• Our partners include:

  • RailEurope
  • Deutsche Bahn
  • Trenitalia
  • SNCF
  • Flixbus
  • RENFE
  • Ouibus
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner

There are 3 ways to get from Franeker to Alkmaar by bus, train or car

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

Bus  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Alkmaar, Kanaalkade 350

$17 - $21

2 alternative options

Train  •  4h 12m

  1. Take the train from Leeuwarden to Utrecht Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Alkmaar Intercity

$36 - $63

Drive  •  1h 3m

  1. Drive from Franeker to Alkmaar 58.2 miles

$14 - $21

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Franeker to Alkmaar is to drive which costs 12€ - 18€ and takes 1h 3m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Franeker to Alkmaar is to drive which costs 12€ - 18€ and takes 1h 3m.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Franeker to Alkmaar. However, there are services departing from Franeker and arriving at Alkmaar via Leeuwarden and Utrecht Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 12m.

More details

The distance between Franeker and Alkmaar is 82 km. The road distance is 93.1 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Franeker to Alkmaar without a car is to bus which takes 2h 43m and costs 14€ - 19€.

More details

It takes approximately 2h 43m to get from Franeker to Alkmaar, including transfers.

More details

Franeker to Alkmaar train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Leeuwarden station.

More details

The best way to get from Franeker to Alkmaar is to bus which takes 2h 43m and costs 14€ - 19€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 4h 12m.

Mode details

Franeker to Alkmaar train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Alkmaar station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Franeker to Alkmaar is 93 km. It takes approximately 1h 3m to drive from Franeker to Alkmaar.

Get driving directions

Map of how to get from Franeker to Alkmaar.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 51.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 43m

What companies run services between Franeker, Netherlands and Alkmaar, Netherlands?

Arriva NL operates a bus from Franeker to Alkmaar hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $21 and the journey takes 1h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Franeker to Alkmaar via Leeuwarden and Utrecht Centraal in around 4h 12m.

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 Leeuwarden to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Alkmaar
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Alkmaar, Kanaalkade
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Website
arriva.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 Need to know: Eurostar, The beginner’s guide to the 2018 World Nomad Games and Slovenia: Getting from Ljubljana to Lake Bled - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

There are 1211+ hotels available in Alkmaar. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

More details