There are 4 ways to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Leiden by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  16 min

  1. Take the train from Schiphol (Airport) to Leiden Centraal Intercity / ...

$8 - $15

Cheapest option

Line 365 bus  •  49 min

  1. Take the line 365 bus from Schiphol, Airport to Leiden, Centraal 365

$5 - $8

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Leiden 17.3 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Leiden 17.3 miles

$4 - $7

What companies run services between Amsterdam Airport (AMS), Netherlands and Leiden, Netherlands?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Leiden every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $15 and the journey takes 16 min. Alternatively, Arriva NL operates a bus from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Leiden every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 49 min.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Leiden Centraal
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Schiphol, Airport to Leiden, Centraal
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arriva.nl
Other operators
Taxi from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Leiden
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
TCA Taxi
Phone
+31 20 777 7777
Website
tcataxi.nl
Staxi
Phone
+31 20 705 8888
Website
staxi.nl
Goedkoopnaarschiphol.NL
Phone
+31 20 260 0810
Website
goedkoopnaarschiphol.nl

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Leiden?

The distance between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) and Leiden is 25 km. The road distance is 28 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Leiden?

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Leiden is to drive which costs 3€ - 5€ and takes 19 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Leiden?

The quickest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Leiden is to train which takes 16 min and costs 7€ - 12€.

Is there a direct train between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) and Leiden?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Schiphol (Airport) and arriving at Leiden Centraal. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

Is there a direct bus between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) and Leiden?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Schiphol, Airport and arriving at Leiden, Centraal. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 49 min.

How long does it take to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Leiden?

The train from Schiphol (Airport) to Leiden Centraal takes 16 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.