Directions by train
From Amsterdam Central Station take the train (not the Intercity) to Alkmaar as far as Koog-Zaandijk station. This will take no more than 20 minutes. From the station, Zaanse Schans is a 10 minute walk.
Direction by bus
From Amsterdam Central Station there is a direct bus connection, each 30 minutes to the Zaanse Schans, which stops on 5 minutes walking distance from the Zaanse Schans.
Directions by car
From Amsterdam: A8 in the direction of Zaanstad/Purmerend, turn off at Purmerend A7. Then in the direction Zaanse Schans follow signs "Zaanse Schans".
From Alkmaar: A9 in the direction Zaanstad, turn off at N203 to Wormerveer/Zaandam. Then in the direction Zaanse Schans follow signs "Zaanse Schans".
Low Season: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
(January, February, November and December)
High Season: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
(Mach through October)
January: Open on weekends, during the week open for groups (on request)
1509 AX Zaandam
Tel: +31 (0)75-6156403
Fax: +31 (0)75-6165418