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.

Recommended option

Train  •  15 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koog Bloemwijk Express / ...

$5 - $10

Cheapest option

Line 391 bus  •  30 min

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

$3 - $7

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Amsterdam to Zaanstad 9.5 miles

$45 - $60

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

$23 - $35

Walk  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Walk from Amsterdam to Zaanstad 7.4 miles

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam to Zaanstad every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $10 and the journey takes 15 min. Alternatively, Connexxion operates a bus from Amsterdam to Zaanstad every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $7 and the journey takes 30 min.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koog Bloemwijk
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
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 - $7
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
$23 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$23 - $35
UberBLACK
$40 - $60
UberVAN
$45 - $65
Taxi from Amsterdam to Zaanstad
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Amsterdam to Zaanstad?

The distance between Amsterdam and Zaanstad is 10 km. The road distance is 15 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Zaanstad?

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Zaanstad is to drive which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 15 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Amsterdam to Zaanstad?

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

Is there a direct train between Amsterdam and Zaanstad?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Koog Bloemwijk. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

Is there a direct bus between Amsterdam and Zaanstad?

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.

How long does it take to get from Amsterdam to Zaanstad?

The train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koog Bloemwijk takes 15 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.