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Overview: Train from London to Leiden

distanceDistance202 miles (325 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 11 min
priceAverage train ticket price$130 (€108)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersEurostar

Trains from London to Leiden cover the 202 miles (325 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 11 min with our travel partners like Eurostar. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $130 (€108), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $130 (€108). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Leiden Centraal.

Train providers: Eurostar from London to Leiden trains

Eurostar trains will get you to Leiden from London from $130 (€108). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Eurostar

Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed railway service connecting the United Kingdom with countries in continental Europe like France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Most Eurostar trains travel through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, between the UK and France. With a high-speed train service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), you will travel to Leiden from London in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar train from London to Leiden, you can choose between three ticket types: Standard, Standard Premier (with light refreshments served and spacious seats), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seating, lounge access, priority boarding and hot meal served).

  • Average Price: $130

When purchasing your Eurostar train tickets from London to Leiden, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If passengers have an upcoming booking and are unable to or would rather not travel, there is a possibility to postpone their trip and claim an eVoucher. The eVoucher allows passengers to make a new booking within 12 months of the initial booking for travel until late 2021.

Travel Tips: Trains from London to Leiden

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FAQs

Is travel by train currently allowed from London, United Kingdom to Leiden, Netherlands?

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Leiden, Netherlands by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Netherlands from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 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 1/20/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Leiden from London as this information can change.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to United Kingdom from Leiden, Netherlands?

The restriction level for your return train to London, United Kingdom from Leiden is: Partially open.

Is my return train into London 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 United Kingdom from Leiden?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 1/19/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to London from Leiden closer to your date of departure here here.

What is the price of the cheapest train from London to Leiden?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap London to Leiden trains for as little as $130 (€108)  in the next 7 days.

What is the price of a train ticket from London to Leiden?

In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $130 (€108)  for a train ticket between London and Leiden.

How many miles is it from London to Leiden by train?

The distance to Leiden from London by train is approximately 202 miles (325 km).

How long is a train from London to Leiden on average?

The London to Leiden train duration is on average 4 h 11 min, which is to be expected when traveling 202 miles (325 km) from London to Leiden. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

When traveling by train from London to Leiden, which train station in London do I depart from and which train station in Leiden do I arrive in?

When taking the train to Leiden from London, you can choose to depart from train stations like London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. Your journey can end in train stations such as Leiden Centraal, Leiden Lammenschans and Leiden, Transferium.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from London Victoria   and arrive in Leiden Centraal.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Leiden Centraal and need to travel approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the train station to the city center in Leiden.

What train providers go from London to Leiden?

When taking a train from London to Leiden, you can count on Eurostar for the best way to get you to Leiden. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Leiden from London and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

How many train services are there between London and Leiden a day?

On average, there is 1 train a day from London to Leiden. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

What are the first and last departure train times from London to Leiden?

The earliest train departing from London to Leiden leaves at 6: 04 PM. The last train departing from London to Leiden leaves at 6: 04 PM. You can find the latest London 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 book train tickets from London to Leiden 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 buy train tickets from London to Leiden within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $130 (€108) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from London to Leiden a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Leiden
London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your trip to Leiden.
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Public transit options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transit options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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Public transit options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transit options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139