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Train  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Tübingen Hbf Ire / ...

€71 - €213

Cheapest option

Train, Bus  •  12h 47m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Amstel to Eindhoven Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the Bus from Eindhoven to Stuttgart Airport

€34 - €68

4 alternative options

Bus  •  13h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Stuttgart Airport Busterminal N93 / ...

€37 - €49

Drive  •  5h 54m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Tübingen 640.4 km

€80 - €120

Fly to Stuttgart  •  4h 47m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Stuttgart (STR) AMS - STR

€72 - €259

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5h 56m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Frankfurt (FRA) AMS - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Tübingen Hbf

€85 - €333

Amsterdam to Tübingen by train

The train journey time between Amsterdam and Tübingen is around 7h 3m and covers a distance of around 672 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 20m. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS), Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Railjet and others, the Amsterdam to Tübingen train service departs from Amsterdam Centraal and arrives in Tübingen Hbf. Typically 47 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
7h 3m
Fastest train time:
6h 20m
Train distance:
672 km
Trains per week:
47
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
35 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:38
Last train departs at:
18:38

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Amsterdam to Tübingen train schedules

Netherlands → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Netherlands

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Germany, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Australia, China, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Lebanon, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, North Macedonia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

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

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Netherlands

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
Greece: South Aegean

This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Cyprus, Portugal and United Kingdom
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
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Rules to follow in Germany

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Netherlands

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany 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 Tübingen is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Tübingen 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.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Amsterdam to Tübingen is to bus, which costs €35 - €50 and takes 13h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Tübingen is to fly which costs €70 - €260 and takes 4h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Tübingen. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Tübingen, Stadtgraben,Tübingen via Flughafen/Messe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Tübingen. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Tübingen Hbf via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and Stuttgart Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 14m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Tübingen is 520 km. The road distance is 640.4 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Tübingen without a car is to train which takes 6h 14m and costs €70 - €220.

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It takes approximately 6h 14m to get from Amsterdam to Tübingen, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Tübingen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Tübingen is to train which takes 6h 14m and costs €70 - €220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €50 and takes 13h 29m, you could also fly, which costs €70 - €260 and takes 4h 47m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Tübingen.
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  • Distance: 519.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 14m

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Tübingen via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and Stuttgart Hbf in around 6h 14m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Stuttgart Airport Busterminal once daily. Tickets cost €35 - €45 and the journey takes 12h 10m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €290
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €270
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €420
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €200
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €85
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€35 - €50
1st Class
€60 - €85
Train from Amsterdam Amstel to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€14 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€14 - €20
1st Class
€24 - €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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €55
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 Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Railjet
DB ZugBus RAB GmbH
Website
zugbus-rab.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Tübingen Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Schedules at
SBB
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Tübingen Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Tuebingen Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Abellio
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 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Tuebingen Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Tuebingen Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Eindhoven to Stuttgart Airport
Ave. Duration
8h 38m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€17 - €25
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Stuttgart Airport Busterminal
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Stuttgart Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Amsterdam to Tübingen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Stuttgart Airport Busterminal station.

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Amsterdam to Tübingen train services, operated by DB ZugBus RAB GmbH, arrive at Tübingen Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Tübingen is 640 km. It takes approximately 5h 54m to drive from Amsterdam to Tübingen.

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Eurowings and KLM offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Stuttgart Airport.

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Book your Amsterdam to Tübingen bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 117+ hotels available in Tübingen. Prices start at €75 per night.

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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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