There are 6 ways to get from Leiden to Paris by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord Thalys

$128 - $174

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Bus  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from The Hague to Paris, Paris 803 / ...

$19 - $51

4 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Leiden to Paris 297.6 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Amsterdam to Paris CDG  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Paris CDG (CDG) AMS - CDG

$70 - $296

Fly Amsterdam to Paris Orly  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Paris Orly (ORY) AMS - ORY

$64 - $235

Train to Brussels, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRU - CDG

$109 - $341

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No, there is no direct bus from Leiden to Paris. However, there are services departing from Leiden, Breestraat and arriving at Paris, Paris via The Hague. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leiden to Paris. However, there are services departing from Leiden Centraal and arriving at Paris-Nord via Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 11 min.

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The distance between Leiden and Paris is 397 km. The road distance is 476.2 km.

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The best way to get from Leiden to Paris without a car is to train which takes 4 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Leiden to Paris, including transfers.

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Leiden to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from The Hague station.

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Leiden to Paris train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Rotterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Leiden to Paris is to train which takes 4 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 33 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 22 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Leiden to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris, Paris station.

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Map of how to get from Leiden to Paris.
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  • Distance: 248.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 11 min

What companies run services between Leiden, Netherlands and Paris, France?

Thalys operates a train from Leiden to Paris every 2 hours. Tickets cost $120 - $160 and the journey takes 2 h 37 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Leiden to Paris every 4 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $45 and the journey takes 7 h 49 min. Ouibus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris Orly via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris Orly via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$120 - $160
1st Class
$160 - $230
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 Rotterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
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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 The Hague to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
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 The Hague to Paris Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus

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Leiden to Paris train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Paris-Nord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leiden to Paris is 476 km. It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to drive from Leiden to Paris.

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Luxair, British Airways, Air France and KLM offer flights from Amsterdam Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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The best way to get from Leiden to Amsterdam Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs .

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