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There are 4 ways to get from Franeker to Makkum by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 71 bus, line 96 bus  •  2h 3m

  1. Take the train from Franeker to Harlingen
  2. Take the line 71 bus from Harlingen, Station to Afsluitdijk, Kop Afsluitdijk 71
  3. Take the line 96 bus from Afsluitdijk, Kop Afsluitdijk to Makkum, Botterstraat 96

6€ - 9€

3 alternative options

Line 97 bus, line 92 bus  •  2h 27m

  1. Take the line 97 bus from Franeker, Voorstraat to Leeuwarden, Busstation 97
  2. Take the line 92 bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Bolsward, Busstation 92 / ...

11€ - 15€

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Franeker to Makkum 25.1 km

55€ - 70€

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Franeker to Makkum 25.1 km

3€ - 5€

Franeker → Makkum
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Rules to follow in Netherlands

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Travel within Netherlands

Observe COVID-19 safety rules
Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
Nationwide control measures in place

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 Makkum is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Makkum 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: 3 May 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Franeker to Makkum is to drive which costs 3€ - 5€ and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Franeker to Makkum is to taxi which costs 55€ - 70€ and takes 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Franeker to Makkum. However, there are services departing from Franeker, Voorstraat and arriving at Makkum, Dominee L. Touwenlaan via Leeuwarden, Busstation and Bolsward, Busstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 27m.

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The distance between Franeker and Makkum is 17 km. The road distance is 25.1 km.

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The best way to get from Franeker to Makkum without a car is to train and line 71 bus and line 96 bus which takes 2h 3m and costs 5€ - 9€.

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It takes approximately 2h 3m to get from Franeker to Makkum, including transfers.

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Franeker to Makkum bus services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Franeker, Voorstraat station.

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Franeker to Makkum bus services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Bolsward, Busstation.

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Yes, the driving distance between Franeker to Makkum is 25 km. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Franeker to Makkum.

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There are 29+ hotels available in Makkum. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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  • Distance: 17.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 3m

What companies run services between Franeker, Netherlands and Makkum, Friesland, Netherlands?

You can take a bus from Franeker to Makkum via Leeuwarden, Busstation and Bolsward, Busstation in around 2h 27m.

Train operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Franeker to Harlingen
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 3€
Website
arriva.nl
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Harlingen, Station to Afsluitdijk, Kop Afsluitdijk
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 3€
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Afsluitdijk, Kop Afsluitdijk to Makkum, Botterstraat
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1€ - 3€
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Franeker, Voorstraat to Leeuwarden, Busstation
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 6€
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Bolsward, Busstation
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Website
arriva.nl
Other operators
Taxi from Franeker to Makkum
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Taxi Van Reeken
Phone
+31 6 45606616
Website
taxi-leeuwarden.nl
Taxi Services Noord
Phone
+31 58 213 8585
Website
taxiservicesnoord.nl
Taxi Hakro
Phone
+31 6 81725395
Website
taxihakro.nl

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