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.
The average ticket from Berlin to Amsterdam will cost around $ 83 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 57.
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6 h 4 m
8 h 41 m
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Of the 32 trains that leave Berlin for Amsterdam every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 577 km distance in an average of 8 h 41 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 6 h 4 m .
The slowest trains will take 13 h 19 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||358 miles (577 km)|
|Average train duration||6 h 30 min|
|Average train ticket price||$56 (€45)|
|Train frequency||6 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, FlixTrain or Leo Express|
Trains from Berlin to Amsterdam cover the 358 miles (577 km) long route taking on average 6 h 30 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, FlixTrain or Leo Express. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $47 (€38), but the average price of train tickets is $56 (€45). Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.
Travel from Berlin to Amsterdam from $47 (€38) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn and Leo Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Berlin to Amsterdam train.
Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Deutsche Bahn train ticket between Berlin and Amsterdam:
Daily, several Deutsche Bahn express trains connect Berlin with Amsterdam directly: Simply get on at the main station, lean back and relax and get off after 6.5 hours in the heart of the Dutch metropolis. In addition, there are numerous equally fast connections with a one-off change in Hanover or Duisburg. It couldn't be easier or more comfortable!
All connections by train from Berlin to Amsterdam are offered by Deutsche Bahn. Almost daily, 7 DB ICs travel directly from Berlin Central Station to Amsterdam Centraal. The first IC leaves Berlin already in the early morning hours and reaches Amsterdam at noon. The last IC departs Berlin in the late afternoon and arrives in Amsterdam before midnight.
In addition, it is possible to change to ICs or ICEs to Amsterdam in Hanover or Duisburg. Those who are not afraid of the longer duration and the repeated changes can also choose the scenic attractive route via East Frisia: The journey by train from Berlin to Amsterdam via Hamburg, Bremen, Leer/Ostfriesland, Groningen and Almere is also possible.
The direct train journey from Berlin to Amsterdam takes exactly 6.5 hours. But even the transfer connections via Hanover or Duisburg no longer need to be completed for the entire route, as the train to Hanover or Duisburg makes fewer intermediate stops.
If you buy a ticket at short notice, the cost of the train from Berlin to Amsterdam is between 70 and 120 euros, depending on the train (one way, 2nd class). Since there are many trains to choose from every day, the chances of getting a cheap ticket are quite high. Who books at least one month in advance, receives usually also still the savings price Europe for 39,90 euro (2. class) and can master so the entire distance with the course from Berlin to Amsterdam and back for scarcely 80 euro.
At which station does the train start in Berlin? All ICs in the direction of Amsterdam (also with a change in Hannover or Duisburg) depart from Berlin Central Station. It is well connected to public transport and can be reached by underground U55, trams M5, M8 and M10 as well as suburban trains S5, S7 and S75.
At which station does the train arrive in Amsterdam? The train from Berlin to Amsterdam arrives at the main station of Amsterdam (Centraal) at the port of the city. From here, most of the hotels and sights within the canal ring are within walking distance. The tram lines 4, 9, 24 and 26 connect the main station with various districts, the metro lines 51, 53 and 54 with the suburbs.
The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:
Travel between Berlin, Germany and Amsterdam, Netherlands by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Netherlands must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 9/26/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Berlin and Amsterdam as this information can change.
Return travel from Netherlands to Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/26/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Berlin from Amsterdam.
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 and Amsterdam Sloterdijk.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Berlin Hbf and travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Amsterdam Centraal and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Amsterdam.
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