The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Berlin to Amsterdam is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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7 h 26 m
7 h 34 m
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It's difficult to get from Berlin to Amsterdam without transferring at least 2 times.
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|Average train duration||8 h 56 min|
|Average train ticket price||€51 (€51)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Train providers||FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Berlin to Amsterdam cover the 577 km long journey taking on average 8 h 56 min with our travel partners like FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as €38, but the average price of train tickets is €51. Travellers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.
For as little as €38 you can travel by train between Berlin and Amsterdam with FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost train providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance train at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight trains on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage 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 train journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train to Amsterdam from Berlin. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Berlin to Amsterdam train information with Deutsche Bahn:
Berlin and Amsterdam are considered to be two of Europe's most vibrant cities and there are plenty of transport methods to get between the two. Trains are one of the most popular and easiest options and can take just over 6 hours to complete the journey.
Most trains from Berlin to Amsterdam are run by German train company Deutsche Bahn.
The fastest time to get from Berlin to Amsterdam is around 6h09m. Trains that require more changes can take over 8 hours to arrive in Amsterdam.
There are 6 direct trains that leave Berlin for Amsterdam each day. There are 9 further train journeys a day take require between 1 to 5 changes. The first direct train leaves Berlin at 06:34 and the last train leaves at 16:43 arriving in Amsterdam at 23:00.
Departure Information: Berlin's main train station - Berlin Hauptbahnhof (hbf) is located just over a mile away from the city centre. The station offers easy access to and from all corners of Berlin - with taxis and buses pulling up alongside the station on a 24-hour basis. Airport express trains also run regularly between Hauptbahnhof and Berlin airport
Arrival Information: Amsterdam Centraal is where passengers from Berlin will arrive, and this transport hub is well connected to other areas of the city. Many key landmarks such as the Dam and Nieuwmarkt are little more than a ten-minute walk away, whilst ferry rides at the rear of Centraal are available for those wishing to venture in the north-west area of the city. Centraal also offers regular trains across Amsterdam that are both frequent and fast.
Travel between Berlin, Germany and Amsterdam, Netherlands by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in Netherlands, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 5/17/23. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Berlin to Amsterdam before travelling.
Return travel from Netherlands to Germany is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 5/25/23. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Berlin from Amsterdam.
When taking a train from Berlin, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. When you arrive in Amsterdam, your train can arrive in train stations including Amsterdam Centraal, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Amsterdam Amstel.
Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Berlin Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Berlin Hbf, located approximately 3.3 miles (5.3 km) from the city centre of Berlin. The most popular arrival train station in Amsterdam, called Amsterdam Centraal, is located around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from its city centre.
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