During the summer holidays, there are three coastal buses – in Dutch de Kustbus – in Noord-Holland Noord: Line 851 (Den Helder-Petten), Line 866 (Alkmaar-Bergen aan Zee) and Line 868 (Castricum-Castricum aan Zee). Buy a ticket on the bus or travel with your OV-chipkaart.
Everyone can use the summer lines. The coastal buses are also accessible for people with a stroller, walker, wheelchair or guide dog.
Bus lines coastal bus
Line 851The Coastal bus line 851 is a summer route and runs in the summer vacation on the route Den Helder – Petten.
The route of line 851 runs amongst other places to:
- Petten, Plein 1945
- St. Maartenszee
- Callantsoog, Zwanenwater
- Callantsoog, Centrum
- Julianadorp (aan Zee)
- Den Helder, Huisduinen/Strand
- Den Helder, Noordwest Ziekenhuisgroep
- Den Helder, Station NS
Line 866The Coastal bus line 866 is a summer route and runs in the summer vacation on the route Alkmaar – Bergen aan Zee.
The route of line 866 runs amongst other places to:
- Bergen aan Zee, Strand
- Bergen, Plein
- Alkmaar, Hogeschool Alkmaar
- Alkmaar, Station NS
Line 868The Coastal bus line 868 is a summer route and runs in the summer vacation on the routeCastricum – Castricum aan Zee.
The route of line 868 runs amongst other places to:
- Castricum aan Zee, Strand
- Bakkum, Prov. Kampeerterrein
- Castricum, De Santmark
- Castricum, Mient
- Castricum, Station NS
TicketsIf you pay with your OV-chipkaart, then the price of the coastal bus is: Boarding fare € 2,682 + € 0,155 per kilometre. You can also travel on these lines with a subscription or buy a individual ticket from the driver.
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TimetableIn 2019, the coastal bus runs daily from 13 July to 25 August.
Type the line number of the bus in the following search engine and find the timetable with departure times and bus stops: