Almere buiten railway station

Almere Buiten
Station statistics
Address Netherlands

52°23′39″N 5°16′40″E / 52.39417°N 5.27778°E / 52.39417; 5.27778Coordinates: 52°23′39″N 5°16′40″E / 52.39417°N 5.27778°E / 52.39417; 5.27778

Line(s) Weesp–Lelystad railway
Other information
Opened 30 May 1987
Preceding station   Nederlandse Spoorwegen   Following station
toward Hoofddorp
NS Sprinter 4300
NS Sprinter 4600
toward Zwolle
NS Sprinter 4900
Almere Buiten railway station

Almere Buiten is a railway station which lies in Almere, in the Netherlands. It is located approximately 27 km east of Amsterdam. The station is located on the Weesp–Lelystad railway, which runs between Weesp and Lelystad Centrum. The station is on the newest polder in the Netherlands, the Flevopolder which is in the Flevoland province. The station was opened in 1987 when the line Weesp - Lelystad Centrum was built. In 1987 Almere Centrum and Almere Muziekwijk stations also opened before the Almere Buiten - Lelystad section was completed in 1988.

Almere has become a commuter city for Amsterdam. The first house was built in 1976 and on 7 July 2008, it was recorded that there were 184 405 citizens living in Almere. The station lies in the centre of 'Almere Buiten' which translates as Outside Almere.

Train services

The following train services call at Almere Buiten:

  • 2x per hour local service (sprinter) Hoofddorp - Schiphol - Duivendrecht - Almere Oostvaarders
  • 2x per hour local service (sprinter) Amsterdam - Almere - Lelystad - Zwolle
  • 2x per hour local service (sprinter) Utrecht - Hilversum - Almere Oostvaarders

Bus services

  • 1 Striphelden - Oostvaarders - Regenboogbuurt - Station Buiten - Bouwmeesterbuurt - Waterwijk - Almere Centrum - Stedenwijk - 't Oor Bus Station - Almere Haven
  • 5 Muziekwijk - Kruidenwijk - Almere Centrum - Parkwijk - Landgoederenbuurt - Station Buiten - Oostvaarders
  • 10 Station Poort - Gooisekant - Busstation 't Oor - Danswijk - Almere Buiten - Oostvaardersdiep
  • 153 Holendrecht - Bijlmer ArenA - Bijlmermeer - Muiden P&R - Almere Poort - Almere Muziekwijk - Almere Buiten

External links

  • NS website (Dutch)
  • Dutch Public Transport journey planner (Dutch)
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