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There are 4 ways to get from Diemen to Leiden by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from Diemen Zuid to Leiden Centraal Sprinter

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Bus, line 365 bus  •  1h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Station Bijlmer ArenA to Schiphol, Airport 300 / ...
  2. Take the line 365 bus from Schiphol, Airport to Leiden, Kooiplein 365

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Diemen to Leiden 44 km

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Diemen to Leiden 44 km

Diemen to Leiden by train

153 Weekly Trains
41 min Average Duration
€8 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Diemen to Leiden is to drive which costs €8 - €13 and takes 33 min.

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The fastest way to get from Diemen to Leiden is to taxi which takes 33 min and costs €120 - €150.

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No, there is no direct bus from Diemen to Leiden. However, there are services departing from Diemen, Beukenhorst and arriving at Leiden, Kooiplein via Amsterdam, Station Bijlmer ArenA and Schiphol, Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 49m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Diemen Zuid and arriving at Leiden Centraal. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

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The distance between Diemen and Leiden is 42 km. The road distance is 44 km.

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The best way to get from Diemen to Leiden without a car is to train which takes 41 min and costs €8 - €22.

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The train from Diemen Zuid to Leiden Centraal takes 41 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Diemen to Leiden bus services, operated by Connexxion, depart from Amsterdam, Station Bijlmer ArenA.

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Diemen to Leiden train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Diemen Zuid station.

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The best way to get from Diemen to Leiden is to train which takes 41 min and costs €8 - €22. Alternatively, you can bus and line 365 bus, which costs €10 - €18 and takes 1h 49m.

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Map of how to get from Diemen to Leiden.
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  • Distance: 42.1 km
  • Duration: 41 min

What companies run services between Diemen, Netherlands and Leiden, Netherlands?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Diemen Zuid to Leiden Centraal hourly. Tickets cost €8 - €22 and the journey takes 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Diemen to Leiden via Amsterdam, Station Bijlmer ArenA and Schiphol, Airport in around 1h 49m.

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 Diemen Zuid to Leiden Centraal
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €22
Website
https://www.ns.nl/en
2nd Class Full Fare
€8 - €13
1st Class Full Fare
€15 - €22
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).

Rome2Rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Bijlmer Arena to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Arriva NL
Phone
0800-0232 545
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Schiphol, Airport to Leiden, Kooiplein
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Schedules at
arriva.nl
Other operators
Taxi from Diemen to Leiden
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
€120 - €150
TCA Taxi
Phone
+31 20 777 7777
Website
tcataxi.nl
Taxi Now
Phone
+31 20 2101325
Website
taxi-now.nl
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
Dutch Cab Company
Phone
+31 202101511
Website
dutchcabcompany.nl

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Diemen to Leiden bus services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Leiden, Kooiplein station.

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Diemen to Leiden train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Leiden Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Diemen to Leiden is 44 km. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Diemen to Leiden.

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