There are 5 ways to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Zaandam by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  12 min

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

7€ - 17€

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Bus  •  27 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to Zaandam, Walraven v.Hallstraat 391 / ...

3€ - 4€

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Zaandam 13.6 km

35€ - 45€

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Zaandam 13.6 km

1€ - 3€

Uber  •  14 min

  1. Take an Uber from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Zaandam 13.6 km

19€ - 27€

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

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Zaandam is to train which costs 7€ - 17€ and takes 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Centraal Station station and arriving at Zaandam, Walraven v.Hallstraat. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Zaandam. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam Centraal Station and Zaandam is 8 km. The road distance is 13.6 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Zaandam without a car is to train which takes 12 min and costs 7€ - 17€.

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The train from Amsterdam Centraal to Zaandam takes 12 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Amsterdam Centraal Station to Zaandam bus services, operated by Connexxion, depart from Amsterdam, Centraal Station.

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

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Zaandam.
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  • Distance: 8.4 km
  • Duration: 12 min

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam Centraal to Zaandam every 15 minutes. Tickets cost 7€ - 17€ and the journey takes 12 min. Alternatively, Connexxion operates a bus from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to Zaandam, Walraven v.Hallstraat every 30 minutes. Tickets cost 3€ - 4€ and the journey takes 27 min. Dutch Railways (NS) also services this route 3 times a week.

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 Zaandam
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 17€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
1st Class
12€ - 17€
Bus operators
Connexxion
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
Bus from Amsterdam Centraal to Zaandam
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
Other operators
Uber Amsterdam
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Zaandam
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
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UberX
19€ - 27€
UberBLACK
30€ - 45€
UberVAN
35€ - 50€
Taxi from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Zaandam
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
TCA Taxi
Phone
+31 20 777 7777
Website
tcataxi.nl
Taxi Team Amsterdam
Phone
+31 64 444 4087
Website
taxiamsterdam-020.com
Staxi
Phone
+31 20 705 8888
Website
staxi.nl
PrimoTaxi
Phone
+ 31 10 262 2540
Website
primotaxi.nl
Goedkoopnaarschiphol.NL
Phone
+31 20 260 0810
Website
goedkoopnaarschiphol.nl

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Zaandam is to train which takes 12 min and costs 7€ - 17€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 3€ - 4€ and takes 27 min.

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Amsterdam Centraal Station to Zaandam bus services, operated by Connexxion, arrive at Zaandam, Walraven v.Hallstraat station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam Centraal Station to Zaandam is 14 km. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Zaandam.

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