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

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Bus  •  1h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Drachten 175 / ...

10€ - 13€

2 alternative options

Train  •  2h 26m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Heerenveen Intercity

22€ - 47€

Drive  •  1h 32m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Drachten 147.6 km

20€ - 29€

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Last updated: June 29 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Drachten is to bus which costs 10€ - 13€ and takes 1h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Drachten is to drive which costs 20€ - 29€ and takes 1h 32m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Drachten. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 50m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Drachten is 116 km. The road distance is 147.6 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Drachten without a car is to bus which takes 1h 50m and costs 10€ - 13€.

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The bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Drachten takes 1h 50m including transfers and departs four 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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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Drachten is to bus which takes 1h 50m and costs 10€ - 13€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 22€ - 50€ and takes 2h 26m.

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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 1h 32m to drive from Amsterdam to Drachten.

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  • Distance: 115.6 km
  • Duration: 1h 50m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Drachten 4 times a day. Tickets cost 10€ - 13€ and the journey takes 1h 50m. Alternatively, Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam Centraal to Heerenveen every 4 hours. Tickets cost 18€ - 45€ and the journey takes 1h 48m.

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 Heerenveen
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 45€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
18€ - 25€
1st Class
30€ - 45€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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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
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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