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

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

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Train  •  15 min

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

$5 - $9

Cheapest option

Line 391 bus  •  31 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

$29 - $40

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

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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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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 31 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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  • 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 31 min.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
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
31 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
$29 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$29 - $40
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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