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There are 8 ways to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt

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

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Bus

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

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Train to Hannover, fly

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

Train to Dresden, fly

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

Train

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal

Train via Enschede

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hengelo
  2. Take the train from Hengelo to Schiphol Airport

Bus via U Alexanderplatz

  1. Take the bus from U Alexanderplatz to Amsterdam Sloterdijk

Drive

  1. Drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS)

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) by train

The train journey time between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) is around 6h 56m and covers a distance of around 650 km. This includes an average layover time of around 15 min. The fastest train normally takes 6h 54m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity and Dutch Railways (NS), the Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) train service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Schiphol Airport. Typically 41 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
6h 41m
Layover time:
15 min
Total time:
6h 56m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
6h 54m
Train distance:
650 km
Trains per week:
41
Cheapest price:
€113
Carbon emissions:
34 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 Schiphol Airport (AMS) train schedules

Germany → Netherlands
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International entry into Netherlands from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Germany
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Australia, Bahrain, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Canada, Chile, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Hong Kong, Jordan, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay and Vatican
  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Eswatini, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Georgia, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, India, Israel, Lesotho, Malaysia, Martinique, Mongolia, Montenegro, Myanmar, Nepal, New Caledonia, Pakistan, Philippines, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Serbia, Seychelles, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Venezuela
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
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  • Health declaration required
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Rules to follow in Netherlands

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Considerations leaving from Germany

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

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Netherlands 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 Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) 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.

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Last updated: 20 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) is to bus which costs €25 - €35 and takes 11h 13m.

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The fastest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) is to fly which takes 3h 58m and costs €35 - €200.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin Hauptbahnhof station to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS). 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 Hauptbahnhof to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS). However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Schiphol Airport via Amsterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 52m.

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The distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) is 584 km. The road distance is 666.2 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) without a car is to train which takes 6h 52m and costs €110 - €160.

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It takes approximately 3h 58m to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS), including transfers.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Berlin - Central Train Station.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) 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 Schiphol Airport (AMS) is to fly which takes 3h 58m and costs €35 - €200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €110 - €160 and takes 6h 52m, you could also bus, which costs €25 - €35 and takes 11h 13m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS).
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  • Distance: 583.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 58m

What companies run services between Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Germany and Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS), Netherlands?

KLM, easyJet and Lufthansa fly from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) every 3 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 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 Dresden to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €170
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 Dresden to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €310
Train operators
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
DB Fernverkehr
Website
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
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 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
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 Hengelo
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
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 Hengelo to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€20 - €27
1st Class
€30 - €45
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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.
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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 Schiphol Airport (AMS) bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk station.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) is 666 km. It takes approximately 6h 19m to drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS).

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

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs €3 - €50.

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