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

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Train  •  6 h 3 min

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

$113 - $169

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Bus  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Kaiserslautern to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 090 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Amsterdam

$24 - $81

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Train via Duisburg Hbf  •  6 h 44 min

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

$118 - $184

Bus, train  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Kaiserslautern to Mainz 090 / ...
  2. Take the train from Mainz Hbf to Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena
  3. Take the train from Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena to Düsseldorf, Flughafen Re1 / ...
  4. Take the train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Arnhem Centraal
  5. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Amsterdam Amstel

Drive  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Kaiserslautern to Amsterdam 305 miles

$70 - $110

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly  •  5 h 2 min

  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

$100 - $316

Train, bus to Luxembourg, fly  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale
  3. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LUX - AMS

$112 - $319

Train, train to Stuttgart, fly  •  6 h

  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

$99 - $317

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  6 h 10 min

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

$150 - $384

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly  •  7 h 9 min

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

$150 - $518

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The cheapest way to get from Kaiserslautern to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 20€ - 75€ and takes 9 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kaiserslautern to Amsterdam is to drive which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 4 h 30 min.

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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 9 h 30 min.

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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 6 h 3 min.

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The distance between Kaiserslautern and Amsterdam is 383 km. The road distance is 488.1 km.

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The best way to get from Kaiserslautern to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 6 h 3 min and costs 95€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 3 min 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, depart from Kaiserslautern Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Kaiserslautern to Amsterdam is to train which takes 6 h 3 min and costs 95€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 75€ and takes 9 h 30 min.

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  • Distance: 239.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 3 min

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

You can take a train from Kaiserslautern to Amsterdam via Mannheim Hbf in around 6 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kaiserslautern to Amsterdam via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station and Frankfurt in around 9 h 30 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Luxembourg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Strasbourg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Luxembourg to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Strasbourg to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Strasbourg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
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 Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$31 - $35
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$30 - $35
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
TransRegio
Phone
+49-261-98887070
Email
service@trans-regio.de
Website
trans-regio.de
Train from Mainz Hbf to Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
trans-regio.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena to Düsseldorf, Flughafen
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
bahn.de
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.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 Arnhem Centraal to Amsterdam Amstel
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Kaiserslautern to Mainz
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $8
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
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17 - $70
Website
eurolines.de
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Bus from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
cfl.lu
Mobiliteit
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare routière
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mobiliteit.lu

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

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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, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kaiserslautern to Amsterdam is 488 km. It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to drive from Kaiserslautern to Amsterdam.

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

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