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Taking the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Amsterdam-Centraal in 6 hours 15 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Amsterdam-Centraal? We’ve got you covered.

It usually takes around 8 hours 40 minutes to travel the 359 miles (578 km) from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Amsterdam-Centraal by train, although you can get there in as little as 6 hours 15 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll normally find around 30 trains per day running on this route. You won’t need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available. You can travel with DB trains during your journey, as they are the main operator of services on this route.

Train tickets from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Amsterdam-Centraal start from €29.90 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Amsterdam-Centraal? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train timetable below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

Berlin Ostbahnhof to Amsterdam-Centraal by train

It takes an average of 8h 40m to travel from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Amsterdam-Centraal by train, over a distance of around 359 miles (578 km). There are normally 30 trains per day travelling from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Amsterdam-Centraal and tickets for this journey start from €29.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 6h 15m
PriceFrom €29.90
Distance359 miles (578 km)
Frequency30 trains per day
First train00:11
Last train20:34
Departure stationBerlin Ostbahnhof
Arrival stationAmsterdam-Centraal
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsDeutsche Bahn, Flixbus

Berlin Ostbahnhof to Amsterdam-Centraal train times

Check out the next trains departing from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Amsterdam-Centraal for Tuesday 13th December 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
07:49 15:35 7h 46m, 2 changes
09:21 15:49 6h 28m, direct
09:34 15:49 6h 15m, 1 change
11:21 18:00 6h 39m, direct
11:34 18:00 6h 26m, 1 change
12:34 19:28 6h 54m, 1 change
13:21 20:00 6h 39m, direct
13:31 20:00 6h 29m, 1 change
13:49 20:59 7h 10m, 1 change
14:47 21:52 7h 5m, 4 changes

Deutsche Bahn and IC (Intercity) trains from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Amsterdam-Centraal

You can travel from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Amsterdam-Centraal on Deutsche Bahn and IC (Intercity) trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

PhotoFalk2, under licence CC4.0

An express train running on German domestic routes, the Intercity is a little slower than the ICE and is also used for long distance trips. The integrated circuit covers long distances with a maximum speed of 125 mph (200 km/h). In recent years, trains of the new generation "Intercity 2" run on some lines at 100 mph (160 km/h) only – these trains, however, offer extra legroom and extra space for toddlers. They are also equipped with air conditioning, a food carriage and wheelchair parking spaces.

Cheap train tickets from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Amsterdam-Centraal

The price of train tickets from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Amsterdam-Centraal starts at €29.90 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

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 Berlin Ostbahnhof to Amsterdam-Centraal by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

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.

Choose a slower or connecting train

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!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Amsterdam-Centraal? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Amsterdam-Centraal take?

The average journey time by train between Berlin Ostbahnhof and Amsterdam-Centraal is 8 hours and 40 minutes, with around 30 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.

What's the fastest journey time between Berlin Ostbahnhof and Amsterdam-Centraal by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Amsterdam-Centraal is 6 hours and 15 minutes.

How much does the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Amsterdam-Centraal cost?

Train ticket prices from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Amsterdam-Centraal can start from as little as €29.90 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Amsterdam-Centraal?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Amsterdam-Centraal without having to change trains. There are 5 direct trains from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Amsterdam-Centraal each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Amsterdam-Centraal leave?

The first train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Amsterdam-Centraal leaves at 00:11. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Amsterdam-Centraal leave?

The last train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Amsterdam-Centraal leaves at 20:34. 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.

What's the distance between Berlin Ostbahnhof and Amsterdam-Centraal by train?

Trains travelling from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Amsterdam-Centraal cover a distance of around 359 miles (578 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Amsterdam-Centraal to Berlin Ostbahnhof.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Berlin Ostbahnhof to Amsterdam-Centraal for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/13/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 01/09/2023 for travel on 01/09/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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