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Train, line 71 bus  •  3h 9m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Zuid to Zwolle Intercity
  2. Take the line 71 bus from Zwolle, Station to Zwartsluis, Busstation 71 / ...

€16 - €36

2 alternative options

Train  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Zuid to Steenwijk Intercity

€19 - €44

Drive  •  1h 30m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Giethoorn 114.8 km

€14 - €21

Amsterdam to Giethoorn by train and bus

The journey time between Amsterdam and Giethoorn is around 3h 1m and covers a distance of around 139 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 8m. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS) and OV Regio IJsselmond, the Amsterdam to Giethoorn service departs from Amsterdam Zuid and arrives in Giethoorn, Kerkweg. Typically 70 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 1m
Fastest journey time:
2h 8m
Services per week:
70
Cheapest price:
€16
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:12
Last service departs at:
22:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Amsterdam to Giethoorn train and bus schedules

Amsterdam → Giethoorn
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Rules to follow in Netherlands

1.5m

Mandatory

Travel within Netherlands

Observe COVID-19 safety rules
Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

COVID-19 help in Netherlands

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

Frequently Asked Questions


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

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

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

The social distance requirement in Giethoorn 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: 23 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Giethoorn is to drive which costs €14 - €21 and takes 1h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Giethoorn is to drive which costs €14 - €21 and takes 1h 30m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Giethoorn is 90 km. The road distance is 114.8 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Giethoorn without a car is to train and line 71 bus which takes 3h 9m and costs €15 - €40.

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It takes approximately 3h 9m to get from Amsterdam to Giethoorn, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Giethoorn is 115 km. It takes approximately 1h 30m to drive from Amsterdam to Giethoorn.

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There are 33+ hotels available in Giethoorn. Prices start at €75 per night.

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  • Distance: 90.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 9m

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam Zuid to Steenwijk hourly. Tickets cost €16 - €40 and the journey takes 1h 31m.

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 Zuid to Steenwijk
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €40
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€16 - €23
1st Class
€27 - €40
Bus operators
OV Regio IJsselmond
Phone
900 - 266 63 99
Website
ovregioijsselmond.nl
Bus from Zwolle, Station to Zwartsluis, Busstation
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
OV Regio IJsselmond

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