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Whizz over to Amsterdam from Dusseldorf by train

Figuring out your travel plans from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam? Train travel will get you to Amsterdam Centraal station in just over two hours on a direct service. Step out from the station and you’ll find yourself in the heart of the atmospheric city, with great transport links to get you anywhere with ease. It certainly beats having to find rental car parking in the centre of the city!

Deutsche Bahn runs their high-speed ICE trains on this route, which are fully equipped with air-conditioning, dining cars, free WiFi, and power sockets to keep your device charged for canal-side selfies. Treat yourself by booking First Class seats and get more space to stretch out.

Ready to book? All the information you need is below, including FAQs and train times. You can also start your search for cheap train tickets from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam in our Journey Planner at the top of the page.

Düsseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam-Centraal by train

It takes an average of 3h 23m to travel from Düsseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam-Centraal by train, over a distance of around 114 miles (183 km). There are normally 29 trains per day travelling from Düsseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam-Centraal and tickets for this journey start from €18.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 15m
PriceFrom €18.90
Distance114 miles (183 km)
Frequency29 trains per day
Departure stationDüsseldorf Hbf
Arrival stationAmsterdam-Centraal
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsRegiojet, Union Ivkoni (Bus), Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB, Flixbus

Düsseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam-Centraal train times

Check out the next trains departing from Düsseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam-Centraal for Tuesday 18th May 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:08 00:28 2h 20m, direct
10:26 01:35 3h 9m, 1 change
10:49 02:05 3h 16m, 2 changes
00:08 02:28 2h 20m, direct
00:26 03:35 3h 9m, 1 change
00:49 04:05 3h 16m, 2 changes
02:12 04:28 2h 16m, direct
02:26 05:35 3h 9m, 1 change
02:49 06:05 3h 16m, 2 changes
03:26 06:35 3h 9m, 1 change

Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express) and ÖBB trains from Düsseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam-Centraal

You can travel from Düsseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam-Centraal on Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express) and ÖBB 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.

PhotoNelso Silva, under licence CC BY-SA 2.0

The high-speed train of Deutsche Bahn, with a maximum speed of 205 mph (330 km/h), the ICE connects major cities and is also used for international travel to neighbouring countries such as Austria, France and Denmark. This train is equipped with air conditioning, a dining car, a children's compartment and power sockets. Passengers enjoy a free WiFi connection throughout the duration of the ICE trip.

ÖBB is the major railway company for Austria, subdivided into several subsidiaries, responsible for certain areas of transport, such as long distance and local transport, the operation of postal buses and the transport of goods. Railjet is ÖBB's high-speed train, which travels at speeds of up to 143 mph (230 km/h) and connects the main Austrian cities with Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Italy.

Cheap train tickets from Düsseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam-Centraal

The price of train tickets from Düsseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam-Centraal starts at €18.90 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 Düsseldorf Hbf 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 Düsseldorf Hbf 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 Düsseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam-Centraal take?

The average journey time by train between Düsseldorf Hbf and Amsterdam-Centraal is 3 hours and 23 minutes, with around 29 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 Düsseldorf Hbf and Amsterdam-Centraal by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam-Centraal is 2 hours and 15 minutes.

How much does the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam-Centraal cost?

Train ticket prices from Düsseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam-Centraal can start from as little as €18.90 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 Düsseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam-Centraal?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Düsseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam-Centraal without having to change trains. There are 8 direct trains from Düsseldorf Hbf 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 Düsseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam-Centraal leave?

The first train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam-Centraal leaves at 00:08. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam-Centraal leave?

The last train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam-Centraal leaves at 10:49. 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 Düsseldorf Hbf and Amsterdam-Centraal by train?

Trains travelling from Düsseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam-Centraal cover a distance of around 114 miles (183 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Amsterdam-Centraal to Düsseldorf Hbf.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Düsseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam-Centraal for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/18/2021. 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 06/07/2021 for travel on 06/07/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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