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There are 4 ways to get from Amsterdam to Zaandijk by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  17 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Zaandijk Zaanse Schans Sprinter

7€ - 18€

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Bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade to Zaandam, Zaanse Schans 391 / ...

3€ - 5€

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Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Amsterdam to Zaandijk 18.1 km

45€ - 55€

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Zaandijk 18.1 km

2€ - 4€

Amsterdam to Zaandijk by trains

The train journey time between Amsterdam and Zaandijk is around 17 min and covers a distance of around 15 km. The fastest train normally takes 16 min. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS), the Amsterdam to Zaandijk train service departs from Amsterdam Centraal and arrives in Zaandijk Zaanse Schans. Typically 322 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
17 min
Fastest train time:
16 min
Trains per week:
322
Cheapest price:
7€
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:13
Last train departs at:
23:44

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Amsterdam to Zaandijk train schedules

Amsterdam → Zaandijk
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Travel within Netherlands

Observe COVID-19 safety rules
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COVID-19 help in Netherlands

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1351

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Yes, travel within Netherlands is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Zaandijk is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Zaandijk is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Zaandijk is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

Last updated: 9 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Zaandijk is to drive which costs 2€ - 4€ and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Zaandijk is to taxi which costs 45€ - 55€ and takes 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade and arriving at Zaandam, Zaanse Schans. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Zaandijk Zaanse Schans. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Zaandijk is 12 km. The road distance is 18.1 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Zaandijk without a car is to train which takes 17 min and costs 7€ - 18€.

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The train from Amsterdam Centraal to Zaandijk Zaanse Schans takes 17 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Zaandijk is to train which takes 17 min and costs 7€ - 18€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 3€ - 5€ and takes 41 min.

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  • Distance: 12.5 km
  • Duration: 17 min

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam Centraal to Zaandijk Zaanse Schans every 30 minutes. Tickets cost 7€ - 18€ and the journey takes 17 min. Alternatively, Connexxion operates a bus from Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade to Zaandam, Zaanse Schans every 30 minutes. Tickets cost 3€ - 5€ and the journey takes 41 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Zaandijk Zaanse Schans
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 18€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
1st Class
12€ - 18€
Bus 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
Bus from Amsterdam Centraal to Zaandijk Zaanse Schans
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
Other operators
Taxi from Amsterdam to Zaandijk
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
TCA Taxi
Phone
+31 20 777 7777
Website
tcataxi.nl
Taxi Team Amsterdam
Phone
+31 64 444 4087
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 Zaandijk bus services, operated by Connexxion, arrive at Zaandam, Zaanse Schans station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Zaandijk is 18 km. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Amsterdam to Zaandijk.

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