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There are 6 ways to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Limmen by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, line 167 bus  •  2h 9m

  1. Take the train from Alphen a/d Rijn to Leiden Centraal
  2. Take the train from Leiden Centraal to Haarlem
  3. Take the train from Haarlem to Castricum
  4. Take the line 167 bus from Castricum, Station to Limmen, Kerkweg 167

€25 - €59

Cheapest option

Line 470 bus, line 300 bus, line 73 bus, line 79 bus, line 167 bus  •  3h 34m

  1. Take the line 470 bus from Alphen a/d Rijn, Centrum to Schiphol, Airport 870 / ...
  2. Take the line 300 bus from Schiphol, Airport to Haarlem, Station 300
  3. Take the line 73 bus from Haarlem, Station D to Beverwijk, Station 73
  4. Take the line 79 bus from Beverwijk, Station to Castricum, Station 79
  5. Take the line 167 bus from Castricum, Station to Limmen, Kerkweg 167

€15 - €23

4 alternative options

Line 470 bus, train  •  2h 25m

  1. Take the line 470 bus from Alphen a/d Rijn, Centrum to Schiphol, Airport 870 / ...
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Castricum Sprinter / ...

€20 - €42

Line 470 bus, bus, train  •  2h 50m

  1. Take the line 470 bus from Alphen a/d Rijn, Centrum to Schiphol, Airport 870 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Schiphol, Schiphol Airport/Plaza to Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk 369 / ...
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Castricum

€19 - €35

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Alphen aan den Rijn to Limmen 56.6 km

€130 - €160

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Alphen aan den Rijn to Limmen 56.6 km

€7 - €11

Alphen aan den Rijn to Limmen by train and bus

The journey time between Alphen aan den Rijn and Limmen is around 2h 35m and covers a distance of around 72 km. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 50m. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS) and Connexxion, the Alphen aan den Rijn to Limmen service departs from Alphen a/d Rijn and arrives in Limmen, Kerkweg. Typically 176 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 35m
Fastest journey time:
1h 50m
Services per week:
176
Cheapest price:
€25
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last service

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

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Alphen aan den Rijn to Limmen train and bus schedules

Alphen aan den Rijn → Limmen
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Limmen is 1351.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Limmen is to drive which costs €7 - €11 and takes 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Limmen is to taxi which costs €130 - €160 and takes 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alphen aan den Rijn to Limmen. However, there are services departing from Alphen a/d Rijn, Centrum and arriving at Limmen, Kerkweg via Schiphol, Airport, Haarlem, Station D, Beverwijk, Station and Castricum, Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 34m.

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The distance between Alphen aan den Rijn and Limmen is 49 km. The road distance is 56.6 km.

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The best way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Limmen without a car is to train and line 167 bus which takes 2h 9m and costs €24 - €60.

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It takes approximately 2h 9m to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Limmen, including transfers.

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

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Alphen aan den Rijn to Limmen bus services, operated by Connexxion, arrive at Limmen, Kerkweg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alphen aan den Rijn to Limmen is 57 km. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from Alphen aan den Rijn to Limmen.

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There are 180+ hotels available in Limmen. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Limmen.
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  • Distance: 49.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 9m

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

You can take a bus from Alphen aan den Rijn to Limmen via Schiphol, Airport, Haarlem, Station, Haarlem, Station D, Beverwijk, Station, and Castricum, Station in around 3h 34m.

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)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €11
1st Class
€12 - €18
Train from Leiden Centraal to Haarlem
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €20
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€14 - €20
Train from Haarlem to Castricum
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €19
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€13 - €19
Train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Castricum
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €21
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €13
1st Class
€15 - €21
Bus operators
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Castricum, Station to Limmen, Kerkweg
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
Connexxion
Bus from Schiphol, Airport to Haarlem, Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Connexxion
Bus from Haarlem, Station D to Beverwijk, Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Connexxion
Bus from Beverwijk, Station to Castricum, Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
Connexxion
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Alphen a/d Rijn, Centrum to Schiphol, Airport
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
arriva.nl
GVB
Phone
+31 900 8011
Website
gvb.nl
Bus from Schiphol, Schiphol Airport/Plaza to Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€4
Website
GVB
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Alphen aan den Rijn to Limmen
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
€130 - €160
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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