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About the train journey from Best to Amsterdam-Centraal

Want to travel from Best to Amsterdam-Centraal by train? Start your journey with us.

The train from Best to Amsterdam-Centraal usually takes 1 hour 28 minutes on average to travel 102 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 1 hour 20 minutes. You can expect to find 68 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren't any direct services running between Best and Amsterdam-Centraal, you'll need to make 1 change on your way to Amsterdam-Centraal. This route is operated by Nederlanse Spoorwegen (NS), the Dutch national train operator. During your journey you're likely to be traveling on one of their Sprinter, Express or Intercity trains.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Best to Amsterdam-Centraal in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $23.86.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Amsterdam-Centraal, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Best to Amsterdam-Centraal by train

It takes an average of 1h 28m to travel from Best to Amsterdam-Centraal by train, over a distance of around 64 miles (102 km). There are normally 68 trains per day traveling from Best to Amsterdam-Centraal and tickets for this journey start from $23.86 when you book in advance.

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Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

From 1h 20m


64 miles (102 km)


68 trains per day


1 change


From $23.86

Train and bus operators

NS, BlaBlaCar Bus

Best to Amsterdam-Centraal train times

Check out the next trains departing from Best to Amsterdam-Centraal for Tuesday Jun 6th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
11:45 13:15 1h 30m, 1 change
12:15 13:35 1h 20m, 2 changes
12:15 13:45 1h 30m, 1 change
12:45 14:05 1h 20m, 2 changes
12:45 14:15 1h 30m, 1 change
13:15 14:35 1h 20m, 2 changes
13:15 14:45 1h 30m, 1 change
13:45 15:05 1h 20m, 2 changes
13:45 15:15 1h 30m, 1 change
14:15 15:35 1h 20m, 2 changes

NS trains from Best to Amsterdam-Centraal

You can travel from Best to Amsterdam-Centraal on NS trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoNicky Boogaard, under licence CC BY-SA 2.0

NS is the main railway operator in the Netherlands. It connects the four corners of the country with regional, medium-distance and high-speed trains. It's also possible for you to travel at night thanks to multi-line night trains, including Schiphol and Eindhoven airports. All trains are equipped with two comfort classes – First Class and Second Class.

NS classes from Best to Amsterdam-Centraal

Compare the different travel classes offered by NS when traveling from Best to Amsterdam-Centraal.

Onboard services on NS

Discover more about the onboard services offered on trains from Best to Amsterdam-Centraal.


There are no baggage weight limits on NS trains, so long as you can carry your bags by yourself.

RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

There is no onboard catering on NS trains.


The majority of NS Intercity trains have free WiFi on board. If your train has WiFi available, connect to the network 'Wifi in the train' to get online.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children

Children under 4 travel free on NS trains. Children between 4 and 11 years old can get a 'Railrunner' ticket, which costs €2.50 a day, for unlimited travel.


Outside peak hours (from 9am to 4:30pm, and after 6pm), at the weekend, on bank holidays and during the summer months, you can take your bike on board NS trains. Bikes must be placed in the designated storage spaces, which you can find by looking for a bike symbol on the side of the car. Foldable bikes can be transported like normal baggage.


Small pets are allowed on board, provided that they travel on your lap or in a suitable travel carrier. Guide dogs are also allowed on board but must be recognisable as guide dogs for the blind or another type of assistance dog. Larger dogs can travel on NS trains, so long as they wear a muzzle and are kept on a leash - you must also buy a dog train ticket.

WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

If you need help getting on or off the train, you can reserve NS Travel Assistance. This service is available 7 days a week. You need to specify the help you need on your online NS account and reserve assistance on the NS website, on the NS app or by phoning (+31) 30 235 78 22.

Cheap train tickets from Best to Amsterdam-Centraal

The price of train tickets from Best to Amsterdam-Centraal starts at $23.86 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Best to Amsterdam-Centraal by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Best to Amsterdam-Centraal

Want to know more about your journey from Best to Amsterdam-Centraal? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Best to Amsterdam-Centraal take?

The average journey time by train between Best and Amsterdam-Centraal is 1 hour and 28 minutes, with around 68 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Best and Amsterdam-Centraal by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Best to Amsterdam-Centraal is 1 hour and 20 minutes.

How much does the train from Best to Amsterdam-Centraal cost?

Train tickets from Best to Amsterdam-Centraal can start from as little as $23.86 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Best to Amsterdam-Centraal?

No, there are no direct train services from Best to Amsterdam-Centraal. Travelling from Best to Amsterdam-Centraal by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Best to Amsterdam-Centraal leave?

The first train from Best to Amsterdam-Centraal leaves at 05:22. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Best to Amsterdam-Centraal leave?

The last train from Best to Amsterdam-Centraal leaves at 23:30. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Best and Amsterdam-Centraal by train?

Trains travelling from Best to Amsterdam-Centraal cover a distance of around 64 miles (102 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Best to Amsterdam-Centraal for a typical week day using timetable data for 06/06/2023. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 12/09/2022 for travel on 12/09/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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