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There are 10 ways to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Amsterdam Centraal Station by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal

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Bus

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

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Bus via U Alexanderplatz

  1. Take the bus from U Alexanderplatz to Amsterdam Sloterdijk

Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Amsterdam

Drive

  1. Drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Amsterdam Centraal Station

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol

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

Train to Hannover, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol

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

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Dusseldorf (DUS)
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal

Train to Dresden, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol

  1. Take the train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Cologne Bonn (CGN)
  2. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Amsterdam Centraal

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Amsterdam Centraal Station by train

The train journey time between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Amsterdam Centraal Station is around 6h 24m and covers a distance of around 634 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 16m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity and DB Fernverkehr, the Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Amsterdam Centraal Station train service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Amsterdam Centraal. Typically 41 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
6h 24m
Fastest train time:
6h 16m
Train distance:
634 km
Trains per week:
41
Cheapest price:
€100
Carbon emissions:
33 kg CO2

First and last trains

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

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Amsterdam Centraal Station train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Amsterdam Centraal Station is to bus which costs €27 - €45 and takes 10h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Amsterdam Centraal Station is to fly which costs €40 - €220 and takes 4h 22m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 26m.

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The distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Amsterdam Centraal Station is 574 km. The road distance is 654.5 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Amsterdam Centraal Station without a car is to train which takes 6h 26m and costs €100 - €150.

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The train from Berlin Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal takes 6h 26m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Amsterdam Centraal Station train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Amsterdam Centraal Station is to train which takes 6h 26m and costs €100 - €150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €27 - €45 and takes 10h 38m, you could also fly, which costs €40 - €220 and takes 4h 22m.

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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 Hauptbahnhof to Amsterdam Centraal Station train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Amsterdam Centraal Station.
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  • Distance: 573.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 26m

What companies run services between Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Germany and Amsterdam Centraal Station, Netherlands?

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. DB Fernverkehr also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Berlin - Central Train Station to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk 4 times a week. Tickets cost €21 - €27 and the journey takes 10h 30m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €360
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €320
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €340
Flights from Hannover to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €370
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Flights from Dresden to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €460
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €460
Flights from Dresden to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €170
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
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hannover Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
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 Berlin Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Berlin Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Railjet
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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from U Alexanderplatz to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
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
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Berlin to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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