There are 5 ways to get from Amsterdam to Friesland by bus, train, rideshare or car
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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Friesland is to rideshare which costs 8€ - 10€ and takes 1 h 56 min.
The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Friesland is to drive which costs 17€ - 26€ and takes 1 h 26 min.
No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Friesland. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Leeuwarden, Koepelkerk via Leeuwarden, Busstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 10 min.
The distance between Amsterdam and Friesland is 100 km. The road distance is 138.1 km.
The best way to get from Amsterdam to Friesland without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 10 min and costs 8€ - 15€.
It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to get from Amsterdam to Friesland, including transfers.
Amsterdam to Friesland bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.
The best way to get from Amsterdam to Friesland is to bus which takes 2 h 10 min and costs 8€ - 15€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 25€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 52 min.
Amsterdam to Friesland bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Leeuwarden station.
Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Friesland is 138 km. It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to drive from Amsterdam to Friesland.
What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Friesland, Netherlands?
FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam to Leeuwarden 5 times a week. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h. Alternatively, Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam to Leeuwarden hourly. Tickets cost $26 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 1 min.
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.
Train from Amsterdam Zuid to Leeuwarden
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Alkmaar
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.
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Leeuwarden
- Ave. Duration
- 2 h
- 5 times a week
- Estimated price
- $9 - $15
A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.
Rideshare from Amsterdam to Leeuwarden
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 56 min
- 4 times a day
- Estimated price
- $9 - $12
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