Hoofddorp railway station

Hoofddorp is a railway station in Hoofddorp, Netherlands located on the Weesp–Leiden railway.

Hoofddorp
StationHoofddorp1b.jpg
LocationNetherlands
Coordinates52°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 byNederlandse Spoorwegen
Platforms4
Other information
Station codeHfd
History
Opened1912, reopened 1981
Closed1935
Services
Preceding station   Nederlandse Spoorwegen   Following station
NS Sprinter 3300
TerminusNS Sprinter 4300
NS Sprinter 4600
toward Zwolle
TerminusNS Sprinter 5700
NS Sprinter 5800
Location
Hoofddorp is located in Northern Randstad
Hoofddorp
Hoofddorp
Location within Northern Randstad
Hoofddorp is located in Netherlands
Hoofddorp
Hoofddorp
Hoofddorp (Netherlands)

HistoryEdit

The station is the second station in Hoofddorp; earlier the town had a station nearer to the town centre at the ceased Hoofddorp–Leiden railway (Haarlemmermeerspoorlijn from Aalsmeer to Haarlem, via Hoofddorp and Leiden). It 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 servicesEdit

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

As of 11 December 2018, 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 Zuid - Almere
  • 2× per hour local Sprinter service The Hague - Leiden - Schiphol - Amsterdam CS - Almere - Lelystad - Zwolle
  • 2× per hour local Sprinter service Hoofddorp - Schiphol - Amsterdam CS - Hilversum - Amersfoort
  • 2x per hour local "Sprinter" service

Hoofddorp - Schiphol - Amsterdam Zuid - Naarden-Bussum - Hilversum - Utrecht Centraal

Bus servicesEdit

The following bus services call at Station Hoofddorp. Buses depart from the bus stops at street level below the station. Lines 300 and 397 depart at the viaduct next to the station. All buses are operated by Connexxion.

Bus Route Notes
Regional services
145 Hoofddorp Station - City Centre - Noord - Lijnden - Badhoevedorp
161 Hoofddorp Station - Beukenhorst West - Kalorama - Arnolduspark - City Centre - Pax - Noord - Lijnden - Boesingheliede - Zwanenburg - Halfweg-Zwanenburg railway station - Zwanenburg Kinheim
162 Hoofddorp Station - City Centre - Graan voor Visch - Nieuw-Vennep, Spoorzicht - Station Nieuw Vennep - Nieuw Vennep Getsewoud - Lisserbroek - Centrum
401 Hoofddorp Station - City Centre - Overbos - Spaarne Ziekenhuis - Zwaanshoek - Bennebroek "Buurtbus"
City services
169 Hoofddorp Station - City Centre - Toolenburg - Overbos - Spaarne Gasthuis (Floriande - SKWA) Only once an hour to SKWA
R-net
300 Haarlem - Vijfhuizen - Spaarne Gasthuis - Overbos - Bornholm - Toolenburg - Graan voor Visch - Hoofddorp Station - Schiphol - Amstelveen - Ouderkerk a/d Amstel - Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA At night as N30
N30
397 Nieuw-Vennep Getsewoud - Hoofddorp Toolenburg-Zuid, -Oost - Graan voor Visch - Hoofddorp Station - Schiphol - Amsterdam Metro Amstelveenseweg - Amsterdam City Centre - Leidseplein - Busstation Elandsgracht
340 Haarlem - Heemstede - Cruquius - Spaarne Gasthuis - Overbos - Geniedijk - City Centre - Hoofddorp Station - Schiphol Logistics Park - Aalsmeer - Uithoorn
341 Amsterdam Zuid - VU medisch centrum - Amstelveenseweg - Schiphol Noord - Schiphol Airport - Schiphol Southwest - De Hoek - "Hoofddorp Station" - City Centre - Pax - Floriande - Spaarne Gasthuis

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