There are 4 ways to get from Rotterdam to Leiden by train, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  33 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Leiden Centraal Intercity

$8 - $14

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rotterdam to Leiden 22 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Leiden 22 miles

$5 - $8

Uber  •  26 min

  1. Take an Uber from Rotterdam to Leiden 22 miles

$85 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Leiden is to drive which costs 4€ - 7€ and takes 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Leiden is to taxi which costs 80€ - 100€ and takes 26 min.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Leiden is 26 km. The road distance is 35.1 km.

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The train from Rotterdam Centraal to Leiden Centraal takes 33 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Leiden Centraal. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Rotterdam to Leiden every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $14 and the journey takes 33 min.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Leiden Centraal
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Other operators
Uber Südniederlande
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Rotterdam to Leiden
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$55 - $80
UberBLACK
$85 - $120
UberVAN
$95 - $130
Taxi from Rotterdam to Leiden
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Rotterdamse Taxi Centrale
Phone
+31 10 462 6060
Website
rtcnv.nl
Taxi Erdogan
Phone
+31 6 24856139
Rotterdam Taxi Service
Phone
+31 10 229 3508
Website
rotterdamtaxiservice.nl

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