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There are 4 ways to get from Utrecht to Rijksmuseum by train, tram, taxi, car or rideshare

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Train, line 12 tram  •  43 min

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Amsterdam Amstel Intercity / ...
  2. Take the line 12 tram from Amsterdam, Amstelstation to Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum 12

10€ - 22€

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1h 11m

  1. Take the rideshare from Utrecht to Amsterdam 39.9 km

3€ - 5€

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Utrecht to Rijksmuseum 42.6 km

100€ - 130€

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Utrecht to Rijksmuseum 42.6 km

5€ - 8€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rijksmuseum is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rijksmuseum is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Rijksmuseum is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Utrecht to Rijksmuseum is to rideshare which costs 3€ - 5€ and takes 1h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Utrecht to Rijksmuseum is to taxi which costs 100€ - 130€ and takes 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Utrecht to Rijksmuseum. However, there are services departing from Utrecht Centraal and arriving at Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum via Amsterdam, Amstelstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 min.

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The distance between Utrecht and Rijksmuseum is 34 km. The road distance is 42.6 km.

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The best way to get from Utrecht to Rijksmuseum without a car is to train and line 12 tram which takes 43 min and costs 10€ - 23€.

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It takes approximately 43 min to get from Utrecht to Rijksmuseum, including transfers.

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Utrecht to Rijksmuseum train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Utrecht Centraal station.

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Utrecht to Rijksmuseum train services, operated by GVB, arrive at Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Utrecht to Rijksmuseum is 43 km. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Utrecht to Rijksmuseum.

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There are 2294+ hotels available in Rijksmuseum. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Utrecht to Rijksmuseum.
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  • Distance: 34 km
  • Duration: 43 min

What companies run services between Utrecht, Netherlands and Rijksmuseum, Netherlands?

There is no direct connection from Utrecht to Rijksmuseum. However, you can take the train to Amsterdam Amstel, take the walk to Amsterdam, Amstelstation, take the line 12 tram to Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum, then take the walk to Rijksmuseum. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Rijksmuseum.

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
+31 30 751 5155
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Amsterdam Amstel
Ave. Duration
18 min
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 21€
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 13€
1st Class
14€ - 21€
Other operators

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Rideshare from Utrecht to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
49 min
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
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Taxi from Utrecht to Rijksmuseum
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
100€ - 130€
Taxi Utrecht Midland
+31 30 744 0878
J.A. van den Berg Taxi
+31 30 889 0754
+31 30 269 0724

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Utrecht and Rijksmuseum. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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