There are 10 ways to get from Mainz to Amsterdam by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 1 min

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

$99 - $149

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Bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Mainz to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk N207

$29 - $50

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Train via Koln Hbf  •  5 h 32 min

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

$97 - $140

Train via Düsseldorf, Flughafen  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Mainz Hbf to Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena
  2. Take the train from Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena to Düsseldorf, Flughafen Re1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Arnhem Centraal
  4. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Amsterdam Amstel

Drive  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Mainz to Amsterdam 270.6 miles

$65 - $95

Fly Frankfurt to Amsterdam  •  3 h 47 min

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

$75 - $271

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Amsterdam  •  4 h 38 min

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

$136 - $353

Fly Frankfurt to Brussels, train  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Brussels (BRU) FRA - BRU
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal

$144 - $362

Fly Luxembourg to Amsterdam  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Amsterdam (AMS) LUX - AMS

$92 - $317

Fly Frankfurt to Dusseldorf, train  •  5 h 51 min

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

$130 - $331

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The cheapest way to get from Mainz to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 25€ - 45€ and takes 7 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mainz to Amsterdam is to fly which costs 60€ - 240€ and takes 3 h 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mainz and arriving at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk. Services depart four times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

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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 5 h 1 min.

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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 5 h 1 min and costs 80€ - 130€.

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

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Mainz to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Mainz 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 5 h 1 min and costs 80€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 25€ - 45€ and takes 7 h 45 min, you could also fly, which costs 60€ - 240€ and takes 3 h 47 min.

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

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

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  • Distance: 222.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

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 - $130 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Mainz to Amsterdam 4 times a week. Tickets cost $29 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Luxembourg to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Luxembourg to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
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
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mainz Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Koln Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
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, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
trans-regio.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena to Düsseldorf, Flughafen
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
bahn.de
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.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 Arnhem Centraal to Amsterdam Amstel
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
ns.nl
Book at
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Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $100
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 Mainz to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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