• Our partners include:

  • RailEurope
  • Deutsche Bahn
  • Trenitalia
  • SNCF
  • Flixbus
  • RENFE
  • Ouibus
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner

There are 10 ways to get from Athens to Leiden by plane, train, bus, car ferry, car train or car

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

Recommended option

Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  6h 38m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) ATH - AMS

$93 - $284

9 alternative options

Fly to Eindhoven, train  •  8h 17m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Eindhoven (EIN) ATH - EIN
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Leiden Lammenschans

$123 - $414

Fly to Brussels, train  •  9h 7m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Brussels (BRU) ATH - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Rotterdam Centraal

$106 - $319

Train, bus  •  33h 33m

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Bratislava
  3. Take the train from Bratislava-Petrzalka to Wien Hbf Rex
  4. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  5. Take the train from Frankfurt to Utrecht Centraal
  6. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Leiden Lammenschans

$312 - $500

Bus, train via Kelenföld  •  38h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Budapest
  2. Take the train from Kelenföld to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Rj
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb to Utrecht Centraal
  4. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Leiden Lammenschans

$374 - $519

Bus  •  45h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Den Haag

$154 - $232

Bus, car ferry, train, car train  •  2 days 8h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Venezia
  3. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova Reg / ...
  4. Take the car train from Verona Porta Nuova to Düsseldorf Hbf
  5. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
  6. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Leiden Lammenschans

$240 - $589

Bus Crazy Holidays, train  •  2 days 12h

  1. Take the bus from Athens Pedion Areos to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Düsseldorf
  3. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
  4. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Leiden Lammenschans

$148 - $201

Drive, train  •  28h 40m

  1. Drive from Athens to Kufstein
  2. Take the train from Kufstein to München Hbf M / ...
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Ice
  4. Drive from Duisburg Hbf to Leiden

$475 - $700

Drive  •  26h 51m

  1. Drive from Athens to Leiden 1766.7 miles

$430 - $650

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Leiden is to fly which costs 80€ - 250€ and takes 6h 38m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Athens to Leiden is to fly which costs 80€ - 250€ and takes 6h 38m.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Leiden. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Leiden, Breestraat via Sofia and Den Haag, Den Haag C.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45h 44m.

More details

The distance between Athens and Leiden is 2170 km. The road distance is 2826.7 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Athens to Leiden without a car is to train and bus which takes 33h 33m and costs 270€ - 440€.

More details

It takes approximately 6h 38m to get from Athens to Leiden, including transfers.

More details

Athens to Leiden bus services, operated by Tourist Service Holding AD, depart from Athens station.

More details

The best way to get from Athens to Leiden is to fly which takes 6h 38m and costs 80€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 130€ - 210€ and takes 45h 44m.

Mode details

The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 30m.

Search flights

Athens to Leiden bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Den Haag station.

More details

Map of how to get from Athens to Leiden.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 1356 miles
  • Duration: 6h 38m

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Leiden, Netherlands?

Aegean Airlines, KLM and 12 other airlines fly from Athens to Leiden hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Leiden via Sofia and Den Haag, Den Haag C. in around 45h 44m.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Athens to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Athens to Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Athens to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Athens to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Athens to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Athens to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Amsterdam Schiphol via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Athens to Brussels via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Athens to Brussels via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Athens to Eindhoven via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Athens to Eindhoven via Krakow
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Athens to Eindhoven via Bologna
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Athens to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Athens to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Athens to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Athens to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Amsterdam Schiphol via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Athens to Brussels via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Amsterdam Schiphol via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Athens to Brussels via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Amsterdam Schiphol via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Athens to Brussels via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Athens to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Eindhoven to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Leiden Lammenschans
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$24 - $35
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$45 - $55
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$60 - $70
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Kufstein to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kelenföld to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
10h 28m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from München Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $20
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Verona Porta Nuova to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
$68
Motorcycle
$114
Vehicle
$126
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Athens to Budapest
Ave. Duration
21h 8m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
Tourist Service Holding AD
Phone
02 981 13 33
Email
outgoing@tourist-service.com
Website
tourist-service.com
Bus from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$76
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Den Haag
Ave. Duration
32h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Den Haag
Ave. Duration
35h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$270 - $350
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Athens Pedion Areos to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 days 1h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Patras to Venezia
Ave. Duration
31h 1m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Website
Superfast ferries
Deck
$97 - $99
Aircraft-type seats
$118 - $120
2 bed inside cabin
$312 - $313
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320

Want to know more about travelling around Netherlands

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Leiden is 1h behind Athens. It is currently 3:14 AM in Athens and 2:14 AM in Leiden.

Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Leiden is 2827 km. It takes approximately 26h 51m to drive from Athens to Leiden.

Get driving directions

Aegean Airlines, KLM, Transavia Holland and seven other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

Search flights

There are 1068+ hotels available in Leiden. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42m and costs 9€.

More details