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

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Bus  •  5h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Oldenburg central bus station N1386 / ...

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Train, bus  •  5h 38m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Zuid to Groningen Intercity
  2. Take the bus from Groningen central station to Westerstede central bus station 244

Train  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rheine Ic
  2. Take the train from Rheine to Leer(Ostfriesl) Ic / ...

Train via Osnabrück  •  6h

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabrück Hbf 77
  2. Take the train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Oldenburg(Oldb) Re / ...

Drive  •  3h 9m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Westerstede 298.9 km

Fly to Bremen, train, bus  •  4h 16m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Bremen (BRE) AMS - BRE
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Oldenburg(Oldb)
  3. Take the bus from Oldenburg(Oldb) ZOB to Westerstede Kreishaus

Fly to Hannover, train  •  5h 46m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Hannover (HAJ) AMS - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Oldenburg(Oldb)

Amsterdam to Westerstede by bus

The bus journey time between Amsterdam and Westerstede is around 5h 57m and covers a distance of around 350 km. This includes an average layover time of around 24 min. The fastest bus normally takes 4h 57m. Operated by FlixBus, FlixBus-de and Gerdes Reisen, the Amsterdam to Westerstede bus service departs from Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arrives in Westerstede ZOB. Typically 14 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
5h 33m
Layover time:
24 min
Total time:
5h 57m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
4h 57m
Bus distance:
350 km
Buses per week:
14
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
43 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
10:10
Last bus departs at:
13:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Amsterdam to Westerstede bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Westerstede is to bus which costs €17 - €21 and takes 5h 2m.

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The fastest way to get from Amsterdam to Westerstede is to drive which takes 3h 9m and costs €35 - €60.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Westerstede. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Westerstede ZOB via Oldenburg(Oldb) ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 2m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Westerstede is 226 km. The road distance is 298.9 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Westerstede without a car is to bus which takes 5h 2m and costs €17 - €21.

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It takes approximately 5h 2m to get from Amsterdam to Westerstede, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Westerstede is to bus which takes 5h 2m and costs €17 - €21. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €50 - €170 and takes 5h 53m.

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

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Amsterdam to Westerstede bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Oldenburg central bus station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Westerstede.
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  • Distance: 226.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 2m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Oldenburg central bus station twice daily. Tickets cost €17 - €21 and the journey takes 4h. FlixBus-de also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Westerstede via Rheine, Leer(Ostfriesl), Westerstede-Ocholt, and Ocholt Bahnhof in around 5h 53m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bremen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hannover
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €370
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 Zuid to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €50
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€21 - €29
1st Class
€35 - €50
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rheine
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €50
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€20 - €29
1st Class
€30 - €50
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 Rheine to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Oldenburg(Oldb)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Oldenburg(Oldb)
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
WestfalenBahn
Website
delfi.de
Train from Rheine, Bahnhof to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Phone
+49 521 55777755
Email
info@westfalenbahn.de
Website
westfalenbahn.de
Train from Rheine to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
WestfalenBahn GmbH
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Rheine, Bahnhof to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabrück Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Oldenburg(Oldb)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Oldenburg(Oldb)
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 Rheine to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bremen Hbf to Oldenburg(Oldb)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Oldenburg(Oldb)
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
NordWestBahn
Phone
01806 / 600161
Email
dialog@nordwestbahn.de
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Oldenburg(Oldb)
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Oldenburg(Oldb)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
nordwestbahn.de
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 Bremen Hbf to Oldenburg(Oldb)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Oldenburg(Oldb)
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Oldenburg(Oldb)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Bahn DE
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Oldenburg(Oldb)
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Bahn DE
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Oldenburg(Oldb)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.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 Sloterdijk to Oldenburg central bus station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€17 - €21
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.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Oldenburg(Oldb) ZOB
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Groningen central station to Westerstede central bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Gerdes Reisen
Phone
+49 (0)4409 - 9289-0
Email
info@gerdes-reisen.de
Website
gerdes-reisen.de
Bus from Oldenburg(Oldb) ZOB to Westerstede Kreishaus
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Gerdes Reisen

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Westerstede is 299 km. It takes approximately 3h 9m to drive from Amsterdam to Westerstede.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Bremen Airport.

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There are 42+ hotels available in Westerstede. 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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