There are 5 ways to get from Zaanse Schans to Giethoorn by train, bus 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 270 bus  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Zaandijk Zaanse Schans to Amsterdam Centraal
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Almere Centrum
  3. Take the train from Almere Centrum to Steenwijk
  4. Take the line 270 bus from Steenwijk, Station to Giethoorn, Kerkweg 270 / ...

$28 - $52

Cheapest option

Line 391 bus, train, line 70 bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the line 391 bus from Zaandam, Zaanse Schans to Amsterdam, Centraal Station IJzijde 391
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Zwolle
  3. Take the line 70 bus from Zwolle, Busstation to Giethoorn, Kerkweg 70

$21 - $37

3 alternative options

Line 391 bus, train  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the line 391 bus from Zaandam, Zaanse Schans to Amsterdam, Centraal Station IJzijde 391
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Lelystad Centrum
  3. Take the train from Lelystad Centrum to Steenwijk

$26 - $49

Line 395 bus, bus, line 320 bus, train, line 270 bus  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the line 395 bus from Zaandam, Borgerdiep to Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk 395
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Drachten 075
  3. Take the line 320 bus from Drachten, Transferium Oost to Heerenveen, Busstation 320 / ...
  4. Take the train from Heerenveen to Steenwijk
  5. Take the line 270 bus from Steenwijk, Station to Giethoorn, Kerkweg 270 / ...

$22 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Zaanse Schans to Giethoorn 83.2 miles

$20 - $30

Questions & Answers

The distance between Zaanse Schans and Giethoorn is 90 km. The road distance is 133.1 km.

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The best way to get from Zaanse Schans to Giethoorn without a car is to train and line 270 bus which takes 3 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from Zaanse Schans to Giethoorn, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zaanse Schans to Giethoorn is 133 km. It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to drive from Zaanse Schans to Giethoorn.

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There are 336+ hotels available in Giethoorn. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zaanse Schans to Giethoorn.
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  • Distance: 56.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 47 min

What companies run services between Zaanse Schans, Netherlands and Giethoorn, Netherlands?

There is no direct connection from Zaanse Schans to Giethoorn. However, you can take the walk to Zaandijk Zaanse Schans, take the train to Amsterdam Centraal, take the train to Almere Centrum, take the train to Steenwijk, take the walk to Steenwijk, Station, then take the line 270 bus to Giethoorn, Kerkweg. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Zaanse Schans to Giethoorn via Zaandam, Zaanse Schans, Amsterdam, Centraal Station IJzijde, Amsterdam Centraal, Lelystad Centrum, Steenwijk, and Steenwijk, Station in around 4 h 36 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 Zaandijk Zaanse Schans to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Almere Centrum
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Almere Centrum to Steenwijk
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Lelystad Centrum
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Lelystad Centrum to Steenwijk
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Heerenveen to Steenwijk
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
OV Regio IJsselmond
Phone
900 - 266 63 99
Website
ovregioijsselmond.nl
Bus from Steenwijk, Station to Giethoorn, Kerkweg
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ovregioijsselmond.nl
Bus from Zwolle, Busstation to Giethoorn, Kerkweg
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ovregioijsselmond.nl
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Zaandam, Zaanse Schans to Amsterdam, Centraal Station IJzijde
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
connexxion.nl
Bus from Zaandam, Borgerdiep to Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
connexxion.nl
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Drachten
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Drachten, Transferium Oost to Heerenveen, Busstation
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
arriva.nl

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