There are 2 ways to get from Amsterdam to West Frisian Islands by train, bus, ferry or night bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus, ferry  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Alkmaar
  2. Take the bus from Alkmaar,Station to Harlingen, Veerbootterminal 351
  3. Take the ferry from Harlingen to Terschelling

$38 - $63

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus, ferry  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the night bus from Amsterdam, Leidseplein to Alkmaar, Station N69
  2. Take the bus from Alkmaar,Station to Harlingen, Veerbootterminal 351
  3. Take the ferry from Harlingen to Terschelling

$33 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to West Frisian Islands is to night bus and bus and ferry which costs 29€ - 50€ and takes 6 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to West Frisian Islands is to train and bus and ferry which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 6 h 3 min.

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

It takes approximately 6 h 3 min to get from Amsterdam to West Frisian Islands, including transfers.

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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 3 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 Alkmaar, take the walk to Alkmaar,Station, take the bus to Harlingen, Veerbootterminal, take the walk 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 a vehicle from Amsterdam to Oosterend via Alkmaar, Station, Alkmaar,Station, Harlingen, Veerbootterminal, Harlingen, Terschelling, and West Terschelling, Haven in around 6 h 17 min.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Alkmaar
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Alkmaar,Station to Harlingen, Veerbootterminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
arriva.nl
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Night bus from Amsterdam, Leidseplein to Alkmaar, Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
connexxion.nl
Ferry operators
Rederij Doeksen
Phone
088 - 9000 888
Email
info@rederij-doeksen.nl
Website
rederij-doeksen.nl
Ferry from Harlingen to Terschelling
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Schedules at
rederij-doeksen.nl
Regular ferry
$15 - $18
Fast ferry
$22 - $26

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