Directions from Leipzig to Amsterdam

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Recommended option

Train  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Ic

$113 - $166

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 067 / ...

$35 - $65

9 alternative options

Train, bus  •  11 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Magdeburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the bus from Magdeburg to Amsterdam Amstel

$90 - $128

Rideshare  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Leipzig to Amsterdam 410.1 miles

$45

Drive  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Leipzig to Amsterdam 409.8 miles

$95 - $150

Fly Leipzig to Amsterdam  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Amsterdam (AMS) LEJ - AMS

$119 - $503

Train to Berlin Tegel, fly to Amsterdam  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
  2. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Amsterdam (AMS) TXL - AMS

$119 - $345

Train to Berlin Schoenefeld, fly to Amsterdam  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Südkreuz
  2. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Amsterdam (AMS) SXF - AMS

$93 - $254

Train to Dresden, fly to Amsterdam  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Amsterdam (AMS) DRS - AMS

$148 - $530

Fly Leipzig to Dusseldorf, train  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LEJ - DUS
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem to Amsterdam Centraal

$106 - $328

Train, train to Bremen, fly to Amsterdam  •  7 h

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

$142 - $461

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

You can take a train from Leipzig to Amsterdam via Hannover Hbf in around 8 h 6 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Leipzig to Amsterdam twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 9 h 20 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Leipzig to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Leipzig to Amsterdam via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Leipzig to Amsterdam via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Dresden to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Dresden to Amsterdam via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Leipzig to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Leipzig to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Dresden to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Bremen to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Leipzig to Amsterdam via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Leipzig to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Leipzig to Amsterdam via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Amsterdam via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Magdeburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Südkreuz
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Abellio Rail NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
abellio.de
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Arnhem to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Magdeburg to Amsterdam Amstel
Ave. Duration
8 h 34 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Leipzig to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Leipzig and Amsterdam is 526 km. The road distance is 656 km.

The cheapest way to get from Leipzig to Amsterdam is to rideshare which costs 39€ and takes 7 h 29 min.

The quickest way to get from Leipzig to Amsterdam is to train and fly which takes 5 h 16 min and costs 100€ - 300€.

No, there is no direct train from Leipzig to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Leipzig Hbf and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Hannover Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 6 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leipzig, Leipzig central station and arriving at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 20 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 6 min to get from Leipzig to Amsterdam, including transfers.