There are 4 ways to get from Amsterdam to Utrecht by train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  27 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal Intercity / ...

$8 - $24

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Rideshare  •  50 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Amsterdam to Utrecht 25.3 miles

$5

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Amsterdam to Utrecht 27.1 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Utrecht 27.1 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Utrecht is to rideshare which costs 4€ and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Utrecht is to train which costs 6€ - 20€ and takes 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Utrecht Centraal. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Utrecht is 35 km. The road distance is 43.3 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Utrecht without a car is to train which takes 27 min and costs 6€ - 20€.

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The train from Amsterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal takes 27 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Utrecht is 43 km. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Amsterdam to Utrecht.

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  • Distance: 22 miles
  • Duration: 27 min

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam to Utrecht every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $14 and the journey takes 27 min. Deutsche Bahn also services this route every 4 hours.

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.

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Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Amsterdam to Utrecht
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Amsterdam to Utrecht
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
TCA Taxi
Phone
+31 20 777 7777
Website
tcataxi.nl
Staxi
Phone
+31 20 705 8888
Website
staxi.nl
Goedkoopnaarschiphol.NL
Phone
+31 20 260 0810
Website
goedkoopnaarschiphol.nl

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Amsterdam and Utrecht. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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