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Travel Information between Heidelberg and Amsterdam

distanceDistance263 miles (424 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£23 - £42
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £23 • 7 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £42 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 263 miles (424 km) by coach, flight or train between Heidelberg and Amsterdam. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £23. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Heidelberg to Amsterdam.

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International travel from Heidelberg, Germany to Amsterdam, Netherlands is: Fully open.

Can I enter Netherlands if coming from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Netherlands 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 16/05/2022; 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 Heidelberg and Amsterdam.

Return travel to Heidelberg, Germany from Netherlands is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Netherlands?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Netherlands?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Heidelberg, Germany was last verified on 20/05/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Heidelberg from Amsterdam.

There are 3 ways to travel from Heidelberg to Amsterdam including taking a coach, flight or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Heidelberg to Amsterdam, which costs on average £23.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Amsterdam:

A coach is about £19 less than a flight, which costs on average £42 for this trip.

A coach journey is usually £6 less than a journey to Amsterdam by train, which costs on average £29 for the same trip.

The fastest way from Heidelberg to Amsterdam is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Amsterdam from Heidelberg can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Amsterdam by coach can take on average 7 h 20 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 6 h 31 min   on average.

Amsterdam is approximately 263 miles (424 km) away from Heidelberg.

The average frequency per day from Heidelberg to Amsterdam is:

  • 1 train a day.

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

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

  • Coaches from Heidelberg to Amsterdam most often leave from Heidelberg, Alte Eppelheimer Straße (Hbf) and arrive in Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk).
  • Trains mostly depart from Heidelberg Hbf and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Amsterdam by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Heidelberg to Amsterdam for £23 on Omio.
  • Travel with Eurowings for flights to Amsterdam. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Eurowings Heidelberg to Amsterdam tickets on Omio for £42.
  • Deutsche Bahn with connection can get you to Amsterdam by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Heidelberg to Amsterdam for £29 on Omio.

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

  • You'll find direct coach services to Amsterdam with with around direct coaches every day.
  • You can check for a direct flight to Amsterdam with Lufthansa, Lufthansa Cityline or KLM Cityhopper with direct flights per day.
  • You can find 1 direct train per day to take to Amsterdam with.

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 buy tickets for this journey.

Many of our customers travelling from Heidelberg 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 Heidelberg 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 Heidelberg 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 is on average £23 one way for this route.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is £42 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is £29 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Heidelberg 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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