There are 5 ways to get from Venlo to Amsterdam by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 8m

  1. Take the train from Blerick to Eindhoven Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity

25€ - 58€

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  3h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Venlo, Mgr. Nolensplein to Nijmegen, Centraal Station 83
  2. Take the train from Nijmegen to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity

16€ - 49€

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Venlo, Venlo Station to Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport N116

17€ - 22€

Drive  •  1h 49m

  1. Drive from Venlo to Amsterdam 181.7 km

24€ - 40€

Train, fly  •  3h 39m

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

77€ - 319€

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The cheapest way to get from Venlo to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 16€ - 22€ and takes 4h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Venlo to Amsterdam is to drive which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 1h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venlo station to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Venlo, Venlo Station and arriving at Amsterdam, Leidseplein via Schiphol, Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Venlo to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Blerick and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Eindhoven Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 8m.

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The distance between Venlo and Amsterdam is 142 km. The road distance is 181.7 km.

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The best way to get from Venlo to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 2h 8m and costs 25€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 2h 8m to get from Venlo to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Venlo to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Venlo, Venlo Station.

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Venlo to Amsterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Blerick station.

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The best way to get from Venlo to Amsterdam is to train which takes 2h 8m and costs 25€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 22€ and takes 4h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Venlo to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 142 km
  • Duration: 2h 8m

What companies run services between Venlo, Netherlands and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Venlo to Amsterdam via Eindhoven Centraal in around 2h 8m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Venlo, Venlo Station to Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport 3 times a week. Tickets cost 13€ - 17€ and the journey takes 3h 50m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 650€
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 Blerick to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 23€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 14€
1st Class
16€ - 23€
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
15€ - 35€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
15€ - 21€
1st Class
24€ - 35€
Train from Nijmegen to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
1st Class
24€ - 35€
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
eurobahn.de
Bus operators
Breng
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
breng.nl
Bus from Venlo, Mgr. Nolensplein to Nijmegen, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€
Website
Breng
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Venlo, Mgr. Nolensplein to Nijmegen, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
arriva.nl
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 Venlo, Venlo Station to Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Venlo to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Venlo to Amsterdam is 182 km. It takes approximately 1h 49m to drive from Venlo to Amsterdam.

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KLM offers flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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