There are 7 ways to get from Leiden to Gouda by train, bus, rideshare, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  37 min

  1. Take the train from Leiden Centraal to Gouda Intercity

$8 - $15

6 alternative options

Train via Den Haag Centraal  •  39 min

  1. Take the train from Leiden Centraal to Den Haag Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the train from Den Haag Centraal to Gouda Intercity / ...

$11 - $21

Line 169 bus, train  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the line 169 bus from Leiden, Breestraat to Alphen a/d Rijn, Station 169 / ...
  2. Take the train from Alphen a/d Rijn to Gouda Sprinter

Rideshare  •  49 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Leiden to Gouda 25.8 miles

$12

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Leiden to Gouda 24.9 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Leiden to Gouda 24.9 miles

$6 - $9

Uber  •  26 min

  1. Take an Uber from Leiden to Gouda 24.9 miles

$95 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Leiden to Gouda is to drive which costs 5€ - 8€ and takes 26 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Leiden Centraal and arriving at Gouda. Services depart once a week, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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The distance between Leiden and Gouda is 22 km. The road distance is 39.8 km.

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The best way to get from Leiden to Gouda without a car is to train which takes 37 min and costs 7€ - 13€.

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The train from Leiden Centraal to Gouda takes 37 min including transfers and departs once a week.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Leiden to Gouda is 40 km. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Leiden to Gouda.

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  • Distance: 13.5 miles
  • Duration: 37 min

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Leiden to Gouda once a week. Tickets cost $8 - $15 and the journey takes 37 min.

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 Gouda
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Leiden Centraal to Den Haag Centraal
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Den Haag Centraal to Gouda
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Train from Alphen a/d Rijn to Gouda
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
connexxion.nl
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Leiden, Breestraat to Alphen a/d Rijn, Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
arriva.nl
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
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 Southern Netherlands
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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