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There are 6 ways to get from Lisbon to Amsterdam by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  5h 35m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LIS - AMS

42€ - 259€

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Fly to Brussels, train  •  8h 16m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Brussels (BRU) LIS - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Breda
  3. Take the train from Breda to Amsterdam Centraal

63€ - 221€

Fly to Eindhoven, train  •  7h 8m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Eindhoven (EIN) LIS - EIN
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal

93€ - 324€

Bus  •  33h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Almada to Paris 793
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Neuville en Ferrain - France > Neuville en Ferrain - Belgique > Hazeldonk - Belgique > Hazeldonk - Pays Bas > Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk / ...

102€ - 131€

Night train, train  •  23h 39m

  1. Take the night train from Santa Apolónia to Hendaye
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to Amsterdam Centraal

299€ - 498€

Drive  •  21h 2m

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Amsterdam 2231.8 km

270€ - 410€

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International entry into Netherlands from Portugal

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Portugal

  • There are no current restrictions
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
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Yes, entry into Netherlands is currently allowed from Portugal.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Amsterdam is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Amsterdam is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Amsterdam is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Portugal from Netherlands.

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Last updated: 9 May 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Lisbon to Amsterdam is to fly, which costs 40€ - 260€ and takes 5h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Amsterdam is to fly which costs 40€ - 260€ and takes 5h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lisbon to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Cacilhas and arriving at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk via Almada and Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lisbon to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Santa Apolónia and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Hendaye, Montparnasse-Bienvenue and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 39m.

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The distance between Lisbon and Amsterdam is 1863 km. The road distance is 2231.8 km.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Amsterdam without a car is to bus which takes 33h 10m and costs 100€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 5h 35m to get from Lisbon to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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

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Lisbon to Amsterdam train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Santa Apolónia station.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Amsterdam is to fly which takes 5h 35m and costs 40€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100€ - 140€ and takes 33h 10m.

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  • Distance: 1863.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 35m

What companies run services between Lisbon, Portugal and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

KLM, Transavia Holland and seven other airlines fly from Lisbon to Amsterdam hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lisbon to Amsterdam via Cova Piedade, Almada, Paris, and Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine in around 33h 10m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 430€
Flights from Lisbon to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 360€
Flights from Lisbon to Brussels via Porto
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 430€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lisbon to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Lisbon to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 330€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Lisbon to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 360€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lisbon to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 340€
Flights from Lisbon to Amsterdam Schiphol via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 340€
Flights from Lisbon to Brussels via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 360€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 700€
Flights from Lisbon to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 320€
Flights from Lisbon to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 320€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lisbon to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 230€
Flights from Lisbon to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 450€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 330€
Flights from Lisbon to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lisbon to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 330€
Flights from Lisbon to Amsterdam Schiphol via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
55€ - 330€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Lisbon to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 700€
Flights from Lisbon to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 440€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lisbon to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lisbon to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
140€ - 900€
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 20€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
18€ - 20€
1st Class
25€ - 29€
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 Breda to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
1st Class
24€ - 35€
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
15€ - 35€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
15€ - 21€
1st Class
24€ - 35€
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban and intercity trains; international and domestic high-speed trains; and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto – these connect to trains in Portugal's cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Night train from Santa Apolónia to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
13h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
75€ - 110€
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 Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 140€
1st Class
130€ - 160€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
110€ - 230€
Website
Thalys
Standard
110€ - 150€
Comfort
120€ - 160€
Premium
160€ - 230€
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 Almada to Paris
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85€ - 110€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Blablabus

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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 55m.

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Lisbon to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam is 1h ahead of Lisbon. It is currently 2:51 AM in Lisbon and 3:51 AM in Amsterdam.

Lisbon to Amsterdam train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon to Amsterdam is 2232 km. It takes approximately 21h 2m to drive from Lisbon to Amsterdam.

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Transavia Holland, Air France, Lufthansa and six other airlines offer flights from Lisbon Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 2293+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Lisbon Airport is to subway which takes 17 min and costs 1€ - 6€.

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