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

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Bus  •  2h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Kop Afsluitdijk 804

6€ - 11€

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3h 46m

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

21€ - 37€

Drive  •  1h 7m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Makkum 67.5 miles

14€ - 21€

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Makkum is to bus which costs 6€ - 11€ and takes 2h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Makkum is to drive which costs 14€ - 21€ and takes 1h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Makkum. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Makkum, Dominee L. Touwenlaan via Afsluitdijk, Kop Afsluitdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 44m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Makkum is 84 km. The road distance is 108 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Makkum without a car is to bus which takes 2h 44m and costs 6€ - 11€.

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It takes approximately 2h 44m to get from Amsterdam to Makkum, including transfers.

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

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Amsterdam to Makkum bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Kop Afsluitdijk station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Makkum is 108 km. It takes approximately 1h 7m to drive from Amsterdam to Makkum.

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There are 452+ hotels available in Makkum. Prices start at 70€ per night.

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  • Distance: 52.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 44m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Makkum, Friesland, Netherlands?

FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam to Makkum once daily. Tickets cost 5€ - 9€ and the journey takes 1h 35m.

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 Alkmaar
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 22€
Website
ns.nl
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2nd Class
9€ - 13€
1st Class
15€ - 22€
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 Kop Afsluitdijk
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
5€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Alkmaar, Station to Afsluitdijk, Kop Afsluitdijk
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
arriva.nl

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