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

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Train  •  12m

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

$4 - $9

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Line 394 bus  •  22m

  1. Take the line 394 bus from Zaandam, De Vlinder to Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade 391 / ...

$3 - $6

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  15m

  1. Take a taxi from Zaandam to Amsterdam 9.1 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  15m

  1. Drive from Zaandam to Amsterdam 9.1 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  15m

  1. Take an Uber from Zaandam to Amsterdam 9.1 miles

$23 - $35

Walk  •  1h 57m

  1. Walk from Zaandam to Amsterdam 6.1 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Zaandam to Amsterdam is to drive which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Zaandam to Amsterdam is to train which costs 4€ - 8€ and takes 12m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zaandam, De Vlinder and arriving at Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zaandam and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12m.

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The distance between Zaandam and Amsterdam is 8 km. The road distance is 14.5 km.

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The best way to get from Zaandam to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 12m and costs 4€ - 8€.

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The train from Zaandam to Amsterdam Centraal takes 12m including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Zaandam to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Connexxion, depart from Zaandam, De Vlinder station.

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

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The best way to get from Zaandam to Amsterdam is to train which takes 12m and costs 4€ - 8€. Alternatively, you can line 394 bus, which costs 3€ - 5€ and takes 22m.

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Map of how to get from Zaandam to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 5.2 miles
  • Duration: 12m

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Zaandam to Amsterdam every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $9 and the journey takes 12m. Alternatively, Connexxion operates a bus from Zaandam to Amsterdam every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 22m.

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 Zaandam to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Website
ns.nl
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Bus operators
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Zaandam, De Vlinder to Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Connexxion
Other operators
Uber Amsterdam
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Zaandam to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$23 - $35
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UberX
$23 - $35
UberBLACK
$40 - $55
UberVAN
$45 - $65
Taxi from Zaandam to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
15m
Estimated price
$40 - $55
TCA Taxi
Phone
+31 20 777 7777
Website
tcataxi.nl
Staxi
Phone
+31 20 705 8888
Website
staxi.nl

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Zaandam to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Connexxion, arrive at Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Zaandam to Amsterdam is 15 km. It takes approximately 15m to drive from Zaandam to Amsterdam.

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