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

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

Train, ferry  •  4 h 39 min

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

$54 - $94

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Alkmaar, Station to Afsluitdijk, Kop Afsluitdijk 350 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Harlingen to Terschelling Veer

$38 - $65

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 train to Leeuwarden, take the train to Harlingen Haven, 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 Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Alkmaar, Alkmaar, Station, Afsluitdijk, Kop Afsluitdijk, Harlingen, Havenplein, and Harlingen in around 5 h 44 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
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Alkmaar, Station to Afsluitdijk, Kop Afsluitdijk
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
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
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Schedules at
rederij-doeksen.nl
Regular ferry
$16 - $20
Fast ferry
$24 - $28

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to West-Terschelling?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to West-Terschelling?

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to West-Terschelling is to bus and ferry which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 5 h 44 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to West-Terschelling?

The quickest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to West-Terschelling is to train and ferry which takes 4 h 39 min and costs 40€ - 80€.

How long does it take to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to West-Terschelling?

It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to West-Terschelling, including transfers.