There are 8 ways to get from Leiden to Paris by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 10m

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

104€ - 221€

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Bus via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine  •  9h 45m

  1. Take the bus from The Hague to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine 803 / ...

20€ - 35€

6 alternative options

Bus  •  9h

  1. Take the bus from Den Haag to Paris, Gallieni 400

31€ - 47€

Drive  •  4h 31m

  1. Drive from Leiden to Paris Gallieni 474.8 km

65€ - 95€

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG  •  4h 14m

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

77€ - 265€

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris Orly  •  4h 9m

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

63€ - 268€

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels, train  •  4h 23m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Brussels (BRU) AMS - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord

163€ - 414€

Train, train to Brussels, fly to Paris CDG  •  5h 34m

  1. Take the train from Leiden Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRU - CDG

151€ - 411€

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The cheapest way to get from Leiden to Paris is to bus via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine which costs 20€ - 35€ and takes 9h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Leiden to Paris is to fly which costs 60€ - 270€ and takes 4h 9m.

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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, Gallieni via Den Haag. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h.

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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 4h 10m.

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The distance between Leiden and Paris is 397 km. The road distance is 474.8 km.

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The best way to get from Leiden to Paris without a car is to train which takes 4h 10m and costs 100€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 4h 10m to get from Leiden to Paris, including transfers.

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Leiden to Paris bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Den Haag station.

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

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Map of how to get from Leiden to Paris.
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  • Distance: 397.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 10m

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

Thalys operates a train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris Nord every 2 hours. Tickets cost 95€ - 200€ and the journey takes 2h 37m. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Den Haag to Paris, Gallieni twice daily. Tickets cost 26€ - 40€ and the journey takes 7h 15m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 440€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 450€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 440€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 440€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 440€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
280€ - 1000€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 250€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
95€ - 200€
Website
Thalys
Standard
95€ - 140€
Comfort
110€ - 150€
Premium
140€ - 200€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 160€
Website
Thalys
Standard
75€ - 110€
Comfort
90€ - 120€
Premium
110€ - 160€
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 90€
Website
Thalys
Standard
45€ - 65€
Comfort
55€ - 75€
Premium
60€ - 90€
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
9€ - 22€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 13€
1st Class
15€ - 22€
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Den Haag to Paris, Gallieni
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Eurolines FR
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).

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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 City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 28€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from The Hague to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
Blablabus

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The best way to get from Leiden to Paris is to train which takes 4h 10m and costs 100€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 9h, you could also fly, which costs 75€ - 270€ and takes 4h 14m.

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

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Leiden to Paris bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Paris, Gallieni station.

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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 475 km. It takes approximately 4h 31m to drive from Leiden to Paris.

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

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There are 6627+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at 87€ 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€ - 16€.

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