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There are 4 ways to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Hoofddorp by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 470 bus  •  28 min

  1. Take the line 470 bus from Alphen a/d Rijn, Centrum to Hoofddorp, De Hoek 870 / ...

€3 - €6

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Train  •  41 min

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

€16 - €36

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Alphen aan den Rijn to Hoofddorp 24.4 km

€60 - €75

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Alphen aan den Rijn to Hoofddorp 24.4 km

€3 - €5

Alphen aan den Rijn to Hoofddorp by bus

The bus journey time between Alphen aan den Rijn and Hoofddorp is around 27 min and covers a distance of around 21 km. The fastest bus normally takes 25 min. Operated by Arriva NL, the Alphen aan den Rijn to Hoofddorp bus service departs from Alphen a/d Rijn, Centrum and arrives in Hoofddorp, De Hoek. Typically 435 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
27 min
Fastest bus time:
25 min
Buses per week:
435
Cheapest price:
€3
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
00:20
Last bus departs at:
23:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Alphen aan den Rijn to Hoofddorp bus schedules

Alphen aan den Rijn → Hoofddorp
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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 Hoofddorp is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Hoofddorp 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: 23 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Hoofddorp is to drive which costs €3 - €5 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Hoofddorp is to taxi which costs €60 - €75 and takes 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Alphen a/d Rijn, Centrum and arriving at Hoofddorp, De Hoek. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Alphen aan den Rijn to Hoofddorp. However, there are services departing from Alphen a/d Rijn and arriving at Hoofddorp via Leiden Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 min.

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The distance between Alphen aan den Rijn and Hoofddorp is 19 km. The road distance is 24.4 km.

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The best way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Hoofddorp without a car is to line 470 bus which takes 28 min and costs €3 - €6.

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The line 470 bus from Alphen a/d Rijn, Centrum to Hoofddorp, De Hoek takes 28 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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

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Alphen aan den Rijn to Hoofddorp 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 Hoofddorp is to line 470 bus which takes 28 min and costs €3 - €6. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €15 - €40 and takes 41 min.

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Map of how to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Hoofddorp.
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  • Distance: 19.4 km
  • Duration: 28 min

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

Arriva NL operates a bus from Alphen a/d Rijn, Centrum to Hoofddorp, De Hoek every 15 minutes. Tickets cost €3 - €6 and the journey takes 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Alphen aan den Rijn to Hoofddorp via Leiden Centraal in around 41 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Alphen a/d Rijn to Leiden Centraal
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €18
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €11
1st Class
€12 - €18
Train from Leiden Centraal to Hoofddorp
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €19
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€13 - €19
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Alphen a/d Rijn, Centrum to Hoofddorp, De Hoek
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €6
Website
arriva.nl
Other operators
Taxi from Alphen aan den Rijn to Hoofddorp
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
€60 - €75
PrimoTaxi
Phone
+ 31 10 262 2540
Website
primotaxi.nl
Taxi Erdogan
Phone
+31 6 24856139
Rotterdamse Taxi Centrale
Phone
+31 10 462 6060
Website
rtcnv.nl
Rotterdam Taxi Service
Phone
+31 10 229 3508
Website
rotterdamtaxiservice.nl
PrimoTaxi
Phone
+31 10 262 2540
Website
primotaxi.nl

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Alphen aan den Rijn to Hoofddorp bus services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Hoofddorp, De Hoek station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Alphen aan den Rijn to Hoofddorp is 24 km. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Alphen aan den Rijn to Hoofddorp.

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