Take the bus from Amsterdam Central Station to the countryside of AmsterdamCombine your bustransfer with a boatcruise with the Volendam-Marken Express from Volendam to MarkenSee the historic harbour/fishing village of Volendam and discover former island Marken on a boat tour that's been running for over 80 yearsEnjoy the beautiful coastline of the former Zuiderzee area and learn all about the region's history & development with an audio guide (English/Dutch)An experience that you will never forget and that is suitable for any age and all weather conditions
Explore the Amsterdam region by bus with this One-day ticket. Probably of most interest are the buses to the popular Waterland area, which includes the traditional fishing villages of Volendam, Marken, Edam and Monnickendam. These buses are run by EBS using red and grey R-Net branded buses. These operate from the upper bus terminal at Amsterdam Central station on the IJ waterside (IJzijde) beyond the train platforms 14 and 15. The buses have free WiFi. Combine your One-Day bus ticket with a boat cruise from Volendam to Marken (or the other way around). For over 80 years, the Volendam-Marken Express operates a ferry service (daily, every 30-45 minutes, starting at 10.30 am in Volendam) between the two old fishing/harbour villages of Volendam and Marken. This boat tour is beloved by locals and tourists alike. From the boat you have a great view of the fishermen’s houses standing along the dyke. The Volendam-Marken Express is a fantastic experience for young and old and takes 30 minutes, from the port of the world-famous harbour-city Volendam, along the former Zuiderzee, to the old fisherman’s village located on the former island Marken! With an enjoyable boat trip with the Volendam-Marken Express, you have the opportunity to visit this two unique villages in one day. You will be surprised by how different Volendam and Marken are, within a distance of only a few kilometers. During the boat trip you will get a lot of information about Volendam and Marken (English/Dutch Audio guide). The fleet consists of 3 luxury ships where you can sit both in- or outside and enjoy the unique view. English / Dutch Audio guide on board as well as WiFi. Don’t forget to bring your bike with you, so you can explore the whole wide area. Bicycles are welcome on board for a small extra fee. Ferries depart from Volendam Harbour every 30 to 45 minutes and the journey takes approximately 30 minutes.You can also make a beautiful round by taking the bus to Volendam and then get the boat to Marken. From Marken there is a bus running from Marken back to Amsterdam.