Duration 2h 43m
Distance 201 km
Average price 85€
Frequency 21/day

Trip overview

The average train between Leuven and Leiden takes 2h 43m and the fastest train takes 2h 21m. There is a train service every few hours from Leuven 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.

Train via Antwerp

  1. Louvain / Leuven
  2. Antwerpen-Centraal
  3. Rotterdam Centraal
  4. Leiden
2h 26m
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29€ - 121€

Leuven to Leiden train times

Trains run hourly between Leuven and Leiden. The service departs Leuven at 20:36 in the evening, which arrives into Leiden at 04:43. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 43m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Leuven to Leiden. However, there are services departing from Louvain / Leuven and arriving at Leiden Centraal via Antwerpen-Centraal and Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 26m.

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The distance between Leuven and Leiden is 143 km. The road distance is 201 km.

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Leuven to Leiden train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Louvain / Leuven station.

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

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