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There are 5 ways to get from Leiden to VU University Medical Center by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train via Amsterdam, Station Zuid  •  32 min

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

€10 - €23

Cheapest option

Line 365 bus, line 341 bus  •  1h 11m

  1. Take the line 365 bus from Leiden, Groenoord to Schiphol, Airport 365
  2. Take the line 341 bus from Schiphol, Airport to Amsterdam, VUmc Hoofdingang 341

€8 - €11

3 alternative options

Train  •  38 min

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

€9 - €21

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Leiden to VU University Medical Center 37.2 km

€90 - €110

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Leiden to VU University Medical Center 37.2 km

€4 - €7

Leiden to VU University Medical Center by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Leiden and VU University Medical Center is around 35 min and covers a distance of around 38 km. The fastest journey normally takes 31 min. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS), GVB and Connexxion, the Leiden to VU University Medical Center service departs from Leiden Centraal and arrives in VU University Medical Center. Typically 497 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
35 min
Fastest journey time:
31 min
Journey distance:
38 km
Services per week:
497
Cheapest price:
€10
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:47
Last service departs at:
23:17

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Leiden to VU University Medical Center train, bus and walk schedules

Departing Saturday, July 24, 2021

Leiden → VU University Medical Center
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Yes, travel within Netherlands is currently allowed.

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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

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in VU University Medical Center is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in VU University Medical Center is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in VU University Medical Center 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: 18 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Leiden to VU University Medical Center is to drive which costs €4 - €7 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leiden to VU University Medical Center is to taxi which costs €90 - €110 and takes 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leiden to VU University Medical Center. However, there are services departing from Leiden, Groenoord and arriving at Amsterdam, VUmc Hoofdingang via Schiphol, Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 11m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Leiden Centraal and arriving at Amsterdam Zuid. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23 min.

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The distance between Leiden and VU University Medical Center is 32 km. The road distance is 37.2 km.

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The best way to get from Leiden to VU University Medical Center without a car is to train via Amsterdam, Station Zuid which takes 32 min and costs €10 - €23.

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It takes approximately 32 min to get from Leiden to VU University Medical Center, including transfers.

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Leiden to VU University Medical Center bus services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Leiden, Groenoord station.

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Leiden to VU University Medical Center train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Leiden Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Leiden to VU University Medical Center is to train via Amsterdam, Station Zuid which takes 32 min and costs €10 - €23. Alternatively, you can line 365 bus and line 341 bus, which costs €8 - €11 and takes 1h 11m.

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Map of how to get from Leiden to VU University Medical Center.
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  • Distance: 31.7 km
  • Duration: 32 min

What companies run services between Leiden, Netherlands and VU University Medical Center, Netherlands?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Leiden Centraal to Amsterdam Zuid every 20 minutes. Tickets cost €9 - €21 and the journey takes 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leiden to VU University Medical Center via Schiphol, Airport and Amsterdam, VUmc Hoofdingang in around 1h 11m.

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 Zuid
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €21
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €13
1st Class
€15 - €21
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Leiden, Groenoord to Schiphol, Airport
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €6
Website
arriva.nl
Other operators
Taxi from Leiden to VU University Medical Center
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
€90 - €110
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 VU University Medical Center bus services, operated by Connexxion, arrive at Amsterdam, VUmc Hoofdingang station.

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Leiden to VU University Medical Center train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Amsterdam Zuid station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leiden to VU University Medical Center is 37 km. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Leiden to VU University Medical Center.

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