There are 9 ways to get from Amsterdam to Upper Rhine by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice / ...

45€ - 140€

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Bus  •  8h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Karlsruhe N94 / ...

28€ - 35€

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Bus via Amsterdam Amstel  •  9h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Amstel to Karlsruhe Hbf

45€ - 70€

Drive  •  5h 15m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Upper Rhine 569.2 km

75€ - 120€

Fly to Stuttgart, bus  •  5h 4m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Stuttgart (STR) AMS - STR
  2. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Karlsruhe

53€ - 222€

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5h 57m

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

71€ - 298€

Fly to Strasbourg, train  •  5h 57m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Strasbourg (SXB) AMS - SXB
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf Vorplatz to Durmersheim Nord

Fly to Basel, train  •  6h 34m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Basel (BSL) AMS - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Karlsruhe Hbf

62€ - 298€

Fly to Zurich, train  •  8h 9m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Zurich (ZRH) AMS - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Karlsruhe Hbf

93€ - 336€

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Upper Rhine is to bus which costs 28€ - 35€ and takes 8h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Upper Rhine is to fly and bus which costs 50€ - 230€ and takes 5h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Upper Rhine. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Durmersheim Nord via Karlsruhe Hbf Vorplatz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 18m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Upper Rhine is 449 km. The road distance is 569.2 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Upper Rhine without a car is to train which takes 5h 18m and costs 45€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 5h 18m to get from Amsterdam to Upper Rhine, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Upper Rhine is to train which takes 5h 18m and costs 45€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 28€ - 35€ and takes 8h 39m.

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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 Upper Rhine train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Karlsruhe Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Upper Rhine.
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  • Distance: 448.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 18m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Upper Rhine, Germany?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam to Upper Rhine once daily. Tickets cost 45€ - 110€ and the journey takes 4h 50m. Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express also services this route 5 times a week. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam to Upper Rhine 4 times a day. Tickets cost 28€ - 35€ and the journey takes 8h 5m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 410€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 400€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 500€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 320€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 700€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 850€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 400€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 800€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 440€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 250€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 430€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 400€
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 Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 110€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
45€ - 65€
1st Class
75€ - 110€
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 40€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
15€ - 22€
1st Class
26€ - 40€
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 Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Zuerich Hb to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Basel Sbb to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TGV inOui
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
29€ - 34€
1st Class
23€ - 28€
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft mbH
Phone
+49 721 61075885
Email
info@avg.karlsruhe.de
Website
avg.info
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf Vorplatz to Durmersheim Nord
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft mbH
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel Sbb to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 100€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
75€ - 140€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 110€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
45€ - 65€
1st Class
80€ - 110€
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
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 Sloterdijk to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Amsterdam Amstel to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
eurolines.de

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Upper Rhine is 569 km. It takes approximately 5h 15m to drive from Amsterdam to Upper Rhine.

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

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There are 520+ hotels available in Upper Rhine. Prices start at 59€ per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 18 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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