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from Amsterdam to Utrecht

You can get from Amsterdam to Utrecht by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Amsterdam to Utrecht on 27 Sep we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:08Amsterdam Centraal0h25 08:33Utrecht Centraal
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£71One-way
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08:08Amsterdam Centraal0h25 08:33Utrecht Centraal
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£71One-way
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08:04Amsterdam Centraal0h26 08:30Utrecht Centraal
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£71One-way
08:35Amsterdam Centraal0h26 09:01Utrecht Centraal
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08:16Amsterdam Centraal0h26 08:42Utrecht Centraal
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£71One-way

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Mon
27 Sep
£7
Tue
28 Sep
£7Deutsche Bahn
Wed
29 Sep
£7
Thu
30 Sep
£7
Fri
1 Oct
£7Deutsche Bahn
Sat
2 Oct
£7
Sun
3 Oct
£7Deutsche Bahn
Mon
4 Oct
£7
Tue
5 Oct
£7
Wed
6 Oct
£7
Thu
7 Oct
£7
Fri
8 Oct
£7
Sat
9 Oct
£7
Sun
10 Oct
£7
Mon
11 Oct
£7
Tue
12 Oct
£7
Wed
13 Oct
£7
Thu
14 Oct
£7
Fri
15 Oct
£7
Sat
16 Oct
£7Deutsche Bahn

Travel Information from Amsterdam to Utrecht

distanceDistance22 miles (35 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£7 - £7
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £7 • 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £7 • 24 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or

Travel 22 miles (35 km) by coach or train to Utrecht from Amsterdam. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 24 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £7. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Amsterdam to Utrecht.

General Information about the journey 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.

Trains from Amsterdam to Utrecht

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.

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FAQs
What are my Amsterdam to Utrecht travel options?

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

How do I get from Amsterdam to Utrecht the cheapest way?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Amsterdam to Utrecht, which costs on average £7.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Utrecht:

A coach is £1 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Amsterdam to Utrecht costing on average £7.

What is the fastest way from Amsterdam to Utrecht?

The quickest way to travel from Amsterdam to Utrecht is by train, which takes on average 24 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 50 min   on average.

How far is Utrecht from Amsterdam?

Utrecht is approximately 22 miles (35 km) away from Amsterdam.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Amsterdam to Utrecht?

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Utrecht is:

  • 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Amsterdam and Utrecht as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Amsterdam to Utrecht?

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

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

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Amsterdam to Utrecht:

  • You can travel by coach to Utrecht from Amsterdam with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Amsterdam to Utrecht tickets for £7 on Omio.
Where should I go next after I travel between Amsterdam and Utrecht?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Amsterdam to Utrecht often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Brussels, Eindhoven or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Amsterdam and Utrecht itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Utrecht and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets between Amsterdam and Utrecht online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip between Amsterdam and Utrecht, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £7 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £7 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Amsterdam to Utrecht online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam
Utrecht
Amsterdam City Centre
Amenities
Amsterdam Centraal
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 51, 52, 53, 54<br>Bus lines 18, 21, 22, 32, 33, 34, 35, 42, 43<br>Tram lines 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 13, 16, 17, 24, 26
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Amsterdam Sloterdijk
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