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There are 3 ways to get from Franeker to Amsterdam Centraal Station by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 19m

  1. Take the train from Leeuwarden to Almere Centrum Intercity

30€ - 70€

Cheapest option

Bus, line 135 bus  •  4h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Den Oever, Busstation 350
  2. Take the line 135 bus from Den Oever, Busstation to Hoorn, Station 135
  3. Take the bus from Hoorn, Station to Amsterdam, Centraal Station 314

27€ - 35€

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 26m

  1. Drive from Franeker to Amsterdam Centraal Station 121.2 km

15€ - 22€

Franeker to Amsterdam Centraal Station by trains

The train journey time between Franeker and Amsterdam Centraal Station is around 2h 53m and covers a distance of around 212 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 28m. Operated by Arriva NL and Dutch Railways (NS), the Franeker to Amsterdam Centraal Station train service departs from Franeker and arrives in Amsterdam Centraal. Typically 130 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 53m
Fastest train time:
2h 28m
Trains per week:
130
Cheapest price:
30€
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:54
Last train departs at:
23:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Franeker to Amsterdam Centraal Station train schedules

Franeker → Amsterdam Centraal Station
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COVID-19 help in Netherlands

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

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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
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Amsterdam Centraal Station is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Amsterdam Centraal Station is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Amsterdam Centraal Station 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: 9 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Franeker to Amsterdam Centraal Station is to drive which costs 15€ - 22€ and takes 1h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Franeker to Amsterdam Centraal Station is to drive which costs 15€ - 22€ and takes 1h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Franeker to Amsterdam Centraal Station station. However, there are services departing from Franeker, Voorstraat and arriving at Amsterdam, Centraal Station via Leeuwarden, Busstation, Den Oever, Busstation and Hoorn, Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 47m.

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No, there is no direct train from Franeker to Amsterdam Centraal Station. However, there are services departing from Franeker and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Leeuwarden and Almere Centrum. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 19m.

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It is 100 km from Franeker to Amsterdam Centraal Station. It is approximately 121.2 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Franeker to Amsterdam Centraal Station without a car is to train which takes 3h 19m and costs 30€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 3h 19m to get from Franeker to Amsterdam Centraal Station, including transfers.

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Franeker to Amsterdam Centraal Station bus services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Leeuwarden, Busstation.

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

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The best way to get from Franeker to Amsterdam Centraal Station is to train which takes 3h 19m and costs 30€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus and line 135 bus, which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 4h 47m.

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Map of how to get from Franeker to Amsterdam Centraal Station.
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  • Distance: 99.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 19m

What companies run services between Franeker, Netherlands and Amsterdam Centraal Station, Netherlands?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Leeuwarden to Almere Centrum hourly. Tickets cost 18€ - 45€ and the journey takes 1h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Franeker to Amsterdam Centraal Station via Leeuwarden, Busstation, Den Oever, Busstation, and Hoorn, Station in around 4h 47m.

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 Almere Centrum
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 45€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
18€ - 26€
1st Class
30€ - 45€
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Franeker to Amsterdam Centraal Station bus services, operated by EBS, arrive at Amsterdam, Centraal Station.

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Franeker to Amsterdam Centraal Station train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Almere Centrum station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Franeker to Amsterdam Centraal Station is 121 km. It takes approximately 1h 26m to drive from Franeker to Amsterdam Centraal Station.

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