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

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Train  •  5h 47m

  1. Take the train from Gießen to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Centraal ICE International

$106 - $159

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Bus  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Gießen, Gießen Mathematikum to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk N20 / ...

$24 - $45

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Gießen, Gießen Mathematikum to Nijmegen 120
  2. Take the train from Nijmegen to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity

$35 - $60

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  11h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Gießen, Gießen Mathematikum to Düsseldorf N20 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Amsterdam

$26 - $41

Drive  •  3h 52m

  1. Drive from Gießen to Amsterdam 259.5 miles

$60 - $95

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the train from Gießen to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) FRA - AMS

$93 - $297

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the train from Gießen to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) DUS - AMS

$143 - $369

Train to Hannover, fly  •  6h 25m

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

$135 - $358

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The cheapest way to get from Gießen to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 23€ - 40€ and takes 11h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Gießen to Amsterdam is to drive which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 3h 52m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gießen, Gießen Mathematikum and arriving at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Gießen to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Gießen and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Frankfurt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 47m.

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The distance between Gießen and Amsterdam is 329 km. The road distance is 415.2 km.

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The best way to get from Gießen to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 5h 47m and costs 90€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 5h 47m to get from Gießen to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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

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Gießen to Amsterdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Gießen station.

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The best way to get from Gießen to Amsterdam is to train which takes 5h 47m and costs 90€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ - 40€ and takes 6h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Gießen to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 205.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 47m

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

You can take a train from Gießen to Amsterdam via Frankfurt in around 5h 47m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Gießen to Amsterdam twice daily. Tickets cost $24 - $45 and the journey takes 6h 45m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Hannover to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
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 Gießen to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Gießen to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
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 Nijmegen to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 Gießen, Gießen Mathematikum to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Gießen, Gießen Mathematikum to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Gießen, Gießen Mathematikum to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Düsseldorf to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Gießen to Amsterdam is 415 km. It takes approximately 3h 52m to drive from Gießen to Amsterdam.

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Lufthansa and KLM offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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