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There are 4 ways to get from Zaandam to Waterlooplein (Station) by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  30 min

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

€7 - €17

Cheapest option

Line 394 bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the line 394 bus from Zaandam, Het Mennistenerf to Amsterdam, IJtunnel 391 / ...

€2 - €4

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Zaandam to Waterlooplein (Station) 15 km

€35 - €45

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Zaandam to Waterlooplein (Station) 15 km

€1 - €3

Zaandam to Waterlooplein (Station) by train and walk

The journey time between Zaandam and Waterlooplein (Station) is around 11 min and covers a distance of around 13 km. The fastest journey normally takes 11 min. Services are operated by Dutch Railways (NS). Typically 684 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
11 min
Fastest journey time:
11 min
Services per week:
684
Cheapest price:
€7
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:05
Last service departs at:
23:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Zaandam to Waterlooplein (Station) train and walk schedules

Zaandam → Waterlooplein (Station)
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Rules to follow in Netherlands

1.5m

Mandatory

Travel within Netherlands

Observe COVID-19 safety rules
Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
Nationwide control measures in place

COVID-19 help in Netherlands

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1351

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, travel within Netherlands is currently allowed.

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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 Waterlooplein (Station) is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Waterlooplein (Station) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Waterlooplein (Station) 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 Zaandam to Waterlooplein (Station) is to drive which costs €1 - €3 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zaandam to Waterlooplein (Station) is to taxi which costs €35 - €45 and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zaandam, Het Mennistenerf and arriving at Amsterdam, IJtunnel. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zaandam and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

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The distance between Zaandam and Waterlooplein (Station) is 9 km. The road distance is 15 km.

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The best way to get from Zaandam to Waterlooplein (Station) without a car is to train which takes 30 min and costs €7 - €17.

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The train from Zaandam to Amsterdam Centraal takes 12 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Zaandam to Waterlooplein (Station) bus services, operated by Connexxion, depart from Zaandam, Het Mennistenerf station.

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

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The best way to get from Zaandam to Waterlooplein (Station) is to train which takes 30 min and costs €7 - €17. Alternatively, you can line 394 bus, which costs €2 - €4 and takes 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Zaandam to Waterlooplein (Station).
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  • Distance: 9.4 km
  • Duration: 30 min

What companies run services between Zaandam, Netherlands and Waterlooplein (Station), Netherlands?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Zaandam to Amsterdam Centraal every 20 minutes. Tickets cost €7 - €17 and the journey takes 12 min. Alternatively, Connexxion operates a bus from Zaandam, Het Mennistenerf to Amsterdam, IJtunnel every 15 minutes. Tickets cost €2 - €4 and the journey takes 34 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 20 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €17
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €11
1st Class
€12 - €17
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Zaandam to Waterlooplein (Station)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
€35 - €45
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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Zaandam to Waterlooplein (Station) bus services, operated by Connexxion, arrive at Amsterdam, IJtunnel station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Zaandam to Waterlooplein (Station) is 15 km. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Zaandam to Waterlooplein (Station).

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