There are 2 ways to get from Maastricht to Leiden by train or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Utrecht Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Leiden Lammenschans Intercity

$29 - $51

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Maastricht to Leiden 140 miles

$30 - $50

What companies run services between Maastricht, Netherlands and Leiden, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Maastricht to Leiden via Utrecht Centraal in around 2 h 44 min.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Maastricht to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Leiden Lammenschans
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Maastricht and Leiden is 168 km. The road distance is 224 km.

The cheapest way to get from Maastricht to Leiden is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Maastricht to Leiden is to drive which takes 2 h 12 min and costs 29€ - 45€.

No, there is no direct train from Maastricht to Leiden. However, there are services departing from Maastricht and arriving at Leiden Lammenschans via Utrecht Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 44 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to get from Maastricht to Leiden, including transfers.