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There are 10 ways to get from Amsterdam to Grainau by train, car, car train, bus or plane

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Train  •  10h 44m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice

150€ - 256€

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Bus  •  16h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Munich, Munich central bus station 027
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Garmisch-Partenkirchen 040

56€ - 92€

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Drive, car train  •  11h

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Köln Hbf
  2. Take the car train from Köln Hbf to München Ost
  3. Drive from München Ost to Grainau

95€ - 187€

Bus, train  •  18h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Amstel to Munich Hbf
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to Garmisch-Partenkirchen Rb / ...

99€ - 150€

Drive  •  8h 11m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Grainau 548.6 miles

110€ - 170€

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Munich, train  •  7h 35m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Munich (MUC) AMS - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Flughafen Terminal to Muenchen-Pasing
  3. Take the train from Muenchen-Pasing to Garmisch-Partenkirchen

95€ - 266€

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Innsbruck, train  •  7h 38m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Innsbruck (INN) AMS - INN
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Westbahnhof to Garmisch-Partenkirchen

96€ - 389€

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Munich, train  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Munich (MUC) DUS - MUC
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Flughafen Terminal to Muenchen-Pasing
  4. Take the train from Muenchen-Pasing to Garmisch-Partenkirchen

126€ - 301€

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Nuremberg, train  •  8h 16m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Nuremberg (NUE) AMS - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to Garmisch-Partenkirchen

139€ - 428€

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart, train  •  9h 28m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Stuttgart (STR) AMS - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen-Pasing
  3. Take the train from Muenchen-Pasing to Garmisch-Partenkirchen

136€ - 356€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Grainau is to bus which costs 55€ - 95€ and takes 16h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Grainau is to fly and train which costs 95€ - 270€ and takes 7h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Grainau. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Untergrainau via Munich, Munich central bus station and Garmisch-Partenkirchen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Grainau. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Grainau via Duesseldorf Hbf and Garmisch-Partenkirchen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 44m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Grainau is 699 km. The road distance is 877.7 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Grainau without a car is to train which takes 10h 44m and costs 150€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 10h 44m to get from Amsterdam to Grainau, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Grainau is to train which takes 10h 44m and costs 150€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 95€ and takes 16h 9m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Grainau.
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  • Distance: 437 miles
  • Duration: 10h 44m

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Grainau via Duesseldorf Hbf and Garmisch-Partenkirchen in around 10h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Grainau via Munich, Munich central bus station and Garmisch-Partenkirchen in around 16h 9m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 310€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 310€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Innsbruck via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 850€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 460€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 600€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 600€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 470€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 650€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 1500€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 380€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Innsbruck via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 850€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 470€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 750€
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 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€
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 Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
110€ - 170€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Flughafen Terminal to Muenchen-Pasing
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen-Pasing to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen-Pasing
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Köln Hbf to München Ost
Ave. Duration
7h 16m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
50€ - 120€
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
51€
Motorcycle
85€
Vehicle
93€
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Westbahnhof to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 16€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.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 Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Amsterdam Amstel to Munich Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
eurolines.de

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Amsterdam to Grainau bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Garmisch-Partenkirchen station.

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Amsterdam to Grainau train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Garmisch-Partenkirchen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Grainau is 878 km. It takes approximately 8h 11m to drive from Amsterdam to Grainau.

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

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Book your Amsterdam to Grainau bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 1719+ hotels available in Grainau. Prices start at 59€ 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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