There are 6 ways to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Zaandam by train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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  •  12 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Zaandam Regional-Express / ...

$4 - $9

Cheapest option

Line 391 bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the line 391 bus from Amsterdam, Centraal Station IJzijde to Zaandam, Veldvliegerweg 391

$3 - $6

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Zaandam 8.2 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Zaandam 8.2 miles

$2 - $3

Uber  •  14 min

  1. Take an Uber from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Zaandam 8.2 miles

$20 - $28

Walk  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Walk from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Zaandam 5.6 miles

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Zaandam every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $9 and the journey takes 12 min. Alternatively, Connexxion operates a bus from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Zaandam every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 30 min.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Zaandam
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Amsterdam, Centraal Station IJzijde to Zaandam, Veldvliegerweg
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
connexxion.nl
Other operators
Uber Amsterdam
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Zaandam
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$20 - $28
UberBLACK
$35 - $50
UberVAN
$40 - $55
Taxi from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Zaandam
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Amsterdam Centraal Station and Zaandam is 8 km. The road distance is 13 km.

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Zaandam is to drive which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 14 min.

The quickest way to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Zaandam is to train which takes 12 min and costs 4€ - 8€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Zaandam. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Centraal Station IJzijde and arriving at Zaandam, Veldvliegerweg. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

The train from Amsterdam Centraal to Zaandam takes 12 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.