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Amsterdam Lelylaanmarker is a railway station in west Amsterdammarker. 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 western section of the Amsterdam Ring railway, a few km south of Amsterdam Sloterdijk railway stationmarker. South of this station, trains turn west towards Schiphol railway stationmarker, while metros turn east towards Amsterdam Zuid railway stationmarker. The station located in the Amsterdam borough of Slotervaartmarker, on a long viaduct spanning three roads.



The station was built in 1986 when a link was constructed from Amsterdam Centraalmarker to Schiphol Airportmarker. The new line reduced journey times 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 Vlugtlaanmarker. This last station was closed in May 2000 to enable construction of the Hemboog.

Nederlandse Spoorwegen

For its first 10 years, Intercity trains called at Lelylaan station, providing direct services to places as far away as Brusselsmarker, Berlinmarker and Leeuwardenmarker. From 1996 to 2006, only stopping trains called at this station. In 2006 an intercity service Schiphol-Amsterdam Centraal-Lelystad was introduced, which also calles at Lelylaan.


The metro platform is an island platform, which has a direct link onto GVB tram line's 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 small bus station.

Train Services

Since 1986, train services calling at this station have changed a lot. Since the end of 2003, there is a direct connection to Zaandam and Hoorn.

Series Train Type Route Material Frequency
2600 Sneltrein (Semi-Fast) Amsterdam Centraalmarker - Amsterdam Sloterdijkmarker - Amsterdam Lelylaan - Schipholmarker - Leiden Centraalmarker - Den Haag Centraalmarker VIRM 2x per hour
3300 Stoptrein (Stopping Train) Hoofddorpmarker - Schiphol - Amsterdam Lelylaan - Amsterdam Sloterdijk Hemboogmarker - Zaandammarker - Zaandam Kogerveldmarker - Purmerend Weidevennemarker - Purmerendmarker - Purmerend Overwheremarker - Hoornmarker DD-AR, Mat '64 2x per hour
3900 InterCity (Express Train) Hoofddorp - Schiphol – Amsterdam Lelylaan - Amsterdam Sloterdijk - Amsterdam Centraal – Almere Centrummarker - Almere Buitenmarker - Lelystad Centrummarker DD-AR; Occasionally Mat '64, SGMm 2x per hour

Metro Service

Metro Service Operator From To Via Frequency
50 GVB Isolatorweg Gein Station Sloterdijkmarker, Station Lelylaan ,Station Zuidmarker, Station RAImarker, Station Duivendrechtmarker, Station Bijlmer ArenAmarker, Holendrecht 6x per hour

Tram Services

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 Centraal Stationmarker Osdorp De Aker Leidsestraat, Overtoom, Surinameplein, Station Lelylaan, Pieter Calandlaan (Osdorp) 8 to 10x per hour (Monday-Friday), 6x per hour (Weekend)
17 GVB Centraal Station Osdorp Dijkgraafplein Westermarkt, Marnixstraat Bus Station, Kinkerstraat, Surinameplein, Station Lelylaan, Meer en Vaart, Osdorp Central 6 to 10x per hour (Monday-Friday), 6x per hour (Weekend)

Bus Services

Bus Service Operator From To Via Frequency Notes
19 GVB Station Lelylaan Station Sloterdijk Sloten, Osdorp Central, Osdorpplein, Sloterpark, Geuzenveld 2 to 6x per hour. 2x per hour (Weekend)
62 GVB Station Lelylaan Station Amstel Hoofddorpplein, Haarlemmermeer, Vu Medisch Centrum, Amsterdam Zuid, Station RAI 2 to 4x per hour
63 GVB Station Lelylaan Osdorp De Aker Pieter Calandlaan (Amsterdam West), Meer en Vaart, Osdorp Noord 2 to 4x per hour
64 GVB Station Lelylaan Station Sloterdijk Lucas Hospital, Slotermeer, Bos en Lommer 2 to 4x per hour
95 GVB Station Lelylaan Sloten, Louweshoek Sloten 2x per hour. No Sunday Service. Operates 9am - 3pm Monday - Friday, 11am - 5pm Saturdays
195 GVB Station Lelylaan Schiphol P30 Sloten, IBM, Ringvaart, Schiphol Noord, Schiphol Centrum 2 to 4x per hour. No Sunday Service. Schiphol Sternet
247 GVB Bos en Lommer Station Lelylaan Mercatorplein, Surinameplein Morning Rush Hour Only. 4 per day (Week), 3 per day (Saturday), 2 per day (Sunday) Bus service only operates from Bos en Lommer to Lelylaan only, Not return.
353 GVB Centraal Station Osdorp De Aker Spaarndammerbuurt, Marnixstraat, Overtoom, Surinameplein, Station Lelylaan, Pieter Calandlaan, Meer en Vaart, Dijkgraafplein Nightbus. 1 per hour (Monday-Thursday), 2x per hour (Fri,Sat,Sun). Operates from midnight through the night.


Image:U-Bahn AMS Nr50 lelylaan.jpg|Looking towards Sloterdijk. A line 50 metro arrives at Lelylaan.Image:Amsterdam Lelylaan 3.jpg|The station entrance from Pieter Calandlaan. (Bus station is just to the right)Image:AmsterdamMetroWashingtonStyle.png|Amsterdam Metro Map. Line 50 is green.Image:Lelylaan Bus Station.JPG|The Bus station (looking towards Schiphol)

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