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There are 11 ways to get from Leiden to London by train, bus, night bus, car, car train, car ferry 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  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Intl Eil

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Bus  •  12h 38m

  1. Take the bus from The Hague to London - Victoria Coach Station BlaBlaCar Bus

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Night bus  •  12h 55m

  1. Take the night bus from The Hague to London Victoria Coach Station N814

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5h 32m

  1. Drive from Leiden to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 51m

  1. Drive from Leiden to Dunkirk
  2. Take the car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

Train to Rotterdam, fly to London City  •  3h 24m

  1. Take the train from Leiden Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to London City (LCY) RTM - LCY

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London City  •  3h 53m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London City (LCY) AMS - LCY

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow  •  3h 57m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London Heathrow (LHR) AMS - LHR

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick, train  •  4h 15m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London Gatwick (LGW) AMS - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Luton, train  •  4h 27m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London Luton (LTN) AMS - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Stansted  •  4h 32m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London Stansted (STN) AMS - STN

Leiden to London by train

20 Weekly Trains
5h 5m Average Duration
£108 Cheapest Price
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The cost-effective way to get from Leiden to London is to bus, which costs €22 - €27 and takes 12h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Leiden to London is to train and fly which costs €75 - €360 and takes 3h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leiden to London station. However, there are services departing from Leiden, Korevaarstraat and arriving at London - Victoria Coach Station via The Hague. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from Leiden to London. However, there are services departing from Leiden Centraal and arriving at London St Pancras Intl via Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 5m.

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The distance between Leiden and London is 203 miles.

The best way to get from Leiden to London without a car is to train which takes 5h 5m and costs €120 - €380.

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It takes approximately 5h 5m to get from Leiden to London, including transfers.

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Leiden to London bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from The Hague station.

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Leiden to London train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Rotterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Leiden to London is to train which takes 5h 5m and costs €120 - €380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €22 - €27 and takes 12h 38m, you could also fly, which costs €70 - €370 and takes 3h 53m.

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Map of how to get from Leiden to London.
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  • Distance: 203.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 5m

What companies run services between Leiden, Netherlands and London, England?

Eurostar operates a train from Rotterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Intl 3 times a day. Tickets cost £100 - £300 and the journey takes 3h 32m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from The Hague to London - Victoria Coach Station once daily. Tickets cost £14 - £18 and the journey takes 10h 55m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £330
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £410
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £330
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£40 - £250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £200
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £210
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £380
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £270
Train operators
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
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 - £18
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
£7 - £11
1st Class
£13 - £18
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from The Hague to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
Blablabus
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from The Hague to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£23 - £28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£80 - £140
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
£84
Standard Car - Premium
£134

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The quickest flight from Rotterdam Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Leiden to London bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at London - Victoria Coach Station.

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London is 1h behind Leiden. It is currently 2:19 AM in Leiden and 1:19 AM in London.

Leiden to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Intl station.

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British Airways offers flights from Rotterdam Airport to London City Airport.

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The best way to get from Leiden to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs €7 - €16.

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