How to travel from Heidelberg to Amsterdam

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from Heidelberg to Amsterdam

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

Our recommendation

To get from Heidelberg to Amsterdam on May 27 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:47AMHeidelberg Hbf5h38 11:25AMAmsterdam Centraal
5 transfers
08:25PMHeidelberg Hbf12h10 08:35AMAmsterdam Centraal
3 transfers
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08:25AMHeidelberg Hbf6h40 03:05PMAmsterdam Centraal
3 transfers
01:55PMHeidelberg Hbf6h40 08:35PMAmsterdam Centraal
2 transfers
10:25AMHeidelberg Hbf6h40 05:05PMAmsterdam Centraal
3 transfers

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Travel Information from Heidelberg to Amsterdam

distanceDistance263 miles (424 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$29 - $54
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $29 (€26) • 7 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $54 (€48) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 263 miles (424 km) by bus, flight or train from Heidelberg to 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $29 (€26). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Heidelberg to Amsterdam.

Travel Tips: Travel from Heidelberg to Amsterdam

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 Heidelberg to Amsterdam.

International travel from Heidelberg, Germany to Amsterdam, Netherlands is: Fully open.

Can I enter Netherlands if coming from Germany?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Amsterdam if traveling from Heidelberg?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Netherlands must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 5/23/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Heidelberg to Amsterdam.

Return travel to Heidelberg, Germany from Netherlands is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Netherlands?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Netherlands?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Heidelberg, Germany was last verified on 5/24/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Heidelberg from Amsterdam.

There are 3 travel options from Heidelberg to Amsterdam: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Amsterdam from Heidelberg is by taking a bus with an average price of $29 (€26).

This is compared to other travel options to Amsterdam:

Taking a bus is about $25 (€22) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $54 (€48) for this journey.

A bus is generally $8 (€7) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $37 (€33) from Heidelberg to Amsterdam.

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

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

In comparison, getting to Amsterdam by bus can take on average 7 h 20 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 6 h 31 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 263 miles (424 km) from Heidelberg to Amsterdam.

The average frequency per day from Heidelberg to Amsterdam is:

  • 1 train a day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Heidelberg, Alte Eppelheimer Straße (Hbf) and arrive in Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk).
  • Trains from Heidelberg to Amsterdam most often leave from Heidelberg Hbf and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Amsterdam. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Heidelberg to Amsterdam tickets on Omio for $29 (€26).
  • Eurowings can get you to Amsterdam by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Eurowings from Heidelberg to Amsterdam for $54 (€48) on Omio.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn with connection to go to Amsterdam by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn with connection Heidelberg to Amsterdam tickets on Omio for $37 (€33).

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

  • You can check for a direct train to Amsterdam with with 1 direct train per day.

Direct services to Amsterdam 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 journey.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Heidelberg to Amsterdam often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, London or Brussels. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Heidelberg and Amsterdam itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Amsterdam and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $29 (€26) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $54 (€48) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $37 (€33) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Heidelberg to Amsterdam 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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