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

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Recommended option

Train, line 410 bus  •  21 min

  1. Take the train from Alphen a/d Rijn to Leiden Centraal Intercity / ...
  2. Take the line 410 bus from Leiden, Leiden Centraal Westzijde to Leiden, Groenoord 3 / ...

€9 - €19

Cheapest option

Line 183 bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the line 183 bus from Alphen a/d Rijn, Centrum to Leiden, Sumatrastraat 183

€3 - €5

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Alphen aan den Rijn to Merenwijk 17 km

€40 - €50

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Alphen aan den Rijn to Merenwijk 17 km

€2 - €4

Alphen aan den Rijn to Merenwijk by train and bus

The journey time between Alphen aan den Rijn and Merenwijk is around 31 min and covers a distance of around 16 km. The fastest journey normally takes 20 min. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS) and Arriva NL, the Alphen aan den Rijn to Merenwijk service departs from Alphen a/d Rijn and arrives in Leiden, Groenoord. Typically 295 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
31 min
Fastest journey time:
20 min
Services per week:
295
Cheapest price:
€9
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 Merenwijk train and bus schedules

Departing Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Alphen aan den Rijn → Merenwijk
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Observe COVID-19 safety rules
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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

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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 Merenwijk is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Merenwijk 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: 20 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Merenwijk is to drive which costs €2 - €4 and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Merenwijk is to taxi which costs €40 - €50 and takes 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Alphen a/d Rijn, Centrum and arriving at Leiden, Sumatrastraat. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

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The distance between Alphen aan den Rijn and Merenwijk is 11 km. The road distance is 17 km.

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The best way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Merenwijk without a car is to train and line 410 bus which takes 21 min and costs €8 - €20.

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It takes approximately 21 min to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Merenwijk, including transfers.

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

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Alphen aan den Rijn to Merenwijk bus services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Leiden, Sumatrastraat station.

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

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Map of how to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Merenwijk.
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  • Distance: 11.3 km
  • Duration: 21 min

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

Arriva NL operates a bus from Alphen a/d Rijn, Centrum to Leiden, Sumatrastraat hourly. Tickets cost €3 - €5 and the journey takes 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)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €11
1st Class
€12 - €18
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Leiden, Leiden Centraal Westzijde to Leiden, Groenoord
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €2
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Alphen a/d Rijn, Centrum to Leiden, Sumatrastraat
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
arriva.nl
Other operators
Taxi from Alphen aan den Rijn to Merenwijk
Ave. Duration
17 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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