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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Alkmaar to Haarlem
  2. Take the train from Haarlem to Leiden Centraal

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Line 73 bus, line 50 bus

  1. Take the line 73 bus from Uitgeest, Station to Haarlem, Station B
  2. Take the line 50 bus from Haarlem, Station to Leiden, Leiden Centraal

3 alternative options

Train, line 50 bus

  1. Take the train from Alkmaar to Haarlem
  2. Take the line 50 bus from Haarlem, Station to Leiden, Leiden Centraal

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Alkmaar to Valkenburg

Drive

  1. Drive from Alkmaar to Valkenburg

Alkmaar to Valkenburg by train and bus

The journey time between Alkmaar and Valkenburg is around 1h 34m and covers a distance of around 67 km. This includes an average layover time of around 26 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 20m. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS) and Arriva NL, the Alkmaar to Valkenburg service departs from Alkmaar and arrives in Valkenburg, Valkenburg Oost/N206. Typically 312 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 8m
Layover time:
26 min
Total time:
1h 34m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 20m
Journey distance:
67 km
Services per week:
312
Cheapest price:
€18
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:19
Last service departs at:
23:49

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Alkmaar to Valkenburg train and bus schedules

Departing Friday, September 17, 2021

Alkmaar → Valkenburg
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Rules to follow in Netherlands

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Travel within Netherlands

Observe COVID-19 safety rules
Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

COVID-19 help in Netherlands

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1351

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, travel within Netherlands is currently allowed.

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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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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

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

The social distance requirement in Valkenburg is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

Last updated: 14 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alkmaar to Valkenburg is to drive which costs €9 - €14 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alkmaar to Valkenburg is to taxi which costs €160 - €200 and takes 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alkmaar to Valkenburg. However, there are services departing from Alkmaar, Hooftplein and arriving at Valkenburg, Valkenburg Oost/N206 via Uitgeest, Station, Haarlem, Station and Leiden, Leiden Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 37m.

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The distance between Alkmaar and Valkenburg is 55 km. The road distance is 71 km.

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The best way to get from Alkmaar to Valkenburg without a car is to train which takes 1h 25m and costs €18 - €45.

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It takes approximately 1h 25m to get from Alkmaar to Valkenburg, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Alkmaar to Valkenburg is to train which takes 1h 25m and costs €18 - €45. Alternatively, you can line 73 bus and line 50 bus, which costs €11 - €19 and takes 3h 37m.

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Alkmaar to Valkenburg bus services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Leiden, Leiden Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alkmaar to Valkenburg is 71 km. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Alkmaar to Valkenburg.

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Map of how to get from Alkmaar to Valkenburg.
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  • Distance: 54.6 km
  • Duration: 1h 25m

What companies run services between Alkmaar, Netherlands and Valkenburg, South Holland, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Alkmaar to Valkenburg via Haarlem, Leiden Centraal, and Leiden, Leiden Centraal in around 1h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Alkmaar to Valkenburg via Uitgeest, Station, Haarlem, Station, and Leiden, Leiden Centraal in around 3h 37m.

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 Haarlem
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €21
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €13
1st Class
€14 - €21
Train from Haarlem to Leiden Centraal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €20
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€14 - €20
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Haarlem, Station to Leiden, Leiden Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
arriva.nl
Other operators
Taxi from Alkmaar to Valkenburg
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
€160 - €200
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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