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

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Recommended option

Bus, train via Alkmaar  •  3h 30m

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

€24 - €44

Cheapest option

Line 350 bus, line 135 bus, line 314 bus  •  3h 54m

  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 35m

  1. Take the bus from Makkum, Dominee L. Touwenlaan to Leeuwarden, Busstation 692
  2. Take the train from Leeuwarden to Amsterdam Zuid Intercity

€28 - €61

Drive  •  1h 19m

  1. Drive from Makkum to Amsterdam 108.3 km

€13 - €20

Makkum to Amsterdam by bus and train

The journey time between Makkum and Amsterdam is around 3h 7m and covers a distance of around 139 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 24m. Operated by Arriva NL and Dutch Railways (NS), the Makkum to Amsterdam service departs from Makkum, Botterstraat and arrives in Amsterdam Centraal. Typically 93 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 7m
Fastest journey time:
2h 24m
Journey distance:
139 km
Services per week:
93
Cheapest price:
€24
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:25
Last service departs at:
22:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Makkum to Amsterdam bus and train schedules

Makkum → 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

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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.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

Last updated: 18 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Makkum to Amsterdam is to drive which costs €13 - €20 and takes 1h 19m.

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The fastest way to get from Makkum to Amsterdam is to drive which takes 1h 19m and costs €13 - €20.

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No, there is no direct bus from Makkum to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Makkum, Botterstraat and arriving at Amsterdam, IJtunnel via Afsluitdijk, Kop Afsluitdijk, Den Oever, Busstation and Hoorn, Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 54m.

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The distance between Makkum and Amsterdam is 84 km. The road distance is 108.3 km.

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The best way to get from Makkum to Amsterdam without a car is to bus and train via Alkmaar which takes 3h 30m and costs €24 - €45.

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It takes approximately 3h 30m to get from Makkum to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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

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Makkum to Amsterdam bus services, operated by EBS, arrive at Amsterdam, IJtunnel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Makkum to Amsterdam is 108 km. It takes approximately 1h 19m to drive from Makkum to Amsterdam.

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  • Distance: 83.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 30m

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

You can take a bus from Makkum to Amsterdam via Afsluitdijk, Kop Afsluitdijk, Den Oever, Busstation, and Hoorn, Station in around 3h 54m.

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 Alkmaar to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €24
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €14
1st Class
€17 - €24
Train from Leeuwarden to Amsterdam Zuid
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€20 - €50
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€20 - €28
1st Class
€30 - €50
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 Makkum, Dominee L. Touwenlaan to Leeuwarden, Busstation
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €9
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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