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Fly Ancona to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  9h 22m

  1. Fly from Ancona (AOI) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) AOI - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Leeuwarden

€110 - €338

Cheapest option

Train, train to Florence, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  10h 19m

  1. Take the train from Ancona to Bologna Centrale
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
  3. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) FLR - AMS
  4. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Leeuwarden

€88 - €374

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Train to Bologna, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  9h 23m

  1. Take the train from Ancona to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BLQ - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Leeuwarden

€103 - €303

Fly Ancona to Muenster, train  •  11h 5m

  1. Fly from Ancona (AOI) to Muenster (FMO) AOI - FMO
  2. Take the train from Ibbenbueren to Hengelo
  3. Take the train from Hengelo to Zwolle
  4. Take the train from Zwolle to Leeuwarden

Train  •  18h

  1. Take the train from Ancona to Bologna Centrale Fa / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Mannheim Hbf Ec
  4. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Arnhem Centraal Ice
  5. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Zwolle
  6. Take the train from Zwolle to Leeuwarden

€236 - €534

Bus  •  25h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Ancona to Verona 428
  2. Take the bus from Verona to Amsterdam Sloterdijk N28
  3. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Drachten 075

€88 - €113

Night train, train  •  25h 30m

  1. Take the night train from Ancona to Rosenheim Nj
  2. Take the night train from Rosenheim to Utrecht Centraal Nj
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Leeuwarden

€163 - €234

Drive  •  14h 20m

  1. Drive from Ancona to Leeuwarden 1594.8 km

€190 - €290

Bus, shuttle, train  •  30h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Ancona - Stazione Fs P.Zzale Rosselli to VENEZIA MESTRE - Viale stazione lato opposto civico 8/C
  2. Take the bus from Mestre to Predazzo
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Predazzo to Den Haag
  4. Take the train from Den Haag Centraal to Leeuwarden

€226 - €274

Ancona to Leeuwarden by train

The train journey time between Ancona and Leeuwarden is around 40h 38m and covers a distance of around 1605 km. The fastest train normally takes 40h 38m. Services are operated by Trenitalia Frecce, Trenitalia Intercity, Trenitalia and others. Typically four trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
40h 38m
Fastest train time:
40h 38m
Trains per week:
4
Cheapest price:
€236
Carbon emissions:
84 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:35
Last train departs at:
06:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ancona to Leeuwarden train schedules

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International entry into Netherlands from Italy

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Aruba, Australia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, Sint Maarten, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Italy

  • There are no current restrictions
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
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Considerations leaving from Italy

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Yes, entry into Netherlands is currently allowed from Italy.

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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 Leeuwarden is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Leeuwarden is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Leeuwarden is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Netherlands.

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Last updated: 20 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Ancona to Leeuwarden is to bus which costs €85 - €120 and takes 25h 15m.

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The fastest way to get from Ancona to Leeuwarden is to fly and train. Taking this option will cost €110 - €340 and takes 9h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ancona to Leeuwarden. However, there are services departing from Ancona and arriving at Leeuwarden, Klanderij via Verona, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Drachten, Transferium Oost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ancona to Leeuwarden. However, there are services departing from Ancona and arriving at Leeuwarden via Bologna Centrale, Milano Centrale, Mannheim Hbf, Arnhem Centraal and Zwolle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h.

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The distance between Ancona and Leeuwarden is 1208 km. The road distance is 1594.8 km.

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The best way to get from Ancona to Leeuwarden without a car is to train which takes 18h and costs €230 - €550.

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It takes approximately 9h 22m to get from Ancona to Leeuwarden, including transfers.

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Ancona to Leeuwarden bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Ancona station.

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Ancona to Leeuwarden train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Ancona station.

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The best way to get from Ancona to Leeuwarden is to train which takes 18h and costs €230 - €550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €85 - €120 and takes 25h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Ancona to Leeuwarden.
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  • Distance: 1208.3 km
  • Duration: 9h 22m

What companies run services between Ancona, Italy and Leeuwarden, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Ancona to Leeuwarden via Bologna Centrale, Milano Centrale, Mannheim Hbf, Arnhem Centraal, and Zwolle in around 18h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ancona to Leeuwarden via Verona, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Drachten, and Drachten, Transferium Oost in around 25h 15m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ancona to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €370
Flights from Ancona to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €370
Flights from Bologna to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €450
Flights from Bologna to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €450
Flights from Ancona to Muenster via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €600
Flights from Florence to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bologna to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €420
Flights from Florence to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €290
Flights from Florence to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €230
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Ancona to Amsterdam Schiphol via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €190
Flights from Florence to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bologna to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €470
Flights from Florence to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €230
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to Amsterdam Schiphol via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €280
Flights from Florence to Amsterdam Schiphol via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €190
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Ancona to Amsterdam Schiphol via Palermo
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€55 - €200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €370
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 Schiphol Airport to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €55
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€24 - €35
1st Class
€40 - €55
Train from Zwolle to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €30
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €18
1st Class
€21 - €30
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €17
1st Class
€19 - €27
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €45
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€19 - €27
1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Den Haag Centraal to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €55
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€24 - €35
1st Class
€40 - €55
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€18 - €25
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€40 - €65
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €15
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€5 - €8
Base Standard
€8 - €12
Base Premium
€10 - €15
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€13 - €18
Base Standard
€20 - €28
Base Premium
€24 - €35
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€13 - €19
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€12 - €17
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €28
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€25 - €28
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €12
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€10 - €12
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Ibbenbueren to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Eurobahn
Blauwnet
Phone
0900-9292
Website
blauwnet.nl
Train from Hengelo to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Blauwnet
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€3 - €11
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€3 - €5
Smart Low Cost
€3 - €6
Smart Flex
€7 - €11
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €24
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€8 - €12
Smart Low Cost
€8 - €13
Smart Flex
€17 - €24
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€120 - €280
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€120 - €170
1st Class
€200 - €280
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Ancona to Rosenheim
Ave. Duration
10h 24m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€65 - €90
Website
Nightjet
Night train from Rosenheim to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
11h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €100
Website
Nightjet
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ancona to Verona
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Verona to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Drachten
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Ancona - Stazione Fs P.Zzale Rosselli to VENEZIA MESTRE - Viale stazione lato opposto civico 8/C
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Website
Baltour
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Ancona to Mestre
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Brusutti SRL
Phone
+39 041 5415488
Email
info@brusutti.com
Website
brusutti.com
Bus from Mestre to Predazzo
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Schedules at
brusutti.com
Starliner
Phone
+31 (0) 172-881316
Email
info@starliner.nl
Website
starliner.nl
Shuttle from Predazzo to Den Haag
Ave. Duration
14h 51m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€155
Book at
Starliner

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There is no direct flight from Ancona Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 15m and has one stopover.

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Ancona to Leeuwarden bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Drachten station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ancona to Leeuwarden is 1595 km. It takes approximately 14h 20m to drive from Ancona to Leeuwarden.

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Volotea, easyJet, Vueling Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Ancona Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 46+ hotels available in Leeuwarden. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Ancona to Ancona Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs €1 - €4.

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