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There are 4 ways to get from Lochem to Amsterdam by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 21m

  1. Take the train from Zutphen to Arnhem Centraal Sprinter / ...
  2. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity

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Line 58 bus, train  •  3h 13m

  1. Take the line 58 bus from Lochem, Greutink to Zutphen, Station 58
  2. Take the train from Apeldoorn to Amsterdam Centraal Ic / ...

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Line 58 bus, train, bus  •  3h 48m

  1. Take the line 58 bus from Lochem, Greutink to Zutphen, Station 58
  2. Take the train from Zutphen to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the bus from Arnhem central train station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk N69 / ...

Drive  •  1h 35m

  1. Drive from Lochem to Amsterdam 131.3 km

Lochem to Amsterdam by train

The train journey time between Lochem and Amsterdam is around 2h 21m and covers a distance of around 142 km. This includes an average layover time of around 35 min. Operated by Blauwnet and Dutch Railways (NS), the Lochem to Amsterdam train service departs from Lochem and arrives in Amsterdam Centraal. Typically 206 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

206 Weekly Trains
2h 21m Average Duration
€22 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Lochem to Amsterdam is to drive which costs €18 - €27 and takes 1h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Lochem to Amsterdam is to drive which costs €18 - €27 and takes 1h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lochem to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Lochem and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Zutphen and Arnhem Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 21m.

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The distance between Lochem and Amsterdam is 106 km. The road distance is 131.3 km.

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The best way to get from Lochem to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 2h 21m and costs €21 - €55.

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It takes approximately 2h 21m to get from Lochem to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Lochem to Amsterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Zutphen station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lochem to Amsterdam is 131 km. It takes approximately 1h 35m to drive from Lochem to Amsterdam.

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  • Distance: 106.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 21m

What companies run services between Lochem, Netherlands and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Lochem to Amsterdam via Zutphen and Arnhem Centraal in around 2h 21m.

Train operators
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 Zutphen to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €20
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€14 - €20
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €19
1st Class
€22 - €35
Train from Apeldoorn to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €29
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€12 - €18
1st Class
€21 - €29
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 Apeldoorn to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Lochem, Greutink to Zutphen, Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
arriva.nl
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Arnhem central train station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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