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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  •  55 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport Intercity direct / ...
  2. Take the line 470 bus from Schiphol, Airport to Alphen a/d Rijn, Centrum 870 / ...

10€ - 19€

Cheapest option

Line 397 bus, line 470 bus  •  1h 16m

  1. Take the line 397 bus from Amsterdam, Busstation Elandsgracht to Schiphol, Airport 397
  2. Take the line 470 bus from Schiphol, Airport to Alphen a/d Rijn, Centrum 870 / ...

8€ - 11€

3 alternative options

Train  •  1h 4m

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

17€ - 40€

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Amsterdam to Alphen aan den Rijn 39.1 km

90€ - 120€

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Alphen aan den Rijn 39.1 km

4€ - 8€

Amsterdam to Alphen aan den Rijn by trains

The train journey time between Amsterdam and Alphen aan den Rijn is around 1h 5m and covers a distance of around 62 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 2m. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS), the Amsterdam to Alphen aan den Rijn train service departs from Amsterdam Centraal and arrives in Alphen a/d Rijn. Typically 286 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 5m
Fastest train time:
1h 2m
Trains per week:
286
Cheapest price:
17€
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:34
Last train departs at:
23:34

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Amsterdam to Alphen aan den Rijn train schedules

Trains departing Sunday, June 13, 2021

Amsterdam → Alphen aan den Rijn
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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 Alphen aan den Rijn is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Alphen aan den Rijn is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Alphen aan den Rijn 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: 9 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Alphen aan den Rijn is to drive which costs 4€ - 8€ and takes 34 min.

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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 16m.

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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 4m.

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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 55 min and costs 10€ - 19€.

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It takes approximately 55 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 4m and costs 16€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can line 397 bus and line 470 bus, which costs 7€ - 11€ and takes 1h 16m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Alphen aan den Rijn.
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  • Distance: 31.6 km
  • Duration: 55 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 4m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Alphen aan den Rijn via Schiphol, Airport in around 1h 16m.

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
13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 13€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
6€ - 8€
1st Class
10€ - 13€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Leiden Centraal
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 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
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 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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