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There are 5 ways to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to IJsselstein by train, bus, tram, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  1h 3m

  1. Take the train from Alphen a/d Rijn to Utrecht Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the bus from Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde to IJsselstein, Binnenstad 295 / ...

€11 - €25

Cheapest option

Train, line 497 bus, bus  •  1h 32m

  1. Take the train from Alphen a/d Rijn to Gouda
  2. Take the line 497 bus from Gouda, Station to Schoonhoven, Schoonhoven Oost 497
  3. Take the bus from Schoonhoven, Schoonhoven Oost to IJsselstein, Binnenstad 295 / ...

€10 - €15

3 alternative options

Train, line 61 tram  •  1h 11m

  1. Take the train from Alphen a/d Rijn to Utrecht Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the line 61 tram from Utrecht, CS Jaarbeursplein to IJsselstein, Binnenstad 61

€12 - €26

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Alphen aan den Rijn to IJsselstein 42 km

€100 - €120

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Alphen aan den Rijn to IJsselstein 42 km

€5 - €8

Alphen aan den Rijn to IJsselstein by train and bus

The journey time between Alphen aan den Rijn and IJsselstein is around 1h 9m and covers a distance of around 49 km. The fastest journey normally takes 56 min. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS), Syntus Utrecht and Arriva NL, the Alphen aan den Rijn to IJsselstein service departs from Alphen a/d Rijn and arrives in IJsselstein, Binnenstad. Typically 274 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 9m
Fastest journey time:
56 min
Journey distance:
49 km
Services per week:
274
Cheapest price:
€11
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:07
Last service departs at:
23:37

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Alphen aan den Rijn to IJsselstein train and bus schedules

Departing Monday, July 26, 2021

Alphen aan den Rijn → IJsselstein
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Rules to follow in Netherlands

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Observe COVID-19 safety rules
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 IJsselstein is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in IJsselstein 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: 25 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to IJsselstein is to drive which costs €5 - €8 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to IJsselstein is to taxi which costs €100 - €120 and takes 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Alphen aan den Rijn to IJsselstein. However, there are services departing from Alphen a/d Rijn and arriving at IJsselstein, Binnenstad via Utrecht, CS Jaarbeursplein. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 11m.

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It is 29 km from Alphen aan den Rijn to IJsselstein. It is approximately 42 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to IJsselstein without a car is to train and bus which takes 1h 3m and costs €11 - €25.

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It takes approximately 1h 3m to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to IJsselstein, including transfers.

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

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Alphen aan den Rijn to IJsselstein train services, operated by U-Ov, arrive at IJsselstein, Binnenstad station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alphen aan den Rijn to IJsselstein is 42 km. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Alphen aan den Rijn to IJsselstein.

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There are 101+ hotels available in IJsselstein. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to IJsselstein.
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  • Distance: 29.1 km
  • Duration: 1h 3m

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

There is no direct connection from Alphen aan den Rijn to IJsselstein. However, you can take the train to Utrecht Centraal, take the walk to Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde, then take the bus to IJsselstein, Binnenstad. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Alphen aan den Rijn to IJsselstein via Utrecht Centraal and Utrecht, CS Jaarbeursplein in around 1h 11m.

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 Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €21
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €13
1st Class
€15 - €21
U-Ov
Phone
0900 - 5252241
Website
u-ov.info
Tram from Utrecht, CS Jaarbeursplein to IJsselstein, Binnenstad
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
U-Ov
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Train from Alphen a/d Rijn to Gouda
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €5
Website
Connexxion
Bus operators
Syntus Utrecht
Website
syntusutrecht.nl
Bus from Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde to IJsselstein, Binnenstad
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Syntus Utrecht
Bus from Schoonhoven, Schoonhoven Oost to IJsselstein, Binnenstad
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Syntus Utrecht
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Utrecht, Centraal Jaarbeurszijde to IJsselstein, Binnenstad
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Gouda, Station to Schoonhoven, Schoonhoven Oost
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Schoonhoven, Schoonhoven Oost to IJsselstein, Binnenstad
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
arriva.nl
Other operators
Taxi from Alphen aan den Rijn to IJsselstein
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
€100 - €120
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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