There are 4 ways to get from Leeuwarden to Amsterdam by train, bus, car or rideshare

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Leeuwarden to Amsterdam Zuid Intercity

$30 - $48

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Leeuwarden to Amsterdam 87.2 miles

$9 - $12

2 alternative options

Bus, line 135 bus, line 314 bus  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Den Oever, Busstation 350
  2. Take the line 135 bus from Den Oever, Busstation to Hoorn, Station 135
  3. Take the line 314 bus from Hoorn, Station to Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade 314

$22 - $29

Drive  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Leeuwarden to Amsterdam 87.3 miles

$21 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leeuwarden to Amsterdam is to rideshare which costs 7€ - 11€ and takes 1 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leeuwarden to Amsterdam is to drive which costs 18€ - 27€ and takes 1 h 26 min.

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The distance between Leeuwarden and Amsterdam is 111 km. The road distance is 139.7 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to get from Leeuwarden to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leeuwarden station to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Leeuwarden, Busstation and arriving at Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade via Den Oever, Busstation and Hoorn, Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 3 min.

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Leeuwarden to Amsterdam hourly. Tickets cost $26 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leeuwarden to Amsterdam via Den Oever, Busstation and Hoorn, Station in around 3 h 3 min.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Leeuwarden to Amsterdam Zuid
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Den Oever, Busstation
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
arriva.nl
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Den Oever, Busstation to Hoorn, Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
connexxion.nl
EBS
Website
ebs-ov.nl
Bus from Hoorn, Station to Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
ebs-ov.nl
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Leeuwarden to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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