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There are 11 ways to get from Amsterdam to Samos by plane, ferry, train or bus

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Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Samos

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Samos (SMI)

Cheapest option

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Izmir, ferry

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Izmir (ADB)
  2. Take the ferry from Kuşadası to Vathy

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Train to Brussels, fly to Samos

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Samos (SMI)

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Samos

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Samos (SMI)

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Kos, ferry

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Kos (KGS)
  2. Take the ferry from Kos to Vathy Samou

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Izmir, ferry

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Izmir (ADB)
  3. Take the ferry from Kuşadası to Vathy

Train, bus, ferry

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the bus from Mannheim to Thessaloniki
  4. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Vathy Samou

Bus, ferry

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Sarajevo
  2. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Istanbul
  3. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Kusadası
  4. Take the ferry from Kuşadası to Vathy

Train, bus, ferry via Budapest

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Budapest-Keleti
  3. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Thessaloniki
  4. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Vathy Samou

Bus, ferry via Sofia

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Prins Hendrikplantsoen to Sofia Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Kavala
  3. Take the ferry from Kavala to Vathy Samou

Train, Bus, ferry via Kavála

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Take the Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Drama
  3. Take the ferry from Kavala to Vathy Samou
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International entry into Greece from Netherlands

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Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Greece with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Greece from Netherlands

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Health screen upon arrival. Travelers showing symptoms will be asked to quarantine for 5 days
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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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 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Samos is 210 521 2054.

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

The social distance requirement in Samos is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 210 521 2054.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Netherlands from Greece.

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Samos is to fly and ferry which costs €55 - €270 and takes 10h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Samos is to fly which costs €85 - €370 and takes 7h 8m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Samos is 2359 km.

The best way to get from Amsterdam to Samos without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 46h 20m and costs €150 - €380.

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It takes approximately 7h 8m to get from Amsterdam to Samos, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Samos Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 25m.

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Samos is 1h ahead of Amsterdam. It is currently 1:10 AM in Amsterdam and 2:10 AM in Samos.

Transavia Holland, TUI Airlines Netherlands, Lufthansa and Airbus France offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Samos Airport.

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There are 89+ hotels available in Samos. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 17 min and costs €6 - €13.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Samos.
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  • Distance: 2359.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 8m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Samos, Greece?

Transavia Holland, TUI Airlines Netherlands and two other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Samos 3 times a week.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Izmir via Ankara
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €270
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Izmir via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €270
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Izmir via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €270
Flights from Dusseldorf to Izmir via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €240
Flights from Dusseldorf to Izmir via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €240
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Samos via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Izmir via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €390
Flights from Brussels to Samos via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Samos via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €650
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Kos via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €450
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Kos via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €450
Flights from Dusseldorf to Izmir via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€290 - €410
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Izmir via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €250
Flights from Dusseldorf to Izmir
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€170 - €280
Flights from Dusseldorf to Izmir via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€170 - €280
TUI Airlines Netherlands
Website
tui.nl
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Samos
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€110 - €600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Izmir
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€70 - €400
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Kos
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €430
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Izmir
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €260
Flights from Dusseldorf to Izmir
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €270
Flights from Dusseldorf to Izmir via Antalya
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €270
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Samos
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€80 - €350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Kos
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€55 - €260
Corendon Airlines
Website
corendon.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Izmir
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €180
Flights from Dusseldorf to Izmir
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €280
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Samos
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €500
Flights from Dusseldorf to Izmir
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€100 - €340
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Samos
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €600
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Brussels to Samos
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€170 - €420
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Samos
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €650
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Izmir via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €300
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€55 - €80
Comfort
€65 - €90
Premium
€80 - €110
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 Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€22 - €50
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€22 - €30
1st Class
€35 - €50
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €85
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€35 - €50
1st Class
€60 - €85
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€19 - €27
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €85
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€35 - €55
1st Class
€60 - €85
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 Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Railjet
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€130 - €200
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Mannheim to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €110
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Sonnen-Busreisen Prosic
Phone
+387 (0)37 314 378
Email
info@prosicbus.com
Website
prosicbus.com
Bus from Amsterdam to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
20h 11m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€65 - €120
Schedules at
prosicbus.com
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Kusadası
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
MetroTurizm
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Amsterdam Prins Hendrikplantsoen to Sofia Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
37h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
Union Ivkoni
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Kavala
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Drama
Ave. Duration
44h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€210 - €310
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Ferry operators
Barel Travel
Website
bareltravel.com
Ferry from Kuşadası to Vathy
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€0 - €25
Schedules at
bareltravel.com
Adult
€25
Child
€13
Infant
€0
Meander Travel
Website
meandertravel.com
Ferry from Kusadasis to Vathy, Samos
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Schedules at
meandertravel.com
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Ferry from Kos to Vathy Samou
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€24 - €80
Website
Hellenic Seaways
Business
€35 - €55
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€60 - €80
Economy
€24 - €35
4 Bed Inside Cabin
€40 - €60
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Ferry from Thessaloniki to Vathy Samou
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €130
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€65 - €70
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€80 - €100
Economy
€50 - €70
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€80 - €100
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€100 - €130
Ferry from Kavala to Vathy Samou
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€50 - €120
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€62 - €67
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€75 - €95
Economy
€50 - €65
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€75 - €90
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€95 - €120

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