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

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Train  •  3h 18m

  1. Take the train from Leeuwarden to Amsterdam Zuid Intercity

27€ - 58€

Cheapest option

Line 350 bus, line 135 bus, line 314 bus  •  3h 51m

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

20€ - 26€

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3h 34m

  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 21m

  1. Drive from Harlingen to Amsterdam 113.9 km

14€ - 21€

Harlingen → Amsterdam
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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 is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Amsterdam is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Harlingen to Amsterdam is to drive which costs 14€ - 21€ and takes 1h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Harlingen to Amsterdam is to drive which costs 14€ - 21€ and takes 1h 21m.

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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, IJtunnel via Afsluitdijk, Kop Afsluitdijk, Den Oever, Busstation and Hoorn, Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 51m.

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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 18m.

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The distance between Harlingen and Amsterdam is 96 km. The road distance is 113.9 km.

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The best way to get from Harlingen to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 3h 18m and costs 26€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 3h 18m 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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The best way to get from Harlingen to Amsterdam is to train which takes 3h 18m and costs 26€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can line 350 bus and line 135 bus and line 314 bus, which costs 20€ - 26€ and takes 3h 51m.

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  • Distance: 96 km
  • Duration: 3h 18m

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 1m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Harlingen to Amsterdam via Afsluitdijk, Kop Afsluitdijk, Den Oever, Busstation, and Hoorn, Station in around 3h 51m.

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 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 50€
Website
Dutch Railways (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
Dutch Railways (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 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Afsluitdijk, Kop Afsluitdijk to Den Oever, Busstation
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
arriva.nl

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Harlingen to Amsterdam bus services, operated by EBS, arrive at Amsterdam, IJtunnel 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 114 km. It takes approximately 1h 21m to drive from Harlingen to Amsterdam.

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