There are 3 ways to get from Amsterdam to West-Terschelling by train, ferry, bus or night bus

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Recommended option

Train, ferry  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Intercity
  2. Veer

$44 - $79

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus, ferry  •  5 h 38 min

  1. N69
  2. 350 / ...

$31 - $51

1 alternative option

Train, bus, ferry  •  5 h 24 min

  1. 350 / ...

$35 - $59

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and West-Terschelling, Netherlands?

There is no direct connection from Amsterdam to West-Terschelling. However, you can take the train to Almere Centrum, take the train to Leeuwarden, take the train to Harlingen Haven, take the walk to Harlingen, then take the ferry to Terschelling. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Amsterdam to West-Terschelling via Alkmaar, Alkmaar, Station, Afsluitdijk, Kop Afsluitdijk, Harlingen, Havenplein, and Harlingen in around 5 h 24 min.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Almere Centrum to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Alkmaar
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Alkmaar, Station to Afsluitdijk, Kop Afsluitdijk
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
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 - $19
Fast ferry
$23 - $26

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Amsterdam and West-Terschelling is 112 km.

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to West-Terschelling is to night bus and bus and ferry which costs 26€ - 45€ and takes 5 h 38 min.

The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to West-Terschelling is to train and ferry which takes 4 h 58 min and costs 35€ - 70€.

It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to get from Amsterdam to West-Terschelling, including transfers.