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There are 6 ways to get from Purmerend to Amsterdam by bus, train, taxi, car or foot

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Line 306 bus  •  23 min

  1. Take the line 306 bus from Purmerend, Waterlandlaan to Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade 306 / ...

$5

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Train  •  26 min

  1. Take the train from Purmerend to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity

$6 - $12

Train via Amsterdam Sloterdijk  •  28 min

  1. Take the train from Purmerend to Amsterdam Sloterdijk Sprinter / ...
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Amsterdam Centraal Sprinter / ...

$10 - $18

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Purmerend to Amsterdam 11.8 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Purmerend to Amsterdam 11.8 miles

$2 - $5

Walk  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Walk from Purmerend to Amsterdam 10.9 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Purmerend to Amsterdam is to drive which costs 2€ - 4€ and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Purmerend to Amsterdam is to taxi which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Purmerend, Waterlandlaan and arriving at Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Purmerend and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 26 min.

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The distance between Purmerend and Amsterdam is 15 km. The road distance is 18.9 km.

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The best way to get from Purmerend to Amsterdam without a car is to line 306 bus which takes 23 min and costs 4€.

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The line 306 bus from Purmerend, Waterlandlaan to Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade takes 23 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Purmerend to Amsterdam bus services, operated by EBS, depart from Purmerend, Waterlandlaan station.

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

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The best way to get from Purmerend to Amsterdam is to line 306 bus which takes 23 min and costs 4€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 5€ - 10€ and takes 26 min.

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  • Distance: 9.6 miles
  • Duration: 23 min

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

EBS operates a bus from Purmerend to Amsterdam every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 23 min. Alternatively, Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Purmerend to Amsterdam once daily. Tickets cost $6 - $12 and the journey takes 26 min.

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 Purmerend to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Purmerend to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
EBS
Website
ebs-ov.nl
Bus from Purmerend, Waterlandlaan to Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
ebs-ov.nl
Other operators
Taxi from Purmerend to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
TCA Taxi
Phone
+31 20 777 7777
Website
tcataxi.nl
Staxi
Phone
+31 20 705 8888
Website
staxi.nl
Goedkoopnaarschiphol.NL
Phone
+31 20 260 0810
Website
goedkoopnaarschiphol.nl

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Purmerend to Amsterdam bus services, operated by EBS, arrive at Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Purmerend to Amsterdam is 19 km. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Purmerend to Amsterdam.

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