There are 5 ways to get from Hoofddorp to Amsterdam by train, bus, taxi, car or foot

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Train  •  23 min

  1. Take the train from Hoofddorp to Amsterdam Centraal Sprinter

$5 - $11

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Line 397 bus  •  43 min

  1. Take the line 397 bus from Hoofddorp, Station to Amsterdam, Leidseplein 397

$3 - $6

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hoofddorp to Amsterdam 14.4 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Hoofddorp to Amsterdam 14.4 miles

$3 - $6

Walk  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Walk from Hoofddorp to Amsterdam 11.3 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Hoofddorp to Amsterdam is to line 397 bus which costs 3€ - 5€ and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hoofddorp to Amsterdam is to taxi which costs 55€ - 70€ and takes 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hoofddorp, Station station and arriving at Amsterdam, Leidseplein. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hoofddorp and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23 min.

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The distance between Hoofddorp and Amsterdam is 16 km. The road distance is 23 km.

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The best way to get from Hoofddorp to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 23 min and costs 5€ - 9€.

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The train from Hoofddorp to Amsterdam Centraal takes 23 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Hoofddorp to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Connexxion, arrive at Hoofddorp, Station.

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Hoofddorp to Amsterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Hoofddorp station.

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The best way to get from Hoofddorp to Amsterdam is to train which takes 23 min and costs 5€ - 9€. Alternatively, you can line 397 bus, which costs 3€ - 5€ and takes 43 min.

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Hoofddorp to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Connexxion, arrive at Amsterdam, Leidseplein station.

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

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  • Distance: 9.9 miles
  • Duration: 23 min

What companies run services between Hoofddorp, Netherlands and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Hoofddorp to Amsterdam every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $11 and the journey takes 23 min. Alternatively, Connexxion operates a bus from Hoofddorp to Amsterdam every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 43 min.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Hoofddorp to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Hoofddorp, Station to Amsterdam, Leidseplein
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
connexxion.nl
Other operators
Taxi from Hoofddorp to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
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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