There are 3 ways to get from Amsterdam to West-Terschelling by bus, ferry or train
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Bus, ferry • 4 h 33 min
$21 - $35
2 alternative options
Train, ferry • 6 h 26 min
$41 - $69
Train, bus, ferry • 6 h 49 min
$36 - $56
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to West-Terschelling is to bus and ferry which costs 18€ - 35€ and takes 4 h 33 min.
The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to West-Terschelling is to bus and ferry which costs 18€ - 35€ and takes 4 h 33 min.
The distance between Amsterdam and West-Terschelling is 112 km.
The best way to get from Amsterdam to West-Terschelling without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 4 h 33 min and costs 18€ - 35€.
It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Amsterdam to West-Terschelling, including transfers.
There are 113+ hotels available in West-Terschelling. Prices start at $81 USD per night.
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 bus to Harlingen, Harlingen Station, take the walk to Harlingen, Station, take the line 71 bus to Harlingen, Havenplein, take the walk to Harlingen, then take the ferry to Terschelling. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Amsterdam to West-Terschelling via Amsterdam, Station Zuid, Amsterdam Zuid, Leeuwarden, Harlingen Haven, and Harlingen in around 6 h 26 min.
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.
Train from Amsterdam Zuid to Leeuwarden
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Alkmaar
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Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Harlingen, Harlingen Station
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 30 min
- Once daily
- Estimated price
- $7 - $12
Ferry from Harlingen to Terschelling
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 45 min
- Every 4 hours
- Estimated price
- $13 - $21
- Schedules at
- Regular ferry
- $13 - $16
- Fast ferry
- $18 - $21
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