How to get from Berlin to Amsterdam

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from Berlin to Amsterdam

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

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To get from Berlin to Amsterdam on 30 Jun we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

15:12Berlin Gesundbrunnen7h48 23:00Amsterdam Centraal
0 changes
£811One-way
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18:38Berlin Gesundbrunnen12h22 07:00Amsterdam Centraal
3 changes
£701One-way
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12:46Berlin Hbf7h19 20:05Amsterdam Centraal
4 changes
£981One-way
09:03Berlin Hbf7h32 16:35Amsterdam Centraal
2 changes
£981One-way
15:15Berlin Hbf7h45 23:00Amsterdam Centraal
1 change
£891One-way

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Travel Information to Amsterdam from Berlin

distanceDistance358 miles (577 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £687 • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Norwegian Air Shuttle or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 358 miles (577 km) from Berlin to Amsterdam. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, Norwegian Air Shuttle or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Berlin to Amsterdam.

General Information about the journey from Berlin to Amsterdam

There are many options available for travelling from Berlin, 650 kilometres due west, to Amsterdam. Flying is the fastest method, followed by train and finally bus, which is usually the slowest. Each transport method generally travels between one or two airports or stations, although some bus routes have several stops.

Buses from Berlin to Amsterdam

Buses depart from Berlin on average once an hour, throughout the day and most of the night. Direct routes take between seven and ten hours, while those with a change, which is usually in Hamburg, take a few hours more. Buses, operated by Infobus, Flixbus, Eurolines Germany and others, travel between Berlin ZOB and Sloterdijk in Amsterdam. It is also possible to car share for this journey, with providers such as Bla Bla Car, this will usually be the fastest method by road.

Trains from Berlin to Amsterdam

Trains bound for Amsterdam leave Berlin every two hours during the day, with the occasional departure at night. Direct trains take just over 6 hours. On some routes, passengers must change at Hanover or another German city, this extends the travel time by an hour or more. Trains depart from Berlin Hbf (tief) or Berlin Gesundbrunnen stations and all arrive at Amsterdam Centraal. All rail services are provided by Deutsche Bahn.

Flights from Berlin to Amsterdam

Flights take off from Berlin Schönefeld or Berlin Tegel airports and all land at Amsterdam Schiphol. KLM and Easyjet offer around 7 direct flights per day, which take take under 1.5 hours. Many other operators offer indirect flights which take at least twice as long, these include Air Canada, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines. There are hundreds of flight combinations per day between the two cities, with at least one change.

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FAQs

Travel between Berlin, Germany and Amsterdam, Netherlands is: Fully open.

Can travellers from Germany enter Netherlands?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Amsterdam from Berlin?

Conditions of entry into Netherlands:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Netherlands has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 27/06/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip from Berlin to Amsterdam.

The current restriction level for returning to Berlin, Germany from Netherlands is: Fully open.

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

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Berlin, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Germany 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 28/06/2022. 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 Berlin from Amsterdam here.

You can travel from Berlin to Amsterdam 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A ferry service offers the cheapest way to travel from Berlin to Amsterdam, which costs on average £1.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Amsterdam:

A ferry is £60 less than a coach for this trip with tickets for a coach from Berlin to Amsterdam costing on average £60.

A ferry journey is usually £687 less than a journey to Amsterdam by plane, which costs on average £687 for the same trip.

A ferry is about £71 less than a train, which costs on average £71 for this route.

The quickest way to travel from Berlin to 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, taking a coach requires on average 9 h 25 min   of travel time.

In comparison, travelling by ferry can take you on average NaN h NaN min.

In comparison, getting to Amsterdam by train can take on average 6 h 22 min.

Amsterdam is approximately 358 miles (577 km) away from Berlin.

The average frequency per day from Berlin to Amsterdam is:

  • Around 4 coaches per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Berlin to Amsterdam:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof to Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk).
  • Most travellers who purchase a plane ticket from Berlin to Amsterdam depart from Berlin Brandenburg Airport to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from Berlin to Amsterdam depart from Berlin Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Berlin to Amsterdam, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Amsterdam. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Berlin to Amsterdam tickets on Omio for £60.
  • Norwegian Air Shuttle can get you to Amsterdam by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Norwegian Air Shuttle from Berlin to Amsterdam for £687 on Omio.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn with connection to go to Amsterdam by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn with connection Berlin to Amsterdam tickets on Omio for £71.

Yes, there are direct routes from Berlin to Amsterdam with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct coach to Amsterdam with Flixbus with 3 direct coaches per day.
  • You'll find direct flight services to Amsterdam with easyJet, KLM or KLM Cityhopper with around direct flights every day.
  • You can check for a direct train to Amsterdam with Deutsche Bahn with direct trains per day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Amsterdam tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this trip.

Many of our customers travelling from Berlin to Amsterdam don't make Amsterdam their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Paris, London or Brussels, either of which you could add to your Berlin and Amsterdam trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Amsterdam to any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Berlin to Amsterdam, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is £60 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £687 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a ferry ticket for this trip is on average £1 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £71 one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Berlin to Amsterdam tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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