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

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Train  •  4h 16m

  1. Take the train from Leiden Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Thalys / ...

64€ - 361€

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Bus, line 214 bus  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the bus from The Hague to Brussels-North train station K1959 / ...
  2. Take the line 214 bus from Brussel Noord opstaphalte to Hekelgem Bleregem 212 / ...

13€ - 18€

4 alternative options

Train, line 214 bus  •  4h 46m

  1. Take the train from Leiden Centraal to Roosendaal
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord Ic / ...
  3. Take the line 214 bus from Brussel Noord opstaphalte to Hekelgem Bleregem 212 / ...

25€ - 50€

Train, bus  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the train from Leiden Centraal to Rotterdam Blaak Intercity
  2. Take the bus from Rotterdam Capelsebrug station to Brussels Noord Bus Station Amsterdam - Brussels

21€ - 40€

Drive  •  2h 6m

  1. Drive from Leiden to Affligem 193.2 km

24€ - 35€

Fly  •  4h 25m

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

64€ - 261€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Affligem is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Affligem is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Affligem is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Leiden to Affligem is to bus and line 214 bus which costs 12€ - 18€ and takes 5h 25m.

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The fastest way to get from Leiden to Affligem is to drive. Taking this option will cost 24€ - 35€ and takes 2h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leiden to Affligem. However, there are services departing from Leiden, Korevaarstraat and arriving at Hekelgem Bleregem via The Hague and Brussel Noord opstaphalte. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 25m.

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The distance between Leiden and Affligem is 142 km. The road distance is 193.2 km.

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The best way to get from Leiden to Affligem without a car is to train which takes 4h 16m and costs 60€ - 370€.

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It takes approximately 4h 16m to get from Leiden to Affligem, including transfers.

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Leiden to Affligem bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from The Hague station.

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The best way to get from Leiden to Affligem is to train which takes 4h 16m and costs 60€ - 370€. Alternatively, you can bus and line 214 bus, which costs 12€ - 18€ and takes 5h 25m, you could also fly, which costs 60€ - 270€ and takes 4h 25m.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Leiden to Affligem bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Hekelgem Bleregem station.

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Map of how to get from Leiden to Affligem.
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  • Distance: 141.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 16m

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

You can take a train from Leiden to Affligem via Rotterdam Centraal, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Liedekerke, and Liedekerke Station in around 4h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leiden to Affligem via Den Haag, Den Haag Centraal, The Hague, Brussels-North train station, and Brussel Noord opstaphalte in around 5h 25m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 480€
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 Leiden Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 22€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 13€
1st Class
15€ - 22€
Train from Leiden Centraal to Roosendaal
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 30€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
1st Class
22€ - 30€
Train from Leiden Centraal to Rotterdam Blaak
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 22€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 13€
1st Class
15€ - 22€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
50€ - 75€
Comfort
65€ - 85€
Premium
75€ - 110€
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 330€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
290€ - 330€
Standard
65€ - 80€
Standard Premier
110€ - 140€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
1st Class
9€ - 14€
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Brussel Noord opstaphalte to Hekelgem Bleregem
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
1€ - 3€
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
2€
single ticket
3€
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from The Hague to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Lasta
Website
lasta.rs
Bus from The Hague Centraal to Brussels North Train Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Lasta
CityBusExpress
Phone
+31 30 333 33 00
Email
info@citybusexpress.com
Website
citybusexpress.com
Bus from Rotterdam Capelsebrug station to Brussels Noord Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
CityBusExpress

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Yes, the driving distance between Leiden to Affligem is 193 km. It takes approximately 2h 6m to drive from Leiden to Affligem.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 1245+ hotels available in Affligem. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Leiden to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs 7€ - 16€.

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