How to travel from Berlin to Amsterdam

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Travel Information between Berlin and Amsterdam

distanceDistance358 miles (577 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$28 - $98
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $28 (€24) • 8 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $98 (€85) • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 358 miles (577 km) by train, bus or flight between Berlin and Amsterdam. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Berlin to Amsterdam.

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from Berlin to Amsterdam

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

Our recommendation
bus

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

FlixBus
05:00AM10h00
Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof
03:00PMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
$311One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
05:00AM10h00
Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof
03:00PMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
$311One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
KLM
05:30PM1h20
Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER)
06:50PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)
$8591One-way
0 transfers
Other options
FlixTrain
08:51AM9h39
Berlin Spandau
06:30PMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
$681One-way
1 transfer
FlixTrain
08:34AM9h56
Berlin Hbf
06:30PMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
$681One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
06:06AM6h20
Berlin Hbf
12:26PMAmsterdam Centraal
$1041One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
04:35AM10h25
Berlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz
03:00PMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
$311One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
01:30PM10h29
Berlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz
11:59PMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
$381One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
02:00PM9h59
Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof
11:59PMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
$381One-way
0 transfers
Austrian Airlines
06:35PM3h40
Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER)
10:15PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)
$5341One-way
1 transfer
Austrian Airlines
03:10PM4h05
Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER)
07:15PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)
$6461One-way
1 transfer
regional jet
07:45PM14h35
Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER)
10:20AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)
$6301One-way
1 transfer

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How to Travel from Berlin to Amsterdam

The journey from Berlin to Amsterdam is popular with travelers for both business and leisure. Buses, trains, and flights all travel regularly from Berlin to Amsterdam every day of the week. Key departure points in Berlin include ZOB am Funkturm bus station, Gesundbrunnen, and Berlin Hbf train stations, and Berlin's Tegel and Schönefeld airports.

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

Berlin to Amsterdam Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€31

7:50 h

1 Month Ahead

trains

€52

6:08 h

1 Month Ahead

flight

€59

4:00 h

1 Month Ahead



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

Cheapest way to travel from Berlin to Amsterdam


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Berlin to Amsterdam. Buses traveling from Berlin to Amsterdam depart from Berlin ZOB am Funkturm (central bus station) and take at least 7:50 h to arrive at Amsterdam's Sloterdijk bus station. Over 10 buses travel from Berlin to Amsterdam everyday with night buses beginning to depart Berlin at 12:10 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Berlin to Amsterdam include Flixbus, Polskibus, and Eurolines.


Fastest way to travel from Berlin to Amsterdam


fast

Taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Berlin to Amsterdam. Flights depart from either Berlin's Tegel or Schönefeld airports and arrive at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport after approximately 4 hours of travel time. Airlines that travel directly from Berlin to Amsterdam include Transavia, EasyJet, and KLM. Approximately 10 direct flights travel from Berlin to Amsterdam every day.


Most popular way to travel from Berlin to Amsterdam


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Taking a flight is the most popular way to travel from Berlin to Amsterdam. Taking a flight is at least 2 hours faster than traveling from Berlin to Amsterdam by train and almost 4 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 Berlin to Amsterdam by train is also a popular option if you would prefer avoiding the airport.


How to get from Berlin to Amsterdam

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Berlin to Amsterdam, 61,79% 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 Berlin to Amsterdam 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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Attractions in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a vibrant international city that draws more than 5 million international visitors per year. Some of Amsterdam's main attractions include the historic canals, the Van Gogh Museum, the Rijksmuseum, Anne Frank's House, the red-light district and the city's many coffee shops.

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All travel companies: Airlines, Train and Bus from Berlin to Amsterdam

You can travel by travel to Amsterdam from Berlin with SWISS, European Sleeper and Eurowings. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

European Sleeper is a Belgian-Dutch train company launched in 2021 which operates night train services between Berlin and Berlin. Germany to Belgium is connected by night train three times a week expecting to increase to a daily service and extend to cities like Dresden and Prague. Select from seats, couchettes, and sleeper options. With the couchettes, you get free drinks and power plugs, and with the sleeper option you get power plugs as well as free meals. All tickets are Flex Night meaning you can cancel up to 48 hours in advance and they are non-exchangeable.

    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.

      Swiss is Switzerland’s leading airline and offers Economy and Business ticket fares for your next travel from Berlin to Amsterdam.

        FAQs: Travel from Berlin to Amsterdam

        FAQs: Travel to Amsterdam 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 Berlin to Amsterdam.
        FAQs

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

        The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Amsterdam is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $28 (€24) compared to other travel options to Amsterdam:

        A bus is $70 (€61) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Berlin to Amsterdam costing on average $98 (€85).

        A bus is $13 (€11) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Berlin to Amsterdam costing on average $41 (€35).

        The quickest way to travel to Amsterdam from Berlin is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 25 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

        Taking a bus requires on average 8 h 10 min of travel time.

        Getting to Amsterdam by train takes 5 h 54 min on average.

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

        The average frequency per day from Berlin to Amsterdam is:

        • 8 buses a day.
        • 11 trains per day.

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

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

        • Buses mostly leave from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof and tend to arrive in Amsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk).
        • Flights mostly depart from Berlin Brandenburg Airport and arrive in Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
        • Trains most often depart from Berlin at Berlin Hbf and arrive in Amsterdam at Amsterdam Centraal.

        The following travel companies offer services from Berlin to Amsterdam:

        • Travel with FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus or STUDENT AGENCY k. S. To go to Amsterdam by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find FlixBus Berlin to Amsterdam tickets on Omio for $28 (€24).
        • Travel with easyJet, KLM, KLM Cityhopper, Eurowings, SAS, Lufthansa, CityJet, Lufthansa Cityline (2), Air France, Austrian Airlines, Norwegian Air, regional jet, LAER, SWISS, Transavia Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines or PGA-Portugalia Airlines for flights to Amsterdam. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for easyJet Berlin to Amsterdam tickets on Omio for $98 (€85).
        • Deutsche Bahn, European Sleeper or FlixTrain can take you to Amsterdam by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for FlixTrain from Berlin to Amsterdam for $41 (€35).

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

        • Direct buses with FlixBus with 3 direct buses per day.
        • Direct train available with Deutsche Bahn or European Sleeper 5 direct trains per day.

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

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