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from Amsterdam to Berlin

You can get from Amsterdam to Berlin by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Amsterdam to Berlin on 28 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

21:30Amsterdam, Sloterdijk8h55 06:25Berlin
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21:30Amsterdam, Sloterdijk8h55 06:25Berlin
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09:00Amsterdam, Sloterdijk10h25 19:25Berlin
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13:00Amsterdam Centraal6h22 19:22Berlin Hbf
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15:00Amsterdam Centraal6h22 21:22Berlin Hbf
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27 Oct
£44Deutsche Bahn
£22BlaBlaCar Bus
28 Oct
£35Deutsche Bahn with connection
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29 Oct
£33Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Travel Information between Amsterdam and Berlin

distanceDistance358 miles (577 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£19 - £62
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £19 • 7 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £62 • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 358 miles (577 km) by coach, flight or train to Berlin from Amsterdam. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £19. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Amsterdam to Berlin.

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General Information about the journey from Amsterdam to Berlin

The route from the capital of the Netherlands into Berlin in Germany is practically a straight line heading east although some modes of transport are more simple than others. Deutsche Bahn offer direct rail services that travel straight across from one city to the other whereas Flixbus, Eurolines, Info Bus and BerlinLinienBus all supply direct bus routes. Multiple airlines offer flights between the two locations with KLM and Easyjet providing services that go direct.

Buses from Amsterdam to Berlin

Buses leave Amsterdam bus station at various points throughout the day running up until 11:30 p.m. when Flixbus provide the final service that travels overnight. Eurolines and BerlinLinienBus also offer night buses which leave a few minutes prior. Elsewhere during the day Info Bus provide a morning service whereas Flixbus run both morning and afternoon trips. Travel time is usually anywhere between seven and ten hours although the 10:10 a.m. Flixbus can take fifteen hours.

Trains from Amsterdam to Berlin

Rail services run every two hours between the two cities beginning at 05:00 a.m. and ending just after 11:00 p.m. Bahn are the provider of these train routes with the morning services usually running direct and the afternoon/evening services requiring at least one change. Direct trains typically take around six-and-a-half hours whereas services with multiple stops can take up to eleven hours of total travel time.

Flights from Amsterdam to Berlin

KLM and Easyjet are the airlines that offer a direct route into Berlin with overall travel time usually around the four hour mark. Lufthansa, Iberia and Vueling also offer flights from Amsterdam to Berlin​, but these often require lengthy connections at Barcelona and Roma Fuminicio.

Travel Tips

Travel from Amsterdam to Berlin
Travel to Berlin 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 Berlin.
Does Germany have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling to Berlin from Amsterdam?

International travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Berlin, Germany is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Netherlands?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Berlin if travelling from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry:

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

What measures do I need to follow in Berlin, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 26/10/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Amsterdam and Berlin.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Netherlands from Berlin, Germany?

The current restriction level for returning to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Germany is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Amsterdam, Netherlands from Berlin, Germany?

Reentering Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Amsterdam from Berlin?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Netherlands must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 24/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Amsterdam from Berlin here.

What are my travel options from Amsterdam to Berlin?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Amsterdam and Berlin. You can take a coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Berlin from Amsterdam?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Amsterdam to Berlin, which costs on average £19.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Berlin:

A coach is about £43 less than a flight, which costs on average £62 for this route.

A coach is £16 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Amsterdam to Berlin costing on average £35.

What is the fastest way to Berlin from Amsterdam?

The quickest way to travel to Berlin from Amsterdam is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 25 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Berlin by coach can take on average 7 h 45 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 54 min   on average.

How many miles from Amsterdam to Berlin would I travel?

The distance between Amsterdam and Berlin is around 358 miles (577 km).

How many services a day are there from Amsterdam to Berlin?

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Berlin is:

  • 10 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Amsterdam to Berlin as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Amsterdam? Where do I arrive in Berlin?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Amsterdam to Berlin:

  • Coaches most often depart from Amsterdam at Amsterdam, Sloterdijk and arrive in Berlin at Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof.
  • Flights mostly leave from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and tend to arrive in Berlin Brandenburg Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Amsterdam at Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Berlin at Berlin Hbf.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Amsterdam to Berlin?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Amsterdam to Berlin:

  • You can go to Berlin from Amsterdam by coach with BlaBlaCar Bus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £19 with BlaBlaCar Bus from Amsterdam to Berlin on Omio.
  • You can go to Berlin from Amsterdam by plane with easyJet. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £62 with easyJet from Amsterdam to Berlin on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Amsterdam to Berlin with Deutsche Bahn with connection. Cheap tickets can be found for £35 with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Amsterdam to Berlin.
Can I find a direct route between Amsterdam and Berlin?

Yes, there are direct services available from Amsterdam to Berlin with the following travel operators:

  • You can find around direct coaches per day and book this direct coach with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar Bus.
  • You can travel directly by plane with KLM with direct flights per day.
  • You can travel directly by train with Deutsche Bahn with 10 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Berlin as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Amsterdam to Berlin.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Amsterdam to Berlin?
Your journey from Amsterdam to Berlin doesn't have to end in Berlin. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Prague, Paris or Munich. If you’d like to add Prague, Paris or Munich to your Amsterdam to Berlin trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Berlin today!
When should I purchase a ticket to Berlin from Amsterdam online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip between Amsterdam and Berlin, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £19 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing £62 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £35 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Amsterdam to Berlin online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.