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Train Information between Hamburg and Leiden

distanceDistance249 miles (402 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price$34 (€27)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Hamburg to Leiden cover the 249 miles (402 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 30 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $34 (€27)], you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $29 (€23). Travelers depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Leiden Centraal.

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Deutsche Bahn trains between Hamburg and Leiden

For as little as $29 (€23) you can travel by train from Hamburg to Leiden with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Travel 249 miles (402 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) from Hamburg to Leiden. Check the DB train schedule for your trip between Hamburg and Leiden on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Hamburg to Leiden you can pay as low as $35 (€28).

Deutsche Bahn is the main provider of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, bathrooms are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Hamburg to Leiden
Travel by train to Leiden easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Hamburg to Leiden.
FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Leiden, Netherlands if I'm coming from Hamburg, Germany by train?

Travel between Hamburg, Germany and Leiden, Netherlands by train is: Fully open.

Can I enter Netherlands from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Health declaration required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

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 8/1/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Leiden from Hamburg as this information can change.

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

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

Is my return train into Hamburg 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 Germany from Leiden?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Hamburg, Germany?

The government of Germany 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 7/31/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Hamburg from Leiden closer to your date of departure here here.

How much does a cheap train to Leiden from Hamburg cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Hamburg to Leiden to cost as little as $29 (€23)  in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket from Hamburg to Leiden?
The Hamburg to Leiden train ticket price is on average $34 (€27)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.
How far is Leiden from Hamburg by train?
The distance from Hamburg to Leiden by train is approximately 249 miles (402 km).
How many hours is the train time from Hamburg to Leiden?
While the time it takes to travel 249 miles (402 km) from Hamburg to Leiden can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Hamburg to Leiden train journey time is on average 6 h 30 min.
What station does the train from Hamburg to Leiden depart from? Which Leiden train station do I come into from Hamburg?

Some of the Hamburg train stations to Leiden you can start your journey from include Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Leiden include Leiden Centraal, Leiden Lammenschans and Leiden, Transferium.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Hamburg Hbf   and arriving in Leiden Centraal.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Hamburg Hbf, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Hamburg. The most popular arrival train station in Leiden, called Leiden Centraal, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

Which train companies should I travel with from Hamburg to Leiden?
For the route from Hamburg to Leiden you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Hamburg and Leiden on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
When is the earliest train from Hamburg to Leiden? When is the last train from Hamburg to Leiden?
You can take the earliest train from Hamburg to Leiden at 12: 57 PM   or take the last train from Hamburg to Leiden leaving at 8: 46 PM. Look for the latest Hamburg to Leiden train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets from Hamburg to Leiden for the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you book train tickets to Leiden from Hamburg within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $34 (€27) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Hamburg to Leiden a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Hamburg
Leiden
Hamburg Hbf
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Refreshments
Hamburg-Altona
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