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Recommended option

Bus FlixBus  •  4 h 24 min

  1. N44 / ...

$26 - $42

4 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Ic / ...
  2. Ic

$53 - $83

Bus Arriva NL  •  4 h 53 min

  1. 100

$49 - $76

Drive  •  2 h 29 min

  1. 156 miles

$35 - $55

Train, fly  •  4 h 34 min

  1. BRE - AMS

$96 - $387

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Papenburg to Amsterdam 5 times a day. Tickets cost $14 - $25 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Papenburg to Amsterdam via Rheine in around 4 h 46 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bremen to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Papenburg(Ems) to Rheine
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Rheine to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $25
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Leer to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Leer, ZOB Bahnhof to Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Radarweg
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
arriva.nl

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Papenburg and Amsterdam is 187 km. The road distance is 250 km.

The cheapest way to get from Papenburg to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 4 h 24 min.

The quickest way to get from Papenburg to Amsterdam is to drive which takes 2 h 29 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

No, there is no direct train from Papenburg to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Papenburg(Ems) and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Rheine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 46 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Papenburg to Amsterdam, including transfers.