Travel options
from Amsterdam to Jena

You can get from Amsterdam to Jena by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Amsterdam to Jena on Sep 24 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:24PMAmsterdam Centraal10h23 06:47AMJena Paradies
4 changes
$621One-way
Cheapest
09:24PMAmsterdam Centraal12h42 10:06AMJena Paradies
6 changes
$471One-way
Other options
08:08AMAmsterdam Centraal8h31 04:39PMJena West
3 changes
$871One-way
07:24AMAmsterdam Centraal9h15 04:39PMJena West
4 changes
$751One-way
11:00AMAmsterdam Centraal7h20 06:20PMJena West
2 changes
$1121One-way

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Travel Information between Amsterdam and Jena

distanceDistance303 miles (489 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$48 - $145
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $48 (€38) • 8 h 44 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $145 (€116) • 4 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, HOP! Or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 303 miles (489 km) by bus, flight or train between Amsterdam and Jena. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $48 (€38). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, HOP! Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Amsterdam to Jena.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Germany due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling from Amsterdam to Jena?

Travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Jena, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Jena from Amsterdam restricted?

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

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in 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)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Jena, 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 9/22/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Amsterdam and Jena closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Jena, Germany due to COVID-19?

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

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

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

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

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

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: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/22/21. 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 Jena here.

How do I go from Amsterdam to Jena?

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

What is the cheapest way from Amsterdam to Jena?

The cheapest way to go to Jena from Amsterdam is by taking a train, which costs on average $48 (€38).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Jena:

Taking a train is usually $25 (€20) less than taking a bus to Jena, which costs on average $73 (€58) for the same trip.

Taking a train is usually $98 (€78) less than taking a flight to Jena, which costs on average $145 (€116) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to travel to Jena from Amsterdam?

The fastest way to get to Jena from Amsterdam is by flight with an average travel time of 4 h 40 min.

Other travel options to Jena can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 12 h 5 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Jena by train can take on average 8 h 44 min.

What is the distance between Amsterdam and Jena?

The distance from Amsterdam to Jena is approximately 303 miles (489 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Jena is:

  • 3 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Amsterdam to Jena?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Amsterdam, Sloterdijk to Jena, Paradiesbahnhof.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Jena-Göschwitz.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Amsterdam to Jena?

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

  • You can travel by bus to Jena from Amsterdam with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Amsterdam to Jena tickets for $73 (€58) on Omio.
  • You can travel between Amsterdam and Jena by flight with HOP! You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $145 (€116) with HOP! From Amsterdam to Jena.
  • You can travel between Amsterdam and Jena by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $48 (€38) with Deutsche Bahn from Amsterdam to Jena.
Is it possible to travel directly from Amsterdam to Jena?

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

  • You'll find direct buses with.
  • You'll find direct flights with.

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

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Amsterdam to Jena ends?
Looking to extend your trip from Amsterdam to Jena? Many Omio customers who go from Amsterdam to Jena usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Leipzig. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Leipzig from Jena, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Amsterdam to Jena online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Amsterdam to Jena, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $73 (€58) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $145 (€116) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $48 (€38) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Amsterdam to Jena online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam
Jena
Amsterdam City Centre
Amenities
Amsterdam Centraal
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 51, 52, 53, 54<br>Bus lines 18, 21, 22, 32, 33, 34, 35, 42, 43<br>Tram lines 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 13, 16, 17, 24, 26
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Amenities

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