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There are 7 ways to get from Herford to Amsterdam by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Dutch Railways (NS)  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Bunde to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity

$36 - $67

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Bus  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Bad Oeynhausen to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk N67

$33 - $47

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Train Deutsche Bahn  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Herford Bf to Duisburg Hbf Re6
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal ICE International

$77 - $107

Train via Hengelo  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hengelo Stoptrein
  2. Take the train from Hengelo to Amsterdam Zuid Intercity

Drive  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Herford to Amsterdam 182.7 miles

$40 - $65

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Herford Bf to Düsseldorf, Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) DUS - AMS

$119 - $324

Train, train to Bremen, fly  •  5 h 9 min

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

$117 - $414

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The cheapest way to get from Herford to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 5 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Herford to Amsterdam is to drive which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 2 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Herford to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Herford and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Bunde. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 41 min.

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The distance between Herford and Amsterdam is 259 km. The road distance is 292.3 km.

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The best way to get from Herford to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 4 h 41 min and costs 30€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to get from Herford to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Herford to Amsterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Bunde station.

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The best way to get from Herford to Amsterdam is to train which takes 4 h 41 min and costs 30€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 5 h 11 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Herford to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 162 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 41 min

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Herford to Amsterdam 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 3 h 28 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Herford to Amsterdam 3 times a week. Tickets cost $17 - $29 and the journey takes 4 h.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Bremen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
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 Bunde to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Hengelo to Amsterdam Zuid
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Herford Bf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Herford Bf to Düsseldorf, Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
bahn.de
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 Duisburg Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Herford to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Herford to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
eurobahn.de
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 Bad Oeynhausen to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Herford to Amsterdam is 292 km. It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to drive from Herford to Amsterdam.

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KLM offers flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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