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 Amsterdam and Zaandam is 6 minutes and the fastest journey time is 6 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 163 trains per day travelling from Amsterdam to Zaandam. 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 Amsterdam to Zaandam departs at 00:02. The last train from Amsterdam to Zaandam 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 Amsterdam to Zaandam without having to change trains. There are 163 direct trains from Amsterdam to Zaandam. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
By train, of course. See trains from Zaandam to Amsterdam.