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There are 11 ways to get from Tegel to Giethoorn by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 35m

  1. Take the train from S Spandau Bhf to Hengelo 77 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hengelo to Zwolle Sprinter / ...

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Bus  •  12h 7m

  1. Take the bus from U Alt-Tegel to Groningen central station N44
  2. Take the bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Heerenveen, Busstation 315 / ...

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Train via Werther  •  8h 57m

  1. Take the train from Berlin-Spandau to Bielefeld Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hengelo 61 / ...
  3. Take the train from Hengelo to Zwolle

Train #2  •  9h 56m

  1. Take the train from Berlin-Spandau to Amersfoort Centraal Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Amersfoort Centraal to Steenwijk Intercity

Drive  •  5h 32m

  1. Drive from Tegel to Giethoorn 601.6 km

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7h 45m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BER - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Steenwijk

Train to Hannover, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7h 54m

  1. Take the train from Berlin-Spandau to Hannover Hbf
  2. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) HAJ - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Steenwijk

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf, train  •  9h 35m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Dusseldorf (DUS) BER - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Steenwijk

Train to Hamburg, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  9h 6m

  1. Take the train from Berlin-Spandau to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) HAM - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Steenwijk

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn, train  •  10h 5m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) BER - CGN
  2. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Steenwijk

Train to Dresden, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  9h 44m

  1. Take the train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) DRS - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Steenwijk

Tegel to Giethoorn by bus and train

The journey time between Tegel and Giethoorn is around 9h 56m and covers a distance of around 577 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 21m. The fastest journey normally takes 8h 1m. Operated by BVG, DB Fernverkehr, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Tegel to Giethoorn service departs from U Holzhauser Str. and arrives in Giethoorn, Kerkweg. Typically 19 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
6h 35m
Layover time:
3h 21m
Total time:
9h 56m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
8h 1m
Journey distance:
577 km
Services per week:
19
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
34 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:15
Last service departs at:
16:19

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Tegel to Giethoorn bus and train schedules

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International entry into Netherlands from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Germany
  • 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), Australia, Bahrain, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Canada, Chile, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Hong Kong, Jordan, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay 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, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Eswatini, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Georgia, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, India, Israel, Lesotho, Malaysia, Martinique, Mongolia, Montenegro, Myanmar, Nepal, New Caledonia, Pakistan, Philippines, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Serbia, Seychelles, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Venezuela
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  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
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Rules to follow in Netherlands

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Mandatory

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Considerations leaving from Germany

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

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Netherlands from Germany.

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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 Giethoorn is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Giethoorn 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 Germany from Netherlands.

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Last updated: 20 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tegel to Giethoorn is to bus which costs €45 - €75 and takes 12h 7m.

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The fastest way to get from Tegel to Giethoorn is to drive which takes 5h 32m and costs €75 - €120.

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The distance between Tegel and Giethoorn is 487 km. The road distance is 601.6 km.

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The best way to get from Tegel to Giethoorn without a car is to train which takes 8h 35m and costs .

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It takes approximately 8h 35m to get from Tegel to Giethoorn, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Tegel to Giethoorn is to train which takes 8h 35m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €45 - €75 and takes 12h 7m.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tegel to Giethoorn is 602 km. It takes approximately 5h 32m to drive from Tegel to Giethoorn.

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Lufthansa, KLM and easyJet offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 32+ hotels available in Giethoorn. Prices start at €87 per night.

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  • Distance: 486.9 km
  • Duration: 8h 35m

What companies run services between Tegel, Germany and Giethoorn, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Tegel to Giethoorn via S+U Rathaus Spandau, S Spandau Bhf, Hengelo, Zwolle, and Zwolle, Station in around 8h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tegel to Giethoorn via U Alt-Tegel, Groningen central station, Groningen, Hoofdstation, Heerenveen, Busstation, Heerenveen, Steenwijk, and Steenwijk, Station in around 12h 7m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €360
Flights from Hamburg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €130
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €320
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €340
Flights from Hannover to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €370
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Flights from Hamburg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €450
Flights from Dresden to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €170
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €460
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €460
Flights from Dresden to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €310
Flights from Dresden to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €310
Train operators
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from S Spandau Bhf to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from S Spandau Bhf to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from S Spandau Bhf to Amersfoort Centraal
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from S Spandau Bhf to Hannover Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from S Spandau Bhf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.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 Berlin-Spandau to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Amersfoort Centraal
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Blauwnet
Phone
0900-9292
Website
blauwnet.nl
Train from Hengelo to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Blauwnet
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 Berlin-Spandau to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€18 - €23
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Berlin-Spandau station to Hanover central station
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Berlin-Spandau station to Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
Flixtrain
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Eurobahn
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 Amersfoort Centraal to Steenwijk
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€14 - €20
1st Class
€23 - €35
Train from Schiphol Airport to Steenwijk
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €45
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€19 - €25
1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Steenwijk
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €40
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€15 - €22
1st Class
€25 - €40
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €21
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€12 - €16
Business
€17 - €21
1st Class
€18 - €21
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 Berlin-Spandau to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Berlin Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Railjet
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from U Alt-Tegel to Groningen central station
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€28 - €35
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
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Heerenveen, Busstation
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
arriva.nl

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