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There are 11 ways to get from Oxford Street to Leiden by train, bus, night bus, car, car train, car ferry, subway or plane

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Train  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Rotterdam Centraal Eil

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Bus  •  13h 46m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria to The Hague 814 / ...

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Night bus  •  12h 59m

  1. Take the night bus from London Victoria to The Hague N824

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5h 33m

  1. Drive from Oxford Street to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Leiden

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 40m

  1. Drive from Oxford Street to Port of Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Port of Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Leiden

Subway to London City, fly to Rotterdam, subway, train  •  3h 39m

  1. Take the subway from Oxford Circus to Bank station
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM
  3. Take the subway from Rotterdam, Meijersplein / Airport to Den Haag, Laan van NOI
  4. Take the train from Den Haag Laan v NOI to Leiden Centraal

Subway to London City, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  4h 3m

  1. Take the subway from Oxford Circus to Bank station
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LCY - AMS

Fly London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  4h 5m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LHR - AMS

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  4h 19m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LGW - AMS

Subway to London Stansted, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the subway from Oxford Circus to Tottenham Hale station
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) STN - AMS

Train to London Luton, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LTN - AMS

Oxford Street to Leiden by walk, subway and train

14 Weekly Services
5h 15m Average Duration
€130 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Oxford Street to Leiden is to bus which costs £35 - £60 and takes 13h 46m.

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The fastest way to get from Oxford Street to Leiden is to subway and fly and train which takes 3h 39m and costs £85 - £390.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oxford Street to Leiden. However, there are services departing from Oxford Street John Lewis and arriving at Leiden, Hogewoerd via London Victoria and Den Haag, Den Haag Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Oxford Street to Leiden. However, there are services departing from Oxford Circus and arriving at Leiden Centraal via London St Pancras Intl and Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 15m.

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The distance between Oxford Street and Leiden is 550 km.

The best way to get from Oxford Street to Leiden without a car is to train which takes 5h 15m and costs £110 - £350.

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It takes approximately 5h 15m to get from Oxford Street to Leiden, including transfers.

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Oxford Street to Leiden bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from London Victoria station.

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Oxford Street to Leiden train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Intl station.

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The best way to get from Oxford Street to Leiden is to train which takes 5h 15m and costs £110 - £350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £60 and takes 13h 46m, you could also fly, which costs £60 - £300 and takes 4h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Oxford Street to Leiden.
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  • Distance: 549.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 15m

What companies run services between Oxford Street, Greater London, England and Leiden, Netherlands?

Eurostar operates a train from London St Pancras Intl to Rotterdam Centraal twice daily. Tickets cost €120 - €380 and the journey takes 3h 28m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from London Victoria to The Hague twice daily. Tickets cost €40 - €60 and the journey takes 11h 20m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €430
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €360
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €380
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €300
Flights from London Stansted to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €280
Flights from London Luton to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €410
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €370
Train operators
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
https://www.eurotunnel.com/uk/
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

Rome2Rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Oxford Circus to Bank station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
https://tfl.gov.uk/modes/tube/?cid=tube
Off Peak
€2 - €4
Peak
€2 - €4
Subway from Oxford Circus to Tottenham Hale station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €5
Website
https://tfl.gov.uk/modes/tube/?cid=tube
Off Peak
€2 - €4
Peak
€3 - €5
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 Den Haag Laan v NOI to Leiden Centraal
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €16
Website
https://www.ns.nl/en
2nd Class Full Fare
€6 - €9
1st Class Full Fare
€10 - €16
Gatwick Express
Phone
+44 345 850 1530
Website
gatwickexpress.com
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€17 - €25
Schedules at
https://www.gatwickexpress.com/travel-information/plan-your-journey/timetables
Website
https://www.gatwickexpress.com/
Anytime Standard
€17 - €25
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras Intl to Luton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€17 - €35
Website
https://www.thameslinkrailway.com/
Anytime Day Single
€17 - €25
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€25 - €35
Bus operators
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).

Rome2Rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria to The Hague
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Ferry operators

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Oxford Street to Leiden bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at The Hague station.

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Oxford Street to Leiden train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Rotterdam Centraal station.

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