Boat Cruise Volendam - Marken Express


Planning a day out near Amsterdam? Visit the Dutch fishing villages Volendam and Marken. Enjoy the nostalgic character of the world famous Volendam and authentic former peninsula of Marken.

Combine your day out to Volendam with a visit to the nearby Marken. The comfortable boats of the Volendam Marken Express connect Volendam with Marken for over 80 years. The Marken Express is a popular way of transportation for locals as well as tourists. Our boats sail several times a day from Volendam to Marken and back. The boat trip from Volendam to Marken takes about 35 minutes.

On the edge of the former inland Zuiderzee, the Volendam Marken Express takes you back in time in any season. Put on traditional Volendam attire for the famous photo, visit the authentic houses you can find on Marken. Discover the old ways of the rural life or enjoy the beautiful and lovely life at the waterfront at the restaurants with family or friends.

  • Volendam - Marken Express has been sailing for almost 100 years
  • Departure every 45 mins from Volendam or from Marken
  • Free audio guide
  • Open Ticket with no time restrictions. Go whenever you like


Instruction of Ordering Tickets

  1. Please write down your visit date under 'Ticket Date'.
  2. Please write down your correct contact number and email address at the order page. The address is used for your invoice only.
  3. After your payment, we will issue your ticket(s) as soon as possible.
  4. You will receive your e-ticket(s) by email within few minutes (sometimes it might take longer). You could use it at reserved date and time slot which mentioned on your e-tickets and confirmation letter.
  5. If your chosen date is not available (sold out), we will contact you by phone or email for an alternative time slot. Or we will cancel your order and refund your payment. 


Guideline of Using Tickets

  1. Present your e-ticket(s) at the entrance from your smart phone, simply show your barcode to enter.
  2. You might need to wait during high season
  3. No need to print out the ticket(s)
  4. Departure every 45 minutes. Starting at 9.30 from Volendam, 10.30 from Marken. Last boat is 18.30 from Volendam, and 19.15 from Marken. 


Boarding Address: Haven 39, 1131EP Volendam

Opening Time: 9.30-18.30

  • Adult: 12+ years old
  • Child: 3-11 years old
  • This ticket is non-refundable