There are 4 ways to get from Zaandam to Volendam by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, line 316 bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the train from Zaandam to Amsterdam Centraal Sprinter / ...
  2. Take the line 316 bus from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to Volendam, Volendam Centrum 316 / ...

$11 - $15

Cheapest option

Line 394 bus, line 316 bus  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the line 394 bus from Zaandam, Het Mennistenerf to Amsterdam, Centraal Station IJzijde 391 / ...
  2. Take the line 316 bus from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to Volendam, Volendam Centrum 316 / ...

$10 - $12

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Zaandam to Volendam 16.1 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Zaandam to Volendam 16.1 miles

$3 - $6

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zaandam to Volendam is to drive which costs 3€ - 5€ and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zaandam to Volendam is to taxi which costs 60€ - 75€ and takes 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zaandam to Volendam. However, there are services departing from Zaandam, Het Mennistenerf and arriving at Volendam, Volendam Centrum via Amsterdam, Centraal Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

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The distance between Zaandam and Volendam is 18 km. The road distance is 25.7 km.

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The best way to get from Zaandam to Volendam without a car is to train and line 316 bus which takes 50 min and costs 9€ - 13€.

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It takes approximately 50 min to get from Zaandam to Volendam, including transfers.

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Zaandam to Volendam bus services, operated by Connexxion, depart from Zaandam, Het Mennistenerf station.

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Zaandam to Volendam bus services, operated by EBS, arrive at Volendam, Volendam Centrum station.

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Map of how to get from Zaandam to Volendam.
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  • Distance: 11.1 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

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

You can take a bus from Zaandam to Volendam via Amsterdam, Centraal Station IJzijde and Amsterdam, Centraal Station in around 1 h 15 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 Zaandam to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
EBS
Website
ebs-ov.nl
Bus from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to Volendam, Volendam Centrum
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
ebs-ov.nl
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Zaandam, Het Mennistenerf to Amsterdam, Centraal Station IJzijde
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
connexxion.nl
Other operators
Taxi from Zaandam to Volendam
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
TCA Taxi
Phone
+31 20 777 7777
Website
tcataxi.nl
Staxi
Phone
+31 20 705 8888
Website
staxi.nl
Goedkoopnaarschiphol.NL
Phone
+31 20 260 0810
Website
goedkoopnaarschiphol.nl

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