There are 5 ways to get from Amsterdam to Venlo by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Intercity
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven to Blerick Intercity

$26 - $45

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Bus  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Nijmegen 120
  2. Take the bus from Nijmegen, Centraal Station to Venlo, Mgr. Nolensplein 83

$9 - $24

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Train via Nijmegen  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Nijmegen Intercity
  2. Take the train from Nijmegen to Venlo Stoptrein S1

Drive  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Venlo 114.2 miles

$27 - $40

Fly, train  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) AMS - DUS
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Venlo

$82 - $277

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Venlo. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Venlo, Mgr. Nolensplein via Nijmegen, Centraal Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Venlo. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Blerick via Eindhoven. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 11 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Venlo is 142 km. The road distance is 182.7 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Venlo without a car is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to get from Amsterdam to Venlo, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Venlo is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 41 min.

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

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Amsterdam to Venlo bus services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Venlo, Mgr. Nolensplein station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Venlo.
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  • Distance: 88.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 11 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Venlo, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Venlo via Eindhoven in around 2 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Venlo via Nijmegen and Nijmegen, Centraal Station in around 3 h 41 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
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 Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Eindhoven to Blerick
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Nijmegen to Venlo
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
arriva.nl
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eurobahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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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 Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Nijmegen, Centraal Station to Venlo, Mgr. Nolensplein
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
arriva.nl
Breng
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
breng.nl
Bus from Nijmegen, Centraal Station to Venlo, Mgr. Nolensplein
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
breng.nl

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Amsterdam to Venlo train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Blerick station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Venlo is 183 km. It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to drive from Amsterdam to Venlo.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 343+ hotels available in Venlo. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs .

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