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

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Train  •  41 min

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

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Rideshare  •  1h 6m

  1. Take the rideshare from Alkmaar to Amsterdam 41.7 km

3 alternative options

Line 129 bus, line 305 bus  •  1h 16m

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

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Alkmaar, Station to Amsterdam 42 km

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Alkmaar, Station to Amsterdam 42 km

Alkmaar, Station to Amsterdam by walk and train

291 Weekly Services
41 min Average Duration
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Alkmaar, Station → Amsterdam
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Amsterdam is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Amsterdam is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Amsterdam is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Alkmaar, Station to Amsterdam is to rideshare which costs €3 and takes 1h 6m.

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The fastest way to get from Alkmaar, Station to Amsterdam is to taxi. Taking this option will cost €100 - €120 and takes 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alkmaar, Station station to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Alkmaar, Station and arriving at Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade via Purmerend, Tramplein. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 16m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Alkmaar and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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The distance between Alkmaar, Station and Amsterdam is 31 km. The road distance is 42 km.

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The best way to get from Alkmaar, Station to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 41 min and costs €9 - €22.

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The train from Alkmaar to Amsterdam Centraal takes 37 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Alkmaar, Station to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Connexxion, depart from Alkmaar, Station.

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

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The best way to get from Alkmaar, Station to Amsterdam is to train which takes 41 min and costs €9 - €22. Alternatively, you can line 129 bus and line 305 bus, which costs €8 - €10 and takes 1h 16m.

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  • Distance: 31 km
  • Duration: 41 min

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Alkmaar to Amsterdam Centraal every 30 minutes. Tickets cost €9 - €22 and the journey takes 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Alkmaar, Station to Amsterdam via Purmerend, Tramplein in around 1h 16m.

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 Alkmaar to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €22
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €13
1st Class
€15 - €22
Bus operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Alkmaar to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Alkmaar, Station to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
€100 - €120
Taxi Wester Alcmaria 072-4444444
Phone
+31 72 444 4444
Website
taxialcmaria.nl
Taxi Alkmaar Martin
Phone
+31 6 27444422
Hofland Taxi
Phone
+31 72 511 1112

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Alkmaar, Station to Amsterdam bus services, operated by EBS, arrive at Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Alkmaar, Station to Amsterdam is 42 km. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Alkmaar, Station to Amsterdam.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Alkmaar, Station and Amsterdam. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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