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There are 8 ways to get from Leiden to Berlin by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Tegel  •  4h 12m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) AMS - TXL

69€ - 249€

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Train, bus  •  9h 49m

  1. Take the train from Leiden Centraal to Amsterdam Sloterdijk Intercity / ...
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Berlin, Berlin central bus station X31 / ...

36€ - 77€

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Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  4h 16m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) AMS - SXF

48€ - 181€

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the train from Leiden Lammenschans to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) DUS - TXL

66€ - 210€

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Hannover, train  •  5h 3m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Hannover (HAJ) AMS - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin Hbf

101€ - 330€

Train  •  7h 50m

  1. Take the train from Leiden Centraal to Zwolle Intercity
  2. Take the train from Zwolle to Berlin Hbf Intercity / ...

61€ - 147€

Bus  •  16h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Den Haag to Berlin 848502

40€ - 61€

Drive  •  6h 32m

  1. Drive from Leiden to Berlin 431.8 miles

90€ - 140€

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The cheapest way to get from Leiden to Berlin is to train and bus which costs 35€ - 80€ and takes 9h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Leiden to Berlin is to fly which costs 65€ - 250€ and takes 4h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leiden to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Leiden, Breestraat and arriving at Berlin via Den Haag. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Leiden to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Leiden Centraal and arriving at Berlin Hbf via Zwolle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 50m.

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The distance between Leiden and Berlin is 607 km. The road distance is 690.9 km.

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The best way to get from Leiden to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 7h 50m and costs 60€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 4h 12m to get from Leiden to Berlin, including transfers.

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Leiden to Berlin bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Den Haag station.

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

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The best way to get from Leiden to Berlin is to fly which takes 4h 12m and costs 65€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 60€ - 150€ and takes 7h 50m, you could also bus, which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 16h 36m.

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Map of how to get from Leiden to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 379.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 12m

What companies run services between Leiden, Netherlands and Berlin, Germany?

KLM and Lufthansa fly from Leiden to Berlin every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Leiden to Berlin via Zwolle in around 7h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 850€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 850€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 340€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 340€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 370€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hannover
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 450€
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 Lammenschans to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 23€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
16€ - 23€
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 45€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
19€ - 27€
1st Class
30€ - 45€
Train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 60€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
24€ - 35€
1st Class
40€ - 60€
Train from Leiden Centraal to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 40€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
16€ - 23€
1st Class
27€ - 40€
Train from Zwolle to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 110€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
45€ - 65€
1st Class
75€ - 110€
Train from Leiden Centraal to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 22€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
15€ - 22€
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Berlin
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Den Haag to Berlin
Ave. Duration
14h 52m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Schedules at
ecolines.net

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Leiden to Berlin bus services, operated by Ecolines, arrive at Berlin station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Leiden to Berlin is 691 km. It takes approximately 6h 32m to drive from Leiden to Berlin.

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Lufthansa and KLM offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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The best way to get from Leiden to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 15m and costs 7€ - 16€.

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