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There are 5 ways to get from Berlin Central Station to Schiphol, Airport by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  3h 58m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BER - AMS

€43 - €201

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin - Central Train Station to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk BlaBlaCar Bus

€26 - €32

3 alternative options

Train  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Ic

€113 - €159

Bus via Berlin Alexanderplatz  •  13h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Alexanderplatz to Amsterdam Sloterdijk N44

€41 - €54

Drive  •  6h 19m

  1. Drive from Berlin Central Station to Schiphol, Airport 666 km

€80 - €120

Berlin Central Station to Schiphol, Airport by train

The train journey time between Berlin Central Station and Schiphol, Airport is around 7h 8m and covers a distance of around 651 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 44m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity and Dutch Railways (NS), the Berlin Central Station to Schiphol, Airport train service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Schiphol Airport. Typically 30 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
7h 8m
Fastest train time:
6h 44m
Train distance:
651 km
Trains per week:
30
Cheapest price:
€113
Carbon emissions:
34 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:08
Last train departs at:
16:34

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Central Station to Schiphol, Airport train schedules

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International entry into Netherlands from Germany

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Curaçao, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Argentina, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, South Africa, Suriname, United Kingdom, Uruguay and Venezuela are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Germany

  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Germany
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Curaçao, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Curaçao, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Netherlands

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Netherlands is currently allowed from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Schiphol, Airport is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Schiphol, Airport is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Schiphol, Airport is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Netherlands.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 18 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin Central Station to Schiphol, Airport is to bus which costs €25 - €35 and takes 11h 13m.

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The fastest way to get from Berlin Central Station to Schiphol, Airport is to fly. Taking this option will cost €40 - €210 and takes 3h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin Central Station station to Schiphol, Airport. However, there are services departing from Berlin - Central Train Station and arriving at Schiphol, Schiphol Airport/Plaza via Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Central Station to Schiphol, Airport. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Schiphol Airport via Amsterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 49m.

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The distance between Berlin Central Station and Schiphol, Airport is 584 km. The road distance is 666 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Central Station to Schiphol, Airport without a car is to train which takes 6h 49m and costs €110 - €160.

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It takes approximately 3h 58m to get from Berlin Central Station to Schiphol, Airport, including transfers.

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Berlin Central Station to Schiphol, Airport bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Berlin - Central Train Station.

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Berlin Central Station to Schiphol, Airport train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Central Station to Schiphol, Airport is to fly which takes 3h 58m and costs €40 - €210. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €110 - €160 and takes 6h 49m, you could also bus, which costs €25 - €35 and takes 11h 13m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Central Station to Schiphol, Airport.
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  • Distance: 583.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 58m

What companies run services between Berlin Central Station, Germany and Schiphol, Airport, Netherlands?

KLM, easyJet and Lufthansa fly from Berlin Central Station to Schiphol, Airport every 4 hours. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn Intercity operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal every 4 hours. Tickets cost €100 - €150 and the journey takes 6h 26m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €90
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €380
Train operators
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 Berlin Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€100 - €150
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Berlin - Central Train Station to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€21 - €27
Website
Blablabus
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin Alexanderplatz to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Berlin Central Station to Schiphol, Airport bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk station.

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Berlin Central Station to Schiphol, Airport train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Central Station to Schiphol, Airport is 666 km. It takes approximately 6h 19m to drive from Berlin Central Station to Schiphol, Airport.

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Lufthansa, easyJet and KLM offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 781+ hotels available in Schiphol, Airport. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin Central Station to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs €7 - €12.

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