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There are 4 ways to get from Zoetermeer to Amsterdam by bus, train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Line 400 bus, train  •  1h 18m

  1. Take the line 400 bus from Zoetermeer, Woonhart to Leiden, Leiden Centraal 800 / ...
  2. Take the train from Leiden Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity / ...

12€ - 27€

Cheapest option

Line 383 bus, bus  •  1h 18m

  1. Take the line 383 bus from Zoetermeer, Mandelabrug/A12/Station to Den Haag, Den Haag Centraal 383 / ...
  2. Take the bus from The Hague to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 813 / ...

8€ - 12€

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Zoetermeer to Amsterdam 51.6 km

120€ - 150€

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Zoetermeer to Amsterdam 51.6 km

7€ - 11€

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The cheapest way to get from Zoetermeer to Amsterdam is to drive which costs 7€ - 11€ and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zoetermeer to Amsterdam is to taxi which costs 120€ - 150€ and takes 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zoetermeer station to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Zoetermeer, Mandelabrug/A12/Station and arriving at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk via The Hague. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 18m.

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The distance between Zoetermeer and Amsterdam is 44 km. The road distance is 51.6 km.

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The best way to get from Zoetermeer to Amsterdam without a car is to line 400 bus and train which takes 1h 18m and costs 11€ - 27€.

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It takes approximately 1h 18m to get from Zoetermeer to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Zoetermeer to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Zoetermeer, Mandelabrug/A12/Station.

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Zoetermeer to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zoetermeer to Amsterdam is 52 km. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Zoetermeer to Amsterdam.

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  • Distance: 44.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 18m

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

You can take a bus from Zoetermeer to Amsterdam via Den Haag, Den Haag Centraal and The Hague in around 1h 18m.

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 Leiden Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 23€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
16€ - 23€
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Zoetermeer, Woonhart to Leiden, Leiden Centraal
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Zoetermeer, Mandelabrug/A12/Station to Den Haag, Den Haag Centraal
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
arriva.nl
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from The Hague to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from The Hague to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
Blablabus
Other operators
Taxi from Zoetermeer to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
120€ - 150€
PrimoTaxi
Phone
+ 31 10 262 2540
Website
primotaxi.nl
Taxi Erdogan
Phone
+31 6 24856139
Rotterdamse Taxi Centrale
Phone
+31 10 462 6060
Website
rtcnv.nl
Rotterdam Taxi Service
Phone
+31 10 229 3508
Website
rotterdamtaxiservice.nl
PrimoTaxi
Phone
+31 10 262 2540
Website
primotaxi.nl

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