There are 4 ways to get from Amsterdam to Harlingen by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Harlingen, Harlingen Station 804

$7 - $12

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Almere Centrum to Leeuwarden Intercity

$35 - $64

Train, bus  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Alkmaar Intercity
  2. Take the bus from Alkmaar, Station to Afsluitdijk, Kop Afsluitdijk 350 / ...

$20 - $32

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Harlingen 69.7 miles

$17 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Harlingen is to bus which costs 6€ - 11€ and takes 1 h 30 min.

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

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The distance between Amsterdam and Harlingen is 96 km. The road distance is 112 km.

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The bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Harlingen, Harlingen Station takes 1 h 30 min including transfers and departs five times a week.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Harlingen, Harlingen Station. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Harlingen. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Harlingen(NL) via Almere Centrum and Leeuwarden. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam to Harlingen 5 times a week. Tickets cost $7 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min. Alternatively, Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam to Harlingen hourly. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 52 min.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Almere Centrum to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Alkmaar
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Harlingen, Harlingen Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Alkmaar, Station to Afsluitdijk, Kop Afsluitdijk
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
arriva.nl

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