius (VNO) AMS - VNO
  2. Take the train from Vilnius to Klaipeda

$70 - $249

Bus via Hanover  •  27h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Hanover
  2. Take the bus from Hanover to Kaliningrad Bus station
  3. Take the bus from Kaliningrad Bus station to Klaipėda

$68 - $118

Train, car ferry via Karlshamn  •  28h 19m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabrueck Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg-Altona Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg-Altona to Koebenhavn H Ic
  4. Take the train from København H to Karlshamn station
  5. Take the car ferry from Karlshamn to Klaipeda

$218 - $522

Train, car ferry  •  29h 52m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabrueck Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf Re / ...
  4. Take the car ferry from Kiel to Klaipeda
  5. Take the car ferry from Smiltyne to Klaipeda

Drive  •  16h 19m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Gargždai 1552.9 km

$230 - $350

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Gargždai is to bus which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 33h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Gargždai is to fly which costs 55€ - 200€ and takes 8h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Gargždai. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Gargždai via Hanover, Kaliningrad Bus station and Klaipėda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 21m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Gargždai is 1136 km. The road distance is 1552.9 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Gargždai without a car is to bus via Hanover which takes 27h 21m and costs 55€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 8h 46m to get from Amsterdam to Gargždai, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Gargždai is to fly which takes 8h 46m and costs 55€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus via Hanover, which costs 55€ - 100€ and takes 27h 21m.

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There is no direct flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Palanga Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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Amsterdam to Gargždai bus services, operated by Kaliningrad Avtovokzal, arrive at Klaipėda station.

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  • Distance: 1136.4 km
  • Duration: 8h 46m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Gargždai, Klaipėda County, Lithuania?

Norwegian Air International, Air Baltic and three other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Gargždai once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Gargždai via Hanover, Kaliningrad Bus station, and Klaipėda in around 27h 21m.

Airlines
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Palanga via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Riga
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Riga via Vilnius
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Riga via Tallinn
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Vilnius via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Palanga via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$40 - $400
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Palanga via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Palanga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Vilnius via Minsk
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $310
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Vilnius via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $250
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Vilnius via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Vilnius via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $190
Train operators
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Vilnius to Klaipeda
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
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 Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
$29 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
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 Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $100
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 Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg-Altona to København H
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Karlshamn station
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Öresundståg
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 Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
HVV
Bus operators
Ollex
Phone
+370 5 210 4304
Email
info@ollex.lt
Website
ollex.lt
Bus from Riga Airport to Klaipeda Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19
Website
Ollex
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 Hanover
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Phone
+7 (4012) 64-36-35
Email
info@avl39.ru
Website
avl39.ru
Bus from Hanover to Kaliningrad Bus station
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Schedules at
avl39.ru
Bus from Kaliningrad Bus station to Klaipėda
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
avl39.ru
Bus from Gdańsk Główny to Kaliningrad Bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
avl39.ru
Klaipedos Autobusu Parkas
Phone
(+370 46) 41 15 59
Email
klap@klap.lt
Website
klap.lt
Bus from Kaliningrad to Klaipėda
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
klap.lt
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Karlshamn to Klaipeda
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $170
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining Seat
$20 - $40
2-bed inside cabin
$150 - $170
Bed in a 2 berth inside shared cabin
$87
1-bed sea view cabin
$175
2-bed sea view cabin
$186
Standard Car (extra charge)
$72
Car ferry from Kiel to Klaipeda
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $130
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining Seat
$18
4-bed inside cabin
$196
2-bed inside cabin
$100 - $130
2-bed sea view cabin
$147
Standard Car (Extra fee)
$76
Keltas
Phone
+370 46 311117
Email
ds@keltas.lt
Website
keltas.lt
Car ferry from Smiltyne to Klaipeda
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Keltas

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Gargždai is 1h ahead of Amsterdam. It is currently 4:16 AM in Amsterdam and 5:16 AM in Gargždai.

Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Gargždai is 1553 km. It takes approximately 16h 19m to drive from Amsterdam to Gargždai.

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Scandinavian Airlines, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Norwegian Air International and two other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Palanga Airport.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Gargždai. Prices start at $100 USD 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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