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There are 11 ways to get from Craiova to Amsterdam by train, plane, bus, night train or car

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Train to Bucharest Otopeni, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  10h 41m

  1. Take the train from Craiova to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
  2. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) OTP - AMS

48€ - 193€

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Fly Craiova to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  7h 9m

  1. Fly from Craiova (CRA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) CRA - AMS

34€ - 139€

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Train, bus to Sibiu, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  12h 57m

  1. Take the train from Craiova to Râmnicu Vâlcea
  2. Take the bus from Râmnicu Vâlcea to Sibiu
  3. Fly from Sibiu (SBZ) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) SBZ - AMS

78€ - 319€

Train, train to Sofia, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  14h 21m

  1. Take the train from Craiova to Vidin
  2. Take the train from Vidin to Sofia
  3. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) SOF - AMS

91€ - 239€

Train to Bucharest Otopeni, fly to Brussels, train  •  13h 32m

  1. Take the train from Craiova to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
  2. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Brussels (BRU) OTP - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Breda
  4. Take the train from Breda to Amsterdam Centraal

79€ - 235€

Train, bus to Belgrade, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  15h 1m

  1. Take the train from Craiova to Timisoara Nord
  2. Take the bus from Timisoara Bus Station to Belgrade Airport
  3. Fly from Belgrade (BEG) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BEG - AMS

83€ - 415€

Train  •  28h 7m

  1. Take the train from Craiova to Budapest-Keleti Ir
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Rj
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Amsterdam Centraal Ice

144€ - 215€

Bus via Liège  •  35h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Craiova to Liege
  2. Take the bus from Liège Guillemins to Amsterdam Sloterdijk K1959 / ...

81€ - 107€

Bus  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from Craiova to Deva 1948
  2. Take the bus from Deva to Amsterdam

Night train  •  30h 36m

  1. Take the night train from Craiova to Wien Hbf Night Train
  2. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Nj

114€ - 186€

Drive  •  19h 57m

  1. Drive from Craiova to Amsterdam 2020.5 km

250€ - 370€

Romania → Netherlands
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International entry into Netherlands from Romania

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Romania
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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, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican, Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Aruba, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Cyprus, Singapore, United Kingdom and Sint Maarten

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Romania

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
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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 Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Sint Maarten, Iceland, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba and Portugal
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Sint Maarten, Iceland and Portugal

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Netherlands from Romania.

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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 Amsterdam is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Amsterdam 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 Romania from Netherlands.

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Last updated: 3 May 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Craiova to Amsterdam is to fly, which costs $40 - $170 and takes 7h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Craiova to Amsterdam is to fly which costs $40 - $170 and takes 7h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Craiova to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Craiova and arriving at Amsterdam Sloterdijk via LIEGE Opéra and Liège Guillemins. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Craiova to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Craiova and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Budapest-Keleti and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 7m.

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The distance between Craiova and Amsterdam is 1652 km. The road distance is 2020.5 km.

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The best way to get from Craiova to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 28h 7m and costs $170 - $270.

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It takes approximately 10h 41m to get from Craiova to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Craiova to Amsterdam bus services, operated by SC Latino Expres S.R.L., depart from Craiova station.

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Craiova to Amsterdam train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Craiova station.

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The best way to get from Craiova to Amsterdam is to fly which takes 7h 9m and costs $40 - $170. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $170 - $270 and takes 28h 7m, you could also bus via Liège, which costs $95 - $130 and takes 35h 4m.

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  • Distance: 1652.4 km
  • Duration: 10h 41m

What companies run services between Craiova, Romania and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Wizz Air and KLM fly from Craiova to Amsterdam twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Craiova to Amsterdam via Budapest-Keleti and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf in around 28h 7m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 300€
Flights from Craiova to Amsterdam Schiphol via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
23€ - 120€
Flights from Sofia to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 250€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 290€
Flights from Belgrade to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 1100€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 410€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 410€
Flights from Sibiu to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 310€
Flights from Sofia to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 480€
Flights from Sofia to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
200€ - 480€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 360€
Flights from Belgrade to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 300€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 230€
Flights from Belgrade to Amsterdam Schiphol via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 160€
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Amsterdam Schiphol via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 190€
Flights from Sofia to Amsterdam Schiphol via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 160€
Flights from Belgrade to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 1000€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Amsterdam Schiphol via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 320€
Flights from Sofia to Amsterdam Schiphol via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 180€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Brussels via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 290€
Flights from Belgrade to Amsterdam Schiphol via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sibiu to Amsterdam Schiphol via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 290€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Brussels via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 310€
Flights from Belgrade to Amsterdam Schiphol via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
260€ - 650€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 420€
Flights from Sofia to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 250€
Flights from Belgrade to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 1100€
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 150€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 150€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
140€ - 460€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
140€ - 340€
Flights from Belgrade to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
240€ - 480€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Amsterdam Schiphol via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
750€ - 1500€
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 250€
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Craiova to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 18€
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
5€ - 7€
1st Class
15€ - 18€
Train from Craiova to Râmnicu Vâlcea
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
2€ - 11€
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
2€ - 4€
1st Class
9€ - 11€
Train from Craiova to Vidin
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
2€ - 10€
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
2€ - 4€
1st Class
8€ - 10€
Train from Craiova to Timisoara Nord
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 22€
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
1st Class
19€ - 22€
Train from Craiova to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
11h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 40€
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
13€ - 17€
1st Class
36€ - 41€
Night train from Craiova to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
15h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 60€
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
19€ - 24€
1st Class
50€ - 60€
S.C. Softrans S.R.L.
Phone
0351/40.91.53
Email
office@softrans.ro
Website
softrans.ro
Train from Craiova to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 12€
Website
S.C. Softrans S.R.L.
Astra Trans Carpatic
Phone
0751.525.520
Email
office@astratranscarpatic.ro
Website
astratranscarpatic.ro
Train from Craiova to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Astra Trans Carpatic
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 20€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
18€ - 20€
1st Class
25€ - 29€
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 Breda to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
1st Class
24€ - 35€
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
95€ - 130€
Website
Nightjet
Bus operators
Dacos
Phone
(0250) 747-41
Email
secretariat@dacos.com.ro
Website
dacos.com.ro
Bus from Râmnicu Vâlcea to Sibiu
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Schedules at
dacos.autogari.ro
Christian Transfers
Phone
+44 7440 708355
Website
christiantransfers.eu
Bus from Timisoara Bus Station to Belgrade Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
Website
Christian Transfers
Shuttle
30€ - 50€
Private Shuttle
95€ - 140€
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Craiova to Liege
Ave. Duration
29h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
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 Liège Guillemins to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
17€ - 21€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Craiova to Deva
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus from Deva to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
43h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
transmarian.ro

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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 55m.

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Craiova to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam is 1h behind Craiova. It is currently 9:18 PM in Craiova and 8:18 PM in Amsterdam.

Craiova to Amsterdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Craiova to Amsterdam is 2021 km. It takes approximately 19h 57m to drive from Craiova to Amsterdam.

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Blue Air, KLM, Tarom and six other airlines offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 2293+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Craiova to Craiova Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs $5 - $7.

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