How to travel from Amsterdam to Berlin

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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 Dec 05 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:05PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol1h25 09:30PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport
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02:00PMAmsterdam21h00 11:00AMBerlin
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09:10AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol1h25 10:35AMBerlin Brandenburg Airport
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04:05PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol1h25 05:30PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport
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11:41AMAmsterdam Centraal9h14 08:55PMBerlin Hbf
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861One-way

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Travel Information to Berlin from Amsterdam

distanceDistance358 miles (577 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$38 - $148
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $38 (€35) • 6 h 9 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $64 (€58) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 358 miles (577 km) to Berlin from 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 train is the best option with prices starting as low as $38 (€35). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Amsterdam to Berlin.

How to Travel from Amsterdam to Berlin

Located almost horizontally adjacent to each other, the city of Amsterdam and the city of Berlin are 655 km from each other. The most convenient way to travel between these two cities is by bus or train, while the fastest is via flying. Direct flights leave from Amsterdam Airport in Schiphol and Rotterdam, and land either at the airports of Schönefeld or Tegel in Berlin, with the journey taking on average just over 4 hours.

Trains from Amsterdam to Berlin | Buses from Amsterdam to Berlin | Flights from Amsterdam to Berlin

Amsterdam to Berlin Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€33

9:30 h

1 Month Ahead

trains

€50

6:00 h

2 Months Ahead

flight

€52

1:10 h

2 Weeks Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Amsterdam to Berlin?

Cheapest way to travel from Amsterdam to Berlin


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Amsterdam to Berlin. Buses traveling from Amsterdam to Berlin depart from Amsterdam's Sloterdijk bus station and take at least 9 and a half hours to arrive at Berlin's Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof (ZOB). Approximately 15 buses travel from Amsterdam to Berlin every day, with the first bus departing Amsterdam at 10:00 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Amsterdam to Berlin include Flixbus and Regiojet.


Fastest way to travel from Amsterdam to Berlin


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Taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Amsterdam to Berlin. Flights depart from Amsterdam's Schiphol airport and arrive at either Berlin's Tegel or Schönefeld airports after approximately 1:10 hours of travel time. Even when traveling to and from Amsterdam and Berlin's airports is taken into consideration, taking a flight is still the fastest way to travel from Amsterdam to Berlin. Airlines that travel directly from Amsterdam to Berlin include Transavia, EasyJet, and KLM. At least 7 direct flights travel from Amsterdam to Berlin per day.


Most popular way to travel from Amsterdam to Berlin


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Taking a flight is the most popular way to travel from Amsterdam to Berlin. Taking a flight is at least 2 hours faster than traveling from Amsterdam to Berlin by train and 3 hours faster than taking the bus. The convenient public transportation options from Berlin and Amsterdam's airports to their respective city centers also help reduce the total travel time. Traveling from Amsterdam to Berlin by Deutsche Bahn train is also a popular option if you would prefer avoiding the airport.


How to get from Amsterdam to Berlin

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Amsterdam to Berlin, 61,27% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Amsterdam to Berlin and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs

Travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Berlin, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Berlin from Amsterdam restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Berlin, Germany from Amsterdam?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Berlin, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Amsterdam and Berlin closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

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

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

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

All travelers 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: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 11/17/22. 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.

There are 4 ways to get from Amsterdam to Berlin: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Amsterdam and Berlin is by taking a train with an average price of $38 (€35).

This is compared to other travel options to Berlin:

A train is generally $110 (€100) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $148 (€135) from Amsterdam to Berlin.

Taking a train is usually $26 (€23) less than taking a flight to Berlin, which costs on average $64 (€58) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel between Amsterdam and Berlin is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 7 h 45 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 6 h 9 min   of travel time.

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

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Berlin is:

  • 2 buses per day.
  • Around 5 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) to Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof.
  • Most travelers who buy a plane ticket from Amsterdam to Berlin depart from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Berlin Brandenburg Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Berlin Hbf.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Berlin by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Amsterdam to Berlin for $148 (€135) on Omio.
  • Travel with easyJet for flights to Berlin. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for easyJet Amsterdam to Berlin tickets on Omio for $64 (€58).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Berlin by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Amsterdam to Berlin for $38 (€35).

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

  • You'll find 2 direct buses a day to Berlin with Flixbus.

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

Your trip from Amsterdam to Berlin doesn't have to end in Berlin. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation 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 tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Berlin today!

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

  • A bus ticket costs $148 (€135) one way on average for this trip.
  • A plane ticket costs $64 (€58) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket costs $38 (€35) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Amsterdam to Berlin 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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