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There are 3 ways to get from Amsterdam to West Frisian Islands by train, car or ferry

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Train, drive, ferry  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Enkhuizen
  2. Drive from Enkhuizen to Harlingen
  3. Take the ferry from Harlingen to Terschelling

$39 - $64

2 alternative options

Drive, ferry  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Enkhuizen to Harlingen
  2. Take the ferry from Harlingen to Terschelling Veer

$43 - $65

Train, ferry  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Enkhuizen
  2. Take the ferry from Enkhuizen to Stavoren
  3. Take the ferry from Harlingen to Terschelling

$149 - $197

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to West Frisian Islands is to train and drive and ferry which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 6 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to West Frisian Islands is to train and drive and ferry which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 6 h 8 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and West Frisian Islands is 114 km.

The best way to get from Amsterdam to West Frisian Islands without a car is to train and ferry which takes 7 h 49 min and costs 130€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 8 min to get from Amsterdam to West Frisian Islands, including transfers.

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There are 281+ hotels available in West Frisian Islands. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to West Frisian Islands.
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  • Distance: 71.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 8 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and West Frisian Islands, Netherlands?

There is no direct connection from Amsterdam to Oosterend. However, you can take the train to Enkhuizen, take the drive to Harlingen, take the ferry to Terschelling, take the walk to West Terschelling, Haven, then take the line 1 bus to Oosterend, Oosterend. Alternatively, you can take the line 314 bus to Hoorn, Station, take the walk to Hoorn, take the train to Enkhuizen, take the drive to Harlingen, take the ferry to Terschelling, take the walk to West Terschelling, Haven, then take the line 1 bus to Oosterend, Oosterend.

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 Enkhuizen
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Ferry operators
Rederij Doeksen
Phone
088 - 9000 888
Email
info@rederij-doeksen.nl
Website
rederij-doeksen.nl
Ferry from Harlingen to Terschelling
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Schedules at
rederij-doeksen.nl
Regular ferry
$13 - $16
Fast ferry
$18 - $21
Verboot
Phone
+31 228 326667
Email
veerboot@quicknet.nl
Website
veerboot.info
Ferry from Enkhuizen to Stavoren
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
veerboot.info

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