How to travel from Amsterdam to Berlin

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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 Mar 22 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:00AMAmsterdam Central station6h25 05:25PMBerlin Hauptbahnhof
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08:28PMAmsterdam Central station9h07 05:35AMBerlin Hauptbahnhof
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09:10AMAmsterdam Central station6h15 03:25PMBerlin Hauptbahnhof
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01:00PMAmsterdam Central station6h25 07:25PMBerlin Hauptbahnhof
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09:10AMAmsterdam Central station6h05 03:15PMBerlin Hauptbahnhof
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Travel Information to Berlin from Amsterdam

distanceDistance577 km
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range€89 - €720
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • €89 • 12 h 19 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • €720 • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, KLM Cityhopper or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 577 km by coach, flight or train between Amsterdam and Berlin. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as €89. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, KLM Cityhopper or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Amsterdam to Berlin.

General Information about the journey from Amsterdam to Berlin

The route from the capital of the Netherlands into Berlin in Germany is practically a straight line heading east although some modes of transport are more simple than others. Deutsche Bahn offer direct rail services that travel straight across from one city to the other whereas Flixbus, Eurolines, Info Bus and BerlinLinienBus all supply direct bus routes. Multiple airlines offer flights between the two locations with KLM and Easyjet providing services that go direct.

Buses from Amsterdam to Berlin

Buses leave Amsterdam bus station at various points throughout the day running up until 11:30 p.m. when Flixbus provide the final service that travels overnight. Eurolines and BerlinLinienBus also offer night buses which leave a few minutes prior. Elsewhere during the day Info Bus provide a morning service whereas Flixbus run both morning and afternoon trips. Travel time is usually anywhere between seven and ten hours although the 10:10 a.m. Flixbus can take fifteen hours.

Trains from Amsterdam to Berlin

Rail services run every two hours between the two cities beginning at 05:00 a.m. and ending just after 11:00 p.m. Bahn are the provider of these train routes with the morning services usually running direct and the afternoon/evening services requiring at least one change. Direct trains typically take around six-and-a-half hours whereas services with multiple stops can take up to eleven hours of total travel time.

Flights from Amsterdam to Berlin

KLM and Easyjet are the airlines that offer a direct route into Berlin with overall travel time usually around the four hour mark. Lufthansa, Iberia and Vueling also offer flights from Amsterdam to Berlin​, but these often require lengthy connections at Barcelona and Roma Fuminicio.

Travel Tips: Travel from Amsterdam to Berlin

Travel Tips: Travel to Berlin 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 Amsterdam to Berlin.

International travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Berlin, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Netherlands?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Berlin if travelling from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Berlin, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Germany 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 2/21/23; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Amsterdam and Berlin.

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

Is my journey back to Amsterdam from Berlin restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Netherlands:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

This information about your return travel to Netherlands was last checked on 3/8/23. 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.

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

The cheapest way from Amsterdam to Berlin is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around €89 compared to other travel options to Berlin:

A train is about €1 less than a coach, which costs on average €90 for this trip.

A train is generally €631 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average €720 from Amsterdam to Berlin.

The quickest way to travel to Berlin from Amsterdam is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 30 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Berlin by coach can take on average 11 h 15 min.

In comparison, getting to Berlin by train can take on average 12 h 19 min.

The distance from Amsterdam to Berlin is approximately 577 km.

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Berlin is:

  • Around 2 coaches per day.
  • 5 trains per day.

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

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

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

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:

  • Flixbus can take you to Berlin by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Amsterdam to Berlin for €90.
  • Travel with KLM Cityhopper to go to Berlin by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find KLM Cityhopper Amsterdam to Berlin tickets on Omio for €720.
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Berlin by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Amsterdam to Berlin for €89 on Omio.

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

  • You can take a direct coach with Flixbus with 1 direct coach per day.
  • You'll find direct flights per day with easyJet, KLM or KLM Cityhopper.
  • You can travel directly by train with Deutsche Bahn with 5 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 change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Amsterdam and Berlin.

Many of our customers travelling from Amsterdam to Berlin don't make Berlin their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Paris, Prague or Munich, either of which you could add to your Amsterdam and Berlin trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Berlin to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average €90 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing €720 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average €89 one way.

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

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