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Train Information to Leiden from Basel

distanceDistance345 miles (556 km)
priceAverage train ticket price$50 (€40)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Basel to Leiden cover the 345 miles (556 km) long trip with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $50 (€40), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $50 (€40). Travelers depart most frequently from Basel Bahnhof SBB and arrive in Leiden Centraal.

Travel Tips

Trains from Basel to Leiden
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Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Basel and Leiden?

Travel between Basel, Switzerland and Leiden, Netherlands by train is: Fully open.

What is the status of international entry into Netherlands from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Basel?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Leiden, Netherlands?

When traveling in Netherlands, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/22/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Basel to Leiden before traveling.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Leiden, Netherlands to Basel, Switzerland?

The restriction level for your return train to Basel, Switzerland from Leiden is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Basel from Leiden restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Leiden?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/23/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Basel from Leiden closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap trains to Leiden from Basel cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Basel to Leiden trains for as little as $50 (€40)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train to Leiden from Basel?
The Basel to Leiden train ticket price is on average $50 (€40)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
What is the distance from Basel to Leiden by train?
You should expect to travel around 345 miles (556 km)  between Basel and Leiden by train.
What station does the train from Basel to Leiden depart from? Which Leiden train station do I come into from Basel?

When taking a train from Basel, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Basel Bahnhof SBB, Basel SBB and Basel Bad Bhf. When you arrive in Leiden, your train can arrive in train stations including Leiden Centraal, Leiden Lammenschans and Leiden, Transferium.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Basel Bahnhof SBB   to Leiden Centraal.

Where is the departure train station in Basel located? Where is the arrival train station in Leiden located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Basel Bahnhof SBB and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Leiden most often arrive at Leiden Centraal and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city center.

What are the first and last departure train times from Basel to Leiden?
The earliest train departing from Basel to Leiden leaves at 6: 13 PM. The last train departing from Basel to Leiden leaves at 9: 13 PM. You can find the latest Basel to Leiden train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy train tickets to Leiden from Basel to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Basel and Leiden within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $50 (€40) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Basel to Leiden a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Leiden Centraal
Leiden Lammenschans

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