The cheapest trains from Brussels to Leiden

Showing times and prices for Sep 25

Cheapest

$52

Average

$69

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.

The average ticket from Brussels to Leiden will cost around $ 69 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 52.

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02:44PMBrussels-Midi2h46 05:30PMLeiden Centraal
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$521One-way
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05:44PMBrussels-Midi2h46 08:30PMLeiden Centraal
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$521One-way
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12:44PMBrussels-Midi2h46 03:30PMLeiden Centraal
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$521One-way
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08:44AMBrussels-Midi2h46 11:30AMLeiden Centraal
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$521One-way
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10:44AMBrussels-Midi2h46 01:30PMLeiden Centraal
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$521One-way

Timetable Brussels to Leiden

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08:44AMBrussels-Midi2h46 11:30AMLeiden Centraal
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09:52AMBrussels-Midi1h53 11:45AMLeiden Centraal
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10:44AMBrussels-Midi2h46 01:30PMLeiden Centraal
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11:52AMBrussels-Midi1h53 01:45PMLeiden Centraal
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12:44PMBrussels-Midi2h46 03:30PMLeiden Centraal
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01:52PMBrussels-Midi1h53 03:45PMLeiden Centraal
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02:22PMBrussels-Midi1h53 04:15PMLeiden Centraal
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02:44PMBrussels-Midi2h46 05:30PMLeiden Centraal
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03:52PMBrussels-Midi1h53 05:45PMLeiden Centraal
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04:44PMBrussels-Midi2h46 07:30PMLeiden Centraal
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05:44PMBrussels-Midi2h46 08:30PMLeiden Centraal
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06:52PMBrussels-Midi1h53 08:45PMLeiden Centraal
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07:44PMBrussels-Midi2h46 10:30PMLeiden Centraal
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08:44PMBrussels-Midi2h59 11:43PMLeiden Centraal
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Sep 25
$52SNCB | IC
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Sep 26
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$155BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
Sep 27
$52SNCB | IC
$12Flixbus
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Sep 28
$27SNCB | IC
$10Flixbus

The fastest trains from Brussels to Leiden

Showing times and prices for Sep 25

Fastest Journey

1 h 53 m

Average

2 h 24 m

Trains per day

14

Distance

146 km

It's difficult to get from Brussels to Leiden without transferring at least once.

Fastest
03:52PMBrussels-Midi1h53 05:45PMLeiden Centraal
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$981One-way
Fastest
09:52AMBrussels-Midi1h53 11:45AMLeiden Centraal
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$831One-way
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02:22PMBrussels-Midi1h53 04:15PMLeiden Centraal
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$971One-way
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06:52PMBrussels-Midi1h53 08:45PMLeiden Centraal
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$981One-way
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11:52AMBrussels-Midi1h53 01:45PMLeiden Centraal
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$701One-way

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Train Information between Brussels and Leiden

distanceDistance90 miles (145 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 45 min
priceAverage train ticket price$47 (€38)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSNCB | IC, Thalys or Eurostar

Trains from Brussels to Leiden cover the 90 miles (145 km) long route taking on average 2 h 45 min with our travel partners like SNCB | IC, Thalys or Eurostar. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $27 (€22), but the average price of train tickets is $47 (€38). Travelers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Leiden Centraal.

Train companies

Travel with Thalys and Eurostar from Brussels to Leiden

Travel from Brussels to Leiden from $27 (€22) with Omio’s train partners Thalys and Eurostar! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

Thalys
Eurostar

Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train from Brussels to Leiden with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

Thalys tickets between Brussels and Leiden are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect route with Thalys from Brussels to Leiden all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current Thalys train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 90 miles (145 km) route. You can also see relevant travel information for the Thalys train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Brussels to Leiden routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best Thalys Brussels to Leiden train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Thalys train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Leiden with Thalys!

Thalys from Brussels to Leiden train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 10 min
  • Thalys frequency: 6 a day

Thalys has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Thalys tickets between Brussels and Leiden and when traveling by train:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If a ticket is nonrefundable, a Thalys e-voucher can still be issued for a 15€ fee to passengers requesting a refund up to 30 days after the departure date.

Travel Tips

Trains from Brussels to Leiden
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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Brussels, Belgium to Leiden, Netherlands?

Travel between Brussels, Belgium and Leiden, Netherlands by train is: Fully open.

Can I enter Netherlands from Belgium?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Brussels?

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?

All travelers in Netherlands must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/22/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Leiden from Brussels as this information can change.

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

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Leiden to Brussels is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Belgium from Netherlands?

Reentry to Belgium is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

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

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the safety rules to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

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

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

Last checked on 9/22/21. 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 train to Brussels from Leiden here.

How much do cheap train tickets between Brussels and Leiden cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Leiden from Brussels for as low as $27 (€22)  for the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket to Leiden from Brussels?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $47 (€38)  for a train ticket from Brussels to Leiden.
How many miles is it from Brussels to Leiden by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Brussels to Leiden by train to be approximately 90 miles (145 km).
How many hours is the train time from Brussels to Leiden?
On average the Brussels to Leiden train travel time is 2 h 45 min  for the 90 miles (145 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Brussels and arrival train station in Leiden?

When taking a train from Brussels, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord. 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 Bruxelles-Midi   to Leiden Centraal.

Where is the train station in Brussels? Where is the train station in Leiden?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Leiden Centraal, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center.

Which train providers can get me from Brussels to Leiden?
For the journey from Brussels to Leiden you can take a train with SNCB | IC, Thalys or Eurostar. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Brussels and Leiden on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many trains are there from Brussels to Leiden a day?
The average number of trains departing Brussels for Leiden is 7 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What time is the earliest train from Brussels to Leiden? What time is the last train from Brussels to Leiden?
The first Brussels to Leiden train departs at 6: 44 AM   and the last train from Brussels to Leiden leaves at 10: 45 AM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Brussels to Leiden on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I buy train tickets to Leiden from Brussels to score the best deals?
If you purchase the Brussels to Leiden train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $47 (€38). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Leiden from Brussels. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Brussels
Leiden
Bruxelles-Central
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WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 1, 3, 4, 5<br>Suburban train lines S1, S2, S5, S7, S9
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Bruxelles-Midi
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Bruxelles-Nord
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