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

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Fly from Stockholm

  1. Fly from Stockholm (ARN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Stockholm to Copenhagen central train station
  2. Take the bus from Copenhagen central train station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk

Train to Linkoping, fly

  1. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Linköping Centralstation
  2. Fly from Linkoping (LPI) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)

Train

  1. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
  3. Take the train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Stockholm Central Bus Station to Berlin Central Bus Station
  2. Take the train from Berlin-Spandau to Amsterdam Centraal

Drive

  1. Drive from Stockholm to Amsterdam

Stockholm to Amsterdam by train

The train journey time between Stockholm and Amsterdam is around 19h 18m and covers a distance of around 1454 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 8m. The fastest train normally takes 18h 38m. Operated by Snälltåget, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the Stockholm to Amsterdam train service departs from Stockholm Centralstation and arrives in Amsterdam Centraal. Typically three trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
18h 9m
Layover time:
1h 8m
Total time:
19h 18m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
18h 38m
Train distance:
1454 km
Trains per week:
3
Cheapest price:
€151
Carbon emissions:
76 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
16:22
Last train departs at:
16:22

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Stockholm to Amsterdam train schedules

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International entry into Netherlands from Sweden

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Sweden
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, South Africa, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Sweden

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Sweden
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Ukraine and Vatican
  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Botswana, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Eswatini, Fiji, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Georgia, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Lesotho, Malaysia, Martinique, Mongolia, Montenegro, Myanmar, Nepal, North Macedonia, Pakistan, Philippines, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Thailand, United States Virgin Islands, United Kingdom, United States and Venezuela
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland)
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Netherlands

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Sweden

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Netherlands is currently allowed from Sweden.

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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
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Amsterdam is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Amsterdam is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

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

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Last updated: 14 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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The cost-effective way to get from Stockholm to Amsterdam is to bus, which costs 700 kr - 950 kr and takes 22h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Stockholm to Amsterdam is to fly which costs 1000 kr - 2700 kr and takes 4h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stockholm to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Stockholm and arriving at Amsterdam Sloterdijk via Copenhagen central train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stockholm station to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Stockholm Centralstation and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Hamburg Hbf and Osnabrueck Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 23m.

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The distance between Stockholm and Amsterdam is 1125 km. The road distance is 1571 km.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 19h 23m and costs 1200 kr - 2300 kr.

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It takes approximately 4h 43m to get from Stockholm to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Stockholm to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Stockholm station.

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Stockholm to Amsterdam train services, operated by Snälltåget, depart from Stockholm Centralstation.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Amsterdam is to fly which takes 4h 43m and costs 1000 kr - 2700 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 1200 kr - 2300 kr and takes 19h 23m, you could also bus, which costs 700 kr - 950 kr and takes 22h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Stockholm to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 1125.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 43m

What companies run services between Stockholm, Sweden and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

KLM, Norwegian Air Shuttle and five other airlines fly from Stockholm to Amsterdam every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Stockholm to Amsterdam via Hamburg Hbf and Osnabrueck Hbf in around 19h 23m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stockholm to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €450
Flights from Linkoping to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Stockholm to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €450
Flights from Stockholm to Amsterdam Schiphol via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €450
Flights from Stockholm to Amsterdam Schiphol via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€95 - €450
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Stockholm to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €270
Flights from Stockholm to Amsterdam Schiphol via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €270
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Stockholm to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€26 - €240
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stockholm to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €500
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Stockholm to Amsterdam Schiphol via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €360
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Stockholm to Amsterdam Schiphol via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €210
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Linköping Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
Snälltåget
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
Snälltåget
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 Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€100 - €150
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 Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrück Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg central station to Osnabrück central station
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
Flixtrain
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 Stockholm to Copenhagen central train station
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen central train station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Copenhagen central train station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Stockholm Central Bus Station to Berlin Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€95 - €120
Website
Comati PSG

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The quickest flight from Stockholm Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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

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Stockholm to Amsterdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stockholm to Amsterdam is 1571 km. It takes approximately 15h 2m to drive from Stockholm to Amsterdam.

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CSA, Norwegian Air International, Lufthansa and four other airlines offer flights from Stockholm Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Stockholm Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs 278 kr.

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