There are 6 ways to get from Netherlands to Germany by plane, subway, train, bus, night bus, rideshare or car

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Fly, subway  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) AMS - DUS
  2. Take the subway from D-Wehrhahn S Bstg 1 to D-Benrather Straße Bstg 2

$80 - $274

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Rideshare  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Amsterdam to Berlin 408.4 miles

$36 - $39

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Train  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Hannover Hbf Intercity
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice / ...

$78 - $173

Bus  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Berlin

$41 - $60

Night bus  •  12 h 54 min

  1. Take the night bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz N44

$52 - $82

Drive  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Berlin 410.7 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Netherlands station to Germany. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal Station and arriving at Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. via Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Netherlands to Germany. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf via Hannover Hbf and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 24 min.

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The distance between Netherlands and Germany is 358 km. The road distance is 657.2 km.

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The best way to get from Netherlands to Germany without a car is to train which takes 6 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to get from Netherlands to Germany, including transfers.

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Netherlands to Germany bus services, operated by Deinbus, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal Station.

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Netherlands to Germany train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Netherlands to Germany is to train which takes 6 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 42 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Netherlands to Germany bus services, operated by Deinbus, arrive at Berlin station.

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Map of how to get from Netherlands to Germany.
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  • Distance: 223.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 36 min

What companies run services between Netherlands and Germany?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Berlin via Hannover Hbf, Berlin Hbf (tief), and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof in around 6 h 24 min. Alternatively, Deinbus operates a bus from Amsterdam to Berlin once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 8 h 55 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Rheinbahn AG
Phone
01806. 50 40 30
Website
rheinbahn.com
Subway from D-Wehrhahn S Bstg 1 to D-Benrather Straße Bstg 2
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Rheinbahn AG
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 Amsterdam Centraal to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 Hannover Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Berlin
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
deinbus.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 Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Amsterdam to Berlin
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$36 - $39
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Netherlands to Germany train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Netherlands to Germany is 657 km. It takes approximately 6 h 13 min to drive from Netherlands to Germany.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 241+ hotels available in Germany. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Netherlands and Germany. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Netherlands to Amsterdam Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs .

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