How to travel from Leiden to Amsterdam

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Travel Information from Leiden to Amsterdam

distanceDistance22 miles (36 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $11 (€10) • 32 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNs_ic

Travel 22 miles (36 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Leiden and Amsterdam. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Ns_ic among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Leiden to Amsterdam.

Travel Tips: Travel from Leiden to Amsterdam

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You can travel between Leiden and Amsterdam 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Leiden to Amsterdam is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $1 (€1) compared to other travel options to Amsterdam:

Taking a flight is usually $4 (€4) less than taking a bus to Amsterdam, which costs on average $4 (€4) for the same trip.

A flight is generally $1 (€1) less than a ferry for the same route. Taking a ferry costs on average $1 (€1) from Leiden to Amsterdam.

A flight is generally $11 (€10) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $11 (€10) from Leiden to Amsterdam.

The quickest way to travel between Leiden and Amsterdam is by train, which takes on average 32 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 1 h 18 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, getting to Amsterdam by ferry can take on average 0 h 0 min.

The Leiden to Amsterdam distance is around 22 miles (36 km).

The average frequency per day from Leiden to Amsterdam is:

  • 33 buses a day.
  • 126 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Leiden to Amsterdam as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Leiden to Amsterdam:

  • Trains mostly leave from Leiden Centraal and tend to arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Leiden to Amsterdam, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Ns_ic can take you to Amsterdam by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Ns_ic from Leiden to Amsterdam for $11 (€10).

Yes, there are direct services available from Leiden to Amsterdam with the following travel companies:

  • You can find around 85 direct trains per day and travel with Ns_ic or Ns.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Amsterdam as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Leiden and Amsterdam.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Leiden to Amsterdam often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, London or Brussels. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Leiden and Amsterdam itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Amsterdam and any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Leiden to Amsterdam, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $4 (€4) one way for this trip.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $1 (€1) one way for this journey.
  • A ferry ticket is costing on average $1 (€1) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $11 (€10) one way.

But we recommend booking Leiden to Amsterdam tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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