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There are 8 ways to get from Göttingen to Amsterdam by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the train from Goettingen to Hannover Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Ic

91€ - 216€

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Train, bus  •  8h 22m

  1. Take the train from Goettingen to Hannover Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hannover Central Bus Station to Amsterdam Piarcoplein P+R Sloterdijk Berlin - Amsterdam / ...

34€ - 132€

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Train via Enschede  •  8h 57m

  1. Take the train from Goettingen to Paderborn Hbf Re
  2. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf Re
  3. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hengelo Re
  4. Take the train from Hengelo to Amsterdam Zuid

Drive  •  4h 12m

  1. Drive from Göttingen to Amsterdam 450.1 km

55€ - 85€

Train to Hannover, fly  •  4h 33m

  1. Take the train from Goettingen to Hannover Hbf
  2. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) HAJ - AMS

90€ - 489€

Train, train to Bremen, fly  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the train from Goettingen to Hannover Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
  3. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BRE - AMS

126€ - 649€

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the train from Goettingen to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) FRA - AMS

109€ - 279€

Train to Hamburg, fly  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the train from Goettingen to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) HAM - AMS

86€ - 346€

Göttingen to Amsterdam by train

The train journey time between Göttingen and Amsterdam is around 5h 22m and covers a distance of around 480 km. The fastest train normally takes 4h 54m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, metronom and others, the Göttingen to Amsterdam train service departs from Goettingen and arrives in Amsterdam Centraal. Typically 48 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Göttingen to Amsterdam train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Göttingen to Amsterdam is to train and bus which costs 30€ - 140€ and takes 8h 22m.

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The fastest way to get from Göttingen to Amsterdam is to drive which takes 4h 12m and costs 55€ - 85€.

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No, there is no direct train from Göttingen to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Goettingen and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Hannover Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 57m.

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The distance between Göttingen and Amsterdam is 358 km. The road distance is 450.1 km.

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The best way to get from Göttingen to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 5h 57m and costs 90€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 5h 57m to get from Göttingen to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Göttingen to Amsterdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Goettingen station.

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

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Göttingen to Amsterdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Göttingen to Amsterdam is 450 km. It takes approximately 4h 12m to drive from Göttingen to Amsterdam.

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  • Distance: 357.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 57m

What companies run services between Göttingen, Germany and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Göttingen to Amsterdam via Hannover Hbf in around 5h 57m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hannover to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 320€
Flights from Bremen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 650€
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 300€
Flights from Hamburg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 410€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 430€
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 430€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 130€
Train operators
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 Goettingen to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Goettingen to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Goettingen to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Goettingen to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Goettingen to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
metronom
Phone
+49 581 97164164
Email
presse@der-metronom.de
Website
der-metronom.de
Train from Goettingen to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
metronom
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Goettingen to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Goettingen to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Goettingen to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
17€ - 23€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Goettingen to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Göttingen to Hannover Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
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Urlaubs-Express
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Bremen Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Train from Göttingen to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Train from Goettingen to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Train from Goettingen to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
NordWestBahn
Phone
01806 / 600161
Email
dialog@nordwestbahn.de
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Train from Goettingen to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
nordwestbahn.de
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
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 Hengelo to Amsterdam Zuid
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 40€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
17€ - 24€
1st Class
29€ - 40€
Bus operators
CityBusExpress
Phone
+31 30 333 33 00
Email
info@citybusexpress.com
Website
citybusexpress.com
Bus from Hannover Central Bus Station to Amsterdam Piarcoplein P+R Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
CityBusExpress
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 Hanover central bus station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
20€ - 24€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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