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Overview: Train from Paris to Leiden

distanceDistance246 miles (397 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price$131 (€109)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesThalys

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. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $131 (€109), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $103 (€86). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Leiden Centraal.

Train companies: Thalys from Paris to Leiden trains

For as little as $103 (€86) you can travel by train from Paris to Leiden with Thalys. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Thalys

Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train between Paris and Leiden 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 to Leiden from Paris. Omio quickly shows you current Thalys train schedules for the Paris - Leiden route and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest journey available. The distance to Leiden from Paris is around 246 miles (397 km) and the cheapest Thalys one-way ticket you can book starts at $103 (€86). As you check the latest Paris to Leiden 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 Leiden 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 to Leiden from Paris so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

  • Average Price: $103

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Thalys when booking your train tickets from Paris to Leiden due to the coronavirus:

  • 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

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel by train from Paris, France to Leiden, Netherlands?

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

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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
  • 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 1/20/22. 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 is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Leiden, Netherlands to Paris, France?

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 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

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 1/23/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Paris from Leiden.

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

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Paris and Leiden for as low as $103 (€86)  for the next 7 days.

How much is the train to Leiden from Paris on average?

If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Paris to Leiden train price to come in at an average of $131 (€109)  one way.

What is the distance to Leiden from Paris by train?

You should expect to travel around 246 miles (397 km)  from Paris to Leiden by train.

How long is the train from Paris to Leiden?

On average the Paris to Leiden train time is 3 h 20 min  covering the 246 miles (397 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Which train station from Paris to Leiden do I depart from? Which Leiden train station from Paris do I arrive in?

When departing from Paris, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. When arriving in Leiden, you can end your journey in train stations like Leiden Centraal, Leiden Lammenschans and Leiden, Transferium.

Omio customers book a train from Paris Gare de Lyon   to Leiden Centraal   most frequently for this route.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city center of Paris.

The most popular arrival train station, Leiden Centraal, is located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city center of Leiden.

What train providers go from Paris to Leiden?

For the route from Paris to Leiden you can take a train with Thalys. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Paris to Leiden on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many train services per day are there to Leiden from Paris?

The average number of trains departing Paris for Leiden is 7 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When does the first train depart from Paris to Leiden? When does the last train depart from Paris to Leiden?

The first Paris to Leiden train departs at 7: 25 AM   and the last train from Paris to Leiden leaves at 4: 25 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Paris to Leiden on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I buy train tickets to Leiden from Paris 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 buy train tickets from Paris to Leiden within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $131 (€109) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Paris to Leiden a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Leiden
Paris Gare de Lyon is the most popular Paris 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 Paris for your trip to Leiden.
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transit options for Paris Gare de Lyon
Metro lines: 1, 14
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
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Public transit options for Paris Gare du Nord
Metro lines: 4, 5
Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
Train lines: RER B, D, E
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Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30
Public transit options for Paris Gare de l'Est
Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
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Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transit options for Paris Gare Saint-Lazare
Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
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Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
Public transit options for Gare de Paris Bercy
Metro lines: 6, 14
Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
Train lines: TER, Intercités
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ParkingParking
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Phone Number
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Mon - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
Public transit options for Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
Metro lines: 5, 10
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C