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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 9m

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

12€ - 28€

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Bus, line 38 bus  •  1h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS 819 / ...
  2. Take the line 38 bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam Centraal perron DD to Schiedam, Station Schiedam Centrum Buffer 38

5€ - 21€

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  49m

  1. Take a taxi from Amsterdam to Vlaardingen 46.2 miles

170€ - 210€

Drive  •  49m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Vlaardingen 46.2 miles

9€ - 15€

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Vlaardingen is to bus and line 38 bus which costs 4€ - 22€ and takes 1h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Vlaardingen is to taxi which costs 170€ - 210€ and takes 49m.

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

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Schiedam Centrum. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 9m.

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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 9m and costs 12€ - 28€.

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The train from Amsterdam Centraal to Schiedam Centrum takes 1h 9m including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Amsterdam to Vlaardingen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, 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 9m and costs 12€ - 28€. Alternatively, you can bus and line 38 bus, which costs 4€ - 22€ and takes 1h 38m.

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  • Distance: 39.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 9m

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam to Vlaardingen every 30 minutes. Tickets cost 12€ - 28€ and the journey takes 1h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Vlaardingen via Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS 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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
12€ - 28€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
1st Class
20€ - 28€
2nd Class
12€ - 17€
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 Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 7€
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 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
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
2€ - 4€
Website
RegioJet
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Amsterdam, Sloterdijk to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
13€ - 20€
Website
Eurolines FR
RET
Phone
+31 900 5006010
Email
klantenservice@ret.nl
Website
ret.nl
Bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam Centraal perron DD to Schiedam, Station Schiedam Centrum Buffer
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
2€
Website
RET
Other operators
Taxi from Amsterdam to Vlaardingen
Ave. Duration
49m
Estimated price
170€ - 210€
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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Amsterdam to Vlaardingen bus services, operated by RET, arrive at Schiedam, Station Schiedam Centrum Buffer.

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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 49m to drive from Amsterdam to Vlaardingen.

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