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Train Information from Paris to Leiden

distanceDistance246 miles (397 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price$96 (€77)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersThalys

Trains from Paris to Leiden cover the 246 miles (397 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 20 min with our travel partners like Thalys. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $96 (€77), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $72 (€58).

Train companies

Train between Paris and Leiden with Thalys

Find the best trains from Paris to Leiden with Omio's travel partners Thalys from $72 (€58). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Thalys

Book your Thalys Paris to Leiden train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check Thalys’s up-to-date train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Paris to Leiden routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable Thalys train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance from Paris to Leiden is 246 miles (397 km), and the best price for a one-way Paris - Leiden Thalys train ticket starts at $72 (€58) if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your Thalys ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by train. Waiting in a line at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with Thalys!

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • 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 Paris 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 Paris to Leiden.
FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Paris, France and Leiden, Netherlands allowed?

Travel between Paris, France and Leiden, Netherlands by train is: Fully open.

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

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

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

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 Paris to Leiden before traveling.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Paris, France from Leiden, Netherlands?

Return travel from Netherlands to France is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Paris from Leiden?

Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/21/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Paris from Leiden.

How much do cheap trains between Paris and Leiden cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Leiden from Paris for the next 7 days starting from $72 (€58)  one way.
How much is the train between Paris and Leiden on average?
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Paris to Leiden train to cost on average $96 (€77)  one way.
What is the distance from Paris to Leiden by train?
The Paris to Leiden train distance is approximately 246 miles (397 km).
How long is the train to Leiden from Paris?
On average the Paris to Leiden train travel time is 3 h 20 min  for the 246 miles (397 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
Which train companies can take me from Paris to Leiden?
For the best Paris to Leiden train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Thalys. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Leiden from Paris to compare what amenities they may offer.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Paris to Leiden to get the best deals?
You can find trains to Leiden from Paris to cost on average $96 (€77) 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 journey. You’ll see tickets for the Paris to Leiden train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Leiden
Gare Saint-Lazare
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Paris Gare Montparnasse
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Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
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Paris Gare de Lyon
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 1, 14<br>Bus lines 29, 57, 61, 91, 20, 24, 63, 65, 87<br>Suburban train lines RER A, D
Paris Gare de l'Est
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Paris Gare du Nord
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Refreshments
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 4, 5<br>Suburban train lines RER B, D
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.