There are 5 ways to get from Delft to Leiden by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  21 min

  1. Take the train from Delft to Leiden Centraal Intercity

$6 - $12

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Line 55 bus, line 400 bus  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the line 55 bus from Delft, Station Delft to Zoetermeer, Centrum West 55
  2. Take the line 400 bus from Zoetermeer, Centrum West to Leiden, Korevaarstraat 800 / ...

$6 - $10

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Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Delft to Leiden 15.1 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Delft to Leiden 15.1 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from Delft to Leiden 15.1 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Delft to Leiden is to drive which costs 3€ - 5€ and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Delft to Leiden is to taxi which costs 55€ - 70€ and takes 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Delft station to Leiden. However, there are services departing from Delft, Station Delft and arriving at Leiden, Korevaarstraat via Zoetermeer, Centrum West. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Delft and arriving at Leiden Centraal. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 min.

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The distance between Delft and Leiden is 19 km. The road distance is 24.2 km.

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The best way to get from Delft to Leiden without a car is to train which takes 21 min and costs 5€ - 10€.

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The train from Delft to Leiden Centraal takes 21 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Delft to Leiden bus services, operated by Connexxion, arrive at Delft, Station Delft.

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

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The best way to get from Delft to Leiden is to train which takes 21 min and costs 5€ - 10€. Alternatively, you can line 55 bus and line 400 bus, which costs 4€ - 9€ and takes 1 h 2 min.

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  • Distance: 12.1 miles
  • Duration: 21 min

What companies run services between Delft, Netherlands and Leiden, Netherlands?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Delft to Leiden every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $12 and the journey takes 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Delft to Leiden via Zoetermeer, Centrum West in around 1 h 2 min.

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 Delft to Leiden Centraal
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Bus operators
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Delft, Station Delft to Zoetermeer, Centrum West
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
connexxion.nl
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Zoetermeer, Centrum West to Leiden, Korevaarstraat
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
arriva.nl
Other operators
Uber Southern Netherlands
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Delft to Leiden
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$40 - $60
UberBLACK
$60 - $90
UberVAN
$70 - $95
Taxi from Delft to Leiden
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Rotterdamse Taxi Centrale
Phone
+31 10 462 6060
Website
rtcnv.nl
Taxi Erdogan
Phone
+31 6 24856139
Rotterdam Taxi Service
Phone
+31 10 229 3508
Website
rotterdamtaxiservice.nl

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Delft to Leiden bus services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Leiden, Korevaarstraat station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Delft to Leiden is 24 km. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Delft to Leiden.

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