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There are 5 ways to get from Amsterdam to Alkmaar by train, bus, night bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Alkmaar Sprinter / ...

$9 - $17

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  48m

  1. Take the night bus from Amsterdam, Leidseplein to Alkmaar, Metiusgracht N69

$3 - $6

3 alternative options

Line 305 bus, line 129 bus  •  1h 23m

  1. Take the line 305 bus from Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade to Purmerend, Tramplein 305
  2. Take the line 129 bus from Purmerend, Tramplein to Alkmaar, Kanaalkade 129

$7 - $10

Taxi  •  33m

  1. Take a taxi from Amsterdam to Alkmaar 27.9 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  33m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Alkmaar 27.9 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Alkmaar is to night bus which costs 3€ - 5€ and takes 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Alkmaar is to taxi which costs 100€ - 130€ and takes 33m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Amsterdam, Leidseplein and arriving at Alkmaar, Metiusgracht. This bus operates Saturday. The journey takes approximately 48m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Alkmaar. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Alkmaar is 30 km. The road distance is 44.7 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Alkmaar without a car is to train which takes 1h and costs 8€ - 15€.

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The train from Amsterdam Centraal to Alkmaar takes 1h including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Amsterdam to Alkmaar bus services, operated by EBS, depart from Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade station.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Alkmaar is to train which takes 1h and costs 8€ - 15€. Alternatively, you can line 305 bus and line 129 bus, which costs 6€ - 9€ and takes 1h 23m.

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  • Distance: 18.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Alkmaar, Netherlands?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam to Alkmaar every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $17 and the journey takes 1h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Alkmaar via Purmerend, Tramplein in around 1h 23m.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

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 Amsterdam Centraal to Alkmaar
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Bus operators
EBS
Website
ebs-ov.nl
Bus from Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade to Purmerend, Tramplein
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
EBS
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Purmerend, Tramplein to Alkmaar, Kanaalkade
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Connexxion
Night bus from Amsterdam, Leidseplein to Alkmaar, Metiusgracht
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Connexxion
Other operators
Taxi from Amsterdam to Alkmaar
Ave. Duration
33m
Estimated price
$120 - $150
TCA Taxi
Phone
+31 20 777 7777
Website
tcataxi.nl
Staxi
Phone
+31 20 705 8888
Website
staxi.nl

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Amsterdam to Alkmaar bus services, operated by Connexxion, arrive at Alkmaar, Kanaalkade station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Alkmaar is 45 km. It takes approximately 33m to drive from Amsterdam to Alkmaar.

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