There are 12 ways to get from Kaiserslautern to Amsterdam by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Ice

96€ - 172€

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Bus  •  9h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Kaiserslautern to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N13 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Amsterdam

24€ - 71€

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Train via Düsseldorf  •  8h 29m

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Koblenz Hbf Re
  2. Take the train from Koblenz Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Ice

85€ - 183€

Train via Düsseldorf #2  •  10h 38m

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Bingen(Rhein) Hbf Rb
  2. Take the train from Bingen Hbf to Köln Dellbrück S-Bahn
  3. Take the train from Köln-Dellbrück to Neuss Hauptbahnhof S11
  4. Take the train from Neuss Hauptbahnhof to Venlo
  5. Take the train from Venlo to Amsterdam Zuid

70€ - 117€

Drive  •  4h 29m

  1. Drive from Kaiserslautern to Amsterdam 491.1 km

65€ - 100€

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  5h 11m

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

84€ - 314€

Train, train to Stuttgart, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  6h 1m

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

93€ - 526€

Train, bus to Luxembourg, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  6h 47m

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Merzig(Saar)
  2. Take the bus from Merzig, Bahnhof to Kirchberg, Hugo Gernsback
  3. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LUX - AMS

88€ - 277€

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
  4. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) DUS - AMS

131€ - 474€

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Brussels  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Brussels (BRU) FRA - BRU
  4. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Amsterdam Centraal

155€ - 461€

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Dusseldorf  •  7h 12m

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

130€ - 461€

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  7h 19m

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

115€ - 263€

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The cheapest way to get from Kaiserslautern to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 23€ - 75€ and takes 9h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Kaiserslautern to Amsterdam is to drive which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 4h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kaiserslautern to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Kaiserslautern and arriving at Amsterdam via Frankfurt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 39m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kaiserslautern to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Kaiserslautern Hbf and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 9m.

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The distance between Kaiserslautern and Amsterdam is 383 km. The road distance is 491.1 km.

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The best way to get from Kaiserslautern to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 6h 9m and costs 95€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 6h 9m to get from Kaiserslautern to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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

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Kaiserslautern to Amsterdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Kaiserslautern Hbf station.

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  • Distance: 383.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 9m

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

You can take a train from Kaiserslautern to Amsterdam via Mannheim Hbf in around 6h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kaiserslautern to Amsterdam via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station and Frankfurt in around 9h 39m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 320€
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 320€
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 1600€
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 1600€
Flights from Luxembourg to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 450€
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 400€
Flights from Strasbourg to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
220€ - 470€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 470€
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 600€
Flights from Luxembourg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 700€
Flights from Strasbourg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 230€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Flights from Strasbourg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 230€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 500€
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 500€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 16€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Bingen(Rhein) Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Köln-Dellbrück to Neuss Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Merzig(Saar)
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 29€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
29€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
21€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
27€ - 32€
1st Class
21€ - 25€
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 41€
1st Class
31€ - 36€
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
30€ - 40€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
National Express Rail
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 30€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TransRegio
Phone
+49-261-98887070
Email
service@trans-regio.de
Website
mittelrheinbahn.de
Train from Bingen Hbf to Köln Dellbrück S-Bahn
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
27€ - 35€
Website
TransRegio
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Neuss Hauptbahnhof to Venlo
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
eurobahn.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 Venlo to Amsterdam Zuid
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 45€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
18€ - 25€
1st Class
30€ - 45€
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Mannheim Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
21€ - 35€
Website
Railjet
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Anvers-Central to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
55€ - 80€
Comfort
65€ - 90€
Premium
80€ - 110€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Kaiserslautern to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Mobiliteit
Phone
+352 2465 2465
Email
service@verkeiersverbond.lu
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Merzig, Bahnhof to Kirchberg, Hugo Gernsback
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
0€
Website
Mobiliteit

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The best way to get from Kaiserslautern to Amsterdam is to train which takes 6h 9m and costs 95€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 23€ - 75€ and takes 9h 39m.

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

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Kaiserslautern to Amsterdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kaiserslautern to Amsterdam is 491 km. It takes approximately 4h 29m to drive from Kaiserslautern to Amsterdam.

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

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