Alkmaar railway station

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Alkmaar
Station Alkmaar (2006).jpg
Station statistics
Address Netherlands
Coordinates 52°38′16″N 4°44′26″E / 52.63778°N 4.74056°E / 52.63778; 4.74056Coordinates: 52°38′16″N 4°44′26″E / 52.63778°N 4.74056°E / 52.63778; 4.74056
Line(s) Den Helder–Amsterdam railway
Other information
Opened 20 December 1865
Services
Preceding station   Nederlandse Spoorwegen   Following station
toward Schagen
NS Intercity 800
toward Maastricht
toward Den Helder
NS Intercity 3000
toward Nijmegen
toward Haarlem
NS Intercity 3400
toward Hoorn
Location
Alkmaar railway station is located in Randstad
Alkmaar railway station

Alkmaar is a railway station in Alkmaar, Netherlands. It is located approximately 40 km northwest of Amsterdam. It is on the Den Helder–Amsterdam railway. The station is operated by Nederlandse Spoorwegen and is an Intercity station, where all trains stop.

History[edit]

Alkmaar Station opened on 20 December 1865. The glass over the station entrance was installed in the 1960s. The railway line from Amsterdam to Alkmaar was electrified in 1931. The line to Den Helder was electrified in 1958. Behind the platforms are 7 sidings, where trains are stabled between peak hours and at night.

Train services[edit]

The following train services call at Alkmaar:

  • 2x per hour intercity service (Schagen -) Alkmaar - Amsterdam - Utrecht - Eindhoven - Maastricht
  • 2x per hour intercity service Den Helder - Amsterdam - Utrecht - Nijmegen
  • 2x per hour intercity service Hoorn - Alkmaar - Haarlem

Bus services[edit]

Bus Service Operator From To Via Frequency Notes
Connexxion
8 Connexxion Station Alkmaar Alkmaar Hamsterkoog Alkmaar North 2x per hour, not Sundays or Evenings
10 Connexxion Alkmaar Southwest/Station Alkmaar Oudorp, De Oldenburg Hospital, Town Centre, Station Alkmaar, Oudorp 2x per hour, not Sundays or Evenings 1x per hour from Station Alkmaar to Alkmaar Southwest
11 Connexxion Alkmaar Overdie Alkmaar Rietschoot Alkmaar South, Hospital, Town Centre, Station Alkmaar, Alkmaar North 1x per hour, not Sundays or Evenings
12 Connexxion Alkmaar Overdie Alkmaar Rietschoot Alkmaar Southeast, Hospital, Town Centre, Station Alkmaar, Alkmaar Northeast 1x per hour, not Sundays or Evenings
20 Connexxion Alkmaar Assellijnstraat Alkmaar Rietschoot Alkmaar South, Hospital, Town Centre, Station Alkmaar, Alkmaar Northeast 1x per hour Evenings and Sundays Only
21 Connexxion Alkmaar Assellijnstraat Alkmaar Rietschoot Alkmaar Southeast, Hospital, Town Centre, Station Alkmaar, Alkmaar North 1x per hour, Sunday and Saturday Evening 2x per hour Weekday Peaks
22 Connexxion Alkmaar De Hoef Alkmaar Rietschoot Alkmaar West, Station Alkmaar, Town Centre, Alkmaar North 2 to 6x per hour, Saturday afternoon 3x per hour
25 Connexxion Alkmaar Overdie Alkmaar Rietschoot Alkmaar South, Hospital, Town Centre, Station Alkmaar, Alkmaar Northeast 2 to 4x per hour, not Sundays or Evenings
26 Connexxion Station Alkmaar Diamanteweg, Industrial Estate Town Centre, Hospital, Alkmaar South 1x per hour, not Weekends or Evenings
123 Connexxion Station Alkmaar Schermerhorn, Schermerdijk Town Centre, Oudorp, West-Grafdijk, De Rijp, Grootschermer 1x per hour, Not Weekends Only to Alkmaar (Morning), From Alkmaar (Afternoon).
127 Connexxion Station Alkmaar Purmerend, Tramplein Town Centre, Stompetoren, Schermerhorn, Noordbeemster, Middenbeemster 2x per hour. 1x per hour (Evening and Sundays)
130 Connexxion Station Alkmaar Wieringerwerf Town Centre, Heerhugowaard, Nieuwe Niedorp, Middenmeer, Slootdorp 1x per hour, not Sundays or Evenings
151 Connexxion Station Alkmaar Julianadorp Koedijk, Groet, Petten 2x per hour, Sundays and Evenings 1x per hour
155 Connexxion Station Alkmaar Oudkarspel Town Centre, (Oudorp), Sint Pancras, Broek op Langerdijk, Noord Scharwoude 2x per hour. Sundays and Evenings 1x per hour Operates via Oudorp in evenings
157 Connexxion Station Alkmaar Schagen Station Schoorldam, Warmenhuizen, Tuitjenhorn 2x per hour. Sundays and Evenings 1x per hour
160 Connexxion Bergen, Plein Heerhugowaard, reigerdaal Alkmaar West, Station Alkmaar, Town Centre, Heerhugowaard Zuid, Heerhugowaard Centrum 4x per hour. Evening + Weekend 2x per hour
162 Connexxion Alkmaar West, Kees Boekestraat Station Heerhugowaard Station Alkmaar, Town Centre, Heerhugowaard Zuid, Heerhugowaard Centrum 2 to 5x per hour. 1x per hour Evenings and Sundays. After 6pm starts at Station NS for Heerhugowaard
163 Connexxion Station Alkmaar Station Uitgeest Hospital, Boekel, Akersloot, Uitgeest Noord 1x per hour, Not Evenings
165 Connexxion Station Alkmaar Egmond aan Zee Alkmaar West, Egmont a/d Hoef 2x per hour. 1x per hour evenings At weekends continues to Egmond Busstation
167 Connexxion Station Alkmaar Station Beverwijk Hosptial, Heiloo, Limmen, Castricum, Station Castricum, Heemskerk 1x per hour Same Route as 168
168 Connexxion Station Alkmaar Station Beverwijk Hosptial, Heiloo, Limmen, Castricum, Station Castricum, Heemskerk 1x per hour, Not Evenings Same Route as 167
240 Connexxion Station Alkmaar Amsterdam, Marnixstraat Busstation Heiloo, Limmen, Station Uitgeest, Station Krommenie-Assendelft 3x per Saturday night Nightbus
260 Connexxion Station Alkmaar Station Heerhugowaard Town Centre, Heerhugowaard Zuid, Heerhugowaard Centrum, Heerhugowaard Noord 3x per Saturday night Nightbus
350 Connexxion/ Interliner Station Alkmaar Station Leeuwarden Heerhugowaard, Nieuwe Niedorp, Wieringewerf, Den Oever Busstation, Afsluitdijk, Bolsward 1x per hour
655 Connexxion Station Alkmaar Oudkarspel Zuid-Scharwoude, Noord-Scharwoude 2x per hour at Peak Times Only. Not Weekends From Alkmaar from 2pm to 6pm, To Alkmaar 7am to 8am (3 Journeys)

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