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There are 4 ways to get from Dam Square to Leidseplein by tram, bus, taxi or foot

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Recommended option

Line 2 tram  •  10 min

  1. Take the line 2 tram from Amsterdam, Dam to Amsterdam, Leidseplein 2 / ...

€1 - €2

3 alternative options

Bus  •  12 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Dam to Amsterdam, Leidseplein N84 / ...

€1 - €2

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dam Square to Leidseplein 5.5 km

€15 - €19

Walk  •  18 min

  1. Walk from Dam Square to Leidseplein 1.6 km

Dam Square to Leidseplein by walk and tram

The journey time between Dam Square and Leidseplein is around 7 min and covers a distance of around 1 km. The fastest journey normally takes 5 min. Services are operated by GVB. Typically 2025 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
7 min
Fastest journey time:
5 min
Services per week:
2025
Cheapest price:
€1
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:01
Last service departs at:
23:58

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dam Square to Leidseplein walk and tram schedules

Dam Square → Leidseplein
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Rules to follow in Netherlands

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Travel within Netherlands

Observe COVID-19 safety rules
Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
Nationwide control measures in place

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 Leidseplein is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Leidseplein 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 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dam Square to Leidseplein is to line 2 tram which costs €1 - €2 and takes 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dam Square to Leidseplein is to taxi which costs €15 - €19 and takes 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Dam and arriving at Amsterdam, Leidseplein. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam, Dam and arriving at Amsterdam, Leidseplein. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

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The distance between Dam Square and Leidseplein is 1 km.

The best way to get from Dam Square to Leidseplein without a car is to line 2 tram which takes 10 min and costs €1 - €2.

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The line 2 tram from Amsterdam, Dam to Amsterdam, Leidseplein takes 7 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Dam Square to Leidseplein bus services, operated by GVB, depart from Amsterdam, Dam station.

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Dam Square to Leidseplein train services, operated by GVB, depart from Amsterdam, Dam station.

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Dam Square to Leidseplein bus services, operated by GVB, arrive at Amsterdam, Leidseplein station.

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Map of how to get from Dam Square to Leidseplein.
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  • Distance: 1.3 km
  • Duration: 10 min

What companies run services between Dam Square, Nord-Holland, Netherlands and Leidseplein, Netherlands?

GVB operates a vehicle from Amsterdam, Dam to Amsterdam, Leidseplein every 5 minutes. Tickets cost €1 - €2 and the journey takes 7 min. Alternatively, GVB operates a bus from Amsterdam, Dam to Amsterdam, Leidseplein every 3 hours. Tickets cost €2 and the journey takes 7 min. Connexxion also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Bus operators
GVB
Phone
+31 900 8011
Website
gvb.nl
Bus from Amsterdam, Dam to Amsterdam, Leidseplein
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€2
Website
GVB
Other operators
Taxi from Dam Square to Leidseplein
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
€15 - €19
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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Dam Square to Leidseplein train services, operated by GVB, arrive at Amsterdam, Leidseplein station.

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