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There are 2 ways to get from Leeuwarden to Leiden by train or car

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Train  •  2h 26m

  1. Take the train from Leeuwarden to Leiden Centraal Intercity

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Drive  •  2h 3m

  1. Drive from Leeuwarden to Leiden 174.7 km

Leeuwarden to Leiden by train

66 Weekly Trains
2h 26m Average Duration
€25 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Leeuwarden to Leiden is to drive which costs €30 - €50 and takes 2h 3m.

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The fastest way to get from Leeuwarden to Leiden is to drive which takes 2h 3m and costs €30 - €50.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Leeuwarden and arriving at Leiden Centraal. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 26m.

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The distance between Leeuwarden and Leiden is 232 km. The road distance is 174.7 km.

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The best way to get from Leeuwarden to Leiden without a car is to train which takes 2h 26m and costs €25 - €65.

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The train from Leeuwarden to Leiden Centraal takes 2h 26m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Leeuwarden to Leiden is 175 km. It takes approximately 2h 3m to drive from Leeuwarden to Leiden.

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  • Distance: 232 km
  • Duration: 2h 26m

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Leeuwarden to Leiden Centraal every 3 hours. Tickets cost €25 - €65 and the journey takes 2h 26m.

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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.

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Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Leeuwarden to Leiden Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €65
Website
https://www.ns.nl/en
2nd Class Full Fare
€25 - €40
1st Class Full Fare
€40 - €65

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