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There are 6 ways to get from Paderborn to Amsterdam by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Deutsche Bahn  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal ICE International

$78 - $119

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Bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Paderborn, Paderborn Maspernplatz to Osnabrück 110 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Osnabrück to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk N67

$19 - $33

4 alternative options

Train via Hengelo  •  7 h 26 min

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

$42 - $71

Drive  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Paderborn to Amsterdam 213.5 miles

$50 - $75

Fly from Paderborn  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Paderborn (PAD) to Amsterdam (AMS) PAD - AMS

$192 - $666

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  4 h 38 min

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

$121 - $324

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The cheapest way to get from Paderborn to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 16€ - 29€ and takes 5 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paderborn to Amsterdam is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3 h 13 min.

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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 5 h 35 min.

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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 4 h 43 min.

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The distance between Paderborn and Amsterdam is 274 km. The road distance is 341.7 km.

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The best way to get from Paderborn to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 4 h 43 min and costs 65€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 43 min 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 Deutsche Bahn, depart from Paderborn Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Paderborn to Amsterdam is to train which takes 4 h 43 min and costs 65€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 29€ and takes 5 h 35 min, you could also fly, which costs 160€ - 600€ and takes 4 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Paderborn to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 171.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 43 min

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

You can take a train from Paderborn to Amsterdam via Duisburg Hbf in around 4 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paderborn to Amsterdam via Osnabrück in around 5 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paderborn to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Paderborn to Amsterdam via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Paderborn to Amsterdam via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Paderborn to Amsterdam via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
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 Paderborn Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hauptbahnhof to Lage
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
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
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 Paderborn, Paderborn Maspernplatz to Osnabrück
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Osnabrück to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Paderborn Airport to Amsterdam Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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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, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paderborn to Amsterdam is 342 km. It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to drive from Paderborn to Amsterdam.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Paderborn Airport to Amsterdam Airport.

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There are 2541+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Paderborn to Paderborn Airport is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs 35€ - 50€.

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