Hoofddorp travel guide

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You're Going to Love Hoofddorp

With a population of 132,734, Hoofddorp is a must-see destination in North Holland, Netherlands. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 3 days in order to fully appreciate everything Hoofddorp has to offer.

When to visit Hoofddorp

Hoofddorp in February
Estimated package price
2 travelers
Flight to Hoofddorp
3 nights at hotel
Hoofddorp in February
Estimated package price
2 travelers
Flight to Hoofddorp
3 nights at hotel

How to Get to Hoofddorp


When flying to Hoofddorp, you’ll arrive at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS), which is located 3 miles from the city center. Airlines that fly from the United States to Hoofddorp include Air France, Delta and KLM. The shortest flight to Hoofddorp from the United States departs from New York and takes around 7h 05m.


Deutsche Bahn is the most popular train carrier serving Hoofddorp, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Hoofddorp to Eindhoven takes 1h 17m and costs around $27 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Düsseldorf, expect to pay about $26 for a 2h 18m trip. The train station in Hoofddorp is called Hoofddorp, and is located 0.8 miles from the city center.


Another option to get to Hoofddorp is to pick up a car rental from Amsterdam, which is about 10 miles from Hoofddorp. You’ll find branches of Sixt and Alamo, among others, in Amsterdam.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Hoofddorp, including FlixBus, Bus and BlaBlaBus. From Rotterdam, the bus ride to Hoofddorp takes 65 miles and will cost you around $11. From Eindhoven, the ticket costs about $19 for a journey of 100 miles.

Airports near Hoofddorp

Airlines serving Hoofddorp

United Airlines
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Air France
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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Air Canada
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Austrian Airlines
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Etihad Airways
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Singapore Airlines
Excellent (305 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
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Where to stay in Hoofddorp

Where to stay in popular areas of Hoofddorp

Most booked hotels in Hoofddorp

citizenM Schiphol Airport Hotel
Excellent (8.6, 14199 reviews)
Ninetynine Hotel Amsterdam Airport
Excellent (8.5, 1729 reviews)
NH Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
Excellent (8.4, 5806 reviews)
Hyatt Place Amsterdam Airport
Excellent (8.4, 3238 reviews)
Courtyard by Marriott Amsterdam Airport
Excellent (8, 612 reviews)
Corendon Urban Amsterdam Schiphol Airport Hotel
Good (7.9, 6113 reviews)
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Renting a car in Hoofddorp

Renting a car in Hoofddorp costs $36 per day, on average, or $109 if you want to rent if for 3 days.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 22% cheaper than airport locations in Hoofddorp.

Expect to pay $7.87 per gallon in Hoofddorp (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $94.48 and $125.98. Mini (Peugeot 108 or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Hoofddorp, while also 76% cheaper than other types, on average.