The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 6 trains that leave Utrecht for Amsterdam every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||22 miles (35 km)|
|Average train duration||26 min|
|Average train ticket price||$9 (€8)|
|Train frequency||96 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 90 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Utrecht to Amsterdam cover the 22 miles (35 km) long journey taking on average 26 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 96 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $9 (€8), but the average price of train tickets is $9 (€8). Travelers depart most frequently from Utrecht Centraal and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.
Deutsche Bahn trains will get you to Amsterdam from Utrecht from $9 (€8). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Utrecht to Amsterdam train.
Trains in the Netherlands are an efficient way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes in BeNeLux. Fast NS Intercity trains and slightly slower local services run from Utrecht to Amsterdam 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Up to six departures an hour make the short journey which takes under 30 minutes to arrive in Amsterdam.
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Utrecht to Amsterdam Trains: General Information
Train travel from Utrecht to Amsterdam is quick, comfortable and convenient. Although booking in advance is advised, ticket prices do not vary for this route.
Most trains to Amsterdam depart from Utrecht Centraal Station which is the hub of the Dutch railway system. It is centrally located with numerous bus routes and two tram lines linking it to the rest of the city. Two local train departures to Amsterdam leave from Utrecht Zuilen Station, also conveniently located on the city's transport network. Taxis are available at both stations.
Amsterdam is a small gem of a city, perfectly suited for leisurely exploration on foot, or on hop-on-hop-off water buses which take visitors around the city's concentric canals. Must-see museums in the city include the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum and the poignant Anne Frank House Museum. Amsterdam's typical shopping can range from beautiful blooms on floating water markets to diamonds in up-market jewelers while lively evenings can be spent in quirky restaurants, coffee houses, and bars lining the canals. Local services from Utrecht terminate at Amsterdam Amstel, Arena or Holendrecht Stations, all to the South East of the city with Metro, tram and local bus links into town. Intercity trains run into Centraal Station which has all of the city's public transport network on its doorstep and is located in Amsterdam's historic heart. Metro lines and buses serve the suburbs and surrounding districts while water buses and trams transport passengers around the canals and cobbled streets of the historic center. Night buses run in Amsterdam and all stations have taxi ranks located outside.
When taking the train to Amsterdam from Utrecht, you can choose to depart from train stations like Utrecht Centraal, Utrecht Vaartsche Rijn and Utrecht, Centraal Jaarbeursplein. Your trip can end in train stations such as Amsterdam Centraal, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Amsterdam Amstel.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Utrecht Centraal and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Utrecht Centraal, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Amsterdam Centraal, located 0.6 miles (916 m) away from the city center.
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