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There are 12 ways to get from Amsterdam to Italy by plane, train, bus, night train, car, car train or shuttle

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Fly to Milan Linate  •  4h 26m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Milan Linate (LIN) AMS - LIN

52€ - 156€

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Fly to Milan Malpensa  •  4h 52m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) AMS - MXP

47€ - 179€

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Fly to Florence  •  4h 32m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Florence (FLR) AMS - FLR

73€ - 1615€

Fly to Turin  •  4h 58m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Turin (TRN) AMS - TRN

74€ - 306€

Fly to Bologna  •  4h 40m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Bologna (BLQ) AMS - BLQ

72€ - 189€

Fly to Genoa  •  5h 2m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Genoa (GOA) AMS - GOA

67€ - 126€

Train  •  16h 19m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Basel Sbb Ice
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr

202€ - 474€

Bus  •  27h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk > Hazeldonk - Pays Bas > Hazeldonk - Belgique > Neuville en Ferrain - Belgique > Neuville en Ferrain - France > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Rome Tiburtina Bus station N521

82€ - 107€

Night train  •  26h 10m

  1. Take the night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Muenchen Hbf En
  2. Take the night train from Muenchen Hbf to Roma Termini Nj

156€ - 284€

Drive  •  15h 18m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Rome 1651.8 km

200€ - 300€

Drive, car train  •  23h 48m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Hamburg Altona
  2. Take the car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hbf
  3. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Rome

Shuttle, train  •  22h 7m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Amsterdam to Desenzano del Garda
  2. Take the train from Desenzano del Garda to Roma Termini 8959

193€ - 256€

Netherlands → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Netherlands

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Italy, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican, Cyprus, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Rwanda, Singapore, Thailand, Israel and United Kingdom

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Netherlands

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 5 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Singapore and Thailand
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 5 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This applies to arrivals from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Hungary, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Andorra and Monaco
  • Health declaration required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of San Marino and Vatican
  • 10 day mandatory monitored quarantine
This applies to arrivals from India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka

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The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy 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 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Italy is 1500.

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

The social distance requirement in Italy is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Netherlands from Italy.

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Last updated: 4 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Italy is to fly which costs 45€ - 180€ and takes 4h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Italy is to fly which costs 50€ - 160€ and takes 4h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Italy. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and arriving at P.le Tiburtino via Paris and Staz.ne Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Italy. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Principe Eugenio/Manzoni via Basel Sbb, Milano Centrale and Termini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 19m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Italy is 1229 km. The road distance is 1651.8 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Italy without a car is to train which takes 16h 19m and costs 200€ - 480€.

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It takes approximately 4h 26m to get from Amsterdam to Italy, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Italy bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk station.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Italy is to fly which takes 4h 26m and costs 50€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 200€ - 480€ and takes 16h 19m, you could also bus, which costs 80€ - 110€ and takes 27h 54m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Italy.
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  • Distance: 1228.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 26m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Italy?

Alitalia, KLM and three other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Milan 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Rome via Basel Sbb, Milano Centrale, Roma Termini, and Termini in around 16h 19m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 230€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 750€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 400€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Turin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 250€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 430€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 230€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 340€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
160€ - 380€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 430€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 300€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
26€ - 260€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Turin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 850€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 450€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 440€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
150€ - 440€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 110€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 95€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 260€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Turin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 250€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
50€ - 290€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 210€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 380€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
160€ - 600€
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 Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 140€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
55€ - 85€
1st Class
95€ - 140€
Night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
11h 41m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
70€ - 160€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
70€ - 95€
1st Class
110€ - 160€
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 Amsterdam Centraal to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120€ - 180€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 180€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 120€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
40€ - 55€
Base Standard
70€ - 95€
Base Premium
85€ - 120€
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hbf
Ave. Duration
10h 31m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Desenzano del Garda to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€ - 85€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
30€ - 45€
Smart Low Cost
29€ - 40€
Smart Flex
60€ - 85€
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Blablabus
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
65€ - 80€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Starliner
Phone
+31 (0) 172-881316
Email
info@starliner.nl
Website
starliner.nl
Shuttle from Amsterdam to Desenzano del Garda
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
160€
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Starliner

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Amsterdam to Italy bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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Amsterdam to Italy train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Italy is 1652 km. It takes approximately 15h 18m to drive from Amsterdam to Italy.

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Alitalia, easyJet, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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There are 173+ hotels available in Italy. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 17 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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