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There are 9 ways to get from Dresden to Schiphol Station by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Dresden to Amsterdam Schiphol

  1. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Dresden central station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk

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Train to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2
  2. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)

Train to Prague, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)

Fly Dresden to Dusseldorf, train

  1. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Dusseldorf (DUS)
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport

Train via Berlin

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hengelo
  3. Take the train from Hengelo to Schiphol Airport

Train

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf
  2. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hengelo
  3. Take the train from Hengelo to Schiphol Airport

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Arnhem central train station
  2. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Schiphol Airport

Drive

  1. Drive from Dresden Hbf to Schiphol Station

Dresden to Schiphol Station by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Dresden and Schiphol Station is around 17h 5m and covers a distance of around 818 km. This includes an average layover time of around 7h 11m. The fastest journey normally takes 11h 19m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, DB Fernverkehr AG, Eurobahn and others, the Dresden to Schiphol Station service departs from Dresden Hbf and arrives in Schiphol Station. Typically 10 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
9h 53m
Layover time:
7h 11m
Total time:
17h 5m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
11h 19m
Journey distance:
818 km
Services per week:
10
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
43 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:11
Last service departs at:
17:11

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dresden to Schiphol Station train, bus and walk 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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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Germany

  • 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), Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Ukraine and Vatican
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  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland)
  • 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

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 Schiphol Station is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Schiphol Station is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Schiphol Station 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: 14 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Dresden to Schiphol Station is to bus which costs €28 - €55 and takes 12h 52m.

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The fastest way to get from Dresden to Schiphol Station is to fly which takes 4h 10m and costs €80 - €280.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dresden station to Schiphol Station. However, there are services departing from Dresden central station and arriving at Schiphol, Schipholgebouw via Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk and Schiphol, Knooppunt Schiphol Noord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 52m.

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No, there is no direct train from Dresden to Schiphol Station. However, there are services departing from Dresden Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Schiphol Airport via Berlin Hbf and Hengelo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 9m.

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The distance between Dresden and Schiphol Station is 635 km. The road distance is 766.7 km.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Schiphol Station without a car is to train via Berlin which takes 10h 9m and costs €110 - €180.

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It takes approximately 4h 10m to get from Dresden to Schiphol Station, including transfers.

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Dresden to Schiphol Station bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Dresden central station.

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Dresden to Schiphol Station train services, operated by DB Fernverkehr AG, depart from Dresden Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Schiphol Station is to fly which takes 4h 10m and costs €80 - €280. Alternatively, you can train via Berlin, which costs €110 - €180 and takes 10h 9m, you could also bus, which costs €28 - €55 and takes 12h 52m.

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Map of how to get from Dresden to Schiphol Station.
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  • Distance: 634.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 10m

What companies run services between Dresden, Germany and Schiphol Station, Netherlands?

KLM flies from Dresden Hbf to Schiphol Station once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dresden Hbf to Schiphol Station via S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Berlin Hbf, Hengelo, and Schiphol Airport in around 10h 9m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dresden to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €340
Flights from Prague to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €340
Flights from Dresden to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €170
Flights from Prague to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €180
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Flights from Prague to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €350
Flights from Prague to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €350
Flights from Dresden to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €380
Flights from Dresden to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €380
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dresden to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €290
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 Dresden Hbf to Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €75
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
Train from Dresden Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€85 - €130
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
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
Train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 Dresden Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €30
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
delfi.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 Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
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
Train from Hengelo to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€20 - €27
1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€14 - €19
1st Class
€23 - €35
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 Dresden Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Railjet
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Eurobahn
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dresden central station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €50
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.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Arnhem central train station
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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 Dresden to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€23 - €29
Website
Blablabus

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

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Dresden to Schiphol Station bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Dresden to Schiphol Station train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Schiphol Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dresden to Schiphol Station is 767 km. It takes approximately 6h 38m to drive from Dresden to Schiphol Station.

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KLM offers flights from Dresden Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 787+ hotels available in Schiphol Station. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Dresden Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs €3 - €5.

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