The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
This is the last bus of the day.
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6 h 17 m
6 h 48 m
Buses per day
Of the 3 buses that leave Paris for Leiden every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||246 miles (397 km)|
|Average bus duration||7 h 7 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$21 (€20)|
|Bus frequency||1 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there is 1 direct bus a day|
|Bus providers||Flixbus, Eurolines France, Alsa or BlaBlaCar Bus|
Buses from Paris to Leiden cover the 246 miles (397 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 7 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Eurolines France, Alsa or BlaBlaCar Bus. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $16 (€15), but the average price of bus tickets is $21 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Leiden.
For as little as $16 (€15) you can travel by bus to Leiden from Paris with BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus and Alsa. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
Paris to Leiden bus information with FlixBus:
BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French bus company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long bus journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.
Alsa is the main bus company in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on bus journeys. While most travelers don’t mind traveling on normal buses with basic services like bathrooms, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe buses like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.
Travel between Paris, France and Leiden, Netherlands by bus is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Netherlands must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 9/26/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Leiden from Paris as this information can change.
The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Leiden to Paris is: Unrestricted
Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
What are the requirements?
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/29/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Paris from Leiden here.
Omio customers book a bus from Paris Gare de Lyon to Leiden most frequently for this route.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their buses from Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel around 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the city center to get to this bus station.
Passengers arriving in Leiden most often arrive at Leiden and need to travel around 0.4 miles (551 m) from this bus station to the city center.
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