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

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Train  •  2h 34m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Zuid to Heerenveen Intercity

20€ - 47€

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Bus  •  2h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Drachten 075

14€ - 18€

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Drive  •  1h 33m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Heerenveen 130.3 km

16€ - 24€

Amsterdam → Heerenveen
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Heerenveen is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Heerenveen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Heerenveen is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

Last updated: 9 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Heerenveen is to bus which costs 14€ - 19€ and takes 2h 39m.

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The fastest way to get from Amsterdam to Heerenveen is to drive which takes 1h 33m and costs 16€ - 24€.

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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.

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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.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Heerenveen is 95 km. The road distance is 130.3 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Heerenveen without a car is to train which takes 2h 34m and costs 19€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 2h 34m to get from Amsterdam to Heerenveen, including transfers.

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

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Amsterdam to Heerenveen train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Zuid station.

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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.

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  • Distance: 95.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 34m

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.

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 Zuid to Heerenveen
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 45€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
18€ - 26€
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 Sloterdijk to Drachten
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Amsterdam to Heerenveen train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Heerenveen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Heerenveen is 130 km. It takes approximately 1h 33m to drive from Amsterdam to Heerenveen.

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There are 40+ hotels available in Heerenveen. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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