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There are 5 ways to get from Amsterdam to Alphen aan den Rijn by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 470 bus

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

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Line 397 bus, line 470 bus

  1. Take the line 397 bus from Amsterdam, Busstation Elandsgracht to Schiphol, Airport
  2. Take the line 470 bus from Schiphol, Airport to Alphen a/d Rijn, Centrum

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Train

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Leiden Centraal
  2. Take the train from Leiden Centraal to Alphen a/d Rijn

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Amsterdam to Alphen aan den Rijn

Drive

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Alphen aan den Rijn

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Alphen aan den Rijn is to line 397 bus and line 470 bus which costs €7 - €11 and takes 1h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Alphen aan den Rijn is to taxi which costs €90 - €120 and takes 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam station to Alphen aan den Rijn. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Busstation Elandsgracht and arriving at Alphen a/d Rijn, Centrum via Schiphol, Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Alphen aan den Rijn. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Alphen a/d Rijn via Leiden Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 2m.

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It is 32 km from Amsterdam to Alphen aan den Rijn. It is approximately 39.1 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Alphen aan den Rijn without a car is to train and line 470 bus which takes 59 min and costs €10 - €19.

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It takes approximately 59 min to get from Amsterdam to Alphen aan den Rijn, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Alphen aan den Rijn bus services, operated by Connexxion, depart from Amsterdam, Busstation Elandsgracht.

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Amsterdam to Alphen aan den Rijn train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Alphen aan den Rijn is to train which takes 1h 2m and costs €16 - €45. Alternatively, you can line 397 bus and line 470 bus, which costs €7 - €11 and takes 1h 21m.

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  • Distance: 31.6 km
  • Duration: 59 min

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Alphen aan den Rijn via Leiden Centraal in around 1h 2m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Alphen aan den Rijn via Schiphol, Airport in around 1h 21m.

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 Amsterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €13
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €8
1st Class
€10 - €13
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Leiden Centraal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €23
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €14
1st Class
€16 - €23
Train from Leiden Centraal to Alphen a/d Rijn
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €18
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €11
1st Class
€12 - €18
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Schiphol, Airport to Alphen a/d Rijn, Centrum
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
arriva.nl
Other operators
Taxi from Amsterdam to Alphen aan den Rijn
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
€90 - €120
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

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Amsterdam to Alphen aan den Rijn bus services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Alphen a/d Rijn, Centrum station.

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Amsterdam to Alphen aan den Rijn train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Alphen a/d Rijn station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Alphen aan den Rijn is 39 km. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Amsterdam to Alphen aan den Rijn.

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