The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Utrecht to Amsterdam will cost around $ 10 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 10.
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Of the 75 train that leave Utrecht for Amsterdam every day 75 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 35 km distance in an average of 26 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 25 m .
The slowest train will take 28 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
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|Train Ticket Price:||$9|
|Trains depart from:||Utrecht|
|Trains arrive in:||Amsterdam|
|Train Companies:||NS, NS International | IC, Deutsche Bahn|
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.