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There are 3 ways to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Axel by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the train from Leiden Centraal to Goes Intercity
  2. Take the bus from Goes, Station to Axel, Politiebureau 20

€31 - €66

2 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Utrecht, Centraal Jaarbeurszijde to Breda, Centraal Station 401
  2. Take the bus from Breda, Station to Hulst, Busstation 19

€35 - €52

Drive  •  1h 52m

  1. Drive from Alphen aan den Rijn to Axel 163.5 km

€20 - €30

Alphen aan den Rijn to Axel by train and bus

The journey time between Alphen aan den Rijn and Axel is around 3h 57m and covers a distance of around 208 km. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 37m. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS) and Connexxion, the Alphen aan den Rijn to Axel service departs from Alphen a/d Rijn and arrives in Axel, Politiebureau. Typically 153 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 57m
Fastest journey time:
3h 37m
Journey distance:
208 km
Services per week:
153
Cheapest price:
€31
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:53
Last service departs at:
22:23

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Alphen aan den Rijn to Axel train and bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated

Departing Saturday

Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Alphen aan den Rijn → Axel
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Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

COVID-19 help in Netherlands

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1351

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, travel within Netherlands is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Axel is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Axel is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Axel is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Axel is to drive which costs €20 - €30 and takes 1h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Axel is to drive which costs €20 - €30 and takes 1h 52m.

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The distance between Alphen aan den Rijn and Axel is 109 km. The road distance is 163.5 km.

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The best way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Axel without a car is to train and bus which takes 4h 14m and costs €30 - €70.

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It takes approximately 4h 14m to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Axel, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alphen aan den Rijn to Axel is 164 km. It takes approximately 1h 52m to drive from Alphen aan den Rijn to Axel.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Axel. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Axel.
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  • Distance: 108.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 14m

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

You can take a bus from Alphen aan den Rijn to Axel via Utrecht Centraal, Utrecht, Centraal Jaarbeurszijde, Breda, Centraal Station, Breda, Station, and Hulst, Busstation in around 5h 42m.

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Leiden Centraal to Goes
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €40
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€16 - €23
1st Class
€27 - €40
Bus operators
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Goes, Station to Axel, Politiebureau
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Connexxion
Bus from Breda, Station to Hulst, Busstation
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
Connexxion
Bravo
Phone
0900-9292
Email
klantenservice@bravo.info
Website
bravo.info
Bus from Utrecht, Centraal Jaarbeurszijde to Breda, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12
Website
Bravo

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