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There are 3 ways to get from Leeuwarden to Alkmaar by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Alkmaar, Kanaalkade 350

$17 - $21

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Leeuwarden to Utrecht Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Alkmaar Intercity

$36 - $63

Drive  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Leeuwarden to Alkmaar 68.9 miles

$16 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Leeuwarden to Alkmaar is to bus which costs 14€ - 19€ and takes 1 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leeuwarden to Alkmaar is to drive which costs 14€ - 22€ and takes 1 h 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leeuwarden, Busstation station and arriving at Alkmaar, Kanaalkade. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leeuwarden to Alkmaar. However, there are services departing from Leeuwarden and arriving at Alkmaar via Utrecht Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 22 min.

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The distance between Leeuwarden and Alkmaar is 95 km. The road distance is 110.2 km.

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The best way to get from Leeuwarden to Alkmaar without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 44 min and costs 14€ - 19€.

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The bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Alkmaar, Kanaalkade takes 1 h 44 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Leeuwarden to Alkmaar bus services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Leeuwarden, Busstation.

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Leeuwarden to Alkmaar train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Leeuwarden station.

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The best way to get from Leeuwarden to Alkmaar is to bus which takes 1 h 44 min and costs 14€ - 19€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 22 min.

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Map of how to get from Leeuwarden to Alkmaar.
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  • Distance: 59.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 44 min

What companies run services between Leeuwarden, Netherlands and Alkmaar, Netherlands?

Arriva NL operates a bus from Leeuwarden to Alkmaar hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $21 and the journey takes 1 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Leeuwarden to Alkmaar via Utrecht Centraal in around 3 h 22 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 Leeuwarden to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
ns.nl
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Train from Utrecht Centraal to Alkmaar
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Alkmaar, Kanaalkade
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Website
arriva.nl

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Leeuwarden to Alkmaar bus services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Alkmaar, Kanaalkade station.

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Leeuwarden to Alkmaar train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Alkmaar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leeuwarden to Alkmaar is 110 km. It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to drive from Leeuwarden to Alkmaar.

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