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.
The average journey time between Alkmaar and Amsterdam-Centraal is 42 minutes and the fastest journey time is 34 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 88 trains per day travelling from Alkmaar to Amsterdam-Centraal. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The first train from Alkmaar to Amsterdam-Centraal departs at 00:32. The last train from Alkmaar to Amsterdam-Centraal departs at 23:49. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Alkmaar to Amsterdam-Centraal without having to change trains. There are 76 direct trains from Alkmaar to Amsterdam-Centraal. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.