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Duration 2h 23m
Distance 139.6 km
Average price 37€
Frequency 19/day

Trip overview

The average train between Amsterdam and Friesland takes 2h 23m and the fastest train takes 2h 17m. There is a train service every few hours from Amsterdam to Friesland. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Amsterdam Zuid
  2. Leeuwarden
2h 51m
22€ - 52€

Amsterdam to Friesland train times

Trains run hourly between Amsterdam and Leeuwarden. The earliest departure is at 17:27 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Amsterdam is at 22:27 which arrives into Leeuwarden at 00:51. All services require a transfer at Amsterdam, Station Zuid and take an average of 2h 23m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Friesland. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Rokin and arriving at Leeuwarden via Amsterdam Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 51m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Friesland is 100 km. The road distance is 139.6 km.

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Amsterdam to Friesland train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Zuid station.

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Amsterdam to Friesland train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Leeuwarden station.

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There are 162+ hotels available in Friesland. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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What companies run services between Amsterdam and Friesland?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam Zuid to Leeuwarden hourly. Tickets cost 20€ - 50€ and the journey takes 2h 2m.
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Estimated price
20€ - 50€

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

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+31 30 751 5155
Train from Amsterdam Zuid to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Estimated price
20€ - 50€
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
20€ - 28€
1st Class
30€ - 50€

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