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There are 7 ways to get from Motala to Amsterdam by train, plane, bus, night train or car

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Train to Linkoping, fly  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the train from Motala station to Linköping Centralstation
  2. Fly from Linkoping (LPI) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LPI - AMS

130€ - 289€

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Train, night train, bus  •  20h 49m

  1. Take the train from Motala station to Linköping Centralstation
  2. Take the night train from Linkoping C to Hamburg Hbf 301
  3. Take the bus from Hamburg to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk

54€ - 78€

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Train, train to Stockholm, fly  •  7h 37m

  1. Take the train from Motala station to Linköping Centralstation
  2. Take the train from Linköping Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
  3. Fly from Stockholm (ARN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) ARN - AMS

105€ - 319€

Train, train to Gothenburg, fly  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the train from Motala station to Hallsberg station
  2. Take the train from Hallsberg station to Göteborg Centralstation
  3. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) GOT - AMS

108€ - 359€

Train  •  19h 21m

  1. Take the train from Motala station to Linköping Centralstation
  2. Take the train from Linköping Centralstation to Hamburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Ic

116€ - 228€

Bus  •  33h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Motala station to Linköping Centralstation 520 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Norrköping Bus Station to Berlin Central Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Amsterdam Piarcoplein P+R Sloterdijk

128€ - 169€

Drive  •  12h 55m

  1. Drive from Motala to Amsterdam 1366.5 km

170€ - 250€

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The cheapest way to get from Motala to Amsterdam is to train and night train and bus which costs 500 kr - 800 kr and takes 20h 49m.

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The fastest way to get from Motala to Amsterdam is to train and fly. Taking this option will cost 1300 kr - 3000 kr and takes 5h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Motala station to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Motala station and arriving at Amsterdam Piarcoplein P+R Sloterdijk via Linköping, Norrköping Bus Station and Berlin Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Motala station to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Motala station and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Linköping Centralstation, Hamburg Hbf and Osnabrueck Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 21m.

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The distance between Motala and Amsterdam is 936 km. The road distance is 1366.5 km.

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The best way to get from Motala to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 19h 21m and costs 1100 kr - 2300 kr.

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It takes approximately 5h 11m to get from Motala to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Motala to Amsterdam bus services, operated by ÖstgötaTrafiken, depart from Motala station.

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Motala to Amsterdam train services, operated by ÖstgötaTrafiken, depart from Motala station.

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The best way to get from Motala to Amsterdam is to train which takes 19h 21m and costs 1100 kr - 2300 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1200 kr - 1800 kr and takes 33h 7m.

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  • Distance: 935.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 11m

What companies run services between Motala, Sweden and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Motala to Amsterdam via Linköping Centralstation, Hamburg Hbf, and Osnabrueck Hbf in around 19h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Motala to Amsterdam via Linköping Centralstation, Linköping, Norrköping, Norrköping Bus Station, and Berlin Central Bus Station in around 33h 7m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Stockholm to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 380€
Flights from Stockholm to Amsterdam Schiphol via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 380€
Flights from Stockholm to Amsterdam Schiphol via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 380€
Flights from Gothenburg to Amsterdam Schiphol via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 400€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Linkoping to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 340€
Flights from Stockholm to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 550€
Flights from Gothenburg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Stockholm to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
40€ - 210€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 370€
Train operators
ÖstgötaTrafiken
Phone
+46 77 121 10 10
Website
ostgotatrafiken.se
Train from Motala station to Linköping Centralstation
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€
Schedules at
ÖstgötaTrafiken
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Linköping Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 35€
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
25€ - 35€
2nd Class Ticket
21€ - 25€
Train from Motala station to Hallsberg station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 21€
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
16€ - 21€
2nd Class Ticket
7€ - 9€
Train from Hallsberg station to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
29€ - 40€
2nd Class Ticket
26€ - 32€
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Linköping Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 16€
Website
Snälltåget
Train from Linköping Centralstation to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Snälltåget
Night train from Linkoping C to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Snälltåget
SJ
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Website
sj.se
Train from Hallsberg to Göteborg Central
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
SJ
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hallsberg station to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Hamburg central station to Osnabrück central station
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
ÖstgötaTrafiken
Phone
+46 77 121 10 10
Website
ostgotatrafiken.se
Bus from Motala station to Linköping Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 13€
Schedules at
ÖstgötaTrafiken
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Norrköping Bus Station to Berlin Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
95€ - 110€
Website
Comati PSG
CityBusExpress
Phone
+31 30 333 33 00
Email
info@citybusexpress.com
Website
citybusexpress.com
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Amsterdam Piarcoplein P+R Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
CityBusExpress
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 Berlin - Central Bus Station to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
19€ - 24€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Hamburg to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Blablabus
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 Berlin central bus station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg central bus station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
24€ - 30€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Linkoping Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Motala to Amsterdam bus services, operated by CityBusExpress, arrive at Amsterdam Piarcoplein P+R Sloterdijk station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Motala to Amsterdam is 1366 km. It takes approximately 12h 55m to drive from Motala to Amsterdam.

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KLM offers flights from Linkoping Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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