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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 891 bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the line 891 bus from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to Zaandam, Zaanse Schans 891

3€ - 4€

4 alternative options

Train  •  32 min

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

7€ - 18€

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans 18.3 km

45€ - 55€

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans 18.3 km

2€ - 4€

Uber  •  16 min

  1. Take an Uber from Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans 18.3 km

24€ - 35€

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Netherlands

There is widespread community transmission globally.
We have received no reports of travel restrictions in Netherlands. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Netherlands.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Currently, we are unable to provide international travel restriction information for Netherlands relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19). For the latest travel status in Netherlands, please check government recommendations.

Currently, we are unable to provide domestic travel restriction information for travelling within Netherlands. For the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel status within Netherlands, please check government recommendations.

Currently, we are unable to provide travel restriction information for leaving Netherlands. For the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel status in Netherlands, please check government recommendations.

Data sourced from: CDC, ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans is to drive which costs 2€ - 4€ and takes 16 min.

More details

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

More details

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Centraal Station station and arriving at Zaandam, Zaanse Schans. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

More details

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.

More details

The distance between Amsterdam and Zaanse Schans is 12 km. The road distance is 18.3 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans without a car is to line 891 bus which takes 30 min and costs 3€ - 4€.

More details

The line 891 bus from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to Zaandam, Zaanse Schans takes 22 min including transfers and departs hourly.

More details

Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans bus services, operated by Connexxion, depart from Amsterdam, Centraal Station.

More details

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

More details

The best way to get from Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans is to line 891 bus which takes 30 min and costs 3€ - 4€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 7€ - 18€ and takes 32 min.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 12.2 km
  • Duration: 30 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Zaanse Schans, Netherlands?

Connexxion operates a bus from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to Zaandam, Zaanse Schans hourly. Tickets cost 3€ - 4€ and the journey takes 22 min. Alternatively, 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.

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
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
1st Class
12€ - 18€
Bus operators
Other operators
Uber Amsterdam
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
24€ - 35€
UberBLACK
40€ - 60€
UberVAN
45€ - 65€
Taxi from Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans
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
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

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Italian Lakes: Getting around by train, Getting around the Cyclades and South Korea: Travelling from Seoul to Busan - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans bus services, operated by Connexxion, arrive at Zaandam, Zaanse Schans station.

More details

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

More details

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

Get driving directions

There are 3171+ hotels available in Zaanse Schans. Prices start at 87€ per night.

More details