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

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Fly  •  1 h 55 min

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

$53 - $234

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Bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport 817 / ...

$8 - $21

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Leiden Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem Intercity direct / ...

$27 - $49

Drive  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Leiden to Brussels Airport (BRU) 113.1 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Leiden to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to bus which costs 7€ - 18€ and takes 5 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leiden to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leiden to Brussels Airport (BRU). However, there are services departing from Leiden Centraal and arriving at Brussels Airport via Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leiden to Brussels Airport (BRU). However, there are services departing from Leiden Centraal and arriving at Brussels Airport - Zaventem via Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 54 min.

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The distance between Leiden and Brussels Airport (BRU) is 140 km. The road distance is 181 km.

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The best way to get from Leiden to Brussels Airport (BRU) without a car is to train which takes 2 h 54 min and costs 23€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to get from Leiden to Brussels Airport (BRU), including transfers.

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Leiden to Brussels Airport (BRU) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport station.

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

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The best way to get from Leiden to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to fly which takes 1 h 55 min and costs 45€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 23€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 54 min, you could also bus, which costs 7€ - 18€ and takes 5 h 18 min.

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Map of how to get from Leiden to Brussels Airport (BRU).
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  • Distance: 87.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 55 min

What companies run services between Leiden, Netherlands and Brussels Airport (BRU), Belgium?

KLM flies from Leiden to Brussels Airport (BRU) 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Leiden to Brussels Airport (BRU) via Rotterdam Centraal in around 2 h 54 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $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
$7 - $14
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam - Schipol Airport to Brussels - Zaventem Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Leiden to Brussels Airport (BRU) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels Airport station.

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Leiden to Brussels Airport (BRU) train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Brussels Airport - Zaventem station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leiden to Brussels Airport (BRU) is 181 km. It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to drive from Leiden to Brussels Airport (BRU).

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 979+ hotels available in Brussels Airport (BRU). Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Leiden to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 15 min and costs 7€ - 13€.

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