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

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Bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Afsluitdijk, Kop Afsluitdijk to Alkmaar, Kanaalkade 350

$15 - $18

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Train  •  4 h 15 min

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

$36 - $63

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Franeker to Alkmaar 58.2 miles

$14 - $21

Questions & Answers

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 4 h 15 min.

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

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The best way to get from Franeker to Alkmaar without a car is to bus which takes 3 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h to get from Franeker to Alkmaar, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Franeker to Alkmaar is to bus which takes 3 h and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 15 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Franeker to Alkmaar.
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  • Distance: 51.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

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

Arriva NL operates a bus from Franeker to Alkmaar hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $15 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Franeker to Alkmaar via Leeuwarden and Utrecht Centraal in around 4 h 15 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 Leeuwarden to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Alkmaar
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Afsluitdijk, Kop Afsluitdijk to Alkmaar, Kanaalkade
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Website
arriva.nl

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