There are 4 ways to get from Amsterdam to Leiden by train, taxi, car or rideshare
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What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Leiden, Netherlands?
Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam to Leiden every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $16 and the journey takes 36 min.
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Leiden Centraal
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Questions & Answers
The distance between Amsterdam and Leiden is 36 km. The road distance is 42 km.
The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Leiden is to rideshare which costs 3€ and takes 54 min.
The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Leiden is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs 100€ - 120€.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Leiden Centraal. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 36 min.
The train from Amsterdam Centraal to Leiden Centraal takes 36 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.