There are 3 ways to get from Amsterdam to Nijmegen by train, night bus or car
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Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Nijmegen
Take the night bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Nijmegen Centraal Station
Drive from Amsterdam to Nijmegen
Amsterdam to Nijmegen by train
The train journey time between Amsterdam and Nijmegen is around 1h 23m and covers a distance of around 114 km. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS), the Amsterdam to Nijmegen train service departs from Amsterdam Centraal and arrives in Nijmegen. Typically 173 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Nijmegen is 1351.
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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Nijmegen is to night bus which costs €9 - €11 and takes 1h 50m.
The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Nijmegen is to train which costs €14 - €35 and takes 1h 23m.
Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Nijmegen Centraal Station station. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 50m.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Nijmegen. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 23m.
The distance between Amsterdam and Nijmegen is 88 km. The road distance is 118.5 km.
The best way to get from Amsterdam to Nijmegen without a car is to train which takes 1h 23m and costs €14 - €35.
The train from Amsterdam Centraal to Nijmegen takes 1h 23m including transfers and departs hourly.
Amsterdam to Nijmegen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.
Amsterdam to Nijmegen train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.
Amsterdam to Nijmegen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nijmegen Centraal Station.
What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Nijmegen, Netherlands?
Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam Centraal to Nijmegen hourly. Tickets cost €14 - €35 and the journey takes 1h 23m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a vehicle from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Nijmegen Centraal Station 3 times a day. Tickets cost €9 - €11 and the journey takes 1h 50m.
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.
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Nijmegen
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 23m
- Estimated price
- €14 - €35
- Dutch Railways (NS)
- Book at
- Netherlands Rail Pass
- 2nd Class
- €14 - €20
- 1st Class
- €24 - €35
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).
Night bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Nijmegen Centraal Station
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 50m
- 3 times a day
- Estimated price
- €9 - €11
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Amsterdam to Nijmegen train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Nijmegen station.
Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Nijmegen is 118 km. It takes approximately 1h 28m to drive from Amsterdam to Nijmegen.
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