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

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Bus FlixBus  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Leer to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 075 / ...

$26 - $42

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Train  •  4h 38m

  1. Take the train from Papenburg(Ems) to Rheine Ic
  2. Take the train from Rheine to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity

$52 - $82

Bus EST Gdansk  •  5h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Leer Central Bus Station to Amsterdam Duivendrecht Warschau - Amsterdam

$46 - $71

Drive  •  2h 29m

  1. Drive from Papenburg to Amsterdam 156 miles

$35 - $55

Train to Bremen, fly  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Bremen Hbf
  2. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BRE - AMS

$99 - $389

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the train from Papenburg(Ems) to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) DUS - AMS

$132 - $348

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Papenburg to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 4h 36m.

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

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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 4h 38m.

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The distance between Papenburg and Amsterdam is 187 km. The road distance is 249.6 km.

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The best way to get from Papenburg to Amsterdam without a car is to bus which takes 4h 36m and costs 22€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 4h 36m to get from Papenburg to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Papenburg to Amsterdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Papenburg(Ems) station.

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The best way to get from Papenburg to Amsterdam is to bus which takes 4h 36m and costs 22€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 4h 38m.

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The quickest flight from Bremen Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Papenburg to Amsterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Map of how to get from Papenburg to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 116.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 36m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Papenburg to Amsterdam 4 times a day. Tickets cost $14 - $25 and the journey takes 3h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Papenburg to Amsterdam via Rheine in around 4h 38m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bremen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
57m
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 Papenburg(Ems) to Rheine
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Papenburg(Ems) to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.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 Rheine to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
ns.nl
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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 Leer to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
EST Gdansk
Email
estgdansk@wp.pl
Website
estgdansk.pl
Bus from Leer Central Bus Station to Amsterdam Duivendrecht
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
EST Gdansk

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Yes, the driving distance between Papenburg to Amsterdam is 250 km. It takes approximately 2h 29m to drive from Papenburg to Amsterdam.

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KLM offers flights from Bremen Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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