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Trip Summary

There are 6 daily trains from New York to Amsterdam. Traveling by train from New York to Amsterdam usually takes around 4 hours and 8 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Empire Service train can make the trip in 3 hours and 23 minutes.

Distance154 mi (248 km)
Fastest train3h 23m
Lowest price$48.65
Trains per day3
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines3

What is the price of a train ticket from New York to Amsterdam?

In the last month, $51.68 was the average price of a train ticket from New York to Amsterdam. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 28 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $72.37 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

$96$64$32MayJun

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from New York to Amsterdam will vary between C$49 and C$92. Planning a train trip to Amsterdam within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from New York over the next 7 days is C$49. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

$96$77$58$38$19JJASONDJFMAM

If you are trying to decide when to travel from New York to Amsterdam by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for September. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just C$55 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from New York to Amsterdam in March, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to C$67 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

$128$102$77$51$263020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 28 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Amsterdam from New York will be about C$72.37 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from New York to Amsterdam?

There are 3 train lines with service from New York to Amsterdam. Amtrak is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 3 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak38h 17m$149.44
Amtrak Empire Service23h 29m$66.99
Amtrak Maple Leaf13h 39m$56.60
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 3 Amtrak trains from New York to Amsterdam every day, as well as 6 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $61.

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  • Amtrak Empire Service

    Amtrak Empire Service

    Amtrak Empire Service train tickets from New York to Amsterdam start from $49, and on average cost . Daily there are 2 Amtrak Empire Service schedules to Amsterdam. Amtrak Empire Service in New York leaves from Penn Station . And in Amsterdam trains arrive at 466 W Main St .

    From New York to Amsterdam train travel on Amtrak Empire Service takes 3 hours and 29 minutes. If you are looking to get to Amsterdam faster, Amtrak Empire Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 23 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Empire Service offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Amsterdam.

  • Amtrak Maple Leaf

    Amtrak Maple Leaf

    The Amtrak Maple Leaf is an international rail line that runs from New York City to Toronto. It stops at some popular locations on its way, including Niagara Falls and Albany. Onboard WiFi and a cafe car make travel on the Maple Leaf comfortable and convenient. A trip from New York to Amsterdam takes about 3 hours and 39 minutes on this line, and the average ticket price is .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from New York to Amsterdam during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from New York to Amsterdam?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from New York to Amsterdam. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from New York to Amsterdam?

The distance between New York and Amsterdam is approximately 154 miles, or 248 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 8 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 23 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains departing from New York to Amsterdam tend to have the most passengers on Saturday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Saturday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Monday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs New York at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 1:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from New York to Amsterdam?

There are 6 scheduled trains on most days. 3 of these are direct connections to Amsterdam. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Amsterdam to New York.

City Information

New York

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New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square.

NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.

With three major bus and train stations in Manhattan alone – Port Authority, Grand Central & Penn Station – and three nearby airports, NYC is one of the predominant travel hubs in the world.

Station Information

Where is the train station in New York?

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Departure stations

Pennsylvania Station, or just Penn Station, is the main train station in New York City. All Amtrak trains to and from NYC use Penn Station as their only train stop in Manhattan. Penn Station offers easy connections to various other types of transportation, including commuter rail (the Long Island Rail Road and the NJ Transit both operate out of Penn Station), airport transit, and six lines of the NYC Subway, making it the busiest train station in the Western Hemisphere. Located in the heart of Manhattan, right by the world-famous Madison Square Garden, Penn Station is close to various points of interest such as Times Square and the Empire State Building, as well as many restaurants and retail stores.

All train stations in New York:

  • Penn Station

  • Newark Penn Station

  • 525 Water St

  • Union Station

  • Amtrak/Metro North Station

  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St

  • Metro-North Station - 1 Railroad Plz

  • South Station

  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St

  • Union Station

  • 110 Callahan Dr

  • State Street Station

  • 200 Lafayette Blvd

  • 41 Central St

  • Union Station - 1 Union Pl

Where is the train station in Amsterdam?

Arrival stations

Amsterdam has one train station.

Train stations in Amsterdam:

  • 466 W Main St

Need a return trip from Amsterdam to New York?

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