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There are 7 ways to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Leidseplein by train, tram, bus, taxi, car, rideshare, towncar or shuttle

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Train, line 1 tram  •  25 min

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam Lelylaan Sprinter
  2. Take the line 1 tram from Amsterdam, Station Lelylaan to Amsterdam, Leidseplein 1

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Rideshare  •  53 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Amsterdam 18.1 km

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Bus  •  33 min

  1. Take the bus from Schiphol, Airport to Amsterdam, Leidseplein 397 / ...

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Leidseplein 14.9 km

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Leidseplein 14.9 km

Towncar  •  13 min

  1. Take a town car from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Leidseplein 14.9 km

Shuttle  •  29 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Amsterdam Airport to Amsterdam Leidseplein

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Leidseplein by train, tram and walk

The journey time between Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) and Leidseplein is around 25 min and covers a distance of around 11 km. This includes an average layover time of around 7 min. The fastest journey normally takes 21 min. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS) and GVB, the Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Leidseplein service departs from Schiphol Airport and arrives in Leidseplein. Typically 656 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
18 min
Layover time:
7 min
Total time:
25 min

Route information

Fastest journey time:
21 min
Journey distance:
11 km
Services per week:
656
Cheapest price:
€6
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:00
Last service departs at:
23:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Leidseplein train, tram and walk schedules

Departing Sunday, September 26, 2021

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) → Leidseplein
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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

Frequently Asked Questions


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

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Leidseplein is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Leidseplein 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: 22 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Leidseplein is to drive which costs €1 - €3 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Leidseplein is to taxi which costs €35 - €45 and takes 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Schiphol, Airport and arriving at Amsterdam, Leidseplein. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Leidseplein. However, there are services departing from Schiphol Airport and arriving at Amsterdam, Leidseplein via Amsterdam, Station Lelylaan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) and Leidseplein is 10 km. The road distance is 14.9 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Leidseplein without a car is to train and line 1 tram which takes 25 min and costs €6 - €14.

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It takes approximately 25 min to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Leidseplein, including transfers.

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

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

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Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Leidseplein bus services, operated by Connexxion, arrive at Amsterdam, Leidseplein station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Leidseplein.
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  • Distance: 10 km
  • Duration: 25 min

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

Connexxion operates a bus from Schiphol, Airport to Amsterdam, Leidseplein every 15 minutes. Tickets cost €3 - €5 and the journey takes 30 min. Amsterdam Airport Express also services this route every 30 minutes.

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 Amsterdam Lelylaan
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €12
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€5 - €7
1st Class
€8 - €12
GVB
Bus operators
Amsterdam Airport Express
Phone
+31 297 577 777
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam Leidseplein
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€6
Schedules at
Amsterdam Airport Express
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Leidseplein
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
€35 - €45
TCA Taxi
Phone
+31 20 777 7777
Website
tcataxi.nl
Taxi Team Amsterdam
Phone
+31 64 444 4087
Staxi
Phone
+31 20 705 8888
Website
staxi.nl
PrimoTaxi
Phone
+ 31 10 262 2540
Website
primotaxi.nl
Goedkoopnaarschiphol.NL
Phone
+31 20 260 0810
Website
goedkoopnaarschiphol.nl
Jayride
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Leidseplein

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Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Leidseplein train services, operated by GVB, arrive at Amsterdam, Leidseplein station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Leidseplein is 15 km. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Leidseplein.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) and Leidseplein. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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