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There are 6 ways to get from Alkmaar to Waterlooplein (Station) by train, bus, subway, rideshare, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from Alkmaar to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity

€9 - €22

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  59 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Alkmaar to Amsterdam 41.7 km

€3

4 alternative options

Line 129 bus, line 305 bus  •  1h 22m

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

€8 - €9

Train, line 51 subway  •  1h 30m

  1. Take the train from Alkmaar to Amsterdam Sloterdijk Sprinter / ...
  2. Take the line 51 subway from Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk to Amsterdam, Waterlooplein 51

€13 - €27

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Alkmaar to Waterlooplein (Station) 41.8 km

€100 - €120

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Alkmaar to Waterlooplein (Station) 41.8 km

€5 - €8

Alkmaar to Waterlooplein (Station) by bus and walk

The journey time between Alkmaar and Waterlooplein (Station) is around 1h 7m and covers a distance of around 43 km. The fastest journey normally takes 1h. Operated by Connexxion and EBS, the Alkmaar to Waterlooplein (Station) service departs from Alkmaar, Kanaalkade and arrives in Waterlooplein (Station). Typically 196 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 7m
Fastest journey time:
1h
Services per week:
196
Cheapest price:
€8
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:38
Last service departs at:
23:09

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Alkmaar to Waterlooplein (Station) bus and walk schedules

Alkmaar → Waterlooplein (Station)
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COVID-19 help in Netherlands

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

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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
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Waterlooplein (Station) is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Waterlooplein (Station) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Waterlooplein (Station) 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: 16 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Alkmaar to Waterlooplein (Station) is to rideshare, which costs €3 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alkmaar to Waterlooplein (Station) is to taxi which costs €100 - €120 and takes 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alkmaar to Waterlooplein (Station). However, there are services departing from Alkmaar, Kanaalkade and arriving at Amsterdam, IJtunnel via Purmerend, Tramplein. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 22m.

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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 and Waterlooplein (Station) is 31 km. The road distance is 41.8 km.

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The best way to get from Alkmaar to Waterlooplein (Station) without a car is to train which takes 57 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 to Waterlooplein (Station) bus services, operated by Connexxion, depart from Alkmaar, Kanaalkade station.

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

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The best way to get from Alkmaar to Waterlooplein (Station) is to train which takes 57 min and costs €9 - €22. Alternatively, you can line 129 bus and line 305 bus, which costs €8 - €9 and takes 1h 22m.

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Map of how to get from Alkmaar to Waterlooplein (Station).
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  • Distance: 31.1 km
  • Duration: 57 min

What companies run services between Alkmaar, Netherlands and Waterlooplein (Station), 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 to Waterlooplein (Station) via Purmerend, Tramplein and Amsterdam, IJtunnel in around 1h 22m.

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
Train from Alkmaar to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €23
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €14
1st Class
€16 - €23
GVB
Phone
+31 900 8011
Website
gvb.nl
Subway from Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk to Amsterdam, Waterlooplein
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €4
Website
GVB
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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Contact Details
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 to Waterlooplein (Station)
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 to Waterlooplein (Station) bus services, operated by EBS, arrive at Amsterdam, IJtunnel station.

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

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

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There are 736+ hotels available in Waterlooplein (Station). Prices start at €75 per night.

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

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