There are 6 ways to get from Leiden to Gouda by train, bus, taxi, car, rideshare or towncar

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

Recommended option

Train  •  31 min

  1. Regional-Express

$7 - $13

Cheapest option

Line 400 bus, line 177 bus  •  2 h

  1. 400
  2. 577 / ...

$6 - $9

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. 24.9 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  26 min

  1. 24.9 miles

$6 - $9

Rideshare  •  49 min

  1. 25.8 miles

$12

Uber  •  26 min

  1. 24.9 miles

$95 - $140

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Leiden to Gouda hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $13 and the journey takes 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leiden to Gouda via Zoetermeer, Centrum West in around 2 h.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Leiden Lammenschans to Gouda
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Leiden, Breestraat to Zoetermeer, Centrum West
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arriva.nl
Bus from Zoetermeer, Centrum West to Gouda, Groene Hart Ziekenhuis
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arriva.nl
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Leiden to Gouda
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Südniederlande
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Leiden to Gouda
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$60 - $90
UberBLACK
$95 - $140
UberVAN
$100 - $150
Taxi from Leiden to Gouda
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Rotterdamse Taxi Centrale
Phone
+31 10 462 6060
Website
rtcnv.nl
Taxi Erdogan
Phone
+31 6 24856139
Rotterdam Taxi Service
Phone
+31 10 229 3508
Website
rotterdamtaxiservice.nl

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Leiden and Gouda is 22 km. The road distance is 40 km.

The cheapest way to get from Leiden to Gouda is to line 400 bus and line 177 bus which costs 4€ - 8€ and takes 2 h.

The quickest way to get from Leiden to Gouda is to taxi which takes 26 min and costs 95€ - 120€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Leiden Lammenschans and arriving at Gouda. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 31 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Leiden to Gouda. However, there are services departing from Leiden, Breestraat and arriving at Gouda, Groene Hart Ziekenhuis via Zoetermeer, Centrum West. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h.

The train from Leiden Lammenschans to Gouda takes 31 min including transfers and departs hourly.