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Alkmaar and Zaanse Schans for a day trip

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Alkmaar and Zaanse Schans for a day trip

Hi,

I want to visit Alkmaar for the cheese market. On my way back to Amsterdam I was wondering to visit the windmills in Zaanse Schans. Can anyone please suggest how to travel from Alkmaar to Zaanse Schans?

Thanks

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1. Re: Alkmaar and Zaanse Schans for a day trip

You can take a train to Zaanse Schans train station and walk to Zaanse Schans from there. You can plan all public transport in the Netherlands by using Google Maps or this journey planner: https://www.9292.nl/en

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2. Re: Alkmaar and Zaanse Schans for a day trip

I cant see any train from Alkmaar to Zaanse Schans.

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3. Re: Alkmaar and Zaanse Schans for a day trip

This link to Google Maps will show you details - https://preview.tinyurl.com/y7eyh4db

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4. Re: Alkmaar and Zaanse Schans for a day trip

Well, I can see trains from Alkmaar to Zaanse Schans both on Google Maps and on the train planner I gave you the link to. So either you are not looking good enough or maybe you have made some kind of spelling mistake. What day do you want to travel?

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5. Re: Alkmaar and Zaanse Schans for a day trip

Just go to https://9292.nl/en and key in Alkmaar for your departure station and Zaanse Schans for your arrival - it will give you all the times of departure.

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6. Re: Alkmaar and Zaanse Schans for a day trip

“Just go to https://9292.nl/en and key in Alkmaar for your departure station and Zaanse Schans for your arrival - it will give you all the times of departure.”

I think I advised that very same thing already in post #1...

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7. Re: Alkmaar and Zaanse Schans for a day trip

The full name of the railway station is Zaandijk Zaanse Schans btw

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8. Re: Alkmaar and Zaanse Schans for a day trip

“The full name of the railway station is Zaandijk Zaanse Schans btw”

Yes, but both Google Maps and https://9292.nl/en accept “Zaanse Schans” as the name of the train station.

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9. Re: Alkmaar and Zaanse Schans for a day trip

I would like to do the same: travel to Alkmaar then see Zaanse Schans on the return to Amsterdam Central. Is there any suggestion for the type of train tickets to purchase to do this? One-way each time?

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10. Re: Alkmaar and Zaanse Schans for a day trip

Thanks a ton. My mistake. I had done some typo.

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