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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 Oct 21 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:30PMAmsterdam, Sloterdijk8h55 06:25AMBerlin
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09:30PMAmsterdam, Sloterdijk8h55 06:25AMBerlin
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09:00AMAmsterdam, Sloterdijk10h25 07:25PMBerlin
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03:00PMAmsterdam Centraal6h22 09:22PMBerlin Hbf
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01:00PMAmsterdam Centraal6h10 07:10PMBerlin Hbf
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Travel Information to Berlin from Amsterdam

distanceDistance358 miles (577 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range€22 - €70
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • €22 • 7 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • €70 • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 358 miles (577 km) by coach, flight or train from Amsterdam to Berlin. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as €22. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Amsterdam to Berlin.

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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 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.
Is cross-border travel to Berlin, Germany from Amsterdam, Netherlands currently allowed?

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

Can I enter Germany if coming from Netherlands?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 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 10/19/21; 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 from Amsterdam to Berlin.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Netherlands from Berlin, Germany?

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

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

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

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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 travellers 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 10/20/21. 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 Berlin here.

How do you get from Amsterdam to Berlin?

There are 3 travel options from Amsterdam to Berlin: coach, flight or train.

How do I get from Amsterdam to Berlin the cheapest way?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Berlin. Tickets for a coach cost on average €22.

This is compared to other travel options to Berlin:

A coach journey is usually €48 less than a journey to Berlin by plane, which costs on average €70 for the same trip.

A coach is about €18 less than a train, which costs on average €40 for this trip.

What is the fastest way to Berlin from Amsterdam?

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 7 h 45 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 54 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Amsterdam to Berlin?

The distance between Amsterdam and Berlin is around 358 miles (577 km).

How many services a day are there to Berlin from Amsterdam?

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Berlin is:

  • 10 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Amsterdam and in Berlin?

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

  • Coaches most often depart from Amsterdam at Amsterdam, Sloterdijk and arrive in Berlin at Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof.
  • Flights mostly depart from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and arrive in Berlin Brandenburg Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Amsterdam Centraal and tend to arrive in Berlin Hbf.
Which travel operators can get me from Amsterdam to Berlin?

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

  • You can travel between Amsterdam and Berlin by coach with BlaBlaCar Bus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for €22 with BlaBlaCar Bus from Amsterdam to Berlin.
  • You can take a flight from Amsterdam to Berlin with easyJet. Cheap tickets can be found for €70 with easyJet from Amsterdam to Berlin.
  • You can go to Berlin from Amsterdam by train with Deutsche Bahn with connection. You'll see cheap train tickets for €40 with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Amsterdam to Berlin on Omio.
Can I travel directly from Amsterdam to Berlin?

Yes, there are direct services available between Amsterdam and Berlin with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar Bus with direct coaches per day.
  • You can take a direct flight with KLM with direct flights per day.
  • You'll find 10 direct trains per day with Deutsche Bahn.

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 from Amsterdam to Berlin.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Amsterdam to Berlin?
Omio customers who travel from Amsterdam to Berlin often also extend their holiday to go to Prague, Paris or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Berlin and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I buy tickets to Berlin from Amsterdam online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost €22 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average €70 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average €40 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.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam City Centre
Amsterdam Centraal

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

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