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There are 3 ways to get from Leiden to NIPO by train, subway, taxi or car

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Train, line 51 subway  •  51 min

  1. Take the train from Leiden Centraal to Amsterdam Zuid Intercity
  2. Take the line 51 subway from Amsterdam, Station Zuid to Amsterdam, Amstelstation 51

€10 - €23

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Leiden to NIPO 41.6 km

€100 - €120

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Leiden to NIPO 41.6 km

€5 - €8

Leiden to NIPO by train, subway and walk

The journey time between Leiden and NIPO is around 37 min and covers a distance of around 42 km. The fastest journey normally takes 34 min. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS) and GVB, the Leiden to NIPO service departs from Leiden Centraal and arrives in NIPO. Typically 496 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
37 min
Fastest journey time:
34 min
Journey distance:
42 km
Services per week:
Cheapest price:
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

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First service departs at:
Last service departs at:

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Leiden to NIPO train, subway and walk schedules

Leiden → NIPO
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
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  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in NIPO is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in NIPO is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in NIPO 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: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leiden to NIPO is to drive which costs €5 - €8 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leiden to NIPO is to taxi which costs €100 - €120 and takes 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leiden to NIPO station. However, there are services departing from Leiden Centraal and arriving at Amsterdam, Amstelstation via Amsterdam, Station Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 51 min.

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The distance between Leiden and NIPO is 35 km. The road distance is 41.6 km.

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The best way to get from Leiden to NIPO without a car is to train and line 51 subway which takes 51 min and costs €10 - €23.

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

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

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Leiden to NIPO train services, operated by GVB, arrive at Amsterdam, Amstelstation.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leiden to NIPO is 42 km. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Leiden to NIPO.

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There are 732+ hotels available in NIPO. Prices start at €87 per night.

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  • Distance: 35.2 km
  • Duration: 51 min

What companies run services between Leiden, Netherlands and NIPO, Netherlands?

There is no direct connection from Leiden to NIPO. However, you can take the train to Amsterdam Zuid, take the walk to Amsterdam, Station Zuid, take the line 51 subway to Amsterdam, Amstelstation, then take the walk to NIPO. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to NIPO.

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
+31 30 751 5155
Train from Leiden Centraal to Amsterdam Zuid
Ave. Duration
23 min
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €21
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €13
1st Class
€15 - €21
Other operators
Taxi from Leiden to NIPO
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
€100 - €120
+ 31 10 262 2540
Taxi Erdogan
+31 6 24856139
Rotterdamse Taxi Centrale
+31 10 462 6060
Rotterdam Taxi Service
+31 10 229 3508
+31 10 262 2540

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