The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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6 h 42 m
8 h 23 m
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Of the 34 trains that leave Berlin for Amsterdam every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||358 miles (577 km)|
|Average train duration||7 h 42 min|
|Average train ticket price||£46 (€51)|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, FlixTrain or Flixbus|
Trains from Berlin to Amsterdam cover the 358 miles (577 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 42 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, FlixTrain or Flixbus. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £46, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £34. Travellers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.
Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus trains will get you to Amsterdam from Berlin from £34. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train to Amsterdam from Berlin. DB uses different types of trains such as 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 required to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost train operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance train services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight trains on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long train journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
Berlin and Amsterdam are considered to be two of Europe's most vibrant cities and there are plenty of transport methods to get between the two. Trains are one of the most popular and easiest options and can take just over 6 hours to complete the journey.
Most trains from Berlin to Amsterdam are run by German train company Deutsche Bahn.
The fastest time to get from Berlin to Amsterdam is around 6h09m. Trains that require more changes can take over 8 hours to arrive in Amsterdam.
There are 6 direct trains that leave Berlin for Amsterdam each day. There are 9 further train journeys a day take require between 1 to 5 changes. The first direct train leaves Berlin at 06:34 and the last train leaves at 16:43 arriving in Amsterdam at 23:00.
Departure Information: Berlin's main train station - Berlin Hauptbahnhof (hbf) is located just over a mile away from the city centre. The station offers easy access to and from all corners of Berlin - with taxis and buses pulling up alongside the station on a 24-hour basis. Airport express trains also run regularly between Hauptbahnhof and Berlin airport
Arrival Information: Amsterdam Centraal is where passengers from Berlin will arrive, and this transport hub is well connected to other areas of the city. Many key landmarks such as the Dam and Nieuwmarkt are little more than a ten-minute walk away, whilst ferry rides at the rear of Centraal are available for those wishing to venture in the north-west area of the city. Centraal also offers regular trains across Amsterdam that are both frequent and fast.
Travel by train between Berlin, Germany and Amsterdam, Netherlands is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 20/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Amsterdam from Berlin closer to your date of departure here.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Amsterdam to Berlin is: Fully open
Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last verified on 25/06/2022. 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 Amsterdam to Berlin train here.
There are a few train stations in Berlin to start your journey from including Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. In Amsterdam you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Amsterdam Centraal, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Amsterdam Amstel.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Berlin Hbf, located approximately 3.5 miles (5.6 km) from the city centre of Berlin. The most popular arrival train station in Amsterdam, called Amsterdam Centraal, is located around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from its city centre.
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