There are 6 ways to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Amsterdam by bus, train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Line 470 bus, train  •  57 min

  1. Take the line 470 bus from Alphen a/d Rijn, Centrum to Schiphol, Airport 470 / ...
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam Centraal Sprinter / ...

$11 - $18

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Rideshare  •  56 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Hazerswoude-Rijndijk to Amsterdam 31.3 miles

$3

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Train  •  58 min

  1. Take the train from Alphen a/d Rijn to Leiden Centraal Intercity / ...
  2. Take the train from Leiden Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity

$13 - $25

Line 470 bus, line 397 bus  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the line 470 bus from Alphen a/d Rijn, Centrum to Schiphol, Airport 470 / ...
  2. Take the line 397 bus from Schiphol, Airport to Amsterdam, Leidseplein 397

$8 - $12

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Alphen aan den Rijn to Amsterdam 23.9 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Alphen aan den Rijn to Amsterdam 23.9 miles

$5 - $9

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Alphen aan den Rijn to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Alphen a/d Rijn, Centrum and arriving at Amsterdam, Leidseplein via Schiphol, Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Alphen aan den Rijn to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Alphen a/d Rijn and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Leiden Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 58 min.

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The distance between Alphen aan den Rijn and Amsterdam is 32 km. The road distance is 38.2 km.

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The best way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Amsterdam without a car is to line 470 bus and train which takes 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 57 min to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Alphen aan den Rijn to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Alphen a/d Rijn, Centrum station.

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Alphen aan den Rijn to Amsterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Alphen a/d Rijn station.

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The best way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Amsterdam is to train which takes 58 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 470 bus and line 397 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 13 min.

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Alphen aan den Rijn to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Connexxion, arrive at Amsterdam, Leidseplein station.

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Alphen aan den Rijn to Amsterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Map of how to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 19.7 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

What companies run services between Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Alphen aan den Rijn to Amsterdam via Leiden Centraal in around 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Alphen aan den Rijn to Amsterdam via Schiphol, Airport in around 1 h 13 min.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

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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Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Alphen a/d Rijn to Leiden Centraal
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Leiden Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Alphen a/d Rijn, Centrum to Schiphol, Airport
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
arriva.nl
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Schiphol, Airport to Amsterdam, Leidseplein
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
connexxion.nl
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Hazerswoude-Rijndijk to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Alphen aan den Rijn to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Rotterdamse Taxi Centrale
Phone
+31 10 462 6060
Website
rtcnv.nl
Taxi Erdogan
Phone
+31 6 24856139
Rotterdam Taxi Service
Phone
+31 10 229 3508
Website
rotterdamtaxiservice.nl

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Yes, the driving distance between Alphen aan den Rijn to Amsterdam is 38 km. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Alphen aan den Rijn to Amsterdam.

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