There are 3 ways to get from Amsterdam to Drachten by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Drachten 075

$9 - $15

2 alternative options

Train, line 320 bus  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Almere Centrum
  2. Take the train from Almere Centrum to Heerenveen
  3. Take the line 320 bus from Heerenveen, Busstation to Drachten, Eikesingel 320 / ...

$29 - $53

Drive  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Drachten 92.4 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Drachten is to bus which costs 7€ - 13€ and takes 1 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Drachten is to drive which costs 19€ - 28€ and takes 1 h 33 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Drachten. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Drachten is 116 km. The road distance is 147.9 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Drachten without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 55 min and costs 7€ - 13€.

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The bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Drachten takes 1 h 55 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Amsterdam to Drachten bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam to Drachten bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Drachten station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Drachten is 148 km. It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to drive from Amsterdam to Drachten.

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There are 326+ hotels available in Drachten. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 72.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 55 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam to Drachten 3 times a day. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 1 h 55 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Almere Centrum
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Almere Centrum to Heerenveen
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Drachten
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Heerenveen, Busstation to Drachten, Eikesingel
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
arriva.nl

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