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Duration 4h 1m
Distance 326 km
Average price 212€
Frequency 4/day

Trip overview

The average train between London and Leiden takes 4h 1m and the fastest train takes 3h 56m. The train service runs several times per day from London 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. London St Pancras Eurostar
  2. Leiden
3h 59m
Bookable on Rome2rio
136€ - 371€

London to Leiden train times

Trains run four times a day between London King's Cross and Leiden. The service departs London King's Cross at 11:04 in the morning, which arrives into Leiden at 16:15. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 1m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from London to Leiden. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Eurostar and arriving at Leiden Centraal via Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 59m.

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The distance between London and Leiden is 326 km.

London to Leiden train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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London to Leiden train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Rotterdam Centraal station.

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Leiden is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 7:52 PM in London and 8:52 PM in Leiden.

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

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What companies run services between London and Leiden?

Eurostar operates a train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Rotterdam Centraal every 4 hours. Tickets cost 120€ - 350€ and the journey takes 3h 16m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
120€ - 350€
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Contact Details
+44 343 218 6186
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
120€ - 350€
Business Premier
310€ - 350€
120€ - 160€
Standard Premier
170€ - 220€

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