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There are 3 ways to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to West-Terschelling by bus, ferry or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, ferry  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Harlingen, Harlingen Station 804
  2. Take the ferry from Harlingen to Terschelling Veer

$22 - $36

2 alternative options

Train, ferry  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Leeuwarden Intercity
  2. Take the ferry from Harlingen to Terschelling Veer

$43 - $72

Train, bus, ferry  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Alkmaar
  2. Take the bus from Alkmaar, Station to Afsluitdijk, Kop Afsluitdijk 350
  3. Take the ferry from Harlingen to Terschelling

$36 - $61

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to West-Terschelling is to bus and ferry which costs 19€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to West-Terschelling is to bus and ferry which costs 19€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 2 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) and West-Terschelling is 121 km.

The best way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to West-Terschelling without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 5 h 2 min and costs 19€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to West-Terschelling, including transfers.

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There are 110+ hotels available in West-Terschelling. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to West-Terschelling.
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  • Distance: 75.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 2 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam Airport (AMS), Netherlands and West-Terschelling, Netherlands?

There is no direct connection from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to West-Terschelling. However, you can take the bus to Harlingen, Harlingen Station, take the walk to Harlingen, Station, take the line 71 bus to Harlingen, Havenplein, take the walk to Harlingen, then take the ferry to Terschelling. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to West-Terschelling via Leeuwarden, Harlingen Haven, and Harlingen in around 5 h 42 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 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Alkmaar
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $16
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 Harlingen, Harlingen Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Alkmaar, Station to Afsluitdijk, Kop Afsluitdijk
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Website
arriva.nl
Ferry operators
Rederij Doeksen
Phone
088 - 9000 888
Email
info@rederij-doeksen.nl
Website
rederij-doeksen.nl
Ferry from Harlingen to Terschelling
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Schedules at
rederij-doeksen.nl
Regular ferry
$13 - $16
Fast ferry
$18 - $21

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