There are 5 ways to get from Rotterdam to Leiden by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar
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Train • 33 min
$7 - $14
Line 170 bus, line 400 bus • 1 h 14 min
$7 - $9
3 alternative options
Taxi • 26 min
$95 - $120
Drive • 26 min
$5 - $8
Uber • 26 min
$85 - $120
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Leiden is to drive which costs 4€ - 7€ and takes 26 min.
The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Leiden is to taxi which costs 80€ - 100€ and takes 26 min.
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.
The distance between Rotterdam and Leiden is 26 km. The road distance is 35.1 km.
The best way to get from Rotterdam to Leiden without a car is to train which takes 33 min and costs 6€ - 12€.
The train from Rotterdam Centraal to Leiden Centraal takes 33 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.
Rotterdam to Leiden train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Rotterdam Centraal station.
The best way to get from Rotterdam to Leiden is to train which takes 33 min and costs 6€ - 12€. Alternatively, you can line 170 bus and line 400 bus, which costs 6€ - 9€ and takes 1 h 14 min.
Rotterdam to Leiden train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Leiden Centraal station.
Yes, the driving distance between Rotterdam to Leiden is 35 km. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Rotterdam to Leiden.
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 $7 - $14 and the journey takes 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rotterdam to Leiden via Berkel en Rodenrijs, Rodenrijs, Berkel en Rodenrijs, Rodenrijs Metro, Zoetermeer, Centrum West Uitstaphalte, and Zoetermeer, Centrum West in around 1 h 14 min.
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.
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Leiden Centraal
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