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There are 4 ways to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Drachten by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  2h 29m

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Heerenveen Intercity

$31 - $51

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Bus  •  3h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Drachten 075

$8 - $15

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1h 35m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Drachten 98.2 miles

$23 - $35

Towncar  •  1h 35m

  1. Take a town car from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Drachten 98.2 miles

$35 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Drachten is to bus which costs 7€ - 13€ and takes 3h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Drachten is to drive which costs 20€ - 30€ and takes 1h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Drachten. However, there are services departing from Schiphol Airport and arriving at Drachten via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 15m.

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The distance between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) and Drachten is 127 km. The road distance is 157.2 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Drachten without a car is to train which takes 2h 29m and costs 26€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 2h 29m to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Drachten, including transfers.

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Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Drachten bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Drachten is to train which takes 2h 29m and costs 26€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 7€ - 13€ and takes 3h 15m.

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Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Drachten bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Drachten station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Drachten is 157 km. It takes approximately 1h 35m to drive from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Drachten.

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  • Distance: 79.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 29m

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Drachten hourly. Tickets cost $26 - $45 and the journey takes 1h 52m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Drachten 5 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $15 and the journey takes 1h 55m.

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 Heerenveen
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $45
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, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Drachten
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Drachten
Estimated price
$35 - $140

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