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Zaandam to Amsterdam by train

It takes an average of 05m to travel from Zaandam to Amsterdam by train, over a distance of around 6 miles (9 km). There are normally 165 trains per day travelling from Zaandam to Amsterdam and tickets for this journey start from €3.80 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 05m
Distance6 miles (9 km)
Frequency165 trains per day
Departure stationZaandam
Arrival stationAmsterdam
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operators

Zaandam to Amsterdam train times

Check out the next trains departing from Zaandam to Amsterdam for martedì 7º lug 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
13:24 13:30 06m, direct
13:26 13:32 06m, direct
13:35 13:41 06m, direct
13:39 13:45 06m, direct
13:49 13:55 06m, direct
13:54 14:00 06m, direct
13:56 14:02 06m, direct
14:05 14:11 06m, direct
14:09 14:15 06m, direct
14:19 14:25 06m, direct

NS trains from Zaandam to Amsterdam

You can travel from Zaandam to Amsterdam 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.

Cheap train tickets from Zaandam to Amsterdam

Train tickets from Zaandam to Amsterdam start at €3.80 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €3.80.
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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 Zaandam to Amsterdam 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Zaandam to Amsterdam? 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 Zaandam to Amsterdam take?

The average journey time by train between Zaandam and Amsterdam is 5 minutes, with around 165 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 Zaandam and Amsterdam by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Zaandam to Amsterdam is 5 minutes.

How much does the train from Zaandam to Amsterdam cost?

Train tickets from Zaandam to Amsterdam can start from as little as €3.80 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 Zaandam to Amsterdam?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Zaandam to Amsterdam without having to change trains. There are 165 direct trains from Zaandam to Amsterdam. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Zaandam to Amsterdam leave?

The first train from Zaandam to Amsterdam leaves at 00:05. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Zaandam to Amsterdam leave?

The last train from Zaandam to Amsterdam leaves at 23:51. 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 Zaandam and Amsterdam by train?

Trains travelling from Zaandam to Amsterdam cover a distance of around 6 miles (9 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Amsterdam to Zaandam.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Zaandam to Amsterdam for a typical week day using timetable data for 07/07/2020. 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 28/06/2020 for travel on 28/06/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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