Amsterdam Lelylaan station

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Amsterdam Lelylaan
Station Amsterdam Lelylaan perrons.jpg
Platforms for Metro on the left and NS trains on the right
General information
LocationNieuw-West, Amsterdam
Coordinates52°21′26″N 4°50′2″E / 52.35722°N 4.83389°E / 52.35722; 4.83389Coordinates: 52°21′26″N 4°50′2″E / 52.35722°N 4.83389°E / 52.35722; 4.83389
Operated byNederlandse Spoorwegen
Gemeente Vervoerbedrijf
Line(s)Amsterdam–Schiphol railway
Metroline 50, Metroline 51
Platforms2 (train)
2 Metro
ConnectionsMainline rail interchange GVB Amsterdam Metro: 50, 51
Mainline rail interchange GVB Amsterdam Tram: 1, 17
Bus transport Connexxion: 195
Bus transport GVB: 62, 63, 247, 353
Other information
Station codeAsdl
Opened1 June 1986; 36 years ago (1986-06-01)
Preceding station Nederlandse Spoorwegen Following station
Schiphol Airport NS Sprinter 3300 Amsterdam Sloterdijk
NS Sprinter 4600 Amsterdam Sloterdijk
towards Zwolle
Schiphol Airport
towards Hoofddorp
NS Sprinter 5800 Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Preceding station Amsterdam Metro Following station
towards Isolatorweg
Line 50 Heemstedestraat
towards Gein
Heemstedestraat Line 51 Postjesweg
towards Isolatorweg
Amsterdam Lelylaan is located in Northern Randstad
Amsterdam Lelylaan
Amsterdam Lelylaan
Location within Northern Randstad
Amsterdam Lelylaan is located in metro van Amsterdam
Amsterdam Lelylaan
Amsterdam Lelylaan
Amsterdam Lelylaan (metro van Amsterdam)
Amsterdam Lelylaan is located in Netherlands
Amsterdam Lelylaan
Amsterdam Lelylaan
Amsterdam Lelylaan (Netherlands)

Amsterdam Lelylaan is a railway, metro, tram and bus station in west Amsterdam. It is served by trains of the Nederlandse Spoorwegen and metros of the GVB. The station opened on 1 June 1986. It is located on the Amsterdam-Schiphol railway, a few km south of Amsterdam Sloterdijk railway station. South of this station, trains turn west towards Schiphol railway station, while metros turn east towards Amsterdam Zuid railway station. The station is located in the Amsterdam borough of Slotervaart, on a long viaduct spanning three roads.



The station was built in 1986 when a link was constructed from Amsterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport. The new line reduced journey time from Centraal Station and Schiphol to as little as 16 minutes. The other stations built on this line were Amsterdam Sloterdijk (rebuilt) and Amsterdam De Vlugtlaan. De Vlugtlaan was closed in May 2000 to enable construction of the Hemboog, which enabled direct connections to Zaandam and beyond since 2003.

Nederlandse Spoorwegen[edit]

For its first 10 years, Intercity trains called at Lelylaan station, providing direct services to places as far away as Brussels, Berlin and Leeuwarden. From 1996 to 2006, only stopping trains called at this station. In 2006[citation needed] an intercity service Schiphol-Amsterdam Centraal-Lelystad was introduced, which also calls at Lelylaan. Since December 2016, only stopping trains call at the station once again.


The metro platform is an island platform, which has a direct link onto GVB tram lines 1 and 17. The main entrance is further south. In the early 2000s the stairs to the tram lines were closed off with fences to counter fare evasion, which was running high, with people running off the train and straight onto a tram. Early 2007 the gates were opened again, but only during daytime.

Until 1988 the only tram here had been the 1, but in that year the 17 was extended from Surinameplein to Osdorp. The two lines follow different routes into the city centre. In 1997 GVB opened its fourth metro line, the 50 (Isolatorweg - Gein).

The station is also served by a bus station.

Train services[edit]

As of 11 December 2016, the following train services call at this station:

  • Local Sprinter services Leiden - Hoofddorp - Schiphol - Zaandam - Hoorn Kersenboogerd
  • Local Sprinter services The Hague - Leiden - Schiphol - Amsterdam - Weesp - Almere - Lelystad - Zwolle
  • Local Sprinter services Hoofddorp - Schiphol - Amsterdam - Hilversum - Amersfoort Vathorst

Tram services[edit]

The current tram situation has its origin in December 2001. The first tram in this area was in 1954, when line 1 ran to Slotermeer. It was extended in 1962. In 1988 line 17 was extended to Osdorp as well, after it used to terminate at Surinameplein 1 km east of Lelylaan. Line 1 terminated at Dijkgraafplein and line 17 terminated at the Osdorpplein, near Meer en Vaart. In 2001 the current service pattern came into operation.

Tram Service Operator From To Via Frequency
1 GVB Muiderpoort station Osdorp De Aker Leidsestraat, Overtoom, Surinameplein, Station Lelylaan, Pieter Calandlaan (Osdorp) Up to 10x per hour
17 GVB Centraal Station Osdorp Dijkgraafplein Westermarkt, Marnixstraat Bus Station, Kinkerstraat, Surinameplein, Station Lelylaan, Meer en Vaart, Osdorp Central Up to 10x per hour

Bus services[edit]

The former bus station

These services are operated by GVB.

  • 62 Station Lelylaan - Slotervaart - Hoofddorpplein - Haarlemmermeer - Stadionplein - VU - Zuid - Buitenveldert - RAI - Station Amstel
  • 63 Station Lelylaan - Osdorp, Meer en Vaart - Osdorper Ban - Osdorp de Aker

This service is operated by Connexxion.

  • 195 Station Lelylaan - Sloten - Badhoevedorp - Hoofddorp


External links[edit]

Media related to Station Amsterdam Lelylaan at Wikimedia Commons