Duration 4h 13m
Distance 92.6 km
Average price 54€
Frequency 18/day

Trip overview

The average train between Alkmaar and Franeker takes 4h 13m and the fastest train takes 3h 38m. There is a train service every few hours from Alkmaar to Franeker. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train • 4h 23m

  1. Alkmaar
  2. Utrecht Centraal
  3. Franeker
4h 23m
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35€ - 78€

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Want to know about travelling from Alkmaar to Franeker? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Alkmaar to Franeker. However, there are services departing from Alkmaar and arriving at Franeker via Utrecht Centraal and Leeuwarden. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 23m.

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The distance between Alkmaar and Franeker is 82 km. The road distance is 92.6 km.

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Alkmaar to Franeker train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Alkmaar station.

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Alkmaar to Franeker train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Leeuwarden station.

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Book your Alkmaar to Franeker train tickets online with Omio, RailEurope and two other operators.

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You can take a train from Alkmaar to Franeker via Utrecht Centraal and Leeuwarden in around 4h 23m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 19€

About Dutch Railways (NS)

Train from Alkmaar to Hoorn
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 19€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
13€ - 19€
Train from Alkmaar to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
12€ - 28€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
12€ - 17€
1st Class
20€ - 28€
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 45€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
19€ - 27€
1st Class
30€ - 45€

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

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