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There are 3 ways to get from Amsterdam to Giethoorn by train, bus or car

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

Train  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Zuid to Steenwijk Intercity

$23 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus, line 320 bus, train, line 270 bus  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Drachten 075
  2. Take the line 320 bus from Drachten, Transferium Oost to Heerenveen, Busstation 320 / ...
  3. Take the train from Heerenveen to Steenwijk
  4. Take the line 270 bus from Steenwijk, Station to Giethoorn, Kerkweg 70 / ...

$20 - $34

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Giethoorn 75.7 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Giethoorn is to drive which costs 16€ - 24€ and takes 1 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Giethoorn is to drive which costs 16€ - 24€ and takes 1 h 25 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Giethoorn is 90 km. The road distance is 121.1 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Giethoorn without a car is to train which takes 3 h 8 min and costs 20€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from Amsterdam to Giethoorn, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Giethoorn is 121 km. It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to drive from Amsterdam to Giethoorn.

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There are 335+ hotels available in Giethoorn. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 56.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 8 min

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam to Giethoorn hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 31 min.

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 Steenwijk
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
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Train from Heerenveen to Steenwijk
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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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 Drachten
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Drachten, Transferium Oost to Heerenveen, Busstation
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
arriva.nl
OV Regio IJsselmond
Phone
900 - 266 63 99
Website
ovregioijsselmond.nl
Bus from Steenwijk, Station to Giethoorn, Kerkweg
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ovregioijsselmond.nl

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