Hoofddorp railway station

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Hoofddorp
StationHoofddorp1b.jpg
Location Hoofddorp
Netherlands
Coordinates 52°17′36″N 4°42′0″E / 52.29333°N 4.70000°E / 52.29333; 4.70000Coordinates: 52°17′36″N 4°42′0″E / 52.29333°N 4.70000°E / 52.29333; 4.70000
Operated by Nederlandse Spoorwegen
Platforms 4
Other information
Station code Hfd
History
Opened 1912, reopened 1981
Closed 1935
Location
Hoofddorp railway station is located in Randstad
Hoofddorp railway station

Hoofddorp is a railway station in Hoofddorp, Netherlands. The station is on the Schiphol line.

History[edit]

This is actually the second station in Hoofddorp; Earlier Hoofddorp had a station nearer to the town centre at the ceased Haarlemmermeerspoorlijn (Aalsmeer - Haarlem and Hoofddorp - Leiden). This station opened in 1912 and closed in 1935. The old station is still in use as a residence.

The current station opened on 31 May 1981. The station was rebuilt in 1998 to its current look.

Hoofddorp has a depot/sidings further west from the station, this is the reason many sprinter services have their terminus over here. Intercity services terminating at Schiphol also use this depot before returning. The station consist of 2 double-track platforms and has 6 tracks. Regular bus services stop at street level below the station. ZuidTangent bus rapid transit lines 300 and 310 use the platform level stop next to the station.

Train services[edit]

Hoofddorp railway station (front) and bus rapid transit stop (back)

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

  • 2× per hour local Sprinter service Leiden - Schiphol - Amsterdam - Zaandam - Hoorn
  • 2× per hour local Sprinter service Hoofddorp - Schiphol - Amsterdam - Almere
  • 2× per hour local Sprinter service The Hague - Leiden - Schiphol - Amsterdam - Almere - Lelystad - Zwolle
  • 2× per hour local Sprinter service Hoofddorp - Schiphol - Amsterdam - Hilversum - Amersfoort

Bus services[edit]

The following bus services call at Station Hoofddorp. Buses depart from the bus stops at street level below the station. Lines 300 and 310 depart at the viaduct next to the station. All buses are operated by Connexxion.

Bus Route Notes
Regional services
145 Hoofddorp Station - Town Centre - Noord - Lijnden - Badhoevedorp - Amsterdam Lelylaan railway station
161 Hoofddorp Station - Town Centre - Pax - Noord - Lijnden - Boesingheliede - Zwanenburg - Halfweg-Zwanenburg railway station - Zwanenburg Kinheim
162 Hoofddorp Station - Beukenhorst-West - Oost - Town Centre - Graan voor Visch - Nieuw-Vennep, Spoorzicht - Station Nieuw Vennep - Nieuw Vennep Getsewoud - Lisserbroek - Lisse Hyacinthenstraat
163 Hoofddorp Station - Rijsenhout
164 Hoofddorp Station Nieuw-Vennep, - Linquenda - Nieuw-Vennep railway station - Buitenkaag - Station Sassenheim (-> Oegstgeest)
401 Hoofddorp Station - Town Centre - Overbos - Spaarne Ziekenhuis - Zwaanshoek - Bennebroek "Buurtbus"
Town services
168 Hoofddorp Station - Town Centre - Pax - Toolenburg/Bornholm - Floriande - Spaarne Gasthuis
169 Schiphol-Rijk Beechavenue - De Hoek - Beukenhorst-Oost - Hoofddorp Station - Town Centre - Toolenburg - Overbos - Spaarne Gasthuis Only from Monday to Friday until 8 p.m. from and to Schiphol
268 Hoofddorp Station - Floriande - Spaarne Ziekenhuis Fast service during peak hour.
Peak hour services
261 Zwanenburg Kinheim - Station Halfweg-Zwanenburg - Zwanenburg - Boesingheliede - Spaarne Ziekenhuis - Overbos - Pax - Town Centre - Station
263 Hoofddorp Station - Beukenhorst-Oost - De Hoek - Schiphol-Rijk - Aalsmeerderbrug - Rijsenhout
R-net
300 Haarlem - Vijfhuizen - Spaarne Gasthuis - Bornholm - Hoofddorp Station - Schiphol - Amstelveen - Ouderkerk a/d Amstel - Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA At night as N30
N30
310 Nieuw-Vennep Getsewoud - Hoofddorp Toolenburg-Zuid, -Oost - Graan voor Visch - Hoofddorp Station - Schiphol - Amsterdam M Amstelveenseweg - VU Medisch Centrum - Amsterdam Zuid
340 Haarlem - Heemstede - Cruquius - Spaarne Gasthuis - Geniedijk - Town Centre - Hoofddorp Station - Schiphol Logistics Park - Aalsmeer - Uithoorn

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