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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

$128 - $174

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Bus Ouibus  •  8h 49m

  1. Take the bus from The Hague to Paris City Centre - Bercy Ouibus

$20 - $30

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Bus FlixBus  •  9h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Paris, Paris 803 / ...

$33 - $59

Drive  •  4h 37m

  1. Drive from Leiden to Paris 297.6 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG  •  4h 18m

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

$70 - $296

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris Orly  •  4h 9m

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

$56 - $228

Train to Brussels, fly to Paris CDG  •  5h 39m

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

$109 - $341

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels, train  •  4h 43m

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

$157 - $375

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The cheapest way to get from Leiden to Paris is to bus which costs 17€ - 27€ and takes 8h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Leiden to Paris is to fly which costs 45€ - 200€ 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 City Centre - Bercy via The Hague. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 49m.

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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 476.2 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 110€ - 160€.

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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 Ouibus, 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 4h 10m and costs 110€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 27€ and takes 8h 49m, you could also fly, which costs 60€ - 260€ and takes 4h 18m.

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Map of how to get from Leiden to Paris.
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  • Distance: 248.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 10m

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 2h 37m. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Leiden to Paris once daily. Tickets cost $17 - $24 and the journey takes 7h 5m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
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
$35 - $270
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris Orly via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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
$120 - $160
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$120 - $160
1st Class
$160 - $230
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$110 - $160
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
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
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 City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
Ouibus
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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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 Ouibus, arrive at Paris City Centre - Bercy 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 476 km. It takes approximately 4h 37m to drive from Leiden to Paris.

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Luxair, Lufthansa, easyJet and two other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 5261+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Leiden to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 15m and costs 7€ - 13€.

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