There are 5 ways to get from Arnhem to Amsterdam by train, bus, night train, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity / ...

$14 - $40

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Bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Arnhem to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 056

$6 - $11

3 alternative options

Night train  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the night train from Arnhem Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity

$14 - $26

Rideshare  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Arnhem to Amsterdam 62 miles

$9

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Arnhem to Amsterdam 63.7 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Arnhem to Amsterdam is to rideshare which costs 8€ and takes 1 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arnhem to Amsterdam is to train which costs 12€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Arnhem and arriving at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Arnhem Centraal and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 4 min.

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The distance between Arnhem and Amsterdam is 82 km. The road distance is 101.9 km.

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The best way to get from Arnhem to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 1 h 4 min and costs 12€ - 35€.

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The train from Arnhem Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal takes 1 h 4 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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

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The best way to get from Arnhem to Amsterdam is to train which takes 1 h 4 min and costs 12€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 5€ - 9€ and takes 1 h 30 min.

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  • Distance: 51.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 4 min

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Arnhem to Amsterdam hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $26 and the journey takes 1 h 4 min. Deutsche Bahn also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Arnhem to Amsterdam once daily. Tickets cost $6 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min.

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 Arnhem Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.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 Arnhem to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Arnhem to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Arnhem to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Arnhem to Amsterdam is 102 km. It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to drive from Arnhem to Amsterdam.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Arnhem and Amsterdam. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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