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There are 5 ways to get from Royal Palace of Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  30 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Zaandijk Zaanse Schans Sprinter

€7 - €18

Cheapest option

Line 391 bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the line 391 bus from Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade to Zaandam, Zaanse Schans 391

€3 - €5

3 alternative options

Line 391 bus via Amsterdam, Centraal Station  •  56 min

  1. Take the line 391 bus from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to Zaandam, Zaanse Schans 391

€3 - €5

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Royal Palace of Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans 18.2 km

€45 - €55

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Royal Palace of Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans 18.2 km

€2 - €4

Royal Palace of Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans by walk and train

The journey time between Royal Palace of Amsterdam and Zaanse Schans is around 17 min and covers a distance of around 16 km. The fastest journey normally takes 17 min. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS), the Royal Palace of Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans service departs from Royal Palace of Amsterdam and arrives in Zaandijk Zaanse Schans. Typically 389 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
17 min
Fastest journey time:
17 min
Services per week:
389
Cheapest price:
€7
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:13
Last service departs at:
23:43

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Royal Palace of Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans walk and train schedules

Royal Palace of Amsterdam → Zaanse Schans
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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 Zaanse Schans is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Zaanse Schans is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Zaanse Schans 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: 16 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Royal Palace of Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans is to drive which costs €2 - €4 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Royal Palace of Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans is to taxi which costs €45 - €55 and takes 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade and arriving at Zaandam, Zaanse Schans. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Zaandijk Zaanse Schans. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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The distance between Royal Palace of Amsterdam and Zaanse Schans is 12 km. The road distance is 18.2 km.

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The best way to get from Royal Palace of Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans without a car is to train which takes 30 min and costs €7 - €18.

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The train from Amsterdam Centraal to Zaandijk Zaanse Schans takes 17 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Royal Palace of Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans bus services, operated by Connexxion, depart from Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade station.

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Royal Palace of Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Royal Palace of Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans is to train which takes 30 min and costs €7 - €18. Alternatively, you can line 391 bus, which costs €3 - €5 and takes 56 min.

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  • Distance: 12.3 km
  • Duration: 30 min

What companies run services between Royal Palace of Amsterdam, Netherlands and Zaanse Schans, Netherlands?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam Centraal to Zaandijk Zaanse Schans every 30 minutes. Tickets cost €7 - €18 and the journey takes 17 min. Alternatively, Connexxion operates a bus from Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade to Zaandam, Zaanse Schans every 30 minutes. Tickets cost €3 - €5 and the journey takes 41 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 Amsterdam Centraal to Zaandijk Zaanse Schans
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €18
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €11
1st Class
€12 - €18
Bus operators
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade to Zaandam, Zaanse Schans
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Connexxion
Bus from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to Zaandam, Zaanse Schans
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Connexxion
Other operators
Taxi from Royal Palace of Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
€45 - €55
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

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Royal Palace of Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans bus services, operated by Connexxion, arrive at Zaandam, Zaanse Schans station.

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Royal Palace of Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Zaandijk Zaanse Schans station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Royal Palace of Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans is 18 km. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Royal Palace of Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans.

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