There are 3 ways to get from Amsterdam to Heerenveen by train, bus or car
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Train • 2h 34m
20€ - 47€
Bus • 2h 39m
14€ - 18€
1 alternative option
Drive • 1h 33m
16€ - 24€
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Heerenveen is 1351.
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Heerenveen is to bus which costs 14€ - 19€ and takes 2h 39m.
The fastest way to get from Amsterdam to Heerenveen is to drive which takes 1h 33m and costs 16€ - 24€.
No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Heerenveen station. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Heerenveen, Busstation via Drachten, Transferium Oost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 39m.
No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Heerenveen. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Rokin and arriving at Heerenveen via Amsterdam Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 34m.
The distance between Amsterdam and Heerenveen is 95 km. The road distance is 130.3 km.
The best way to get from Amsterdam to Heerenveen without a car is to train which takes 2h 34m and costs 19€ - 50€.
It takes approximately 2h 34m to get from Amsterdam to Heerenveen, including transfers.
Amsterdam to Heerenveen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.
Amsterdam to Heerenveen train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Zuid station.
The best way to get from Amsterdam to Heerenveen is to train which takes 2h 34m and costs 19€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14€ - 19€ and takes 2h 39m.
What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Heerenveen, Netherlands?
Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam Zuid to Heerenveen hourly. Tickets cost 18€ - 45€ and the journey takes 1h 44m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Drachten 5 times a week. Tickets cost 10€ - 13€ and the journey takes 1h 50m.
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.
Train from Amsterdam Zuid to Heerenveen
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 44m
- Estimated price
- 18€ - 45€
- Dutch Railways (NS)
- Book at
- Netherlands Rail Pass
- 2nd Class
- 18€ - 26€
- 1st Class
- 30€ - 45€
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).
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Drachten
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 50m
- 5 times a week
- Estimated price
- 10€ - 13€
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Amsterdam to Heerenveen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Drachten station.
Amsterdam to Heerenveen train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Heerenveen station.
Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Heerenveen is 130 km. It takes approximately 1h 33m to drive from Amsterdam to Heerenveen.
There are 40+ hotels available in Heerenveen. Prices start at 75€ per night.