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There are 151 daily trains from Berlin to Amsterdam. Traveling by train from Berlin to Amsterdam usually takes around 8 hours and 41 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 6 hours and 4 minutes.
|Distance||358 mi (577 km)|
|Fastest train||6h 4m|
|Trains per day||6|
|Most frequent service||Deutsche Bahn|
What is the price of a train ticket from Berlin to Amsterdam?
In the last month, £54.70 was the average price of a train ticket from Berlin to Amsterdam. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 29 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £55.31 more than that for a same-day booking.
Monthly average prices
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Berlin to Amsterdam by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for April. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just £54 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Berlin to Amsterdam in October, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £74 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
If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 29 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Amsterdam from Berlin will be about £55.31 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.
Which train should you take from Berlin to Amsterdam?
There are 4 train lines with service from Berlin to Amsterdam. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 101 trains each day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|DB Intercity||7||7h 44m||£57.67|
|DB Intercity-Express||4||7h 12m||£101.80|
|Deutsche Bahn||101||8h 26m||£77.66|
|Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company||49||9h 46m||£70.33|
DB Intercity train tickets from Berlin to Amsterdam start from £32, and on average cost . Daily there are 7 DB Intercity schedules to Amsterdam. DB Intercity in Berlin leaves from Train Station and 3 other stations. And in Amsterdam trains arrive at Amsterdam Centraal and 8 other train stations.
From Berlin to Amsterdam train travel on DB Intercity takes 7 hours and 44 minutes. If you are looking to get to Amsterdam faster, DB Intercity offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 4 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, DB Intercity offers 12 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Amsterdam.
DB Intercity-Express train tickets from Berlin to Amsterdam start from £35, and on average cost . Daily there are 4 DB Intercity-Express schedules to Amsterdam. DB Intercity-Express in Berlin leaves from Train Station and 4 other stations. And in Amsterdam trains arrive at Amsterdam Centraal and 6 other train stations.
From Berlin to Amsterdam train travel on DB Intercity-Express takes 7 hours and 12 minutes. If you are looking to get to Amsterdam faster, DB Intercity-Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 4 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, DB Intercity-Express offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Amsterdam.
Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Berlin to Amsterdam start from £32, and on average cost . Daily there are 101 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Amsterdam. Deutsche Bahn in Berlin leaves from Train Station and 6 other stations. And in Amsterdam trains arrive at Amsterdam Centraal and 8 other train stations.
From Berlin to Amsterdam train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 8 hours and 26 minutes. If you are looking to get to Amsterdam faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 4 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn offers 92 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Amsterdam.
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Berlin to Amsterdam start from £32, and on average cost . Daily there are 49 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Amsterdam. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Berlin leaves from Train Station and 6 other stations. And in Amsterdam trains arrive at Amsterdam Centraal and 8 other train stations.
From Berlin to Amsterdam train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 9 hours and 46 minutes. If you are looking to get to Amsterdam faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 4 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 52 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Amsterdam.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Berlin 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 Berlin to Amsterdam?
How long is the train journey from Berlin to Amsterdam?
The distance between Berlin and Amsterdam is approximately 358 miles, or 577 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 41 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 4 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 Berlin to Amsterdam tend to have the most passengers on Friday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Friday. 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 Berlin at 00:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 23:00. 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 Berlin to Amsterdam?
There are 151 scheduled trains on most days. 6 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 Berlin.
Berlin is one of the most exciting destinations in Europe for all travelers. One of the most unique landmarks in Berlin is its famous Brandenburg Gate, which was built for King Frederick Wilhelm II. The Gate now represents German unity, and it is perhaps the most photogenic landmark in the capital city. Modern art enthusiasts should visit the Urban Nation Museum for Urban Contemporary Art which is Germany’s first street art museum. Opened in 2017, the museum displays works from various graffiti artists from around the world and it’s located in Schöneberg, one of the city’s edgier areas. If you’re simply looking to enjoy a stroll, the Tiergarten, which spans 519 acres from central Berlin, will offer the relaxing vibes you need.
Berlin has an expansive and vibrant food scene with a good variety. Those looking for traditional German dishes should head over to Zur letzten Instanz, which is the oldest restaurant in Berlin. For a special twist, don’t hesitate to visit the Turkish Market, which offers amazing Turkish delicacies.
The main hub for intercity bus services is the Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof Berlin. For rail services, the Berlin Hauptbahnhof is the main train station. The Berlin Brandenburg Airport, located just outside of the city’s south-eastern border, is the main air travel hub of the city.
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The Dutch capital of Amsterdam is one of Europe's most eclectic cities with so much to explore. As a hub of culture, history, and architecture, as well as sex, drugs, and all things rock and roll, no amount of time in this vibrant city will ever be enough. Of course, this makes it one of the best cities to visit after graduation.
To learn about one of the most significant parts of modern history, visit the Anne Frank House, a humbling testament to this remarkable girl's unwavering optimism and resilience during the horrors of World War II. The Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum are also well worth a visit to discover artworks by Dutch masters.
For a look into contemporary life in Amsterdam, visit De Negen Straatjes (The Nine Streets), a micro-neighbourhood brimming with independent shops, artisan food eateries, and cosy cafes where you can experience an authentic Dutch Coffeeshop. Taking an iconic canal tour is another must, allowing you to experience the city while relaxing on the water. Since Amsterdam is known for its cycling culture, bring your bike or rent one during your stay to get around the city as the locals do.
Travel to Amsterdam is easy, with its connections to the rest of Europe via a vast network of motorways, utilized by FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus services. Amsterdam's many connections are why it's the starting point for our budget tour of the Netherlands. Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport is also a major international travel hub, and the Central Station is one of the largest rail terminals in Europe.
Where is the train station in Berlin?
Main departure station: Train Station
Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 7 stops and stations in Berlin where you can board the train.
All train stations in Berlin:
Berlin Central Station
Train Station (S-Bahn)
Where is the train station in Amsterdam?
Main arrival station: Amsterdam Centraal
There are more train stations and stops in Amsterdam than most cities. Most trains from Berlin will stop at one (or more) of the 9 following stations in Amsterdam:
Train stations in Amsterdam:
Amsterdam Science Park
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