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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2h 12m

  1. Take the train from Leeuwarden to Amsterdam Zuid Intercity

$30 - $48

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1h 49m

  1. Take the rideshare from Leeuwarden to Amsterdam 87.2 miles

$9 - $12

2 alternative options

Bus, line 135 bus, line 314 bus  •  3h 1m

  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

$23 - $28

Drive  •  1h 26m

  1. Drive from Leeuwarden to Amsterdam 87.3 miles

$21 - $35

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

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

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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 3h 1m.

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

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The best way to get from Leeuwarden to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 2h 12m and costs 25€ - 45€.

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

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

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The best way to get from Leeuwarden to Amsterdam is to train which takes 2h 12m and costs 25€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus and line 135 bus and line 314 bus, which costs 19€ - 25€ and takes 3h 1m.

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Leeuwarden to Amsterdam bus services, operated by EBS, arrive at Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leeuwarden to Amsterdam is 140 km. It takes approximately 1h 26m to drive from Leeuwarden to Amsterdam.

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  • Distance: 69.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 12m

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Leeuwarden to Amsterdam hourly. Tickets cost $25 - $45 and the journey takes 2h 2m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leeuwarden to Amsterdam via Den Oever, Busstation and Hoorn, Station in around 3h 1m.

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 Amsterdam Zuid
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Den Oever, Busstation
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
arriva.nl
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Den Oever, Busstation to Hoorn, Station
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Connexxion
EBS
Website
ebs-ov.nl
Bus from Hoorn, Station to Amsterdam, Prins Hendrikkade
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
EBS
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Leeuwarden to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Leeuwarden and Amsterdam. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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