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There are 7 ways to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Utrecht by train, bus, night bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  6h 15m

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

€109 - €157

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12h 10m

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

€27 - €35

5 alternative options

Night bus, train  •  9h 53m

  1. Take the night bus from Berlin central bus station to Arnhem central train station N81
  2. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Utrecht Centraal Intercity

€43 - €65

Drive  •  5h 58m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Utrecht 633.4 km

€75 - €120

Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  4h 41m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BER - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal

€46 - €257

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 3m

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

€95 - €327

Fly to Cologne Bonn, train  •  6h 32m

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

€91 - €405

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Utrecht by train

The train journey time between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Utrecht is around 6h 11m and covers a distance of around 611 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 5m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity and Dutch Railways (NS), the Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Utrecht train service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Utrecht Centraal. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
6h 11m
Fastest train time:
6h 5m
Train distance:
611 km
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€109
Carbon emissions:
32 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 Utrecht train schedules

Germany → Netherlands
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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 Utrecht is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Utrecht is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Utrecht 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 Hauptbahnhof to Utrecht is to bus which costs €26 - €40 and takes 12h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Utrecht is to fly and train which costs €45 - €260 and takes 4h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin Hauptbahnhof station to Utrecht station. However, there are services departing from Berlin - Central Train Station and arriving at Utrecht Central Station via Amsterdam Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Utrecht. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Utrecht Centraal via Amersfoort Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 15m.

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The distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Utrecht is 562 km. The road distance is 633.4 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Utrecht without a car is to train which takes 6h 15m and costs €100 - €160.

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It takes approximately 6h 15m to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Utrecht, including transfers.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Utrecht bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Berlin - Central Train Station.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Utrecht 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 Utrecht is to train which takes 6h 15m and costs €100 - €160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €26 - €40 and takes 12h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Utrecht.
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  • Distance: 562.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 15m

What companies run services between Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Germany and Utrecht, Netherlands?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Amersfoort Centraal every 4 hours. Tickets cost €100 - €140 and the journey takes 5h 50m. 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 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €240
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €400
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
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €390
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 Amersfoort Centraal
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €24
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €15
1st Class
€17 - €24
Train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €19
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€14 - €19
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 Duesseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
Night bus from Berlin central bus station to Arnhem central train station
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€29 - €35
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 Hauptbahnhof to Utrecht bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk station.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Utrecht train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Amersfoort Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Utrecht is 633 km. It takes approximately 5h 58m to drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Utrecht.

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

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