There are 6 ways to get from Antwerp to Leiden by train, bus, subway, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train Thalys  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal Thalys
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Leiden Centraal Intercity

$39 - $63

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Antwerp to Leiden 813

$8 - $14

4 alternative options

Bus, subway  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Antwerp to Rotterdam
  2. Take the subway from Rotterdam, Rotterdam Centraal to Voorburg, Leidschendam-Voorburg E
  3. Take the bus from Voorburg, Station L'dam-Voorburg to Leiden, Breestraat 45

$9 - $15

Train via Roosendaal  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Roosendaal Stoptrein
  2. Take the train from Roosendaal to Leiden Centraal Intercity

$21 - $34

Drive  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Antwerp to Leiden 85.6 miles

$20 - $30

Fly  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Amsterdam (AMS) BRU - AMS

$74 - $257

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Antwerp to Leiden is to bus and subway which costs 7€ - 13€ and takes 2 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Antwerp to Leiden is to train which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 1 h 15 min.

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The distance between Antwerp and Leiden is 105 km. The road distance is 137 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to get from Antwerp to Leiden, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Antwerp and arriving at Leiden. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Antwerp to Leiden. However, there are services departing from Antwerpen-Centraal and arriving at Leiden Centraal via Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

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What companies run services between Antwerp, Belgium and Leiden, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Antwerp to Leiden via Rotterdam Centraal in around 1 h 15 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Antwerp to Leiden once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $14 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Leiden Centraal
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Roosendaal to Leiden Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
RET
Phone
+31 900 5006010
Email
klantenservice@ret.nl
Website
ret.nl
Subway from Rotterdam, Rotterdam Centraal to Voorburg, Leidschendam-Voorburg
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ret.nl
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Roosendaal
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $15
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Antwerp to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Voorburg, Station L'dam-Voorburg to Leiden, Breestraat
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
connexxion.nl
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Voorburg, Station L'dam-Voorburg to Leiden, Breestraat
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
arriva.nl
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Antwerp to Leiden
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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