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There are 4 ways to get from Leiden to Rotterdam Ahoy by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, subway  •  55 min

  1. Take the train from Leiden Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the subway from Rotterdam, Rotterdam Centraal to Rotterdam, Zuidplein D / ...

€11 - €23

Cheapest option

Line 45 bus, subway  •  1h 21m

  1. Take the line 45 bus from Leiden, Breestraat to Voorburg, Station L'dam-Voorburg 45
  2. Take the subway from Voorburg, Leidschendam-Voorburg to Rotterdam, Zuidplein E

€5

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Leiden to Rotterdam Ahoy 39.8 km

€95 - €120

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Leiden to Rotterdam Ahoy 39.8 km

€5 - €8

Leiden to Rotterdam Ahoy by train, subway and walk

The journey time between Leiden and Rotterdam Ahoy is around 52 min and covers a distance of around 44 km. The fastest journey normally takes 47 min. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS) and RET, the Leiden to Rotterdam Ahoy service departs from Leiden Centraal and arrives in Rotterdam Ahoy. Typically 510 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
52 min
Fastest journey time:
47 min
Journey distance:
44 km
Services per week:
510
Cheapest price:
€11
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:15
Last service departs at:
23:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Leiden to Rotterdam Ahoy train, subway and walk schedules

Leiden → Rotterdam Ahoy
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COVID-19 help in Netherlands

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1351

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, travel within Netherlands is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rotterdam Ahoy is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rotterdam Ahoy is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Rotterdam Ahoy is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

Last updated: 25 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leiden to Rotterdam Ahoy is to line 45 bus and subway which costs €6 and takes 1h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Leiden to Rotterdam Ahoy is to taxi which costs €95 - €120 and takes 34 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leiden to Rotterdam Ahoy. However, there are services departing from Leiden Centraal and arriving at Rotterdam, Zuidplein via Rotterdam, Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 55 min.

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The distance between Leiden and Rotterdam Ahoy is 31 km. The road distance is 39.8 km.

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The best way to get from Leiden to Rotterdam Ahoy without a car is to train and subway which takes 55 min and costs €11 - €24.

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It takes approximately 55 min to get from Leiden to Rotterdam Ahoy, including transfers.

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

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Leiden to Rotterdam Ahoy train services, operated by RET, arrive at Rotterdam, Zuidplein station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leiden to Rotterdam Ahoy is 40 km. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Leiden to Rotterdam Ahoy.

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There are 184+ hotels available in Rotterdam Ahoy. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Leiden to Rotterdam Ahoy.
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  • Distance: 30.6 km
  • Duration: 55 min

What companies run services between Leiden, Netherlands and Rotterdam Ahoy, Netherlands?

There is no direct connection from Leiden to Rotterdam Ahoy. However, you can take the train to Rotterdam Centraal, take the walk to Rotterdam, Rotterdam Centraal, take the subway to Rotterdam, Zuidplein, then take the walk to Rotterdam Ahoy. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Leiden to Rotterdam Ahoy via Voorburg, Station L'dam-Voorburg, Voorburg, Leidschendam-Voorburg, and Rotterdam, Zuidplein in around 1h 21m.

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 Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €22
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €13
1st Class
€15 - €22
RET
Phone
+31 900 5006010
Email
klantenservice@ret.nl
Website
ret.nl
Subway from Rotterdam, Rotterdam Centraal to Rotterdam, Zuidplein
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Website
RET
Subway from Voorburg, Leidschendam-Voorburg to Rotterdam, Zuidplein
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Website
RET
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Leiden to Rotterdam Ahoy
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
€95 - €120
PrimoTaxi
Phone
+ 31 10 262 2540
Website
primotaxi.nl
Taxi Erdogan
Phone
+31 6 24856139
Rotterdamse Taxi Centrale
Phone
+31 10 462 6060
Website
rtcnv.nl
Rotterdam Taxi Service
Phone
+31 10 229 3508
Website
rotterdamtaxiservice.nl
PrimoTaxi
Phone
+31 10 262 2540
Website
primotaxi.nl

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