There are 4 ways to get from Amsterdam to Meppen by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rheine Intercity
  2. Take the train from Rheine to Meppen Ic

$45 - $71

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Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Radarweg to Groningen CS, Hoofdstation 100
  2. Take the bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Emmen, Station uitstaphalte 300

$37 - $47

2 alternative options

Train via Zwolle  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Zwolle Sprinter
  2. Take the train from Zwolle to Emmen Sneltrein / ...

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Meppen 134.7 miles

$30 - $50

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Meppen. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Radarweg and arriving at Meppen, Bahnhof via Groningen, Hoofdstation and Emmen, Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Meppen. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Meppen via Rheine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 11 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Meppen is 166 km. The road distance is 215.5 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Meppen without a car is to train which takes 4 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Amsterdam to Meppen, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Meppen bus services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Radarweg station.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Meppen is to train which takes 4 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h.

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Amsterdam to Meppen bus services, operated by Qbuzz, arrive at Emmen, Station uitstaphalte.

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

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  • Distance: 103.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 11 min

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Meppen via Rheine in around 4 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Meppen via Groningen CS, Hoofdstation, Groningen, Hoofdstation, Emmen, Station uitstaphalte, and Emmen, Station in around 5 h.

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.

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Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rheine
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
ns.nl
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Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Rheine to Meppen
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
bahn.de
Blauwnet
Website
blauwnet.nl
Train from Zwolle to Emmen
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
blauwnet.nl
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Radarweg to Groningen CS, Hoofdstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
arriva.nl
Qbuzz
Website
qbuzz.nl
Bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Emmen, Station uitstaphalte
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
qbuzz.nl

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Meppen is 215 km. It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to drive from Amsterdam to Meppen.

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