There are 5 ways to get from Leiden to Amsterdam, Houtmankade by train, bus, taxi or car
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Train • 51 min
€12 - €24
Train via Leiden Centraal • 1h 6m
€9 - €23
3 alternative options
Line 365 bus, bus • 1h 51m
€11 - €14
Taxi • 35 min
€100 - €130
Drive • 35 min
€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.
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The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Leiden to Amsterdam, Houtmankade train and bus schedules
Departing Saturday, June 19, 2021
Departing Sunday, June 20, 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.
The quickest way to get from Leiden to Amsterdam, Houtmankade is to taxi which costs €100 - €130 and takes 35 min.
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.
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.
The distance between Leiden and Amsterdam, Houtmankade is 37 km. The road distance is 43.7 km.
The best way to get from Leiden to Amsterdam, Houtmankade without a car is to train which takes 51 min and costs €11 - €24.
It takes approximately 51 min to get from Leiden to Amsterdam, Houtmankade, including transfers.
Leiden to Amsterdam, Houtmankade bus services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Leiden, Groenoord station.
Leiden to Amsterdam, Houtmankade train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Leiden Centraal station.
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.
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.
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.
Train from Leiden Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
- Ave. Duration
- 40 min
- Every 30 minutes
- Estimated price
- €9 - €22
- Dutch Railways (NS)
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- Netherlands Rail Pass
- 2nd Class
- €9 - €14
- 1st Class
- €16 - €22
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Bus from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
- Ave. Duration
- 20 min
- Once daily
- Estimated price
- €4 - €6
- Ave. Duration
- 35 min
- Estimated price
- €100 - €130
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Leiden to Amsterdam, Houtmankade bus services, operated by GVB, arrive at Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk.
Leiden to Amsterdam, Houtmankade train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.
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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