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There are 4 ways to get from Dam Square to Purmerend by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 306 bus  •  32 min

  1. Take the line 306 bus from Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade to Purmerend, Waterlandlaan N01 / ...

€4

3 alternative options

Train  •  54 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Sloterdijk Sprinter / ...
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Purmerend Sprinter / ...

€15 - €35

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dam Square to Purmerend 18.5 km

€45 - €55

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Dam Square to Purmerend 18.5 km

€2 - €4

Dam Square to Purmerend by walk and bus

The journey time between Dam Square and Purmerend is around 19 min and covers a distance of around 18 km. The fastest journey normally takes 17 min. Operated by EBS, the Dam Square to Purmerend service departs from Dam Square and arrives in Purmerend, Waterlandlaan. Typically 496 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
19 min
Fastest journey time:
17 min
Journey distance:
18 km
Services per week:
496
Cheapest price:
€4
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:24
Last service departs at:
23:54

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dam Square to Purmerend walk and bus schedules

Dam Square → Purmerend
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Rules to follow in Netherlands

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Travel within Netherlands

Observe COVID-19 safety rules
Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

COVID-19 help in Netherlands

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

Frequently Asked Questions


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

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

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

The social distance requirement in Purmerend 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: 25 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Dam Square to Purmerend is to drive which costs €2 - €4 and takes 19 min.

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The fastest way to get from Dam Square to Purmerend is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs €45 - €55.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade and arriving at Purmerend, Waterlandlaan. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dam Square to Purmerend. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Purmerend via Amsterdam Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 54 min.

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The distance between Dam Square and Purmerend is 15 km. The road distance is 18.5 km.

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The best way to get from Dam Square to Purmerend without a car is to line 306 bus which takes 32 min and costs €4.

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The line 306 bus from Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade to Purmerend, Waterlandlaan takes 20 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Dam Square to Purmerend bus services, operated by EBS, depart from Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade station.

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

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The best way to get from Dam Square to Purmerend is to line 306 bus which takes 32 min and costs €4. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €14 - €35 and takes 54 min.

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Map of how to get from Dam Square to Purmerend.
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  • Distance: 15.4 km
  • Duration: 32 min

What companies run services between Dam Square, Nord-Holland, Netherlands and Purmerend, Netherlands?

EBS operates a bus from Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade to Purmerend, Waterlandlaan every 20 minutes. Tickets cost €4 and the journey takes 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dam Square to Purmerend via Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk in around 54 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 Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €16
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €10
1st Class
€11 - €16
Train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Purmerend
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €19
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €11
1st Class
€13 - €19
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Dam Square to Purmerend
Ave. Duration
19 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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Dam Square to Purmerend bus services, operated by EBS, arrive at Purmerend, Waterlandlaan station.

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Dam Square to Purmerend train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Purmerend station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dam Square to Purmerend is 18 km. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Dam Square to Purmerend.

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