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There are 10 ways to get from Heidelberg to Amsterdam by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb to Amsterdam Centraal ICE International

$118 - $162

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Bus  •  9h

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 108 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Amsterdam

$22 - $79

8 alternative options

Train  •  6h 18m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal ICE International

$101 - $148

Night bus, train  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the night bus from Heidelberg to Nijmegen N94
  2. Take the train from Nijmegen to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity

$39 - $66

Drive  •  4h 35m

  1. Drive from Heidelberg to Amsterdam 316.1 miles

$75 - $120

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  4h 36m

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

$94 - $294

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) STR - AMS

$62 - $289

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) DUS - AMS

$144 - $372

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  6h 28m

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
  3. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) SXB - AMS

$134 - $487

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 48m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) FRA - DUS
  3. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal

$149 - $360

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The cheapest way to get from Heidelberg to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 19€ - 70€ and takes 9h.

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The quickest way to get from Heidelberg to Amsterdam is to drive which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 4h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Heidelberg to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Heidelberg and arriving at Amsterdam via Frankfurt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h.

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No, there is no direct train from Heidelberg to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Heidelberg Hbf and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Mannheim Hbf and Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 48m.

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The distance between Heidelberg and Amsterdam is 424 km. The road distance is 505.7 km.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 5h 48m and costs 100€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 5h 48m to get from Heidelberg to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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

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Heidelberg to Amsterdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Mannheim Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg to Amsterdam is to train which takes 5h 48m and costs 100€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 70€ and takes 9h.

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  • Distance: 265 miles
  • Duration: 5h 48m

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

You can take a train from Heidelberg to Amsterdam via Mannheim Hbf and Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb in around 5h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Heidelberg to Amsterdam via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station and Frankfurt in around 9h.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Strasbourg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Strasbourg to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $900
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Strasbourg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
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 Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $25
Train from Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
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
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
ns.nl
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Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Heidelberg, Heidelberg central station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart central station
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
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 Heidelberg to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Heidelberg to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17 - $70
Website
eurolines.de

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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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Heidelberg to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Amsterdam station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Heidelberg to Amsterdam is 506 km. It takes approximately 4h 35m to drive from Heidelberg to Amsterdam.

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

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There are 2614+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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