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There are 5 ways to get from Purmerend to Dam Square by bus, train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Line 306 bus via Amsterdam, IJtunnel  •  34 min

  1. Take the line 306 bus from Purmerend, Waterlandlaan to Amsterdam, IJtunnel 306

€4

4 alternative options

Line 306 bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the line 306 bus from Purmerend, Brug Wheermolen to Amsterdam, Centraal Station 306

€5

Train  •  49 min

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

€15 - €34

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Purmerend to Dam Square 18.8 km

€45 - €60

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Purmerend to Dam Square 18.8 km

€2 - €4

Purmerend to Dam Square by bus and walk

The journey time between Purmerend and Dam Square is around 19 min and covers a distance of around 18 km. The fastest journey normally takes 18 min. Operated by EBS, the Purmerend to Dam Square service departs from Purmerend, Waterlandlaan and arrives in Dam Square. Typically 451 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
19 min
Fastest journey time:
18 min
Journey distance:
18 km
Services per week:
451
Cheapest price:
€4
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:11
Last service departs at:
23:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Purmerend to Dam Square bus and walk schedules

Purmerend → Dam Square
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Rules to follow in Netherlands

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Travel within Netherlands

Observe COVID-19 safety rules
Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

COVID-19 help in Netherlands

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1351

Frequently Asked Questions


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

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Dam Square is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Dam Square is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Dam Square 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: 28 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Purmerend to Dam Square is to drive which costs €2 - €4 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Purmerend to Dam Square 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, IJtunnel. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Purmerend to Dam Square. However, there are services departing from Purmerend and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Zaandam. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 49 min.

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The distance between Purmerend and Dam Square is 15 km. The road distance is 18.8 km.

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The best way to get from Purmerend to Dam Square without a car is to line 306 bus via Amsterdam, IJtunnel which takes 34 min and costs €4.

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The line 306 bus from Purmerend, Waterlandlaan to Amsterdam, IJtunnel takes 18 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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

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

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The best way to get from Purmerend to Dam Square is to line 306 bus via Amsterdam, IJtunnel which takes 34 min and costs €4. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €14 - €35 and takes 49 min.

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Map of how to get from Purmerend to Dam Square.
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  • Distance: 15.4 km
  • Duration: 34 min

What companies run services between Purmerend, Netherlands and Dam Square, Nord-Holland, Netherlands?

EBS operates a bus from Purmerend, Waterlandlaan to Amsterdam, IJtunnel every 20 minutes. Tickets cost €4 and the journey takes 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Purmerend to Dam Square via Zaandam and Amsterdam Centraal in around 49 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 Zaandam
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €18
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €11
1st Class
€12 - €18
Train from Zaandam to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €17
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €11
1st Class
€12 - €17
Bus operators
EBS
Website
ebs-ov.nl
Bus from Purmerend, Waterlandlaan to Amsterdam, IJtunnel
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€4
Website
EBS
Bus from Purmerend, Brug Wheermolen to Amsterdam, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€5
Website
EBS
Other operators
Taxi from Purmerend to Dam Square
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
€45 - €60
TCA Taxi
Phone
+31 20 777 7777
Website
tcataxi.nl
Taxi Team Amsterdam
Phone
+31 64 444 4087
Staxi
Phone
+31 20 705 8888
Website
staxi.nl
PrimoTaxi
Phone
+ 31 10 262 2540
Website
primotaxi.nl
Goedkoopnaarschiphol.NL
Phone
+31 20 260 0810
Website
goedkoopnaarschiphol.nl
Taxi Wester Alcmaria 072-4444444
Phone
+31 72 444 4444
Website
taxialcmaria.nl
Taxi Alkmaar Martin
Phone
+31 6 27444422
Hofland Taxi
Phone
+31 72 511 1112

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Purmerend to Dam Square bus services, operated by EBS, arrive at Amsterdam, IJtunnel station.

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

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

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