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Duration 2h 52m
Distance 238.3 km
Average price 50€
Frequency 8/day

Trip overview

The average train between Düsseldorf and Leiden takes 2h 52m and the fastest train takes 2h 50m. The train service runs several times per day from Düsseldorf to Leiden. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Utrecht Centraal
  3. Leiden
2h 49m
47€ - 74€

Düsseldorf to Leiden train times

Trains run every four hours between Düsseldorf and Leiden. The earliest departure is at 07:08 in the morning, and the last departure from Düsseldorf is at 21:08 which arrives into Leiden at 00:02. All services require a transfer at UTRECHT CENTRAAL and take an average of 2h 52m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Düsseldorf to Leiden. However, there are services departing from Duesseldorf Hbf and arriving at Leiden Lammenschans via Utrecht Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 49m.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Leiden is 189 km. The road distance is 238.3 km.

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Düsseldorf to Leiden train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Duesseldorf Hbf station.

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Düsseldorf to Leiden train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Leiden Lammenschans station.

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There are 1361+ hotels available in Leiden. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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