There are 4 ways to get from Leiden to Zaanse Schans by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Leiden Centraal to Amsterdam Sloterdijk Intercity
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Koog-Zaandijk Express / ...

$10 - $18

3 alternative options

Train, line 391 bus  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Leiden Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the line 391 bus from Amsterdam, Centraal Station IJzijde to Zaandam, Zaanse Schans 391 / ...

$12 - $23

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Leiden to Zaanse Schans 34 miles

$160 - $190

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Leiden to Zaanse Schans 34 miles

$8 - $12

What companies run services between Leiden, Netherlands and Zaanse Schans, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Leiden to Zaanse Schans via Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Koog-Zaandijk in around 1 h 4 min.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Leiden Centraal to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Koog-Zaandijk
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Leiden Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Amsterdam, Centraal Station IJzijde to Zaandam, Zaanse Schans
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
connexxion.nl
Other operators
Taxi from Leiden to Zaanse Schans
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$160 - $190
Rotterdamse Taxi Centrale
Phone
+31 10 462 6060
Website
rtcnv.nl
Taxi Erdogan
Phone
+31 6 24856139
Rotterdam Taxi Service
Phone
+31 10 229 3508
Website
rotterdamtaxiservice.nl

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Leiden to Zaanse Schans?

The distance between Leiden and Zaanse Schans is 41 km. The road distance is 54 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Leiden to Zaanse Schans?

The cheapest way to get from Leiden to Zaanse Schans is to drive which costs 6€ - 10€ and takes 37 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Leiden to Zaanse Schans?

The quickest way to get from Leiden to Zaanse Schans is to taxi which takes 37 min and costs 130€ - 160€.

Is there a direct train between Leiden and Zaanse Schans?

No, there is no direct train from Leiden to Zaanse Schans. However, there are services departing from Leiden Centraal and arriving at Koog-Zaandijk via Amsterdam Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 4 min.

How long does it take to get from Leiden to Zaanse Schans?

It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to get from Leiden to Zaanse Schans, including transfers.