There are 6 ways to get from Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans by train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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Train  •  33 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Zaandijk Zaanse Schans Sprinter

$5 - $10

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Line 391 bus  •  51 min

  1. Take the line 391 bus from Amsterdam, Centraal Station IJzijde to Zaandam, Zaanse Schans 391

$3 - $6

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Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans 10.5 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans 10.5 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  16 min

  1. Take an Uber from Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans 10.5 miles

$24 - $35

Walk  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Walk from Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans 9.4 miles

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Centraal Station IJzijde station and arriving at Zaandam, Zaanse Schans. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

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

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The distance between Amsterdam and Zaanse Schans is 12 km. The road distance is 16.8 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans without a car is to train which takes 33 min and costs .

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The train from Amsterdam Centraal to Zaandijk Zaanse Schans takes 18 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans bus services, operated by Connexxion, arrive at Amsterdam, Centraal Station IJzijde.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans is to train which takes 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 391 bus, which costs and takes 51 min.

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Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans bus services, operated by Connexxion, arrive at Zaandam, Zaanse Schans station.

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

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans.
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  • Distance: 7.6 miles
  • Duration: 33 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Zaanse Schans, Netherlands?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $10 and the journey takes 18 min. Alternatively, Connexxion operates a bus from Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 43 min.

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 Zaandijk Zaanse Schans
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
ns.nl
Book at
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Bus operators
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Amsterdam, Centraal Station IJzijde to Zaandam, Zaanse Schans
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
connexxion.nl
Other operators
Uber Amsterdam
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$24 - $35
UberBLACK
$45 - $60
UberVAN
$45 - $65
Taxi from Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
TCA Taxi
Phone
+31 20 777 7777
Website
tcataxi.nl
Staxi
Phone
+31 20 705 8888
Website
staxi.nl
Goedkoopnaarschiphol.NL
Phone
+31 20 260 0810
Website
goedkoopnaarschiphol.nl

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans is 17 km. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans.

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There are 2935+ hotels available in Zaanse Schans. Prices start at $86 USD per night.

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