There are 5 ways to get from Amsterdam to Bolsward by train, bus, car or rideshare

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, bus  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Intercity
  2. 350 / ...

$20 - $34

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 38 min

  1. 71.1 miles

$10

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Intercity

$30 - $56

Line 129 bus, bus  •  4 h 31 min

  1. 129
  2. 350 / ...

$20 - $31

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. 70.7 miles

$17 - $25

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Bolsward, Netherlands?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam to Bolsward hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Bolsward via Purmerend, Tramplein, Alkmaar, Station, and Afsluitdijk, Kop Afsluitdijk in around 4 h 31 min.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Alkmaar
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Almere Centrum to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
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
$11 - $17
Schedules at
arriva.nl
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Purmerend, Tramplein to Alkmaar, Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
connexxion.nl
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Amsterdam to Bolsward
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Amsterdam and Bolsward is 88 km. The road distance is 113 km.

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Bolsward is to rideshare which costs 9€ and takes 1 h 38 min.

The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Bolsward is to drive which takes 1 h 8 min and costs 14€ - 22€.

No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Bolsward. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade and arriving at Bolsward, Busstation via Purmerend, Tramplein, Alkmaar, Station and Afsluitdijk, Kop Afsluitdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 31 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to get from Amsterdam to Bolsward, including transfers.