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

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Fly from Dusseldorf  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) DUS - AMS

$77 - $270

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Amsterdam 407.9 miles

$35 - $55

6 alternative options

Line 172 bus to Hamburg, fly  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 172 bus from Mozartstraße to U S Ohlsdorf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) HAM - AMS

$56 - $217

Fly from Frankfurt  •  4 h

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) FRA - AMS

$75 - $271

Train  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Hannover Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity

$77 - $173

Bus Deinbus  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin to Amsterdam Centraal Station

$39 - $61

Bus Eurolines DE  •  11 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin to Amsterdam

$37 - $89

Drive  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Amsterdam 410.2 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Germany to Amsterdam is to rideshare which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 7 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Germany to Amsterdam is to fly which costs 65€ - 240€ and takes 2 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Germany to Amsterdam station. However, there are services departing from Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal Station via Berlin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Germany to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Berlin Hbf (tief) and Hannover Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 19 min.

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The distance between Germany and Amsterdam is 407 km. The road distance is 656.3 km.

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The best way to get from Germany to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 7 h 19 min and costs 65€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to get from Germany to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Germany to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Deinbus, depart from Berlin station.

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Germany to Amsterdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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The best way to get from Germany to Amsterdam is to fly which takes 2 h 25 min and costs 65€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 65€ - 160€ and takes 7 h 19 min, you could also bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 10 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Germany to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 254.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 25 min

What companies run services between Germany and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

KLM flies from Düsseldorf to Amsterdam 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin to Amsterdam via S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Berlin Hbf (tief), and Hannover Hbf in around 7 h 19 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Hamburg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.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 Berlin Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Hannover Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Bus from Mozartstraße to U S Ohlsdorf
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
hvv.de
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Berlin to Amsterdam Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
deinbus.de
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Berlin to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
9 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
eurolines.de
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 Berlin to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Germany to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Deinbus, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Germany to Amsterdam is 656 km. It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to drive from Germany to Amsterdam.

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KLM offers flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 2586+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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

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The best way to get from Germany to Dusseldorf Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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