Only 30 minutes from Amsterdam

Every 15 minutes a train is departing from Amsterdam Central station to Alkmaar Central station. From the train station it is an easy 15 minute walk to the old city centre of Alkmaar where the cheese market takes place.

The market starts at 10:00AM and finishes around 12:30PM. In September the Cheesemarket is until 14:00PM.

Train schedules

From Amsterdam Central station to Alkmaar Central station:

08:12 - 08:48 platform 8 Intercity to Den Helder
08:27 - 09:03 platform 7A Intercity to Alkmaar
08:42 -  08:18 platform 8 Intercity to Den Helder
08:57 -  08:33 platform 7 Intercity to Alkmaar
09:12 -  09:48 platform 5 Intercity to Den Helder
09:27 - 10:03 platform 5A Intercity to Alkmaar
09:42 -  10:18 platform 8A Intercity to Den Helder
09:57 -  10:33 platform 8 Intercity to Alkmaar
10:12 -  10:48 platform 8  Intercity to Den Helder
10:27 - 11:03 platform 8A Intercity to Alkmaar
10:42 -  11:18 platform 8A Intercity to Den Helder
10:57 -  11:33 platform 8 Intercity to Alkmaar

From Alkmaar Central station to Amsterdam Central station.

13:26 – 14:03  platform 1      Intercity to Maastricht
13:42 – 14:18  platform 5      Intercity to Nijmegen
13:56 – 14:33  platform 1      Intercity to Maastricht
14:12 – 14:48  platform 5      Intercity to Nijmegen
14:26 – 15:03  platform 1      Intercity to Maastricht
14:42 – 15:18  platform 5      Intercity to Nijmegen
14:56 – 15:33  platform 1      Intercity to Maastricht
15:12 – 15:48  platform 5      Intercity to Nijmegen
15:26 – 16:03  platform 1      Intercity to Maastricht
15:42 – 16:18  platform 5      Intercity to Nijmegen
15:56 – 16:33  platform 1      Intercity to Maastricht
16:12 – 16:48  platform 5      Intercity to Nijmegen

For more information about departure times please check www.ns.nl. Always check the information screens at the train stations for last minute platform changes. 

Parking in Alkmaar

For more information about the parking places in- and around Alkmaar please click on the map below.