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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 Jan 25 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:00PMAmsterdam23h00 01:00PMBerlin
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$691One-way
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02:00PMAmsterdam23h00 01:00PMBerlin
1 changes
$691One-way

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Tue
Jan 25
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$22BlaBlaCar Bus
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Wed
Jan 26
$83Deutsche Bahn
$40Flixbus
$377regional jet
Thu
Jan 27
$63Deutsche Bahn
$30BlaBlaCar Bus
$372KLM
Fri
Jan 28
$54FlixTrain
$30BlaBlaCar Bus
$90easyJet
Sat
Jan 29
$45Deutsche Bahn with connection
$30BlaBlaCar Bus
$306KLM
Sun
Jan 30
$54FlixTrain
$36BlaBlaCar Bus
$69easyJet
Mon
Jan 31
$56Deutsche Bahn
$22BlaBlaCar Bus
$69easyJet
Tue
Feb 1
$54Deutsche Bahn
$22BlaBlaCar Bus
$255KLM
Wed
Feb 2
$54Deutsche Bahn
$36Flixbus
$255KLM
Thu
Feb 3
$54Deutsche Bahn
$30BlaBlaCar Bus
$69easyJet
Fri
Feb 4
$38FlixTrain
$30BlaBlaCar Bus
$42easyJet
Sat
Feb 5
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$30BlaBlaCar Bus
$42easyJet
Sun
Feb 6
$42FlixTrain
$30BlaBlaCar Bus
$42easyJet
Mon
Feb 7
$42Deutsche Bahn
$22BlaBlaCar Bus
$42easyJet
Tue
Feb 8
$42Deutsche Bahn
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$190KLM
Wed
Feb 9
$42Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
$42easyJet
Thu
Feb 10
$42Deutsche Bahn
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$42easyJet
Fri
Feb 11
$38FlixTrain
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$53easyJet
Sat
Feb 12
$45Deutsche Bahn
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$53easyJet
Sun
Feb 13
$38FlixTrain
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$53easyJet

Travel Information between Amsterdam and Berlin

distanceDistance358 miles (577 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$19 - $127
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $19 (€16) • 8 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $127 (€105) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNorwegian Air Shuttle, BlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 358 miles (577 km) by flight, bus or train from Amsterdam to Berlin. 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $19 (€16). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Norwegian Air Shuttle, BlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Amsterdam to Berlin.

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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

Is cross-border travel to Berlin, Germany from Amsterdam, Netherlands currently allowed?

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

Can travelers from Netherlands enter Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 1/23/22. 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 journey between Amsterdam and Berlin.

Are there restrictions on reentering Netherlands from Berlin, Germany due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The restriction level for your return to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Germany is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Amsterdam from Berlin restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Netherlands:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You should observe these safety measures in Netherlands as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Netherlands was last checked on 1/20/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Amsterdam from Berlin closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel from Amsterdam to Berlin?

There are 3 ways to get from Amsterdam to Berlin: flight, bus or train.

How do I get from Amsterdam to Berlin the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Berlin is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $19 (€16) compared to other travel options to Berlin:

Taking a bus is usually $108 (€89) less than taking a flight to Berlin, which costs on average $127 (€105) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is about $23 (€19) less than taking a train, which costs on average $42 (€35) for this journey.

What is the quickest way from Amsterdam to Berlin?

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

There are alternative travel options to Berlin that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 8 h 55 min.

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

What is the distance from Amsterdam to Berlin?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Amsterdam to Berlin?

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Berlin is:

  • 10 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Amsterdam and in Berlin?

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

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

Which travel companies can take me from Amsterdam to Berlin?

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:

  • Norwegian Air Shuttle can take you to Berlin by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Norwegian Air Shuttle from Amsterdam to Berlin for $127 (€105).
  • BlaBlaCar Bus can get you to Berlin by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with BlaBlaCar Bus from Amsterdam to Berlin for $19 (€16) on Omio.
  • 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 $42 (€35).

Can I travel directly between Amsterdam and Berlin?

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

  • You can travel directly by train with Deutsche Bahn with 10 direct trains per day.

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

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Amsterdam to Berlin?

Omio customers who travel from Amsterdam to Berlin often also extend their vacation to go to Prague, Paris or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Berlin and these popular destinations at a great price.

How early should I book tickets to Berlin from Amsterdam online for the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket costs $127 (€105) one way on average for this journey.
  • A bus ticket is costing on average $19 (€16) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $42 (€35) one way.

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.