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Duration 2h 8m
Distance 183.2 km
Average price 65€
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The train between Leiden and Ghent takes 2h 8m. There is at least one train per day from Leiden to Ghent. 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. Leiden Centraal
  2. Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
  4. Ghent
3h 8m
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61€ - 122€

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No, there is no direct train from Leiden to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Leiden Centraal and arriving at Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort via Rotterdam Centraal and Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 8m.

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It is 134 km from Leiden to Ghent. It is approximately 183.2 km to drive.

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Leiden to Ghent train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Leiden Centraal station.

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Leiden to Ghent train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort station.

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