You can get from Amsterdam to Utrecht by train, bus or flight.
To get from Amsterdam to Utrecht on Jul 03 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||22 miles (35 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight, ferry or train|
|Fastest mode||Train • $9 (€8) • 23 min|
|Popular travel companies||BlaBlaCar Bus or Ns_ic|
Travel 22 miles (35 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Amsterdam and Utrecht. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus or Ns_ic among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Amsterdam to Utrecht.
Following the Dutch policy of either having trains or buses, but not both operating on main routes it is only possible to travel from Amsterdam to Utrecht by train. This offers a fast and convenient option for making the journey, with services running regularly 24-hours a day. As the two cities are only around 45 km apart there are no flights between them.
Return journeys from Utrecht to Amsterdam are also available.
Fast intercity trains and local services that take slightly longer operate on routes from Amsterdam to Utrecht with journey times of between fifteen minutes and half an hour. There are daytime departures four times an hour from both Amsterdam Centraal Station and Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. The frequency of trains reduces to one an hour from late evening to early morning. Amsterdam Centraal is located in the heart of the old city and served by buses, trams, local trains and water taxis. Metro lines and buses depart Amsterdam Centraal for the city suburbs while trams and water taxis provide links in the old town. Fast trains and express buses link Schiphol Airport to central Amsterdam. Amsterdam has several night bus routes. Services from both Amsterdam Centraal and the airport arrive into Utrecht Central Station, the busy hub of the Dutch rail network. Utrecht Station is centrally located and served by local buses and two tram lines. Taxi ranks and car rental desks can be found at all three stations.
There are 4 ways that you can travel to Utrecht from Amsterdam. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.
The cheapest way to travel to Utrecht from Amsterdam is by taking a flight with an average price of $1 (€1).
This is compared to other travel options to Utrecht:
Taking a flight is about $9 (€8) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $9 (€8) for this journey.
Taking a flight is about $1 (€1) less than taking a ferry, which costs on average $1 (€1) for this journey.
A flight is $9 (€8) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Amsterdam to Utrecht costing on average $9 (€8).
The quickest way to travel to Utrecht from Amsterdam is by train, which takes on average 23 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 40 min.
In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min of travel time.
In comparison, traveling by ferry can take you on average 0 h 0 min.
The Amsterdam to Utrecht distance is around 22 miles (35 km).
The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Utrecht is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Amsterdam and Utrecht as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Amsterdam to Utrecht:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Amsterdam to Utrecht, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Amsterdam to Utrecht with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Utrecht tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.
Before traveling from Amsterdam to Utrecht, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Amsterdam to Utrecht tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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