Many visitors to the Netherlands head straight for Amsterdam, with its canals, museums, and historic squares having so much to offer. But there's much more to see beyond the Dutch capital, and the city of Enschede is a great example. You can travel in comfort and style on NS trains from Amsterdam to Enschede.
The whole journey lasts about two hours, with lots of scenic views out the windows along the way, taking you straight into the centre of this Twente city. There, you can admire local landmarks like the Kasteel Twickel or have some fun with family and friends at the Attractiepark de Waarbeek theme park. For more details on the journey, take a look further down the page.
|Journey time||From 2h 4m|
|Distance||85 miles (136 km)|
|Frequency||83 trains per day|
Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Amsterdam to Enschede by booking early.§
Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.
On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Amsterdam and Enschede is 2 hours and 17 minutes, with around 83 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Amsterdam to Enschede is 2 hours and 4 minutes.
Train tickets from Amsterdam to Enschede can start from as little as $30.91 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.
No, there are no direct train services from Amsterdam to Enschede. Travelling from Amsterdam to Enschede by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Amsterdam to Enschede leaves at 04:02. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Amsterdam to Enschede leaves at 10:38. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Amsterdam to Enschede cover a distance of around 85 miles (136 km) during the journey.