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About the train journey from Stockholm Central to Amsterdam

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The train from Stockholm Central to Amsterdam usually takes 20 hours 47 minutes on average to travel 698 miles (1124 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 17 hours 33 minutes. You can expect to find 19 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren’t any direct services running between Stockholm Central and Amsterdam, you’ll need to make 2 changes on your way to Amsterdam. You can choose to travel with Thalys, ICE or DB to get to Amsterdam. As the main rail operators on this route, their trains offer modern comfortable seating and plenty of space for luggage as standard.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Stockholm Central to Amsterdam in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from €38.15.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Amsterdam, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you’re ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Stockholm Central to Amsterdam by train

It takes an average of 20h 47m to travel from Stockholm Central to Amsterdam by train, over a distance of around 698 miles (1124 km). There are normally 19 trains per day travelling from Stockholm Central to Amsterdam and tickets for this journey start from €38.15 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 17h 33m
PriceFrom €38.15
Distance698 miles (1124 km)
Frequency19 trains per day
First train05:19
Last train23:09
Departure stationStockholm Central
Arrival stationAmsterdam
Changes2 changes
Train and bus operatorsDSB, Deutsche Bahn, Other, ÖBB, Flixbus, Nettbuss, SJ, Union Ivkoni (Bus), Regiojet, Thalys, NS

Stockholm Central to Amsterdam train times

Check out the next trains departing from Stockholm Central to Amsterdam for Tuesday 16th August 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
07:21 07:22 24h 1m, 9 changes
07:21 07:30 24h 9m, 8 changes
09:22 07:52 22h 30m, 6 changes
09:22 07:55 22h 33m, 5 changes
09:22 08:35 23h 13m, 4 changes
09:22 08:44 23h 22m, 3 changes
12:21 10:00 21h 39m, 7 changes
15:15 11:52 20h 37m, 5 changes
15:15 12:00 20h 45m, 2 changes
16:18 11:55 19h 37m, 8 changes

DSB, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB and Thalys trains from Stockholm Central to Amsterdam

You can travel from Stockholm Central to Amsterdam on DSB, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB and Thalys 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.

Danish State Railways (DSB) is the largest Danish railway company. The Danish high-speed train is Eurocity, which operates two lines connecting Copenhagen to Hamburg and Hamburg to Flensburg. It offers two classes or levels of comfort – First Class and Second Class. DSB's long-distance trains are Intercity and IntercityLyn, in order of importance. The regional lines are operated by the R-tog trains, and the S-tog service gives its name to the trams that run through the old city of Copenhagen.

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.

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.

Thalys is the railway company connecting four European countries – France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. Thalys trains run at a speed of up to 186 mph (300 km/h) and have three comfort classes on all services called – Standard, Comfort and Premium (equivalent to the First Class, with access to the Thalys Lounge). All Thalys trains have a car restaurant (called Thalys Welcome Bar) and a free WiFi connection.

Cheap train tickets from Stockholm Central to Amsterdam

The price of train tickets from Stockholm Central to Amsterdam starts at €38.15 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 Stockholm Central to Amsterdam 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 Stockholm Central to Amsterdam? 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 Stockholm Central to Amsterdam take?

The average journey time by train between Stockholm Central and Amsterdam is 20 hours and 47 minutes, with around 19 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 Stockholm Central and Amsterdam by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Stockholm Central to Amsterdam is 17 hours and 33 minutes.

How much does the train from Stockholm Central to Amsterdam cost?

Train ticket prices from Stockholm Central to Amsterdam can start from as little as €38.15 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 Stockholm Central to Amsterdam?

No, there are no direct train services from Stockholm Central to Amsterdam. Travelling from Stockholm Central to Amsterdam by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from Stockholm Central to Amsterdam leave?

The first train from Stockholm Central to Amsterdam leaves at 05:19. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Stockholm Central to Amsterdam leave?

The last train from Stockholm Central to Amsterdam leaves at 23:09. 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 Stockholm Central and Amsterdam by train?

Trains travelling from Stockholm Central to Amsterdam cover a distance of around 698 miles (1124 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Amsterdam to Stockholm Central.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Stockholm Central to Amsterdam for a typical week day using timetable data for 08/16/2022. 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 08/03/2022 for travel on 08/03/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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