Amsterdam to Haarlem
Amsterdam, famous for bikes, canals, and waffles, sees millions of visitors flock there every year to experience its unique culture. 17 km away and just 15 minutes by train is the small town of Haarlem. Despite its size, there are lots of things to do in Haarlem. It’s considered the best shopping in the Netherlands and has lots of museums making it the perfect day trip from Amsterdam.
What is the best way to travel from Haarlem to Amsterdam?
Cheapest way to travel from Haarlem to Amsterdam
The cheapest way to travel between Haarlem and Amsterdam is to take the train. If you book a 2nd class ticket on the day it will cost €4.30 for a single and €8.60 for a return. The service is run by NS, you can also book in advance here.
Fastest way to travel from Haarlem to Amsterdam
Taking the train is the fastest way to travel from Haarlem to Amsterdam. The train is over 60 minutes faster than traveling from Haarlem to Amsterdam by bus. All trains traveling from Haarlem to Amsterdam are direct. You can also get direct trains from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. All trains depart from Haarlem Central and take at least 17 minutes to arrive at Amsterdam Central train station. Approximately 146 trains travel between Haarlem and Amsterdam per day with the first early morning train departing Haarlem at 6:01 am.
Most popular way to travel from Haarlem to Amsterdam
Taking the train is by far the most popular way to travel from Haarlem to Amsterdam. The journey is only approximately 17 minutes compared to the bus that can take over 60 minutes and is not direct. The train is so popular that lots of people commute from Haarlem to Amsterdam for work using this service.