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There are 6 ways to get from Amsterdam to Sythen by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Haltern am See Sythen Bf

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Essen central train station
  2. Take the train from Essen Hbf to Haltern am See Sythen Bf

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Train via Arnhem

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Arnhem Centraal
  2. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Haltern am See Sythen Bf

Night train, train

  1. Take the night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Haltern am See Sythen Bf

Drive

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Sythen

Fly, train

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Dusseldorf (DUS)
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Haltern am See Sythen Bf

Amsterdam to Sythen by train

The train journey time between Amsterdam and Sythen is around 3h 8m and covers a distance of around 259 km. This includes an average layover time of around 23 min. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS), Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Regional and others, the Amsterdam to Sythen train service departs from Amsterdam Centraal and arrives in Haltern am See Sythen Bf. Typically 36 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

36 Weekly Trains
3h 8m Average Duration
€21 Cheapest Price
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Netherlands → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Netherlands

  • Entry is unrestricted 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

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Netherlands

There are no current restrictions

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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
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sythen is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Sythen 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: 19 Sep 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Sythen is to bus and train which costs €17 - €35 and takes 5h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Sythen is to drive which costs €50 - €75 and takes 2h 23m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Sythen. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Haltern am See Sythen Bf via Duisburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 8m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Sythen is 173 km. The road distance is 234.8 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Sythen without a car is to train which takes 3h 8m and costs €21 - €75.

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It takes approximately 3h 8m to get from Amsterdam to Sythen, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Amsterdam to Sythen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Haltern am See Sythen Bf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Sythen is 235 km. It takes approximately 2h 23m to drive from Amsterdam to Sythen.

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  • Distance: 172.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 8m

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Sythen via Duisburg Hbf in around 3h 8m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €800
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 Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €50
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€20 - €28
1st Class
€30 - €50
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €30
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €19
1st Class
€22 - €30
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €19
1st Class
€22 - €35
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 Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Duisburg Hbf to Haltern am See Sythen Bf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Essen Hbf to Haltern am See Sythen Bf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
VIAS Rail GmbH
Phone
069 450099650
Email
Kundenservice-Linie10@vias-online.de
Website
vias-online.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
VIAS Rail GmbH
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
Abellio
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Essen central train station
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €20
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 17 min and costs €6 - €13.

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