There are 4 ways to get from Harlingen to Amsterdam by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 17m

  1. Take the train from Leeuwarden to Amsterdam Zuid Intercity

27€ - 58€

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Bus, line 129 bus  •  4h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Afsluitdijk, Kop Afsluitdijk to Alkmaar, Station 350
  2. Take the line 129 bus from Alkmaar, Station to Purmerend, Tramplein 129

22€ - 30€

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Bus, train  •  3h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Afsluitdijk, Kop Afsluitdijk to Alkmaar, Station 350
  2. Take the train from Alkmaar to Amsterdam Centraal Sprinter / ...

24€ - 44€

Drive  •  1h 9m

  1. Drive from Harlingen to Amsterdam 113 km

15€ - 23€

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The cheapest way to get from Harlingen to Amsterdam is to drive which costs 15€ - 23€ and takes 1h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Harlingen to Amsterdam is to drive which costs 15€ - 23€ and takes 1h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Harlingen station to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Harlingen, Station and arriving at Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade via Afsluitdijk, Kop Afsluitdijk, Alkmaar, Station and Purmerend, Tramplein. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from Harlingen to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Harlingen and arriving at Amsterdam, Rokin via Leeuwarden and Amsterdam, Station Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 17m.

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The distance between Harlingen and Amsterdam is 96 km. The road distance is 113 km.

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The best way to get from Harlingen to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 3h 17m and costs 26€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 3h 17m to get from Harlingen to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Harlingen to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Afsluitdijk, Kop Afsluitdijk station.

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

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  • Distance: 96 km
  • Duration: 3h 17m

What companies run services between Harlingen, Netherlands and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Leeuwarden to Amsterdam Zuid hourly. Tickets cost 20€ - 50€ and the journey takes 2h 2m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Harlingen to Amsterdam via Afsluitdijk, Kop Afsluitdijk, Alkmaar, Station, and Purmerend, Tramplein in around 4h 31m.

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.

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Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Leeuwarden to Amsterdam Zuid
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 50€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
20€ - 28€
1st Class
30€ - 50€
Train from Alkmaar to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 24€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 14€
1st Class
17€ - 24€
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Afsluitdijk, Kop Afsluitdijk to Alkmaar, Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
arriva.nl

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The best way to get from Harlingen to Amsterdam is to train which takes 3h 17m and costs 26€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus and line 129 bus, which costs 22€ - 30€ and takes 4h 31m.

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Harlingen to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Connexxion, arrive at Purmerend, Tramplein station.

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Harlingen to Amsterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Amsterdam Zuid station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Harlingen to Amsterdam is 113 km. It takes approximately 1h 9m to drive from Harlingen to Amsterdam.

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