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There are 8 ways to get from Leidseplein to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) by tram, train, bus, taxi, car, rideshare, shuttle or towncar

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

Line 1 tram, train  •  23 min

  1. Take the line 1 tram from Amsterdam, Leidseplein to Amsterdam, Station Lelylaan 1
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Lelylaan to Schiphol Airport Sprinter

$8 - $13

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  54 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol 11.7 miles

$2

6 alternative options

Line 397 bus  •  34 min

  1. Take the line 397 bus from Amsterdam, Leidseplein to Schiphol, Airport 397

$3 - $6

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Leidseplein to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) 9.2 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Leidseplein to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) 9.2 miles

$2 - $4

Shuttle  •  13 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Leidseplein to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

Towncar  •  13 min

  1. Take a town car from Leidseplein to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport 9.2 miles

$35 - $140

Uber  •  13 min

  1. Take an Uber from Leidseplein to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) 9.2 miles

$21 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Leidseplein to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) is to rideshare which costs 2€ and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leidseplein to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) is to taxi which costs 35€ - 45€ and takes 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Leidseplein and arriving at Schiphol, Airport. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

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The distance between Leidseplein and Amsterdam Airport (AMS) is 10 km. The road distance is 14.8 km.

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The best way to get from Leidseplein to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) without a car is to line 1 tram and train which takes 23 min and costs 7€ - 12€.

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It takes approximately 23 min to get from Leidseplein to Amsterdam Airport (AMS), including transfers.

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Leidseplein to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) bus services, operated by Connexxion, depart from Amsterdam, Leidseplein station.

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Leidseplein to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) bus services, operated by Connexxion, arrive at Schiphol, Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leidseplein to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) is 15 km. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from Leidseplein to Amsterdam Airport (AMS).

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Map of how to get from Leidseplein to Amsterdam Airport (AMS).
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  • Distance: 6.3 miles
  • Duration: 23 min

What companies run services between Leidseplein, Netherlands and Amsterdam Airport (AMS), Netherlands?

Connexxion operates a bus from Leidseplein to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 32 min.

Train operators
GVB
Phone
+31 900 8011
Website
gvb.nl
Tram from Amsterdam, Leidseplein to Amsterdam, Station Lelylaan
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
GVB
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 Amsterdam Lelylaan to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Amsterdam, Leidseplein to Schiphol, Airport
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Connexxion
Jayride_SharedShuttle
Shuttle from Leidseplein to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Amsterdam
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Leidseplein to Amsterdam Airport (AMS)
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$21 - $29
UberBLACK
$35 - $55
UberVAN
$40 - $60
Taxi from Leidseplein to Amsterdam Airport (AMS)
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
TCA Taxi
Phone
+31 20 777 7777
Website
tcataxi.nl
Staxi
Phone
+31 20 705 8888
Website
staxi.nl
Goedkoopnaarschiphol.NL
Phone
+31 20 260 0810
Website
goedkoopnaarschiphol.nl
Jayride
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Leidseplein to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
Estimated price
$35 - $140

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Leidseplein and Amsterdam Airport (AMS). A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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