There are 9 ways to get from Gießen to Amsterdam by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 47 min

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

$111 - $160

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Bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Gießen, Gießen Mathematikum to Düsseldorf 020 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 068 / ...

$25 - $42

7 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8 h 57 min

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

$37 - $64

Bus Eurolines DE  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Gießen, Gießen Mathematikum to Düsseldorf 020 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Düsseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam Amstel

$56 - $83

Drive  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Gießen to Amsterdam 259.5 miles

$60 - $95

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Amsterdam  •  4 h 44 min

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

$94 - $298

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to Amsterdam  •  5 h 29 min

  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 (AMS) DUS - AMS

$144 - $364

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Brussels, train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Gießen to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Brussels (BRU) FRA - BRU
  3. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal

$163 - $394

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  6 h 47 min

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

$148 - $358

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The cheapest way to get from Gießen to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 20€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gießen to Amsterdam is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 3 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gießen to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Gießen, Gießen Mathematikum and arriving at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk via Düsseldorf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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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 5 h 47 min.

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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 5 h 47 min and costs 90€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 47 min 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 5 h 47 min and costs 90€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 30 min.

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

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

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  • Distance: 205.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 47 min

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

You can take a train from Gießen to Amsterdam via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Frankfurt in around 5 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gießen to Amsterdam via Düsseldorf in around 7 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
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
48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
ns.nl
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Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $75
1st Class
$70 - $100
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 Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Düsseldorf to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Gießen, Gießen Mathematikum to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Düsseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam Amstel
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de

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