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

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Recommended option

Train  •  15 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koog aan de Zaan Sprinter

$5 - $9

Cheapest option

Line 391 bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the line 391 bus from Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade to Zaandam, Zaans Medisch Centrum 391

$3 - $6

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Amsterdam to Zaanstad 9.5 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Zaanstad 9.5 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  15 min

  1. Take an Uber from Amsterdam to Zaanstad 9.5 miles

$22 - $30

Walk  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Walk from Amsterdam to Zaanstad 7.4 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Zaanstad is to drive which costs 2€ - 3€ and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Zaanstad is to train which costs 4€ - 8€ and takes 15 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Koog aan de Zaan. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Zaanstad is 10 km. The road distance is 15.3 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Zaanstad without a car is to train which takes 15 min and costs 4€ - 8€.

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The train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koog aan de Zaan takes 15 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Zaanstad is to train which takes 15 min and costs 4€ - 8€. Alternatively, you can line 391 bus, which costs 3€ - 5€ and takes 30 min.

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  • Distance: 6.4 miles
  • Duration: 15 min

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam to Zaanstad every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $9 and the journey takes 15 min. Alternatively, Connexxion operates a bus from Amsterdam to Zaanstad every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 30 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 Koog aan de Zaan
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade to Zaandam, Zaans Medisch Centrum
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
connexxion.nl
Other operators
Uber Amsterdam
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Amsterdam to Zaanstad
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$22 - $30
UberBLACK
$40 - $55
UberVAN
$40 - $60
Taxi from Amsterdam to Zaanstad
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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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Amsterdam to Zaanstad bus services, operated by Connexxion, arrive at Zaandam, Zaans Medisch Centrum station.

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Amsterdam to Zaanstad train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Koog aan de Zaan station.

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

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