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There are 5 ways to get from Franeker to Leek by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, line 3 bus  •  1h 57m

  1. Take the train from Leeuwarden to Groningen Sneltrein / ...
  2. Take the line 3 bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Leek, Nijenoertweg 3

17€ - 22€

Cheapest option

Line 97 bus, line 320 bus, bus  •  2h 18m

  1. Take the line 97 bus from Franeker, Voorstraat to Leeuwarden, Busstation 97
  2. Take the line 320 bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Drachten, Transferium Oost 320 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Drachten, Transferium Oost to Groningen, P+R Hoogkerk 304 / ...

14€ - 23€

3 alternative options

Line 97 bus, train, line 3 bus  •  2h 21m

  1. Take the line 97 bus from Franeker, Voorstraat to Leeuwarden, Busstation 97
  2. Take the train from Leeuwarden to Groningen
  3. Take the line 3 bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Leek, Nijenoertweg 3

17€ - 22€

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Franeker to Leek 67.8 km

140€ - 180€

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Franeker to Leek 67.8 km

8€ - 13€

Franeker to Leek by buses

The bus journey time between Franeker and Leek is around 2h 35m and covers a distance of around 95 km. The fastest bus normally takes 2h 1m. Operated by Arriva NL and Qbuzz, the Franeker to Leek bus service departs from Franeker, Voorstraat and arrives in Leek, Nijenoertweg. Typically 214 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
2h 35m
Fastest bus time:
2h 1m
Buses per week:
214
Cheapest price:
14€
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
00:04
Last bus departs at:
23:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Franeker to Leek bus schedules

Franeker → Leek
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Rules to follow in Netherlands

1.5m

Mandatory

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

Frequently Asked Questions


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 Leek is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Leek 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: 9 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Franeker to Leek is to drive, which costs 8€ - 13€ and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Franeker to Leek is to taxi which costs 140€ - 180€ and takes 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Franeker to Leek. However, there are services departing from Franeker, Voorstraat and arriving at Leek, Nijenoertweg via Leeuwarden, Busstation, Drachten, Transferium Oost and Groningen, P+R Hoogkerk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 18m.

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The distance between Franeker and Leek is 56 km. The road distance is 67.8 km.

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The best way to get from Franeker to Leek without a car is to train and line 3 bus which takes 1h 57m and costs 17€ - 22€.

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It takes approximately 1h 57m to get from Franeker to Leek, including transfers.

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Franeker to Leek bus services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Franeker, Voorstraat station.

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Franeker to Leek bus services, operated by Qbuzz, arrive at Groningen, P+R Hoogkerk station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Franeker to Leek is 68 km. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from Franeker to Leek.

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There are 49+ hotels available in Leek. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Franeker to Leek.
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  • Distance: 55.7 km
  • Duration: 1h 57m

What companies run services between Franeker, Netherlands and Leek, Netherlands?

You can take a bus from Franeker to Leek via Leeuwarden, Busstation, Drachten, Transferium Oost, and Groningen, P+R Hoogkerk in around 2h 18m.

Train operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Leeuwarden to Groningen
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
arriva.nl
Bus operators
Qbuzz
Phone
033 -4601580
Website
qbuzz.nl
Bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Leek, Nijenoertweg
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 4€
Website
Qbuzz
Bus from Drachten, Transferium Oost to Groningen, P+R Hoogkerk
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
Qbuzz
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Franeker, Voorstraat to Leeuwarden, Busstation
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 6€
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Drachten, Transferium Oost
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Drachten, Transferium Oost to Groningen, P+R Hoogkerk A7
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
arriva.nl
Other operators
Taxi from Franeker to Leek
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
140€ - 180€
Taxi Van Reeken
Phone
+31 6 45606616
Website
taxi-leeuwarden.nl
Taxi Services Noord
Phone
+31 58 213 8585
Website
taxiservicesnoord.nl
Taxi Hakro
Phone
+31 6 81725395
Website
taxihakro.nl
Taxi Walburg
Phone
+31 50 555 5555
Website
taxiwalburg.nl

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