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There are 9 ways to get from Amsterdam to Berlin by train, bus, night bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Hannover Hbf  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Hannover Hbf Intercity
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice

$102 - $159

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Rideshare  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the rideshare from Amsterdam to Berlin 410.1 miles

$36 - $39

7 alternative options

Train  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Berlin Hbf Intercity

$75 - $130

Bus  •  9h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Berlin

$42 - $60

Night bus  •  13h 1m

  1. Take the night bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz N44

$48 - $78

Drive  •  6h 16m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Berlin 412.2 miles

$100 - $150

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Tegel  •  4h 6m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) AMS - TXL

$80 - $277

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  4h 14m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) AMS - SXF

$54 - $200

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) DUS - TXL

$87 - $201

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Berlin is to rideshare which costs 31€ - 34€ and takes 7h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Berlin is to fly which costs 65€ - 240€ and takes 4h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam station to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal Station and arriving at Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. via S Messe Nord/ICC and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 39m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Berlin Hbf. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 22m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Berlin is 577 km. The road distance is 659.5 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 6h 17m and costs 85€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 6h 17m to get from Amsterdam to Berlin, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Berlin bus services, operated by Deinbus, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal Station.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Berlin is to train which takes 6h 17m and costs 85€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 9h 39m, you could also fly, which costs 65€ - 240€ and takes 4h 6m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 360.8 miles
  • Duration: 6h 17m

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Berlin via Hannover Hbf in around 6h 17m. Alternatively, Deinbus operates a bus from Amsterdam to Berlin once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 8h 55m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
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 Amsterdam Centraal to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Berlin
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
deinbus.de
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Amsterdam to Berlin
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$36 - $39
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Amsterdam to Berlin bus services, operated by Deinbus, arrive at Berlin station.

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Amsterdam to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Berlin is 660 km. It takes approximately 6h 16m to drive from Amsterdam to Berlin.

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KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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There are 1202+ hotels available in Berlin. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Amsterdam and Berlin. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 16m and costs 5€ - 11€.

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