There are 5 ways to get from Amsterdam to Zaandam by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  12 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Zaandam Sprinter / ...

7€ - 17€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  25 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade to Zaandam, Walraven v.Hallstraat 393 / ...

2€ - 4€

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Amsterdam to Zaandam 13.7 km

35€ - 45€

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Zaandam 13.7 km

1€ - 3€

Uber  •  15 min

  1. Take an Uber from Amsterdam to Zaandam 13.7 km

19€ - 27€

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Zaandam is to drive which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Zaandam is to train which costs 7€ - 17€ and takes 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade and arriving at Zaandam, Walraven v.Hallstraat. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Zaandam. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Zaandam is 8 km. The road distance is 13.7 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Zaandam without a car is to train which takes 12 min and costs 7€ - 17€.

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The train from Amsterdam Centraal to Zaandam takes 12 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Amsterdam to Zaandam bus services, operated by Connexxion, depart from Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade station.

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Amsterdam to Zaandam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Zaandam is to train which takes 12 min and costs 7€ - 17€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 2€ - 4€ and takes 25 min.

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  • Distance: 8.4 km
  • Duration: 12 min

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam Centraal to Zaandam every 20 minutes. Tickets cost 7€ - 17€ and the journey takes 12 min. Alternatively, Connexxion operates a bus from Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade to Zaandam, Walraven v.Hallstraat every 30 minutes. Tickets cost 2€ - 4€ and the journey takes 25 min. Dutch Railways (NS) also services this route 3 times a week.

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.

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Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Zaandam
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 17€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
1st Class
12€ - 17€
Bus operators
Connexxion
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
Bus from Amsterdam Centraal to Zaandam
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
Other operators
Uber Amsterdam
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Amsterdam to Zaandam
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
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UberX
19€ - 27€
UberBLACK
30€ - 45€
UberVAN
35€ - 50€
Taxi from Amsterdam to Zaandam
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
TCA Taxi
Phone
+31 20 777 7777
Website
tcataxi.nl
Taxi Team Amsterdam
Phone
+31 64 444 4087
Website
taxiamsterdam-020.com
Staxi
Phone
+31 20 705 8888
Website
staxi.nl
PrimoTaxi
Phone
+ 31 10 262 2540
Website
primotaxi.nl
Goedkoopnaarschiphol.NL
Phone
+31 20 260 0810
Website
goedkoopnaarschiphol.nl

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Amsterdam to Zaandam bus services, operated by Connexxion, arrive at Zaandam, Walraven v.Hallstraat station.

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Amsterdam to Zaandam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Zaandam station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Zaandam is 14 km. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Amsterdam to Zaandam.

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