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

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Train  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Re11 / ...
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Ice

75€ - 123€

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Bus  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Paderborn, Paderborn Maspernplatz to Osnabrück 110 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Osnabrück to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk N1325 / ...

22€ - 26€

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Train via Enschede  •  8h 33m

  1. Take the train from Paderborn Hauptbahnhof to Lage(Lippe)
  2. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hengelo
  3. Take the train from Hengelo to Amsterdam Zuid

32€ - 62€

Drive  •  3h 14m

  1. Drive from Paderborn to Amsterdam 342.5 km

45€ - 70€

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Bochum Wattenscheid Bf
  2. Take the train from Wattenscheid to Duesseldorf Flughafen
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) DUS - AMS

Train to Hannover, fly  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the train from Paderborn Hauptbahnhof to Hannover Flughafen
  2. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) HAJ - AMS

104€ - 361€

Train, train to Bremen, fly  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Hannover Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
  3. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BRE - AMS

101€ - 360€

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The cheapest way to get from Paderborn to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 21€ - 27€ and takes 5h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Paderborn to Amsterdam is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paderborn to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Paderborn, Paderborn Maspernplatz and arriving at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk via Osnabrück. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paderborn to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Paderborn Hbf and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Duisburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 50m.

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The distance between Paderborn and Amsterdam is 274 km. The road distance is 342.5 km.

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The best way to get from Paderborn to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 4h 50m and costs 75€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 4h 50m to get from Paderborn to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Paderborn to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paderborn, Paderborn Maspernplatz station.

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Paderborn to Amsterdam train services, operated by ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH, depart from Paderborn Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Paderborn to Amsterdam is to train which takes 4h 50m and costs 75€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ - 27€ and takes 5h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Paderborn to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 274.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 50m

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

You can take a train from Paderborn to Amsterdam via Duisburg Hbf in around 4h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paderborn to Amsterdam via Osnabrück in around 5h 55m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 650€
Flights from Hannover to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Flights from Bremen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 350€
Train operators
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Bochum Wattenscheid Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Bochum Wattenscheid Bf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
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 Paderborn Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hauptbahnhof to Lage(Lippe)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 6€
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
eurobahn.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 Hengelo to Amsterdam Zuid
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 40€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
17€ - 24€
1st Class
29€ - 40€
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Wattenscheid to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Hannover Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Bochum Wattenscheid Bf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
National Express Rail
VRR
Phone
+49 209 1584-0
Email
info@vrr.de
Website
vrr.de
Train from Bochum Wattenscheid Bf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€
Website
VRR
S-Bahn
Website
bahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hauptbahnhof to Hannover Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
29€ - 60€
Website
S-Bahn
2nd Class Flexpreis
29€ - 34€
1st Class Flexpreis
40€ - 60€
Train from Paderborn Hauptbahnhof to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
26€ - 55€
Website
S-Bahn
2nd Class Flexpreis
26€ - 31€
1st Class Flexpreis
35€ - 55€
Bus operators
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 Paderborn, Paderborn Maspernplatz to Osnabrück
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Osnabrück to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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Paderborn to Amsterdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paderborn to Amsterdam is 342 km. It takes approximately 3h 14m to drive from Paderborn to Amsterdam.

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KLM offers flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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Book your Paderborn to Amsterdam train tickets online with Omio, Omio and two other operators.

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Book your Paderborn to Amsterdam bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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