Trains Amsterdam to Berlin

Train Tickets from The Netherlands to Germany

Rail Map - Germany

Rail Map - Germany

Facts

Trains Amsterdam <> Berlin 

Booking horizon  6 months
Duration 6h08
Distance  655km 
Direct trains Yes
First train Amsterdam 00h03
Last train Amsterdam 23h55
First train Berlin 04h30
Last train Berlin 23h53
Trains per day 6
Train company Deutsche Bahn / NS
Station Amsterdam Amsterdam Centraal
Station Berlin Berlin Hbf

Timetable, route and costs

Train times - Use our journey planner to find all trains from Amsterdam to Berlin

The first train leaves at 00h03 from Amsterdam Centraal to Berlin Hauptbahnhof, the last train leaves at 23h55. The journey time is 6 hours and 8 minutes between the two cities. Each day around 6 trains run between Amsterdam and Berlin. Here, at HappyRail, you can buy all cheap train tickets from Amsterdam to Berlin!

Costs / Prices 

If you book early the cheapest fares for trains from Amsterdam to Berlin start at € 39. If you wait to the last moment ticket prices rise to app. € 134

Sleeper / Overnight trains 

There are no night trains running anymore between Amsterdam and Berin.  

Scenery 

The route from Amsterdam to Berlin is completely through flat land, filled with huge farms, there hardly any cities on en route, all in all not very spectacular, but it can be meditative to see this repetitive landscape passing by.  

Germany by train - Train tickets & info

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Travel by Intercity / Eurocity

Routes: 

2nd class

  • Comfortable seats
  • Reservation optional (highly recommended during rush hour and on longer trips), compulsory on Italian IC-trains 

1st class 

  • Reservation included (compulsory on Italian IC-trains), reservation not possible in Belgium and the Netherlands
  • Comfortable seats
  • Quiet atmosphere
  • All seats have power points 
  • Acces to first class lounges

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Amsterdam Centraal - Info

Railway station Amsterdam, Amsterdam Central

Amsterdam Centraal is the name of the main station in Amsterdam and is located in the centre. You can walk from the station to the canals, Dam Square and to other major attractions.

If you want to go to the Rijksmuseum or the Van Gogh museum which are located at the other side of the centre you can walk for of about 30 minutes, take a tram or the newly opened underground. You can also easily rent a bike. 

Facilities

  • Wifi: yes, available throughout the station
  • Lockers: yes, available 24h
  • Restaurants: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid, but not recommended! (Park your car for free at Diemen or Halfweg station) 

To the city centre

  • Walking: 10 minutes (to the Dam, the central square) 
  • Bike: OV Bike
  • Subway:  2 minutes to the Rokin stop. It's superfast.
  • Tram: 10 minutes
  • Bus: don't take it. It's not going to the centre.
  • Taxi: yes. Including Uber.

Finding your platform:

  • On each platform and in the departure hall there are screens on which the departing trains are announced.

Finding your carriage: 

  • You can find the right spot where the train stops, by looking at the table with train compositions that can be found on the platform.

Amsterdam Centraal - Hotels near the station

Find cheap hotels with good ratings near Amsterdam Central Station

  •  Walking distance from the train station   •  Rating: 8+ 
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Ibis Styles Amsterdam Central Station***

Right next to the station. Basic, but very convenient and affordable.  
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Hotel Westcord City Centre***

Five minutes from the Amsterdam Central station by foot. Comfortable and clean. Good rates seen the location in the heart of the city. 
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Hotel Victoria****

Super-centrally located hotel, opposite the train station. Built in the 19th century, recently renovated. 
Booking.com  •  Agoda  •  Trivago 

•  Find more cheap hotels:
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Amsterdam Centraal - Rental Cars

Rent a cheap car at Amsterdam Central train station

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Rental Cars

Three rental car companies at the station. Sixt, Alamo and Enterprise.   

Berlin Hbf - Info

Railway Station Berlin  

Berlin Hbf is the main station of Berlin, located nearby the German parliament. Many sights can be reached by foot from the railway station or by the convenient S-bahn (kind of subway) that connects all major stations in Berlin. The station itself is a modern visual attraction and is built on terrain where the wall used to stand. Nearby the station are some new and fine hotels. 

Facilities

  • Wifi: yes, free for 30 minutes
  • Lockers: yes, 24h
  • Restaurants: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid

To the city centre

  • Walking: Reichstag 5 minutes, Checkpoint Charlie 30 minutes
  • Bike: no city bikes
  • Subway: S Bahn to all major sights 
  • Bus: yes, to all sights, check Berlin.de
  • Taxi: yes

Finding your platform:

  • On each platform and in the departure hall there are screens on which the departing trains are listed.

Finding your carriage: 

  • If you have a reserved seat, you can find the right spot on the platform where the carriage stops, by looking at the board of train compositions that can be found on any platform. 

 

Berlin Hbf - Hotels near the station

Find cheap hotels with good ratings near Berlin Hbf Train Station

  •  Walking distance from the train station   •  Rating: 8+ 
Cheap hotels near Berlin Hbf - Trains to Berlin

Motel One***

Hip and trendy hotel next to the station. Motel One has multiple hotels in the city. Affordable. Very high ratings. 
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Intercity Hotel****

Next to Berlin Hbf, comfortable 4-star hotel with spacious rooms. Very convenient.    
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Cheap hotels near Berlin Hbf - Trains to Berlin

Ibis Berlin Hauptbahnhof****

300 meters from Berlin Hbf. Convenient. High ratings. 
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•  Find more cheap hotels:
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Berlin Hbf - Rental Cars

Cheap rental cars at Berlin Hbf train station

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Rental Cars

6 rental car companies: Europcar, Flizzr, Hertz, Interrent, Sixt.