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There are 9 ways to get from Amsterdam to Gießen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Giessen Re / ...

55€ - 133€

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Bus  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Gießen, Gießen Mathematikum N20

21€ - 40€

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Train via Cologne  •  6h 59m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koln Hbf
  2. Take the train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Windeck, Au Re9 / ...
  3. Take the train from Windeck, Au to Gießen Bf

Drive  •  3h 51m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Gießen 253 miles

50€ - 80€

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Frankfurt, train  •  4h 36m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Frankfurt (FRA) AMS - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Giessen

83€ - 263€

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Frankfurt (FRA) DUS - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Giessen

114€ - 328€

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Dusseldorf, train  •  5h 22m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) AMS - DUS
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Giessen

111€ - 332€

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Hannover, train  •  6h 7m

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

126€ - 333€

Train to Brussels, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Frankfurt (FRA) BRU - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Giessen

141€ - 340€

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Gießen is to bus which costs 21€ - 40€ and takes 6h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Gießen is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 3h 51m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Gießen, Gießen Mathematikum. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Gießen. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Giessen via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 52m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Gießen is 329 km. The road distance is 404.9 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Gießen without a car is to train which takes 4h 52m and costs 55€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 4h 52m to get from Amsterdam to Gießen, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Gießen is to train which takes 4h 52m and costs 55€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ - 40€ and takes 6h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Gießen.
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  • Distance: 205.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 52m

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Gießen via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 4h 52m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam to Gießen once daily. Tickets cost 21€ - 40€ and the journey takes 6h 35m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 310€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 280€
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 330€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 400€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 500€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hannover
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 450€
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 85€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
35€ - 55€
1st Class
60€ - 85€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 50€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
22€ - 30€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 50€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
22€ - 30€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
Deutsche Bahn

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 Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Giessen
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Windeck, Au
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Giessen
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
S-Bahn Köln
Phone
0 18 06 50 40 30
Website
avv.de
Train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Windeck, Au
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
S-Bahn Köln
HLB Hessische Landesbahn GmbH
Phone
0800 44 33 700
Website
hlb-online.de
Train from Windeck, Au to Gießen Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
HLB Hessische Landesbahn GmbH
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
40€ - 60€
1st Class
60€ - 85€
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 Gießen, Gießen Mathematikum
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
21€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Amsterdam to Gießen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Gießen, Gießen Mathematikum station.

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Amsterdam to Gießen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Giessen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Gießen is 405 km. It takes approximately 3h 51m to drive from Amsterdam to Gießen.

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Lufthansa and KLM offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 164+ hotels available in Gießen. Prices start at 49€ per night.

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

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