There are 4 ways to get from Leiden to Brussels by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  2 h 6 min

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

$27 - $79

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Leiden, Breestraat to Den Haag, Den Haag Centraal 45
  2. Take the bus from The Hague to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Ouibus

$9 - $16

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Leiden to Brussels 114.2 miles

$27 - $40

Fly  •  2 h 24 min

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

$58 - $255

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The cheapest way to get from Leiden to Brussels is to bus which costs 8€ - 14€ and takes 3 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leiden to Brussels is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 54 min.

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The distance between Leiden and Brussels is 146 km. The road distance is 182.7 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to get from Leiden to Brussels, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leiden to Brussels station. However, there are services departing from Leiden, Breestraat and arriving at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station via The Hague. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leiden to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Leiden Centraal and arriving at Brussel-Zuid/Midi via Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 6 min.

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

You can take a train from Leiden to Brussels via Rotterdam Centraal in around 2 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leiden to Brussels via Den Haag, Den Haag Centraal and The Hague in around 3 h 15 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Brussels
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
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
$7 - $14
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $85
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$35 - $75
Premier
$75 - $90
Bus operators
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Leiden, Breestraat to Den Haag, Den Haag Centraal
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
connexxion.nl
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Leiden, Breestraat to Den Haag, Centraal
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
arriva.nl
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from The Hague to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Ouibus

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