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There are 11 ways to get from Leipzig to Amsterdam by train, bus, rideshare, 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  •  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 Intercity

$102 - $160

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Bus  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk N67 / ...

$35 - $65

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Train, bus  •  11 h 31 min

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

$90 - $123

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 Schiphol  •  6 h 14 min

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

$118 - $489

Train to Berlin Tegel, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  5 h 20 min

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

$117 - $331

Fly Leipzig to Dusseldorf, train  •  6 h 7 min

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

$108 - $335

Train to Berlin Schoenefeld, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  5 h 41 min

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

$91 - $241

Train to Dresden, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  6 h 23 min

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

$147 - $517

Train, train to Bremen, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  7 h 5 min

  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 Schiphol (AMS) BRE - AMS

$148 - $457

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Leipzig to Amsterdam is to train and fly which costs 100€ - 290€ and takes 5 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leipzig, Leipzig central station station and arriving at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 9 h 45 min.

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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.

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The distance between Leipzig and Amsterdam is 526 km. The road distance is 655.7 km.

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 8 h 6 min and costs 85€ - 140€.

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

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Leipzig to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Leipzig, Leipzig central station.

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

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Amsterdam is to train which takes 8 h 6 min and costs 85€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 9 h 45 min, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 430€ and takes 6 h 14 min.

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Map of how to get from Leipzig to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 328.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 6 min

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 4 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 9 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Leipzig to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Leipzig to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Leipzig to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Leipzig to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from Leipzig to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Leipzig to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Dresden to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Dresden to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Bremen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Leipzig to Amsterdam Schiphol via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Leipzig to Amsterdam Schiphol via Dusseldorf, Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Flights from Leipzig to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
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 Leipzig Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
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 Dusseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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 Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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 Hannover Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
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.

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Contact Details
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 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
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 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
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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There is no direct flight from Leipzig Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Leipzig to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Leipzig to Amsterdam is 656 km. It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to drive from Leipzig to Amsterdam.

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Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Leipzig Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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Book your Leipzig to Amsterdam bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 2586+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Leipzig and Amsterdam. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Leipzig Airport is to train which takes 11 min and costs 10€ - 15€.

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