There are 5 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.

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Train  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Leiden Centraal to Amsterdam Sloterdijk Intercity / ...
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Zaandijk Zaanse Schans Sprinter

$12 - $23

Cheapest option

Train, line 395 bus  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Leiden Centraal to Amsterdam Sloterdijk Intercity / ...
  2. Take the line 395 bus from Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk to Zaandam, Borgerdiep 395

$11 - $20

3 alternative options

Train, line 391 bus  •  1 h 40 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 - $21

Taxi  •  37 min

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

$140 - $180

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Leiden to Zaanse Schans 34 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Leiden to Zaanse Schans is to drive which costs 7€ - 11€ and takes 37 min.

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

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The distance between Leiden and Zaanse Schans is 41 km. The road distance is 54.4 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to get from Leiden to Zaanse Schans, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Leiden to Zaanse Schans. However, there are services departing from Leiden Centraal and arriving at Zaandijk Zaanse Schans via Amsterdam Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 9 min.

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The nearest airport to Zaanse Schans is Amsterdam (AMS) Airport which is 18.7 km away. Other nearby airports include Rotterdam (RTM) (64 km), Eindhoven (EIN) (119.7 km), Brussels (BRU) (176.7 km) and Dusseldorf (DUS) (188.5 km).

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Map of how to get from Leiden to Zaanse Schans.
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  • Distance: 25.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 9 min

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 Zaandijk Zaanse Schans in around 1 h 9 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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Zaandijk Zaanse Schans
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Leiden Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk to Zaandam, Borgerdiep
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
connexxion.nl
Bus from Amsterdam, Centraal Station IJzijde to Zaandam, Zaanse Schans
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
connexxion.nl
Other operators
Taxi from Leiden to Zaanse Schans
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
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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