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

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Recommended option

Train  •  26 min

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

€7 - €17

Cheapest option

Line 169 bus  •  36 min

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

€2 - €4

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Alphen aan den Rijn to Leiden University 16.9 km

€40 - €50

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Alphen aan den Rijn to Leiden University 16.9 km

€2 - €4

Alphen aan den Rijn to Leiden University by train and walk

The journey time between Alphen aan den Rijn and Leiden University is around 9 min and covers a distance of around 14 km. The fastest journey normally takes 9 min. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS), the Alphen aan den Rijn to Leiden University service departs from Alphen a/d Rijn and arrives in Leiden University. Typically 298 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
9 min
Fastest journey time:
9 min
Services per week:
298
Cheapest price:
€7
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

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

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Alphen aan den Rijn to Leiden University train and walk schedules

Departing Sunday, June 20, 2021

Alphen aan den Rijn → Leiden University
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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 University is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Leiden University 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: 16 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Leiden University is to drive which costs €2 - €4 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Leiden University is to taxi which costs €40 - €50 and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Alphen a/d Rijn, 's Molenaarsbrug and arriving at Leiden, Breestraat. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Alphen a/d Rijn and arriving at Leiden Lammenschans. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 min.

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The distance between Alphen aan den Rijn and Leiden University is 12 km. The road distance is 16.9 km.

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The best way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Leiden University without a car is to train which takes 26 min and costs €7 - €17.

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The train from Alphen a/d Rijn to Leiden Lammenschans takes 9 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Alphen aan den Rijn to Leiden University 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 University 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 University is to train which takes 26 min and costs €7 - €17. Alternatively, you can line 169 bus, which costs €2 - €4 and takes 36 min.

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Map of how to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Leiden University.
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  • Distance: 11.9 km
  • Duration: 26 min

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Alphen a/d Rijn to Leiden Lammenschans every 30 minutes. Tickets cost €7 - €17 and the journey takes 9 min. Alternatively, Arriva NL operates a bus from Alphen a/d Rijn, 's Molenaarsbrug to Leiden, Breestraat every 30 minutes. Tickets cost €2 - €4 and the journey takes 31 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 Lammenschans
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €17
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €11
1st Class
€12 - €17
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Alphen a/d Rijn, 's Molenaarsbrug to Leiden, Breestraat
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
arriva.nl
Other operators
Taxi from Alphen aan den Rijn to Leiden University
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
€40 - €50
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 University bus services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Leiden, Breestraat station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Alphen aan den Rijn to Leiden University is 17 km. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Alphen aan den Rijn to Leiden University.

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