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Duration 18 min
Distance 45.4 km
Average price 15€
Frequency 5/hour

Trip overview

The train between Utrecht and Amsterdam takes 18 min. The train runs at least 5 times per hour from Utrecht to Amsterdam. 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

  1. Utrecht Centraal
  2. Amsterdam
18 min
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9€ - 21€

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Utrecht Centraal and arriving at Amsterdam Amstel. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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The distance between Utrecht and Amsterdam is 35 km. The road distance is 45.4 km.

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Utrecht to Amsterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Utrecht Centraal station.

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Utrecht to Amsterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Amsterdam Amstel station.

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What companies run services between Utrecht and Amsterdam?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Utrecht Centraal to Amsterdam Amstel every 15 minutes. Tickets cost 9€ - 21€ and the journey takes 18 min. Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express also services this route every 4 hours.
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 21€

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Amsterdam Amstel
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 21€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 13€
1st Class
14€ - 21€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 21€

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
Deutsche Bahn

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