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There are 7 ways to get from Amsterdam to Minden by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Minden(Westf)

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Osnabrück Hauptbahnhof/ZOB
  2. Take the train from Osnabrück Hbf to Minden, Bahnhof

Train via Enschede

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Zuid to Hengelo
  2. Take the train from Hengelo to Herford, Bahnhof

Drive

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Minden

Fly to Hannover, train

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Hannover (HAJ)
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Minden, Bahnhof

Fly to Dusseldorf, train

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Dusseldorf (DUS)
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Minden(Westf)

Fly to Bremen, train

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Bremen (BRE)
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Wunstorf
  3. Take the train from Wunstorf to Minden, Bahnhof

Amsterdam to Minden by train

The train journey time between Amsterdam and Minden is around 3h 46m and covers a distance of around 317 km. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS) and Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, the Amsterdam to Minden train service departs from Amsterdam Centraal and arrives in Minden(Westf). Typically 50 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

50 Weekly Trains
3h 46m Average Duration
€29 Cheapest Price
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Netherlands → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Netherlands

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of 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 Minden is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Minden 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 Minden is to bus and train which costs €25 - €45 and takes 4h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Minden is to drive which costs €60 - €95 and takes 3h 14m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Minden(Westf). Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 46m.

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It is 274 km from Amsterdam to Minden. It is approximately 316.2 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Minden without a car is to train which takes 3h 46m and costs €29 - €85.

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The train from Amsterdam Centraal to Minden(Westf) takes 3h 46m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Hannover Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Amsterdam to Minden train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Minden(Westf) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Minden is 316 km. It takes approximately 3h 14m to drive from Amsterdam to Minden.

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  • Distance: 273.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 46m

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam Centraal to Minden(Westf) every 4 hours. Tickets cost €29 - €70 and the journey takes 3h 46m. Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express also services this route every 4 hours.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hannover
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €700
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €700
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bremen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €750
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 Minden(Westf)
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€29 - €70
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€29 - €40
1st Class
€45 - €70
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Minden(Westf)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €26
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€18 - €26
Train from Amsterdam Zuid to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €40
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€17 - €24
1st Class
€29 - €40
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 Minden, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Osnabrück Hbf to Minden, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €28
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Minden, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €28
Website
Deutsche Bahn
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Phone
+49 521 55777755
Email
info@westfalenbahn.de
Website
westfalenbahn.de
Train from Osnabrück Hbf to Minden, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Minden, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Train from Wunstorf to Minden, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hengelo to Herford, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Eurobahn
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Minden(Westf)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Train from Wunstorf to Minden(Westf)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Minden(Westf)
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
National Express Rail
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
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Wunstorf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Osnabrück Hauptbahnhof/ZOB
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
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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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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