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There are 12 ways to get from Amsterdam to Leipzig by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  7h 31m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt ICE International
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Ice

$163 - $234

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Bus  •  9h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Leipzig, Leipzig central station N67

$35 - $65

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Train Dutch Railways (NS)  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Hannover Hbf Intercity
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Ic

$102 - $159

Bus, train  •  9h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Hannover
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Ic

$78 - $112

Drive  •  5h 50m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Leipzig 411.9 miles

$100 - $150

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Leipzig  •  6h 27m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Leipzig (LEJ) AMS - LEJ

$119 - $490

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Tegel, train  •  5h 34m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) AMS - TXL
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Leipzig Hbf

$114 - $336

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Leipzig  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Leipzig (LEJ) DUS - LEJ

$111 - $334

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Schoenefeld, train  •  6h

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) AMS - SXF
  2. Take the train from Berlin Südkreuz to Leipzig Hbf

$89 - $241

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Dresden, train  •  6h 20m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Dresden (DRS) AMS - DRS
  2. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Leipzig Hbf

$147 - $520

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Leipzig  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koln Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Leipzig (LEJ) CGN - LEJ

$128 - $294

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Hannover, train  •  6h 57m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Hannover (HAJ) AMS - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Leipzig Hbf

$133 - $356

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Leipzig is to bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 9h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Leipzig is to fly and train which costs 95€ - 300€ and takes 5h 34m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Leipzig, Leipzig central station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Leipzig. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Leipzig Hbf via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 31m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Leipzig is 526 km. The road distance is 659 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Leipzig without a car is to train which takes 7h 31m and costs 140€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 7h 31m to get from Amsterdam to Leipzig, including transfers.

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

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Amsterdam to Leipzig train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Leipzig is to train which takes 7h 31m and costs 140€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 9h 5m, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 430€ and takes 6h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Leipzig.
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  • Distance: 328.9 miles
  • Duration: 7h 31m

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Leipzig via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 7h 31m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam to Leipzig twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 9h 5m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Leipzig via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Dusseldorf to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dresden via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Südkreuz to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
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 Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Leipzig, Leipzig central station
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Hannover
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
deinbus.de

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There is no direct flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Leipzig Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 55m and has one stopover.

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Amsterdam to Leipzig bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Leipzig, Leipzig central station.

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Amsterdam to Leipzig train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Leipzig Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Leipzig is 659 km. It takes approximately 5h 50m to drive from Amsterdam to Leipzig.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Leipzig Airport.

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There are 619+ hotels available in Leipzig. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 16m and costs 5€ - 11€.

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