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Cheap train tickets from Leiden to Brussels

Showing times and prices for May 25

Cheapest

$46

Average

$48

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 Leiden to Brussels will cost around $ 48 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 46.

Thalys
11:15AMLeiden1h53 01:08PMBrussels
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$461One-way
NS International | IC
08:25AMLeiden2h52 11:17AMBrussels
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$481One-way
NS International | IC
10:25AMLeiden2h52 01:17PMBrussels
0 changes
$481One-way
NS International | IC
10:35AMLeiden2h42 01:17PMBrussels
0 changes
$481One-way
NS International | IC
09:35AMLeiden2h42 12:17PMBrussels
0 changes
$481One-way

Train schedule from Leiden to Brussels

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Thalys
08:15AMLeiden1h53 10:08AMBrussels
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NS International | IC
08:25AMLeiden2h52 11:17AMBrussels
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NS International | IC
09:35AMLeiden2h42 12:17PMBrussels
0 changes
NS International | IC
10:25AMLeiden2h52 01:17PMBrussels
0 changes
NS International | IC
10:35AMLeiden2h42 01:17PMBrussels
0 changes
Thalys
11:15AMLeiden1h53 01:08PMBrussels
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May 26
$48NS International | IC
$16Flixbus
Fri
May 27
$51Thalys
$14Flixbus
Sat
May 28
$58Thalys
$14Flixbus
Sun
May 29
$94Thalys
$16Flixbus
Mon
May 30
$43Thalys
$10Flixbus
Tue
May 31
$47Thalys
$10Flixbus
Wed
Jun 1
$47Thalys
$10Flixbus
Thu
Jun 2
$43Thalys
$10Flixbus
Fri
Jun 3
$66Thalys
$11Flixbus
Sat
Jun 4
$32NS International | IC
$11Flixbus
Sun
Jun 5
$43Thalys
$14Flixbus
Mon
Jun 6
$43Thalys
$11Flixbus
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Jun 8
$43Thalys
$10Flixbus
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Jun 9
$51Thalys
$10Flixbus
Mon
Jun 13
$43Thalys
$10Flixbus

Fastest train times from Leiden to Brussels

Showing times and prices for May 25

Fastest Journey

1 h 53 m

Average

2 h 29 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

146 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Leiden for Brussels every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 146 km distance in an average of 2 h 29 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 53 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 52 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Thalys
11:15AMLeiden1h53 01:08PMBrussels
0 changes
$461One-way
Thalys
08:15AMLeiden1h53 10:08AMBrussels
0 changes
$491One-way
NS International | IC
10:35AMLeiden2h42 01:17PMBrussels
0 changes
$481One-way
NS International | IC
09:35AMLeiden2h42 12:17PMBrussels
0 changes
$481One-way
NS International | IC
08:25AMLeiden2h52 11:17AMBrussels
0 changes
$481One-way

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Overview: Train from Leiden to Brussels

distanceDistance90 miles (145 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price$55 (€48)
frequencyTrain frequency14 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 14 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesEurostar, NS International | IC, NS International or Thalys

Trains from Leiden to Brussels cover the 90 miles (145 km) long route taking on average 1 h 53 min with our travel partners like Eurostar, NS International | IC, NS International or Thalys. Normally, there are 14 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $43 (€37), but the average price of train tickets is $55 (€48). Travelers depart most frequently from Leiden Centraal and arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.

Train providers: Thalys and Eurostar from Leiden to Brussels trains

Travel from Leiden to Brussels from $43 (€37) with Omio’s train partners Thalys and Eurostar! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

Thalys
Eurostar

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

Thalys is one of the best options when traveling by train between Leiden and Brussels. Omio quickly shows you current Thalys train schedules for the Leiden - Brussels journey and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest route available. The distance from Leiden to Brussels is around 90 miles (145 km) and the cheapest Thalys one-way ticket you can book starts at $43 (€37). As you check the latest Leiden to Brussels train schedule from Thalys for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Brussels safely. If you search for Thalys tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect Thalys ticket from Leiden to Brussels so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

  • Average Price: $43

These are Thalys' ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train to Brussels from Leiden:

  • 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 Leiden to Brussels

Travel by train to Brussels 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 Leiden to Brussels.
FAQs

Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Leiden and Brussels?

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

Is international entry into Brussels 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 Belgium from Leiden?

Entry Requirements:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

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

The above information was last checked on 5/23/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Leiden to Brussels closer to your date of departure here

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

The restriction level for your return train to Leiden, Netherlands from Brussels is: Fully open.

Is my return train into Leiden from Brussels restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

The government of Netherlands 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 5/23/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Leiden from Brussels closer to your date of departure here here.

How much does a cheap train to Brussels from Leiden cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Leiden to Brussels to cost as little as $43 (€37)  in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a train from Leiden to Brussels?

If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Leiden to Brussels train to cost on average $55 (€48)  one way.

How far is it from Leiden to Brussels by train?

The Leiden to Brussels train distance is approximately 90 miles (145 km).

How long is the train from Leiden to Brussels?

On average the Leiden to Brussels train time is 1 h 53 min  covering the 90 miles (145 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What station does the train from Leiden to Brussels depart from? Which Brussels train station do I come into from Leiden?

When departing from Leiden, you have various train station options to start your route from including Leiden Centraal, Leiden Lammenschans and Leiden, Transferium. When arriving in Brussels, you can end your journey in train stations like Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord.

Omio customers book a train from Leiden Centraal   to Bruxelles-Midi   most frequently for this route.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Leiden Centraal, is located 1.4 miles (2.3 km) from the city center of Leiden.

The most popular arrival train station, Bruxelles-Midi, is located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city center of Brussels.

Which train companies can take me from Leiden to Brussels?

Take the Leiden to Brussels train with Eurostar, NS International | IC, NS International or Thalys. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey between Leiden and Brussels as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains are there to Brussels from Leiden a day?

On average, there are 14 trains a day from Leiden to Brussels. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When can I take the first train from Leiden to Brussels? When can I take the last train for the day?

The earliest train departing from Leiden to Brussels leaves at 6: 17 AM. The last train departing from Leiden to Brussels leaves at 7: 17 PM. You can find the latest Leiden to Brussels train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How far in advance should I purchase train tickets to Brussels from Leiden for the best deals?

You can find trains between Leiden and Brussels to cost on average $55 (€48) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Leiden to Brussels train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Leiden
Brussels
Leiden Centraal is the most popular Leiden railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Leiden for your trip to Brussels.