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.

When to visit Hoofddorp

Hoofddorp in December
Estimated hotel price
C$ 109
1 night at 3-star hotel
Hoofddorp in December
Estimated hotel price
C$ 109
1 night at 3-star hotel
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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 centre Airlines that fly from Canada to Hoofddorp include Air Canada, Air France and Delta. The shortest flight to Hoofddorp from Canada departs from Toronto and takes around 7h 05m.


Deutsche Bahn is the most popular train carrier serving Hoofddorp, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Hoofddorp to Rotterdam takes 0h 56m and costs around C$ 29 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Hamburg, expect to pay about C$ 34 for a 6h 07m trip. The train station in Hoofddorp is called Hoofddorp, and is located 0.8 miles from the city centre.


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 Hertz, among others, in Amsterdam.


You can travel by bus to Hoofddorp using FlixBus or BlaBlaBus. From Rotterdam, the bus ride to Hoofddorp takes 70 miles and will cost you around C$ 18. From Eindhoven, the ticket costs about C$ 25 for a journey of 85 miles.

Airports near Hoofddorp

Airlines serving Hoofddorp

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
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Austrian Airlines
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United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Air Canada
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Brussels Airlines
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore 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 (8.5, Excellent reviews)
C$ 227+
Hyatt Place Amsterdam Airport
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
C$ 144+
NH Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 167+
Courtyard by Marriott Amsterdam Airport
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 174+
Corendon Urban Amsterdam Schiphol Airport Hotel
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
C$ 115+
ibis budget Amsterdam Airport
Good (7.7, Good reviews)
C$ 104+
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Renting a car in Hoofddorp

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 24% more expensive than at Amsterdam Schiphol.

Expect to pay C$ 2.67 per litre in Hoofddorp (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 32.04 and C$ 42.72. Compact (Opel Astra Sports Tourer or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Hoofddorp, while also 47% cheaper than other types, on average.