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There are 8 ways to get from Berlin to Den Helder by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 3m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Ic
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Den Helder Intercity

€119 - €175

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Bus  •  13h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk N1325 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hoorn, Station to Den Helder, Station 135

€40 - €63

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Bus, train  •  12h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Amsterdam Duivendrecht Lesko - Amsterdam 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Amstel to Den Helder Intercity

€43 - €75

Drive  •  6h 50m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Den Helder 713.3 km

€85 - €130

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5h 39m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BER - AMS
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Den Helder

€55 - €238

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf, train  •  8h 5m

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

€112 - €320

Train to Dresden, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7h 38m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) DRS - AMS
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Den Helder

€151 - €416

Train to Hannover, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7h 1m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hannover Hbf
  2. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) HAJ - AMS
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Den Helder

€144 - €514

Berlin to Den Helder by train

The train journey time between Berlin and Den Helder is around 8h 15m and covers a distance of around 717 km. The fastest train normally takes 7h 52m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity and Dutch Railways (NS), the Berlin to Den Helder train service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Den Helder. Typically 21 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
8h 15m
Fastest train time:
7h 52m
Trains per week:
21
Cheapest price:
€119
Carbon emissions:
37 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 to Den Helder 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), Andorra, Aruba, Australia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, Sint Maarten, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Germany

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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
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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
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Den Helder is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Den Helder is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Den Helder is 1.5 metres.

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

Yes, entry into Germany from Netherlands is currently restricted.

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Den Helder is to bus which costs €40 - €65 and takes 13h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Den Helder is to fly and train which costs €55 - €240 and takes 5h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin station to Den Helder station. However, there are services departing from Berlin central bus station and arriving at Den Helder, Station via Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk, Amsterdam, Centraal Station and Hoorn, Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Den Helder. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Den Helder via Amsterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 3m.

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The distance between Berlin and Den Helder is 584 km. The road distance is 713.3 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Den Helder without a car is to train which takes 8h 3m and costs €110 - €180.

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It takes approximately 8h 3m to get from Berlin to Den Helder, including transfers.

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Berlin to Den Helder bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin central bus station.

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Berlin to Den Helder train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Den Helder is to train which takes 8h 3m and costs €110 - €180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €40 - €65 and takes 13h 29m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Den Helder.
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  • Distance: 584 km
  • Duration: 8h 3m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Den Helder, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Den Helder via Amsterdam Centraal in around 8h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin ZOB to Den Helder via Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk, Amsterdam, Centraal Station, and Hoorn, Station in around 13h 29m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €290
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €440
Flights from Dresden to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Hannover to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €430
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €380
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
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
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Flights from Dresden to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €400
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €240
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €90
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 Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €85
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 Amsterdam Centraal to Den Helder
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €29
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€12 - €17
1st Class
€20 - €29
Train from Amsterdam Amstel to Den Helder
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€12 - €29
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€12 - €18
1st Class
€21 - €29
Train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Den Helder
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€12 - €28
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€12 - €17
1st Class
€20 - €28
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 Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 3 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 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Railjet
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
Bus operators
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Phone
+48 14 6 571 777
Email
linia@madeltrans.com.pl
Website
madeltrans.pl
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Amsterdam Duivendrecht
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Mądeltrans Eurolines
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin central bus station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
CityBusExpress
Phone
+31 30 333 33 00
Email
info@citybusexpress.com
Website
citybusexpress.com
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Amsterdam Piarcoplein P+R Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€29 - €45
Website
CityBusExpress
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 Bus Station to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€20 - €25
Website
Blablabus

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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 to Den Helder bus services, operated by Connexxion, arrive at Den Helder, Station.

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Berlin to Den Helder train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Den Helder station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Den Helder is 713 km. It takes approximately 6h 50m to drive from Berlin to Den Helder.

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

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There are 43+ hotels available in Den Helder. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs €2 - €8.

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