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There are 4 ways to get from Amsterdam to Leeuwarden, NHL Stenden by train, rideshare or car

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Train via Leeuwarden, Busstation

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Leeuwarden

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Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Amsterdam to Leeuwarden

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Train

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Leeuwarden

Drive

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Leeuwarden, NHL Stenden

Amsterdam to Leeuwarden, NHL Stenden by train and bus

42 Weekly Services
2h 24m Average Duration
€21 Cheapest Price
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Amsterdam → Leeuwarden, NHL Stenden
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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 recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Leeuwarden, NHL Stenden is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Leeuwarden, NHL Stenden is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Leeuwarden, NHL Stenden 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: 20 Jun 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Leeuwarden, NHL Stenden is to rideshare which costs €8 - €10 and takes 2h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Leeuwarden, NHL Stenden is to drive which costs €20 - €29 and takes 1h 38m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Leeuwarden. Services depart every four hours, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2h 5m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Leeuwarden, NHL Stenden is 111 km. The road distance is 138.7 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Leeuwarden, NHL Stenden without a car is to train via Leeuwarden, Busstation which takes 2h 24m and costs €21 - €50.

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It takes approximately 2h 24m to get from Amsterdam to Leeuwarden, NHL Stenden, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Leeuwarden, NHL Stenden train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Leeuwarden, NHL Stenden is 139 km. It takes approximately 1h 38m to drive from Amsterdam to Leeuwarden, NHL Stenden.

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  • Distance: 111.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 24m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Leeuwarden, NHL Stenden, Netherlands?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam Centraal to Leeuwarden every 4 hours. Tickets cost €20 - €50 and the journey takes 2h 5m.

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 Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €50
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€20 - €28
1st Class
€30 - €50
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 to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Amsterdam and Leeuwarden, NHL Stenden. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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