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Train Information to Bielefeld from Amsterdam

distanceDistance156 miles (251 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 54 min
priceAverage train ticket price£17 (€19)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Amsterdam to Bielefeld cover the 156 miles (251 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 54 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £17, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £17. Travellers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Bielefeld Hbf.

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Train between Amsterdam and Bielefeld with Deutsche Bahn

Travel between Amsterdam and Bielefeld from £17 with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you from Amsterdam to Bielefeld in comfort. Find the DB train timetable for your journey from Amsterdam to Bielefeld on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance between Amsterdam and Bielefeld is 156 miles (251 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Amsterdam and Bielefeld start at £17.

Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

Travel on different types of DB trains, including the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while WCs are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train from Amsterdam to Bielefeld:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips

Trains from Amsterdam to Bielefeld
Travel by train to Bielefeld easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Amsterdam to Bielefeld.
FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Bielefeld, Germany?

Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Bielefeld, Germany by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany from Netherlands?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Bielefeld, Germany?

All travellers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 28/11/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Amsterdam to Bielefeld as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Bielefeld, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Bielefeld to Amsterdam is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Netherlands from Germany?

Reentry to Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Bielefeld?

What are the entry requirements?

  • 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
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 29/11/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Bielefeld to Amsterdam train here.

How much do cheap trains to Bielefeld from Amsterdam cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Bielefeld from Amsterdam for the next 7 days starting from £17  one way.
What is the average cost of a train from Amsterdam to Bielefeld?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Amsterdam and Bielefeld is £17  one way.
How many miles is it from Amsterdam to Bielefeld by train?
The train distance from Amsterdam to Bielefeld is around 156 miles (251 km).
How long is the train between Amsterdam and Bielefeld?
The train time to Bielefeld from Amsterdam is on average 4 h 54 min  for the 156 miles (251 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Amsterdam and Bielefeld by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station in Amsterdam goes to Bielefeld? Which train station do I come into Bielefeld from Amsterdam?

Some of the Amsterdam train stations to Bielefeld you can start your journey from include Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Bielefeld include Bielefeld Hbf, Bielefeld-Senne and Bielefeld Ost.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal   and arriving in Bielefeld Hbf.

Where is the train station in Amsterdam to go to Bielefeld? Where is the train station in Bielefeld located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Bielefeld Hbf and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Bielefeld.

Which train companies can take me between Amsterdam and Bielefeld?
For the best Amsterdam to Bielefeld train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Amsterdam to Bielefeld to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains are there to Bielefeld from Amsterdam a day?
The average number of trains departing Amsterdam for Bielefeld is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Amsterdam to Bielefeld? When can I take the last train for the day?
You can take the first train from Amsterdam to Bielefeld at 05: 00   or take the last train from Amsterdam to Bielefeld leaving at 22: 30. Look for the latest Amsterdam Bielefeld train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket to Bielefeld from Amsterdam to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you purchase train tickets to Bielefeld from Amsterdam within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £17 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Amsterdam to Bielefeld a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam
Bielefeld
Amsterdam Centraal is the most popular Amsterdam railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Amsterdam for your journey to Bielefeld.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+31 302357822
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 20: 59
Public transport options for Amsterdam Centraal
Metro lines: 51, 53, 54, 52
Tram lines: 2, 12, 4, 14, 13, 24, 17, 26
Ferry lines: 901, 906, 902, 907, 905
Bus lines: GVB 18, 21, 22, 48, 248, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 287, 288, 289, 291, 293, Connexxion 391, 394, N57, N47, N91, N94, EBS 305, 306, 314, 316, N01, N04, N10, N14
Train lines: Intercity, Intercity Express, Sprinter, Nightjet