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How to get fromDover to Leidenby train, car ferry, bus, car, car train, plane or subway

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

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  1. Train6h 51m

    1. Take the train from Dover Priory to London St Pancras Intltrain
    2. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-MiditrainEil
    3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Rotterdam Centraaltrain

    $226–765

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  1. Train, bus to London Stansted, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol5h 20m

    1. Take the train from Dover Priory to Stratford Internationaltrain
    2. Take the bus from Stratford City Bus Station to Coach Stationbus
    3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)planeSTN - AMS

    $111–387

8 alternative options

  1. Car ferry, bus8h 32m

    1. Take the car ferry from Port of Dover to DunkirkcarferryDover to Dunkirk
    2. Take the bus from Dunkerque Port to The HaguebusN824

    $113–191

  2. Car ferry, drive5h 1m

    1. Take the car ferry from Port of Dover to Calaiscarferry
    2. Drive from Calais to Leidencar

    $128–182

  3. Eurotunnel, drive4h 23m

    1. Take the car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthuncartrainle shuttle
    2. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Leidencar

  4. Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam, subway, train4h 23m

    1. Take the train from Dover Priory to Stratford Internationaltrain
    2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM)planeLCY - RTM
    3. Take the subway from Rotterdam, Meijersplein / Airport to Den Haag, Laan van NOIsubway
    4. Take the train from Den Haag Laan v NOI to Leiden Centraaltrain

    $150–535

  5. Train to London City, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol4h 47m

    1. Take the train from Dover Priory to Stratford Internationaltrain
    2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)planeLCY - AMS

    $148–481

  6. Train to London Heathrow, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol5h 16m

    1. Take the train from Dover Priory to London St Pancras Intltrain
    2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)planeLHR - AMS

    $132–438

  7. Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol5h 32m

    1. Take the train from Dover Priory to London St Pancras Intltrain
    2. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Gatwick Airporttrain
    3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)planeLGW - AMS

    $123–393

  8. Train, train to London Luton, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol5h 35m

    1. Take the train from Dover Priory to London St Pancras Intltrain
    2. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Lutontrain
    3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)planeLTN - AMS

    $124–406

Dover to Leiden by train

Calendar55Weekly Trains
Duration6h 51mAverage Duration
Ticket$226Cheapest Price
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  • Distance: 416.5 mi
  • Duration: 6h 51m

What companies run services between Dover, England and Leiden, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Dover Priory to Leiden Centraal via London St Pancras Intl, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, and Rotterdam Centraal in around 6h 51m.

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