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There are 10 ways to get from Amsterdam to Leipzig University Library by train, night bus, car, plane or bus

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Train  •  8h 5m

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

84€ - 166€

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Fly to Leipzig  •  6h 8m

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

60€ - 249€

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Night bus, train  •  10h 20m

  1. Take the night bus from Amsterdam Piarcoplein P+R Sloterdijk to Hannover Central Bus Station
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Goslar Re
  3. Take the train from Goslar to Halle(Saale)Hbf Re

Drive  •  5h 44m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Leipzig University Library 659.6 km

80€ - 120€

Fly to Dresden, train  •  5h 32m

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

156€ - 492€

Fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, train  •  6h 1m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) AMS - BER
  2. Take the train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Leipzig Hbf

83€ - 313€

Fly to Hannover, train  •  6h 30m

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

124€ - 468€

Fly to Prague, bus, train  •  8h 35m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Prague (PRG) AMS - PRG
  2. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
  3. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Leipzig Hbf

62€ - 361€

Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  6h 54m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Nuremberg (NUE) AMS - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
  3. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Leipzig Hbf

188€ - 467€

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  8h 23m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Frankfurt (FRA) AMS - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf

128€ - 368€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Leipzig University Library is 116 117.

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The cost-effective way to get from Amsterdam to Leipzig University Library is to drive, which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 5h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Leipzig University Library is to fly and train which costs 150€ - 500€ and takes 5h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Leipzig University Library. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Leipzig, Neues Rathaus via Hannover Hbf and Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof/Westseite. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 5m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Leipzig University Library is 526 km. The road distance is 659.6 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Leipzig University Library without a car is to train which takes 8h 5m and costs 80€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 8h 5m to get from Amsterdam to Leipzig University Library, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Leipzig University Library is to train which takes 8h 5m and costs 80€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 60€ - 250€ and takes 6h 8m.

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

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

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  • Distance: 526.3 km
  • Duration: 8h 5m

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Leipzig University Library via Hannover Hbf, Leipzig Hbf, Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof/Westseite, and Leipzig, Neues Rathaus in around 8h 5m. Alternatively, KLM, Austrian Airlines and four other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Leipzig University Library 5 times a week.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 410€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 340€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hannover
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 320€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 250€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 300€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
90€ - 380€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 430€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
110€ - 340€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Leipzig via Prague, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday
Estimated price
50€ - 230€
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 240€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 200€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
29€ - 130€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Leipzig via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 330€
Sundair
Website
sundair.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Leipzig via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
85€ - 440€
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 Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 80€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
30€ - 50€
1st Class
55€ - 80€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hannover Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Hannover Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Dresden Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Erixx
Phone
05191/ 96944-250
Website
erixx.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Goslar
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Erixx
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Goslar to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Abellio
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Goslar to Halle
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
20€ - 27€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
CityBusExpress
Phone
+31 30 333 33 00
Email
info@citybusexpress.com
Website
citybusexpress.com
Night bus from Amsterdam Piarcoplein P+R Sloterdijk to Hannover Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
CityBusExpress
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
RegioJet
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 Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Dresden Bayrische Strasse
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
75€ - 90€
Website
Comati PSG

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Leipzig University Library is 660 km. It takes approximately 5h 44m to drive from Amsterdam to Leipzig University Library.

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

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There are 508+ hotels available in Leipzig University Library. 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 13 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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