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

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Train  •  1h 23m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Schiedam Centrum Intercity

€14 - €30

Cheapest option

Bus, line 38 bus  •  1h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Rotterdam Central Station N1325 / ...
  2. Take the line 38 bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam Centraal perron DD to Schiedam, Station Schiedam Centrum 38 / ...

€6 - €11

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Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Amsterdam to Vlaardingen 74 km

€170 - €210

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Vlaardingen 74 km

€9 - €14

Amsterdam to Vlaardingen by train and subway

The journey time between Amsterdam and Vlaardingen is around 1h 26m and covers a distance of around 87 km. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 19m. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS) and RET, the Amsterdam to Vlaardingen service departs from Amsterdam Centraal and arrives in Vlaardingen, Vlaardingen Centrum. Typically 278 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 26m
Fastest journey time:
1h 19m
Services per week:
278
Cheapest price:
€14
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:04
Last service departs at:
23:04

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Amsterdam to Vlaardingen train and subway schedules

Amsterdam → Vlaardingen
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Rules to follow in Netherlands

1.5m

Mandatory

Travel within Netherlands

Observe COVID-19 safety rules
Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
Nationwide control measures in place

COVID-19 help in Netherlands

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1351

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, travel within Netherlands is currently allowed.

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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 Vlaardingen is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Vlaardingen 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: 16 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Vlaardingen is to bus and line 38 bus which costs €5 - €12 and takes 1h 38m.

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The fastest way to get from Amsterdam to Vlaardingen is to taxi. Taking this option will cost €170 - €210 and takes 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Vlaardingen station. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Schiedam, Station Schiedam Centrum via Rotterdam, Rotterdam Centraal perron DD. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Vlaardingen. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Vlaardingen, Vlaardingen Centrum via Schiedam, Schiedam Centrum. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 23m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Vlaardingen is 63 km. The road distance is 74 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Vlaardingen without a car is to train which takes 1h 23m and costs €14 - €30.

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It takes approximately 1h 23m to get from Amsterdam to Vlaardingen, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Vlaardingen is to train which takes 1h 23m and costs €14 - €30. Alternatively, you can bus and line 38 bus, which costs €5 - €12 and takes 1h 38m.

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  • Distance: 63.5 km
  • Duration: 1h 23m

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam Centraal to Schiedam Centrum hourly. Tickets cost €12 - €28 and the journey takes 1h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Vlaardingen via Rotterdam Central Station and Rotterdam, Rotterdam Centraal perron DD in around 1h 38m.

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 Schiedam Centrum
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €28
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€12 - €17
1st Class
€20 - €28
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 Rotterdam Central Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Blablabus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Amsterdam, Sloterdijk to Rotterdam, Conradstraat/Weena
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
RegioJet
RET
Phone
+31 900 5006010
Email
klantenservice@ret.nl
Website
ret.nl
Bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam Centraal perron DD to Schiedam, Station Schiedam Centrum
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Website
RET
Other operators
Taxi from Amsterdam to Vlaardingen
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
€170 - €210
TCA Taxi
Phone
+31 20 777 7777
Website
tcataxi.nl
Taxi Team Amsterdam
Phone
+31 64 444 4087
Staxi
Phone
+31 20 705 8888
Website
staxi.nl
PrimoTaxi
Phone
+ 31 10 262 2540
Website
primotaxi.nl
Goedkoopnaarschiphol.NL
Phone
+31 20 260 0810
Website
goedkoopnaarschiphol.nl

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Amsterdam to Vlaardingen bus services, operated by RET, arrive at Schiedam, Station Schiedam Centrum.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Vlaardingen is 74 km. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Amsterdam to Vlaardingen.

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