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There are 8 ways to get from Rottenburg to Amsterdam by train, bus and ferry, bus, car or plane

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Train via Frankfurt Airport (FRA)  •  7h 29m

  1. Take the train from Tübingen Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof Ire / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Amsterdam Centraal Ice

112€ - 224€

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  13h 5m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Stuttgart Airport to Duisburg
  2. Take the bus from Duisburg central train station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk N20 / ...

28€ - 43€

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Train  •  9h 52m

  1. Take the train from Bondorf to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof S8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Ice

Drive  •  6h

  1. Drive from Rottenburg to Amsterdam 648.9 km

80€ - 120€

Train to Stuttgart, fly  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the train from Rottenburg(Neckar) to Tuebingen Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) STR - AMS

75€ - 264€

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly  •  6h 18m

  1. Take the train from Tübingen Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) FRA - AMS

88€ - 337€

Train, train to Nuremberg, fly  •  7h 35m

  1. Take the train from Tübingen Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
  3. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) NUE - AMS

103€ - 351€

Train to Zurich, fly  •  7h 48m

  1. Take the train from Horb to Zuerich Hb
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) ZRH - AMS

117€ - 277€

Rottenburg to Amsterdam by train

The train journey time between Rottenburg and Amsterdam is around 7h 51m and covers a distance of around 683 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 42m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, DB ZugBus RAB GmbH, Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS) and others, the Rottenburg to Amsterdam train service departs from Rottenburg(Neckar) and arrives in Amsterdam Centraal. Typically 49 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
7h 51m
Fastest train time:
6h 42m
Trains per week:
49
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
36 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:46
Last train departs at:
23:46

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rottenburg to Amsterdam train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Rottenburg to Amsterdam is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 13h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Rottenburg to Amsterdam is to train and fly which costs 70€ - 270€ and takes 5h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rottenburg to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Rottenburg E.-Bolz-Platz and arriving at Amsterdam Sloterdijk via Tübingen, Hauptbahnhof,Tübingen, Stuttgart Airport and Duisburg central train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rottenburg to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Rottenburg(Neckar) and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Tübingen Hauptbahnhof, Stuttgart Hbf and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 29m.

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The distance between Rottenburg and Amsterdam is 519 km. The road distance is 648.9 km.

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The best way to get from Rottenburg to Amsterdam without a car is to train via Frankfurt Airport (FRA) which takes 7h 29m and costs 110€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 7h 29m to get from Rottenburg to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Rottenburg to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Stuttgart Airport station.

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Rottenburg to Amsterdam train services, operated by Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS), depart from Tübingen Hauptbahnhof station.

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Rottenburg to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 519.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 29m

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

You can take a train from Rottenburg to Amsterdam via Tuebingen Hbf, Tübingen Hauptbahnhof, Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof, Stuttgart Hbf, and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf in around 7h 29m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 290€
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 270€
Flights from Nuremberg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 240€
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 340€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 380€
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
150€ - 380€
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 420€
Flights from Nuremberg to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 360€
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 310€
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 310€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 200€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 3500€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 370€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Train operators
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Tübingen Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
DB ZugBus RAB GmbH
Website
zugbus-rab.de
Train from Tübingen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Schedules at
SBB
Train from Rottenburg to Tübingen Hbf
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Schedules at
SBB
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Tuebingen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Abellio
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Tuebingen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Rottenburg(Neckar) to Tuebingen Hbf
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Tuebingen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Horb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Railjet
Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft mbH
Phone
+49 721 61075885
Email
info@avg.karlsruhe.de
Website
avg.info
Train from Bondorf to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft mbH
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Go Ahead BW
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Stuttgart Airport to Duisburg
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Duisburg central train station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rottenburg to Amsterdam is 649 km. It takes approximately 6h to drive from Rottenburg to Amsterdam.

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