There are 6 ways to get from Amsterdam to Zaandam by train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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Train  •  12 min

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

$4 - $9

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Line 391 bus  •  27 min

  1. Take the line 391 bus from Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade to Zaandam, Walraven v.Hallstraat N92 / ...

$3 - $6

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Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Amsterdam to Zaandam 8.5 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Zaandam 8.5 miles

$2 - $3

Uber  •  15 min

  1. Take an Uber from Amsterdam to Zaandam 8.5 miles

$20 - $28

Walk  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Walk from Amsterdam to Zaandam 6.1 miles

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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 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Zaandam. Services depart every 15 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 13.6 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 .

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The train from Amsterdam Centraal to Zaandam takes 12 min including transfers and departs every 15 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 . Alternatively, you can line 391 bus, which costs and takes 27 min.

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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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  • Distance: 5.2 miles
  • Duration: 12 min

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam to Zaandam every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $9 and the journey takes 12 min. Alternatively, Connexxion operates a bus from Amsterdam to Zaandam every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 27 min.

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 Zaandam
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Bus operators
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade to Zaandam, Walraven v.Hallstraat
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
connexxion.nl
Other operators
Uber Amsterdam
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Amsterdam to Zaandam
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$20 - $28
UberBLACK
$35 - $50
UberVAN
$40 - $55
Taxi from Amsterdam to Zaandam
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
TCA Taxi
Phone
+31 20 777 7777
Website
tcataxi.nl
Staxi
Phone
+31 20 705 8888
Website
staxi.nl
Goedkoopnaarschiphol.NL
Phone
+31 20 260 0810
Website
goedkoopnaarschiphol.nl

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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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