There are 3 ways to get from The Hague to Alkmaar by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 40m

  1. Take the train from Den Haag Centraal to Haarlem Sprinter / ...
  2. Take the train from Haarlem to Alkmaar Sprinter / ...

19€ - 43€

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Bus, line 129 bus  •  2h 48m

  1. Take the bus from The Hague to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 813 / ...
  2. Take the line 129 bus from Purmerend, Tramplein to Alkmaar, Kanaalkade 129

16€ - 21€

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Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from The Hague to Alkmaar 83.9 km

11€ - 17€

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The cheapest way to get from The Hague to Alkmaar is to drive which costs 11€ - 17€ and takes 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from The Hague to Alkmaar is to drive which costs 11€ - 17€ and takes 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from The Hague to Alkmaar. However, there are services departing from The Hague and arriving at Alkmaar, Kanaalkade via Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk, Ilpendam, Ilpendam Dorp and Purmerend, Tramplein. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 48m.

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No, there is no direct train from The Hague to Alkmaar. However, there are services departing from Den Haag Centraal and arriving at Alkmaar via Haarlem. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 40m.

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The distance between The Hague and Alkmaar is 68 km. The road distance is 83.9 km.

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The best way to get from The Hague to Alkmaar without a car is to train which takes 1h 40m and costs 18€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 1h 40m to get from The Hague to Alkmaar, including transfers.

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The Hague to Alkmaar bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from The Hague station.

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The Hague to Alkmaar train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Den Haag Centraal station.

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The best way to get from The Hague to Alkmaar is to train which takes 1h 40m and costs 18€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus and line 129 bus, which costs 16€ - 21€ and takes 2h 48m.

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Map of how to get from The Hague to Alkmaar.
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  • Distance: 68.2 km
  • Duration: 1h 40m

What companies run services between The Hague, Netherlands and Alkmaar, Netherlands?

You can take a train from The Hague to Alkmaar via Haarlem in around 1h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from The Hague to Alkmaar via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk, Ilpendam, Ilpendam Dorp, and Purmerend, Tramplein in around 2h 48m.

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 Den Haag Centraal to Haarlem
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 22€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
16€ - 22€
Train from Haarlem to Alkmaar
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 21€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 13€
1st Class
14€ - 21€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from The Hague to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from The Hague to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
Blablabus
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Purmerend, Tramplein to Alkmaar, Kanaalkade
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
Connexxion

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The Hague to Alkmaar bus services, operated by Connexxion, arrive at Alkmaar, Kanaalkade station.

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The Hague to Alkmaar train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Alkmaar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between The Hague to Alkmaar is 84 km. It takes approximately 51 min to drive from The Hague to Alkmaar.

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