There are 3 ways to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Leeuwarden by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Leeuwarden Intercity

$30 - $55

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Bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Leeuwarden 804

$9 - $17

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Drive  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Leeuwarden 93.1 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Leeuwarden is to bus which costs 8€ - 14€ and takes 2 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Leeuwarden is to drive which costs 19€ - 28€ and takes 1 h 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport and arriving at Leeuwarden. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Schiphol Airport and arriving at Leeuwarden. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 9 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) and Leeuwarden is 122 km. The road distance is 148.9 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Leeuwarden without a car is to train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs 26€ - 45€.

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The train from Schiphol Airport to Leeuwarden takes 2 h 9 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Leeuwarden bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport station.

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Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Leeuwarden train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Schiphol Airport station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Leeuwarden is to train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs 26€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 8€ - 14€ and takes 2 h 30 min.

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  • Distance: 76 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 9 min

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Leeuwarden hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 2 h 9 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Leeuwarden 5 times a week. Tickets cost $9 - $17 and the journey takes 2 h 30 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 Schiphol Airport to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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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 Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Leeuwarden bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Leeuwarden station.

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Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Leeuwarden train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Leeuwarden station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Leeuwarden is 149 km. It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to drive from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Leeuwarden.

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