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There are 10 ways to get from Canton of Bern to Amsterdam by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 38m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Amsterdam Centraal ICE International

152€ - 236€

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Bus  •  13h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport N496
  2. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Bijlmer 835

46€ - 80€

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Train #2  •  8h 38m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Amsterdam Centraal Ice / ...

152€ - 236€

Train, bus  •  15h 40m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bale to Amsterdam, Duivendrecht 472

120€ - 189€

Drive  •  7h 34m

  1. Drive from Bern to Amsterdam 523.6 miles

110€ - 160€

Line 23 train, train to Basel, fly  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the line 23 train from Langenthal to Olten
  2. Take the train from Olten to Basel SBB
  3. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BSL - AMS

60€ - 215€

Train to Zurich, fly  •  5h 43m

  1. Take the train from Olten to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) ZRH - AMS

75€ - 294€

Train to Geneva, fly  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) GVA - AMS

89€ - 267€

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the train from Thun to Gallarate
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) MXP - AMS

80€ - 258€

Train to Strasbourg, fly  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) SXB - AMS

114€ - 428€

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The cheapest way to get from Canton of Bern to Amsterdam is to bus which costs SFr 50 - SFr 95 and takes 13h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Canton of Bern to Amsterdam is to line 23 train and train and fly which costs SFr 65 - SFr 250 and takes 5h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canton of Bern to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Bern, Bollwerk and arriving at Amsterdam, Dam via Bern, Cologne, Cologne South, Airport and Amsterdam, Station Bijlmer ArenA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Canton of Bern to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 38m.

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The distance between Canton of Bern and Amsterdam is 642 km. The road distance is 837.8 km.

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The best way to get from Canton of Bern to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 8h 38m and costs SFr 170 - SFr 270.

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It takes approximately 8h 38m to get from Canton of Bern to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Canton of Bern to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bern station.

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Canton of Bern to Amsterdam train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Bern station.

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The best way to get from Canton of Bern to Amsterdam is to train which takes 8h 38m and costs SFr 170 - SFr 270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 50 - SFr 95 and takes 13h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Canton of Bern to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 401.2 miles
  • Duration: 8h 38m

What companies run services between Canton of Bern, Switzerland and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Bern to Amsterdam via Basel SBB in around 8h 38m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bern to Amsterdam via Bern, Neufeld P+R, Bern, Cologne, Cologne South, Airport, Amsterdam, Amsterdam Bijlmer, and Amsterdam, Station Bijlmer ArenA in around 13h 21m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 390€
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 1000€
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 490€
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 410€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 470€
Flights from Strasbourg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 240€
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 240€
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 420€
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 270€
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Venice
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 270€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 230€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 700€
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 700€
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 800€
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 800€
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 800€
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 800€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 700€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 700€
Flights from Strasbourg to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
440€ - 800€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 390€
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 1000€
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 470€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
Flights from Strasbourg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 430€
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 800€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 750€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
240€ - 1200€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
410€ - 1400€
Level
Website
flylevel.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 270€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 430€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 500€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 280€
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Langenthal to Olten
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 21€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Olten to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 17€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Olten to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 40€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 80€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn

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 Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel SBB to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120€ - 180€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120€ - 180€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Olten to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
21€ - 26€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
21€ - 26€
1st Class
37€ - 39€
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 15€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
12€ - 15€
Train from Olten to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
2€ - 5€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
4€ - 5€
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Thun to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
trenitalia.com
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 19€
Website
en.oui.sncf
1st Class
26€ - 45€
2nd Class
12€ - 19€
Bus operators
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 Bern to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Bijlmer
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
13€ - 22€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bale to Amsterdam, Duivendrecht
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
85€ - 130€
Website
Eurolines FR

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Canton of Bern to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Bijlmer station.

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Canton of Bern to Amsterdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canton of Bern to Amsterdam is 838 km. It takes approximately 7h 34m to drive from Canton of Bern to Amsterdam.

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Air France, KLM, easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Basel Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 2544+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at 85€ per night.

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