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There are 6 ways to get from Amsterdam to Hersel by train, bus, night train, tram, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 32m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Bonn Hbf Re / ...

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Bus  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Köln Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Terminal 2 N61 / ...

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Night train, line 16 tram  •  3h 36m

  1. Take the night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koeln Hbf Nj
  2. Take the line 16 tram from Köln Breslauer Platz/Hbf to Bornheim Hersel 16

Night train  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Köln Hbf 30

Drive  •  2h 50m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Hersel 287.1 km

Fly, train  •  3h 47m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) AMS - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Bonn Hbf

Amsterdam to Hersel by train and tram

41 Weekly Services
3h 32m Average Duration
€30 Cheapest Price
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International entry into Germany from Netherlands

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Netherlands

  • There are no current restrictions
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Rules to follow in Germany

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Yes, entry into Germany is currently allowed from Netherlands.

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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
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hersel is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Hersel is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, returning to Netherlands from Germany is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 8 Aug 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Hersel is to bus which costs €9 - €19 and takes 5h 16m.

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The fastest way to get from Amsterdam to Hersel is to drive. Taking this option will cost €55 - €85 and takes 2h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Hersel. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Bornheim Hersel Grundschule via Köln Köln/Bonn Flughafen Terminal 2 and Bonn Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Hersel. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Bornheim Hersel via Duesseldorf Hbf and Bonn Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 32m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Hersel is 232 km. The road distance is 287.1 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Hersel without a car is to train which takes 3h 32m and costs €30 - €85.

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It takes approximately 3h 32m to get from Amsterdam to Hersel, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Hersel is to train which takes 3h 32m and costs €30 - €85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €9 - €19 and takes 5h 16m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Hersel.
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  • Distance: 232.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 32m

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Hersel via Duesseldorf Hbf, Bonn Hbf, and Bonn Hbf in around 3h 32m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Köln Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Terminal 2 hourly. Tickets cost €15 - €19 and the journey takes 3h 40m. RegioJet also services this route once daily.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €700
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
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€22 - €30
1st Class
€35 - €50
Night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €60
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€24 - €35
1st Class
€40 - €60
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Bonn Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
National Express Rail
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 Düsseldorf Hbf to Bonn Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf central station to Bonn central station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
Flixtrain
Süwex
Phone
0621 8301200
Website
suewex.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Bonn Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Süwex
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Köln Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Amsterdam, Sloterdijk to Cologne/Bonn Airport, Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
RegioJet

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Amsterdam to Hersel bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Köln Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Terminal 2 station.

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Amsterdam to Hersel train services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bonn Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Hersel is 287 km. It takes approximately 2h 50m to drive from Amsterdam to Hersel.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 448+ hotels available in Hersel. Prices start at €100 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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