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

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Train  •  20 min

  1. Take the train from Haarlem to Leiden Centraal Intercity

$6 - $12

Cheapest option

Line 50 bus  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the line 50 bus from Haarlem, Florapark to Leiden, Centraal 50

$5 - $8

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Haarlem to Leiden 25.6 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Haarlem to Leiden 25.6 miles

$6 - $9

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Haarlem to Leiden is to line 50 bus which costs 4€ - 7€ and takes 1 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Haarlem to Leiden is to train which costs 5€ - 11€ and takes 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Haarlem, Florapark and arriving at Leiden, Centraal. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Haarlem and arriving at Leiden Centraal. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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The distance between Haarlem and Leiden is 27 km. The road distance is 40.9 km.

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The best way to get from Haarlem to Leiden without a car is to train which takes 20 min and costs 5€ - 11€.

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The train from Haarlem to Leiden Centraal takes 20 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Haarlem to Leiden bus services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Haarlem, Florapark station.

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Map of how to get from Haarlem to Leiden.
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  • Distance: 16.6 miles
  • Duration: 20 min

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Haarlem to Leiden every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $12 and the journey takes 20 min. Alternatively, Arriva NL operates a bus from Haarlem to Leiden every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 14 min.

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 Haarlem to Leiden Centraal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
ns.nl
Book at
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Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Haarlem, Florapark to Leiden, Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
arriva.nl
Other operators
Taxi from Haarlem to Leiden
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
TCA Taxi
Phone
+31 20 777 7777
Website
tcataxi.nl
Staxi
Phone
+31 20 705 8888
Website
staxi.nl
Goedkoopnaarschiphol.NL
Phone
+31 20 260 0810
Website
goedkoopnaarschiphol.nl

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