There are 6 ways to get from Enschede to Amsterdam by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Enschede to Amsterdam Zuid Intercity

$27 - $43

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Rideshare  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Enschede to Amsterdam 100.3 miles

$9 - $15

4 alternative options

Train via Amersfoort  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Enschede to Amersfoort Intercity
  2. Take the train from Amersfoort to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity

$25 - $45

Train via Zwolle  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Enschede to Zwolle Sprinter / ...
  2. Take the train from Zwolle to Amsterdam Centraal Sprinter

$15 - $27

Bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Enschede to Arnhem N367 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Arnhem to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 056

$12 - $20

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Enschede to Amsterdam 101.2 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Enschede to Amsterdam is to rideshare which costs 7€ - 13€ and takes 2 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Enschede to Amsterdam is to drive which costs 20€ - 30€ and takes 1 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Enschede to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Enschede and arriving at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk via Arnhem. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Enschede to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Enschede and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Amersfoort. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 16 min.

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The distance between Enschede and Amsterdam is 138 km. The road distance is 161.9 km.

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The best way to get from Enschede to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs 22€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to get from Enschede to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Enschede to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Enschede station.

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Enschede to Amsterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Enschede station.

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The best way to get from Enschede to Amsterdam is to train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs 22€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 9€ - 18€ and takes 3 h 45 min.

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  • Distance: 85.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 9 min

What companies run services between Enschede, Netherlands and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Enschede to Amsterdam hourly. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Enschede to Amsterdam via Arnhem in around 3 h 45 min.

Train operators
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 Enschede to Amsterdam Zuid
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Enschede to Amersfoort
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amersfoort to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Zwolle to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Blauwnet
Website
blauwnet.nl
Train from Enschede to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
blauwnet.nl
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Enschede to Arnhem
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Arnhem to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Enschede to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Enschede to Amsterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Enschede to Amsterdam is 162 km. It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to drive from Enschede to Amsterdam.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Enschede and Amsterdam. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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