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

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Recommended option

Line 3 bus, train, line 154 bus  •  2h 25m

  1. Take the line 3 bus from Leek, Nijenoertweg to Groningen, Hoofdstation 3
  2. Take the train from Groningen to Leeuwarden
  3. Take the line 154 bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Holwerd, Holwerd Provinciale weg 154 / ...

€17 - €24

Cheapest option

Line 304 bus, line 320 bus, line 154 bus  •  2h 55m

  1. Take the line 304 bus from Groningen, P+R Hoogkerk to Drachten, Transferium Oost 304 / ...
  2. Take the line 320 bus from Drachten, Transferium Oost to Leeuwarden, Busstation 320 / ...
  3. Take the line 154 bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Holwerd, Stationsweg 150 / ...

€15 - €22

3 alternative options

Line 3 bus, train, line 154 bus via Holwerd, Stationsweg  •  2h 47m

  1. Take the line 3 bus from Leek, Nijenoertweg to Groningen, Hoofdstation 3
  2. Take the train from Groningen to Leeuwarden
  3. Take the line 154 bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Holwerd, Stationsweg 150 / ...

€17 - €24

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Leek to Holwerd 61.3 km

€130 - €160

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Leek to Holwerd 61.3 km

€7 - €12

Leek to Holwerd by bus, walk and train

The journey time between Leek and Holwerd is around 2h 20m and covers a distance of around 100 km. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 50m. Operated by Qbuzz and Arriva NL, the Leek to Holwerd service departs from Leek, Nijenoertweg and arrives in Holwerd, Holwerd Provinciale weg. Typically 188 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 20m
Fastest journey time:
1h 50m
Services per week:
188
Cheapest price:
€17
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:02
Last service departs at:
23:02

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Leek to Holwerd bus, walk and train schedules

Leek → Holwerd
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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 Holwerd is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Holwerd 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 Leek to Holwerd is to drive which costs €7 - €12 and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leek to Holwerd is to taxi which costs €130 - €160 and takes 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leek to Holwerd station. However, there are services departing from Leek, Nijenoertweg and arriving at Holwerd, Stationsweg via Groningen, P+R Hoogkerk, Drachten, Transferium Oost and Leeuwarden, Busstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 55m.

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The distance between Leek and Holwerd is 39 km. The road distance is 61.3 km.

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The best way to get from Leek to Holwerd without a car is to line 3 bus and train and line 154 bus which takes 2h 25m and costs €17 - €24.

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It takes approximately 2h 25m to get from Leek to Holwerd, including transfers.

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Leek to Holwerd bus services, operated by Qbuzz, depart from Groningen, P+R Hoogkerk station.

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Leek to Holwerd bus services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Holwerd, Stationsweg.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leek to Holwerd is 61 km. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Leek to Holwerd.

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There are 45+ hotels available in Holwerd. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Leek to Holwerd.
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  • Distance: 38.8 km
  • Duration: 2h 25m

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

You can take a bus from Leek to Holwerd via Groningen, P+R Hoogkerk, Drachten, Transferium Oost, and Leeuwarden, Busstation in around 2h 55m.

Train operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Groningen to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
arriva.nl
Bus operators
Qbuzz
Phone
033 -4601580
Website
qbuzz.nl
Bus from Leek, Nijenoertweg to Groningen, Hoofdstation
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €4
Website
Qbuzz
Bus from Groningen, P+R Hoogkerk to Drachten, Transferium Oost
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Qbuzz
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Holwerd, Holwerd Provinciale weg
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Holwerd, Stationsweg
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Drachten, Transferium Oost to Leeuwarden, Busstation
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
arriva.nl
Other operators
Taxi from Leek to Holwerd
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
€130 - €160
Taxi Walburg
Phone
+31 50  555 5555
Website
taxiwalburg.nl
Taxi Vrieswijk BV
Phone
+31 50 534 0000
Taxi Noord
Phone
+31 50 549 4940
Website
taxinoord.nl
Taxi Bob
Phone
+31 50 579 2077
Website
taxibob050.wixsite.com

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