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There are 5 ways to get from Schiphol, Airport to Duisburg by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  1h 19m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) AMS - DUS

60€ - 257€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Duisburg central train station N20 / ...

16€ - 20€

3 alternative options

Train  •  2h 24m

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Arnhem Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Duisburg Hbf Ice / ...

27€ - 65€

Train, bus  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Nijmegen
  2. Take the bus from Nijmegen Centraal Station to Kleve Bahnhof
  3. Take the train from Kleve to Duisburg Hbf Re

Drive  •  2h 7m

  1. Drive from Schiphol, Airport to Duisburg 210.6 km

26€ - 40€

Schiphol, Airport to Duisburg by trains

The train journey time between Schiphol, Airport and Duisburg is around 3h 20m and covers a distance of around 199 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 30m. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS), Abellio and ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH, the Schiphol, Airport to Duisburg train service departs from Schiphol Airport and arrives in Duisburg Hbf. Typically 114 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 20m
Fastest train time:
2h 30m
Trains per week:
114
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
10 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:02
Last train departs at:
22:32

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Schiphol, Airport to Duisburg train schedules

Netherlands → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Netherlands

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Germany, as well as residents from Albania, Andorra, Australia, China, Falkland Islands, Hong Kong, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Germany with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Netherlands

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
France: Mayotte, French Guiana, Guadeloupe
Finland: Satakunta, Uusimaa, Varsinais-Suomi
Norway: Innlandet
Portugal: Azores, Madeira

This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, France, Greece, Ireland, Latvia, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Germany

1.5m

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Netherlands

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Germany from Netherlands is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Duisburg is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Duisburg is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Duisburg is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Netherlands from Germany.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 8 Jun 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Schiphol, Airport to Duisburg is to bus which costs 16€ - 20€ and takes 4h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Schiphol, Airport to Duisburg is to fly which costs 60€ - 260€ and takes 1h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Schiphol, Airport to Duisburg station. However, there are services departing from Schiphol, Schiphol Airport/Plaza and arriving at Duisburg central train station via Amsterdam Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from Schiphol, Airport to Duisburg. However, there are services departing from Schiphol Airport and arriving at Duisburg Hbf via Arnhem Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 24m.

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The distance between Schiphol, Airport and Duisburg is 169 km. The road distance is 210.6 km.

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The best way to get from Schiphol, Airport to Duisburg without a car is to train which takes 2h 24m and costs 27€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 1h 19m to get from Schiphol, Airport to Duisburg, including transfers.

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Schiphol, Airport to Duisburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Schiphol, Airport to Duisburg train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Schiphol Airport station.

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The best way to get from Schiphol, Airport to Duisburg is to fly which takes 1h 19m and costs 60€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 27€ - 70€ and takes 2h 24m, you could also bus, which costs 16€ - 20€ and takes 4h 1m.

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Map of how to get from Schiphol, Airport to Duisburg.
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  • Distance: 168.6 km
  • Duration: 1h 19m

What companies run services between Schiphol, Airport, Netherlands and Duisburg, Germany?

KLM flies from Schiphol, Airport to Duisburg 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Schiphol, Airport to Duisburg via Arnhem Centraal in around 2h 24m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 350€
Train operators
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 Schiphol Airport to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
14€ - 19€
1st Class
23€ - 35€
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 35€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
1st Class
22€ - 35€
Train from Schiphol Airport to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 35€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
16€ - 21€
1st Class
26€ - 35€
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
NordWestBahn
Phone
01806 / 600161
Email
dialog@nordwestbahn.de
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Train from Kleve to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
nordwestbahn.de
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 Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Duisburg central train station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Niederrheinische Verkehrsbetriebe AG NIAG
Phone
+49 2841 2050
Email
info@niag-online.de
Website
niag-online.de
Bus from Nijmegen Centraal Station to Kleve Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Niederrheinische Verkehrsbetriebe AG

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

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Schiphol, Airport to Duisburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Duisburg central train station.

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Schiphol, Airport to Duisburg train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Duisburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Schiphol, Airport to Duisburg is 211 km. It takes approximately 2h 7m to drive from Schiphol, Airport to Duisburg.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 420+ hotels available in Duisburg. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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