The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Rotterdam to Leiden is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave Rotterdam for Leiden every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||16 miles (26 km)|
|Average train duration||33 min|
|Average train ticket price||$11 (€10)|
|Train frequency||88 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 52 direct trains a day|
Trains from Rotterdam to Leiden cover the 16 miles (26 km) long journey and usually take around 33 min. Normally, there are 88 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $10 (€9), but the average price of train tickets is $11 (€10). Travelers depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Leiden Centraal.
When departing from Rotterdam, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Noord and Rotterdam Blaak. When arriving in Leiden, you can end your trip in train stations like Leiden Centraal, Leiden Lammenschans and Leiden, Transferium.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal, which is located around 0.6 miles (876 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Leiden Centraal, located 1.4 miles (2.3 km) away from the city centre.
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