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

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Train, ferry  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Leeuwarden Intercity
  2. Take the ferry from Holwerd to Ameland Veer

1 alternative option

Bus, ferry  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Leeuwarden 804
  2. Take the ferry from Holwerd to Ameland Veer

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

The best way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Ameland without a car is to train and ferry which takes 5 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Ameland, including transfers.

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There are 245+ hotels available in Ameland. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Ameland.
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  • Distance: 90.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 29 min

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 Leeuwarden, Leeuwarden, Busstation, Holwerd, Veerdam, and Holwerd in around 5 h 50 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 Schiphol Airport to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $17
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 4 hours
Schedules at
wpd.nl

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