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There are 5 ways to get from Leiden to Amsterdam, Houtmankade by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  51 min

  1. Take the train from Leiden Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal Sprinter / ...

€12 - €24

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Train via Leiden Centraal  •  1h 6m

  1. Take the train from Leiden Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity / ...

€9 - €23

3 alternative options

Line 365 bus, bus  •  1h 51m

  1. Take the line 365 bus from Leiden, Groenoord to Schiphol, Airport 365
  2. Take the bus from Schiphol, Schiphol Airport/Plaza to Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk 369 / ...

€11 - €14

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Leiden to Amsterdam, Houtmankade 43.7 km

€100 - €130

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Leiden to Amsterdam, Houtmankade 43.7 km

€5 - €8

Leiden to Amsterdam, Houtmankade by train and bus

The journey time between Leiden and Amsterdam, Houtmankade is around 58 min and covers a distance of around 45 km. The fastest journey normally takes 46 min. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS) and GVB, the Leiden to Amsterdam, Houtmankade service departs from Leiden Centraal and arrives in Amsterdam, Houtmankade. Typically 394 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
58 min
Fastest journey time:
46 min
Services per week:
394
Cheapest price:
€12
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:08
Last service departs at:
23:38

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Leiden to Amsterdam, Houtmankade train and bus schedules

Leiden → Amsterdam, Houtmankade
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1351

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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 Amsterdam, Houtmankade is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Amsterdam, Houtmankade is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Amsterdam, Houtmankade 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: 16 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leiden to Amsterdam, Houtmankade is to drive which costs €5 - €8 and takes 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leiden to Amsterdam, Houtmankade is to taxi which costs €100 - €130 and takes 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leiden to Amsterdam, Houtmankade. However, there are services departing from Leiden, Groenoord and arriving at Amsterdam, Assendelftstraat via Schiphol, Schiphol Airport/Plaza and Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 51m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Leiden Centraal and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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The distance between Leiden and Amsterdam, Houtmankade is 37 km. The road distance is 43.7 km.

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The best way to get from Leiden to Amsterdam, Houtmankade without a car is to train which takes 51 min and costs €11 - €24.

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It takes approximately 51 min to get from Leiden to Amsterdam, Houtmankade, including transfers.

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Leiden to Amsterdam, Houtmankade bus services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Leiden, Groenoord station.

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

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The best way to get from Leiden to Amsterdam, Houtmankade is to train which takes 51 min and costs €11 - €24. Alternatively, you can line 365 bus and bus, which costs €11 - €14 and takes 1h 51m.

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Map of how to get from Leiden to Amsterdam, Houtmankade.
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  • Distance: 37.1 km
  • Duration: 51 min

What companies run services between Leiden, Netherlands and Amsterdam, Houtmankade, Netherlands?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Leiden Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal every 30 minutes. Tickets cost €9 - €22 and the journey takes 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leiden to Amsterdam, Houtmankade via Schiphol, Airport, Schiphol, Schiphol Airport/Plaza, Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk, and Amsterdam, Assendelftstraat in around 1h 51m.

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 Leiden Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €22
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €14
1st Class
€16 - €22
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Leiden, Groenoord to Schiphol, Airport
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €6
Website
arriva.nl
GVB
Phone
+31 900 8011
Website
gvb.nl
Bus from Schiphol, Schiphol Airport/Plaza to Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€4
Website
GVB
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Leiden to Amsterdam, Houtmankade
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
€100 - €130
PrimoTaxi
Phone
+ 31 10 262 2540
Website
primotaxi.nl
Taxi Erdogan
Phone
+31 6 24856139
Rotterdamse Taxi Centrale
Phone
+31 10 462 6060
Website
rtcnv.nl
Rotterdam Taxi Service
Phone
+31 10 229 3508
Website
rotterdamtaxiservice.nl
PrimoTaxi
Phone
+31 10 262 2540
Website
primotaxi.nl

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Leiden to Amsterdam, Houtmankade bus services, operated by GVB, arrive at Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Leiden to Amsterdam, Houtmankade is 44 km. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Leiden to Amsterdam, Houtmankade.

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