There are 2 ways to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Ameland by train, ferry or bus

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Recommended option

Train, ferry  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Intercity
  2. Veer

1 alternative option

Bus, ferry  •  7 h 5 min

  1. 075
  2. Veer

Questions & Answers

The distance between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) and Ameland is 144 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Ameland, including transfers.

What companies run services between Amsterdam Airport (AMS), Netherlands and Ameland, Netherlands?

There is no direct connection from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Ameland. However, you can take the train to Leeuwarden, take the walk to Leeuwarden, Busstation, take the line 66 bus to Holwerd, Veerdam, take the walk to Holwerd, then take the ferry to Ameland. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Ameland via Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk, Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Drachten, Drachten, Transferium Oost, Leeuwarden, Busstation, Holwerd, Veerdam, and Holwerd in around 7 h 5 min.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Drachten
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
WPD
Phone
+31 900 9238
Website
wpd.nl
Ferry from Holwerd to Ameland
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
wpd.nl

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