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There are 9 ways to get from Mainz to Amsterdam by train, bus, night bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb to Amsterdam Centraal ICE International

$99 - $139

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Bus  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Amsterdam

$19 - $73

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Train via Koln Hbf  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the train from Mainz Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Koln Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal ICE International

$90 - $139

Night bus  •  11h 30m

  1. Take the night bus from Mainz to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk N116

$40 - $67

Drive  •  4h 3m

  1. Drive from Mainz to Amsterdam 270.6 miles

$65 - $95

Fly Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  3h 49m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) FRA - AMS

$75 - $271

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) DUS - AMS

$136 - $359

Fly Frankfurt to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 1m

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

$130 - $337

Shuttle to Luxembourg, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  7h 8m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Mainz to Luxembourg Airport
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LUX - AMS

$92 - $315

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The cheapest way to get from Mainz to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 16€ - 65€ and takes 8h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Mainz to Amsterdam is to fly which costs 65€ - 240€ and takes 3h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mainz to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Mainz and arriving at Amsterdam via Frankfurt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Mainz to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Mainz Hbf and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 1m.

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The distance between Mainz and Amsterdam is 356 km. The road distance is 433 km.

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The best way to get from Mainz to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 5h 1m and costs 85€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 5h 1m to get from Mainz to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Mainz to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Frankfurt station.

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Mainz to Amsterdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb station.

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The best way to get from Mainz to Amsterdam is to train which takes 5h 1m and costs 85€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 65€ and takes 8h 30m, you could also fly, which costs 65€ - 240€ and takes 3h 49m.

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Map of how to get from Mainz to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 222.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 1m

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Mainz to Amsterdam every 4 hours. Tickets cost $85 - $120 and the journey takes 3h 45m. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Mainz to Amsterdam twice a week. Tickets cost $17 - $70 and the journey takes 6h 30m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Luxembourg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Luxembourg to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
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 Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mainz Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Koln Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
TransRegio
Phone
+49-261-98887070
Email
service@trans-regio.de
Website
trans-regio.de
Train from Mainz Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
trans-regio.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17 - $70
Website
eurolines.de
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
Night bus from Mainz to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Flibco
Phone
+352 26 58 57 1
Website
flibco.com
Shuttle from Mainz to Luxembourg Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $35
Schedules at
flibco.com
Standard Ticket
$26 - $35
Low
$6
High
$34

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

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Mainz to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Amsterdam station.

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Mainz to Amsterdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mainz to Amsterdam is 433 km. It takes approximately 4h 3m to drive from Mainz to Amsterdam.

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

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There are 2614+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mainz to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 16m and costs 11€ - 17€.

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