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Travel from Utrecht to Amsterdam: Journey Details

If you want to explore the bohemian atmosphere of Amsterdam, getting there from Utrecht could hardly be easier. Simply hop on a train from Utrecht Centraal and you will be there in minutes. Trains run all day long, 7 days a week, so whenever you feel the urge to visit, a service to Amsterdam will be available. Alternatively, you could hitch a lift with Bla Bla Car, the car pooling company, which covers the distance almost as quickly.

Return trips from Amsterdam to Utrecht are also available.

How to get from Utrecht to Amsterdam

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Utrecht to Amsterdam, 100,00% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Utrecht to Amsterdam and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Buses from Utrecht to Amsterdam

Bus travel between cities in the Netherlands is rare, with such a good rail network and private cars. However, if you do want to travel by road between Utrecht and Amsterdam and don't have your own wheels, a car pooling service like Bla Bla Car can cover the ground in less than an hour. The firm currently offers a single journey every day between the two cities, leaving at 9:20 a.m. and getting to Amsterdam at 9:45 a.m.

Trains from Utrecht to Amsterdam

Trains from Utrecht to Amsterdam are easily the most popular and comfortable way to travel between these two cities. ICE runs a regular express service from Utrecht Centraal directly to Amsterdam Centraal, which takes just 15 minutes and starts as early as 4:07 a.m. After that, you'll find services every 15 minutes to Amsterdam, allowing you to be flexible with your travel plans. Amsterdam Centraal is at the center of the city as well, so you can be at the museums or wandering the canals in no time.

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FAQs
How do I go from Utrecht to Amsterdam?

There are 2 travel options from Utrecht to Amsterdam: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Utrecht to Amsterdam?

The cheapest way to travel to Amsterdam from Utrecht is by taking a bus with an average price of $5 (€4).

This is compared to other travel options to Amsterdam:

A bus is $5 (€4) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Utrecht to Amsterdam costing on average $10 (€8).

What is the fastest way to get from Utrecht to Amsterdam?

The fastest way to get to Amsterdam from Utrecht is by train with an average travel time of 26 min.

Other travel options to Amsterdam can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Amsterdam by bus can take on average 55 min.

How far is Amsterdam from Utrecht?

You should expect to travel around 22 miles (35 km) between Utrecht and Amsterdam.

How many services a day are there from Utrecht to Amsterdam?

The average frequency per day from Utrecht to Amsterdam is:

  • 2 buses per day.
  • 24 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Utrecht to Amsterdam as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Utrecht to Amsterdam?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Utrecht to Amsterdam:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Utrecht, Thoriumweg (Meet & Eat) and arrive in Amsterdam, Sloterdijk.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Utrecht Centraal and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Utrecht to Amsterdam?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Utrecht to Amsterdam, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus for buses to Amsterdam. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for BlaBlaCar Bus Utrecht to Amsterdam tickets on Omio for $5 (€4).
Can I find a direct route from Utrecht to Amsterdam?

Yes, there are direct routes from Utrecht to Amsterdam with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct train to Amsterdam with with 24 direct trains per day.

Direct services to Amsterdam 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.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Utrecht to Amsterdam?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Utrecht to Amsterdam often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, London or Brussels. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Utrecht and Amsterdam itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Amsterdam and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets between Utrecht and Amsterdam online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Utrecht to Amsterdam, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $5 (€4) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $10 (€8) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Utrecht to Amsterdam 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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