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

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Train via Koblenz  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Koblenz Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Koblenz Hbf to Trier Hbf Rb / ...

58€ - 175€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Bijlmer to Bonn 835
  2. Take the bus from Bonn to Trier, Trier train N11

29€ - 36€

5 alternative options

Train  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 Ice
  2. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Trier Hbf Re / ...

53€ - 131€

Bus, train  •  11h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Luxembourg
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg to Trier Hbf Re / ...

Drive  •  3h 48m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Trier 382.1 km

50€ - 75€

Fly to Luxembourg  •  3h 45m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Luxembourg (LUX) AMS - LUX

86€ - 413€

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 25m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) AMS - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
  3. Take the train from Koblenz Hbf to Trier Hbf

144€ - 428€

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Trier is to bus which costs 28€ - 40€ and takes 8h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Trier is to fly which costs 85€ - 420€ and takes 3h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Trier. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Trier, Trier train via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Bijlmer and Bonn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Trier. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Trier Hbf via Duesseldorf Hbf and Koblenz Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 10m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Trier is 315 km. The road distance is 382.1 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Trier without a car is to train via Koblenz which takes 6h 10m and costs 55€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 6h 10m to get from Amsterdam to Trier, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Trier bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Bijlmer station.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Trier is to train via Koblenz which takes 6h 10m and costs 55€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 28€ - 40€ and takes 8h 36m, you could also fly, which costs 85€ - 420€ and takes 3h 45m.

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  • Distance: 315.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 10m

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Trier via Duesseldorf Hbf and Koblenz Hbf in around 6h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Trier via Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA, Amsterdam, Amsterdam Bijlmer, and Bonn in around 8h 36m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 460€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 650€
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 Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 50€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
22€ - 30€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 60€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
24€ - 35€
1st Class
40€ - 60€
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Trier Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Trier Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 25€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
National Express Rail
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 Duesseldorf Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Trier Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Trier Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Bijlmer to Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bonn to Trier, Trier train
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Amsterdam to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
starbus.es

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

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Amsterdam to Trier bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Trier, Trier train station.

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Amsterdam to Trier train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Trier Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Trier is 382 km. It takes approximately 3h 48m to drive from Amsterdam to Trier.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Luxembourg Airport.

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There are 498+ hotels available in Trier. 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 13 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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