COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply. Learn More.
Duration 37 min
Distance 57.6 km
Average price 16€
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The train between Utrecht and Leiden University takes 37 min. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Utrecht to Leiden University. 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. Utrecht Centraal
  2. Leiden University
54 min
Bookable on Rome2rio
9€ - 23€

Utrecht to Leiden University train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Utrecht and Leiden University. The earliest departure is at 21:55 at night, and the last departure from Utrecht is at 23:55 which arrives into Leiden University at 00:32. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 37 min. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Utrecht to Leiden University? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

There is widespread community transmission globally.
We have received no reports of travel restrictions in Netherlands. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Netherlands.

Learn More.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Utrecht Centraal and arriving at Leiden Lammenschans. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

More details

The distance between Utrecht and Leiden University is 44 km. The road distance is 57.6 km.

Get driving directions

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

More details

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

More details

There are 980+ hotels available in Leiden University. Prices start at 75€ per night.

More details

What companies run services between Utrecht and Leiden University?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Utrecht Centraal to Leiden Lammenschans every 30 minutes. Tickets cost 9€ - 23€ and the journey takes 37 min.
Train operators

Get the Rome2rio app

Find the best way to get from A to B, anywhere in the world, on your mobile or tablet.

Compare your options: plane, train, bus, car, ferry, bike share, driving and walking directions all in one search.

Learn more about our apps