There are 4 ways to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Alkmaar by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Alkmaar Sprinter / ...

$9 - $17

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Line 305 bus, line 129 bus  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 305 bus from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to Purmerend, Tramplein 305
  2. Take the line 129 bus from Purmerend, Tramplein to Alkmaar, Kanaalkade 129

$8 - $11

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Alkmaar 24.8 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Alkmaar 24.8 miles

$6 - $9

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam Centraal Station station to Alkmaar. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Centraal Station and arriving at Alkmaar, Kanaalkade via Purmerend, Tramplein. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Alkmaar. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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The distance between Amsterdam Centraal Station and Alkmaar is 30 km. The road distance is 39.8 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Alkmaar without a car is to train which takes 1 h and costs .

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The train from Amsterdam Centraal to Alkmaar takes 1 h including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Amsterdam Centraal Station to Alkmaar bus services, operated by EBS, arrive at Amsterdam, Centraal Station.

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Amsterdam Centraal Station to Alkmaar train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Alkmaar is to train which takes 1 h and costs . Alternatively, you can line 305 bus and line 129 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 27 min.

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Amsterdam Centraal Station to Alkmaar bus services, operated by Connexxion, arrive at Alkmaar, Kanaalkade station.

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Amsterdam Centraal Station to Alkmaar train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Alkmaar station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Alkmaar.
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  • Distance: 18.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

What companies run services between Amsterdam Centraal Station, Netherlands and Alkmaar, Netherlands?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Alkmaar every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $17 and the journey takes 1 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Alkmaar via Purmerend, Tramplein in around 1 h 27 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.

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Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Alkmaar
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Bus operators
EBS
Website
ebs-ov.nl
Bus from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to Purmerend, Tramplein
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
ebs-ov.nl
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Purmerend, Tramplein to Alkmaar, Kanaalkade
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
connexxion.nl
Other operators
Taxi from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Alkmaar
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
TCA Taxi
Phone
+31 20 777 7777
Website
tcataxi.nl
Staxi
Phone
+31 20 705 8888
Website
staxi.nl
Goedkoopnaarschiphol.NL
Phone
+31 20 260 0810
Website
goedkoopnaarschiphol.nl

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam Centraal Station to Alkmaar is 40 km. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Alkmaar.

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