There are 5 ways to get from Leiden to Van Gogh Museum by train, tram, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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Train, line 5 tram  •  39 min

  1. Take the train from Leiden Centraal to Amsterdam Zuid Intercity
  2. Take the line 5 tram from Amsterdam, Station Zuid to Amsterdam, Van Baerlestraat 5

12€ - 24€

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1h 20m

  1. Take the rideshare from Leiden to Amsterdam 47.6 km

3€

3 alternative options

Bus, line 397 bus  •  1h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Leiden Centraal to Schiphol Airport Snelbus i.p.v. trein / ...
  2. Take the line 397 bus from Schiphol, Airport B17 to Amsterdam, Museumplein 397 / ...

8€ - 11€

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Leiden to Van Gogh Museum 40.2 km

95€ - 120€

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Leiden to Van Gogh Museum 40.2 km

5€ - 8€

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The cheapest way to get from Leiden to Van Gogh Museum is to rideshare which costs 3€ and takes 1h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Leiden to Van Gogh Museum is to taxi which costs 95€ - 120€ and takes 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leiden to Van Gogh Museum. However, there are services departing from Leiden Centraal and arriving at Amsterdam, Museumplein via Schiphol, Airport B17. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Leiden to Van Gogh Museum. However, there are services departing from Leiden Centraal and arriving at Amsterdam, Van Baerlestraat via Amsterdam, Station Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 min.

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The distance between Leiden and Van Gogh Museum is 35 km. The road distance is 40.2 km.

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The best way to get from Leiden to Van Gogh Museum without a car is to train and line 5 tram which takes 39 min and costs 12€ - 24€.

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It takes approximately 39 min to get from Leiden to Van Gogh Museum, including transfers.

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Leiden to Van Gogh Museum bus services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Leiden Centraal station.

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

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Leiden to Van Gogh Museum bus services, operated by Connexxion, arrive at Amsterdam, Museumplein station.

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Map of how to get from Leiden to Van Gogh Museum.
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  • Distance: 34.5 km
  • Duration: 39 min

What companies run services between Leiden, Netherlands and Van Gogh Museum, Netherlands?

You can take a bus from Leiden to Van Gogh Museum via Schiphol Airport, Schiphol, Airport B17, and Amsterdam, Museumplein in around 1h 9m.

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
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 13€
1st Class
15€ - 21€
GVB
Phone
+31 900 8011
Website
gvb.nl
Tram from Amsterdam, Station Zuid to Amsterdam, Van Baerlestraat
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
3€
Website
GVB
Bus 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
Bus from Leiden Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Leiden, Centraal to Schiphol, Airport
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
arriva.nl
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Schiphol, Airport B17 to Amsterdam, Museumplein
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
Connexxion
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Leiden to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
3€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Leiden to Van Gogh Museum
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
95€ - 120€
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

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Leiden to Van Gogh Museum train services, operated by GVB, arrive at Amsterdam, Van Baerlestraat station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leiden to Van Gogh Museum is 40 km. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Leiden to Van Gogh Museum.

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There are 2951+ hotels available in Van Gogh Museum. Prices start at 80€ per night.

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

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