How to travel from Amsterdam to Arnhem

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from Amsterdam to Arnhem

How to get from Amsterdam to Arnhem by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Amsterdam to Arnhem is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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09:05AMArnhem station
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Travel Information to Arnhem from Amsterdam

distanceDistance51 miles (82 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$7 - $21
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $7 (€6) • 1 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $21 (€18) • 57 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or PKP Intercity

Take a bus or train to travel 51 miles (82 km) to Arnhem from Amsterdam. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus or PKP Intercity among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Amsterdam to Arnhem.

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Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Train and Bus from Amsterdam to Arnhem

You can travel by train or bus for as low as $7 (€6). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel 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 Amsterdam to Arnhem travel.

Travel information from Amsterdam to Arnhem with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 57 min
  • Cheapest Price: $22

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

FlixBus from Amsterdam to Arnhem travel information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 15 min
  • Cheapest Price: $7
  • FlixBus frequency: 2 a day

FAQs: Travel from Amsterdam to Arnhem

FAQs: Travel to Arnhem 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 Arnhem.

There are 2 ways to get from Amsterdam to Arnhem: bus or train.

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Arnhem is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $7 (€6) compared to other travel options to Arnhem:

A bus is $14 (€12) less than a train with an average ticket price of $21 (€18) from Amsterdam to Arnhem.

The fastest way to get to Arnhem from Amsterdam is by train with an average travel time of 57 min.

Other travel options to Arnhem take longer:

Getting to Arnhem by bus takes 1 h 35 min on average.

Arnhem is approximately 51 miles (82 km) away from Amsterdam.

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Arnhem is:

  • 2 buses per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Amsterdam to Arnhem:

  • Buses most often depart from Amsterdam at Amsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk) and arrive in Arnhem at Arnhem, Busstation.
  • Trains mostly depart from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Arnhem.

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

  • You can take a bus from Amsterdam to Arnhem with FlixBus. Cheap tickets can be found for $7 (€6) with FlixBus from Amsterdam to Arnhem.
  • You can take a train from Amsterdam to Arnhem with PKP Intercity, Deutsche Bahn, BSB, Sprinter, Intercity or NS International | IC Direct. Cheap tickets can be found for $22 (€19) with Deutsche Bahn from Amsterdam to Arnhem.

Yes, there are direct services available from Amsterdam to Arnhem with the following travel companies:

  • Direct buses with FlixBus with 2 direct buses per day.

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

Your trip from Amsterdam to Arnhem doesn't have to end in Arnhem. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Düsseldorf, Berlin, Paris or Cologne. If you’d like to add Düsseldorf, Berlin, Paris or Cologne to your Amsterdam to Arnhem tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Arnhem today!

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