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Zaanse Schans Daytrip, Amsterdam: 32 reviews and 54 photos

When you buy your train ticket at Schiphol train station, then ask for a 'Dagretour' or day-return-ticket. It's 7,10 euro (that's cheaper than 2x 3,70 euro) and you can just hop on the train back to Schiphol in the evening.

For your preparations, you may want to know that:

all train schedules in English can be found at:
http://www.ns.nl/cs/Satellite/travellers

all public transportation schedules in English, including trains, can be found at:
http://journeyplanner.9292.nl/

Also, if you want to go to Zaanse Schans straight from Schiphol, then do as follows:
Buy a 'dagretour' ticket from Schiphol to Amsterdam Central VIA Koog-Zaandijk. This way, you can visit Zaanse Schans, then take a train to Amsterdam and enjoy yourself, and then take a train back to Schiphol, all on the one ticket.

The ticket will cost you 12.40 euro and the train ride is just over 30 minutes, with one change at Amsterdam Sloterdijk. There are 4 of these trains per hour.
Check my information against the websites I mentioned above!

Once you arrive at Koog-Zaandijk, you walk 10 minutes to Zaanse Schans.

By bus
From Amsterdam
There is an excellent bus service operating from Amsterdam Central Station direct to the Zaanse Schans. Bus 91 leaves Amsterdam Central Station twice hourly and stops at the St. Michael College next to the Zaans Museum and Zaanse Schans.

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  • Written Sep 13, 2010
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