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

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Recommended option

Train  •  14 min

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

7€ - 18€

Cheapest option

Line 169 bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the line 169 bus from Alphen a/d Rijn, 's Molenaarsbrug to Leiden, Leiden Centraal 169

2€ - 4€

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Alphen aan den Rijn to Leiden Centraal 19.1 km

45€ - 60€

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Alphen aan den Rijn to Leiden Centraal 19.1 km

2€ - 4€

Alphen aan den Rijn to Leiden Centraal by train

The train journey time between Alphen aan den Rijn and Leiden Centraal is around 14 min and covers a distance of around 15 km. The fastest train normally takes 14 min. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS), the Alphen aan den Rijn to Leiden Centraal train service departs from Alphen a/d Rijn and arrives in Leiden Centraal. Typically 300 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
14 min
Fastest train time:
14 min
Trains per week:
300
Cheapest price:
7€
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:23
Last train departs at:
23:53

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Alphen aan den Rijn to Leiden Centraal train schedules

Trains departing Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Alphen aan den Rijn → Leiden Centraal
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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
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Leiden Centraal is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Leiden Centraal is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Leiden Centraal 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: 9 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Leiden Centraal is to drive which costs 2€ - 4€ and takes 18 min.

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The fastest way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Leiden Centraal is to train. Taking this option will cost 7€ - 18€ and takes 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Alphen a/d Rijn, 's Molenaarsbrug and arriving at Leiden, Leiden Centraal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Alphen a/d Rijn and arriving at Leiden Centraal. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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The distance between Alphen aan den Rijn and Leiden Centraal is 13 km. The road distance is 19.1 km.

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The best way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Leiden Centraal without a car is to train which takes 14 min and costs 7€ - 18€.

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The train from Alphen a/d Rijn to Leiden Centraal takes 14 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Alphen aan den Rijn to Leiden Centraal bus services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Alphen a/d Rijn, 's Molenaarsbrug station.

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Alphen aan den Rijn to Leiden Centraal 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 Leiden Centraal is to train which takes 14 min and costs 7€ - 18€. Alternatively, you can line 169 bus, which costs 2€ - 4€ and takes 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Leiden Centraal.
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  • Distance: 12.5 km
  • Duration: 14 min

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Alphen a/d Rijn to Leiden Centraal every 30 minutes. Tickets cost 7€ - 18€ and the journey takes 14 min. Alternatively, Arriva NL operates a bus from Alphen a/d Rijn, 's Molenaarsbrug to Leiden, Leiden Centraal hourly. Tickets cost 2€ - 4€ and the journey takes 40 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€
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Alphen a/d Rijn, 's Molenaarsbrug to Leiden, Leiden Centraal
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
arriva.nl
Other operators
Taxi from Alphen aan den Rijn to Leiden Centraal
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
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 Leiden Centraal bus services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Leiden, Leiden Centraal station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Alphen aan den Rijn to Leiden Centraal is 19 km. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Alphen aan den Rijn to Leiden Centraal.

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