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Trip Summary

There are 3 daily trains from Amsterdam to New York. Traveling by train from Amsterdam to New York usually takes around 4 hours and 1 minute, but the fastest Amtrak Empire Service train can make the trip in 3 hours and 43 minutes.

Distance154 mi (248 km)
Fastest train3h 43m
Lowest price$38.00
Trains per day3
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Empire Service
Train lines2

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Amsterdam to New York

(Based on 4 ratings and reviews)

4.8

5.0

Karin E

January 2, 2020- Visiting friends

Amtrak Empire Service

Pros: Conductor very polite. Cons: Bathroom cleanliness. Tips: No.

Pros: Conductor very polite. Cons: Bathroom cleanliness. Tips: No.

4.0

Andrenorth

November 7, 2019- Solo travel

Amtrak Empire Service

Pros: The view of the trees going from gone to yellow to green and yellow in city. Cons: The food car had no food because the don't restock at all so next time I will bring food.

Pros: The view of the trees going from gone to yellow to green and yellow in city. Cons: The food car had no food because the don't restock at all so next time I will bring food.

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

In the last month, $42.44 was the average price of a train ticket from Amsterdam to New York. 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 26 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $27.90 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

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Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Amsterdam to New York will vary between $38 and $62. Planning a train trip to New York within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Amsterdam over the next 7 days is $40. 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

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Amsterdam to New York by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for January. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $41 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Amsterdam to New York in November, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $51 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

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If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 26 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to New York from Amsterdam will be about $27.90 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Amsterdam to New York?

2 train services operate from Amsterdam to New York. Amtrak Empire Service usually has more trains scheduled, with 2 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Empire Service23h 49m$54.32
Amtrak Maple Leaf14h 28m$44.53
  • Amtrak Empire Service

    Amtrak Empire Service

    The Amtrak Empire Service is a rail line spanning the Empire Corridor, a rail route through New York state from New York City to Niagara Falls. Several Amtrak passenger trains service this route, providing travelers with multiple options when commuting between cities in New York State. The trains themselves feature free internet, cafe service with snacks, beverages, and meals, and comfortable seats to enjoy the gorgeous views of the Hudson River Valley and Upstate New York.

  • 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 Amsterdam to New York takes about 4 hours and 28 minutes on this line, and the average ticket price is .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Amsterdam to New York 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

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.

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

The distance between Amsterdam and New York is approximately 154 miles, or 248 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 1 minute, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 43 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?

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Amsterdam to New York on Friday. Tickets for Friday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Thursday. Thursday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Amsterdam at 9:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. 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 Amsterdam to New York?

There are 3 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Amsterdam to New York.

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

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. If you are ever looking to get out of town, NYC is centrally connected throughout the state and region, you can easily hop on a train to Albany to go explore upstate New York.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Amsterdam?

Main departure station: 466 W Main St

There is one train station in Amsterdam.

All train stations in Amsterdam:

  • 466 W Main St

Where is the train station in New York?

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Main arrival station: Penn Station

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

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