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Cheap train tickets from Zurich to Leiden

Showing times and prices for May 18

Cheapest

$42

Average

$46

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 Zurich to Leiden will cost around $ 46 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 42.

Deutsche Bahn
04:59PMZurich13h26 06:25AMLeiden
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$421One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:59PMZurich11h33 07:32AMLeiden
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$421One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
11:08AMZurich10h59 10:07PMLeiden
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$551One-way

Train schedule from Zurich to Leiden

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wed, May 18
Deutsche Bahn with connection
11:08AMZurich10h59 10:07PMLeiden
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Deutsche Bahn
04:59PMZurich13h26 06:25AMLeiden
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Deutsche Bahn
07:59PMZurich11h33 07:32AMLeiden
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Wed
May 18
$42Deutsche Bahn
$72Flixbus
$108Sas Airways
Thu
May 19
$111Deutsche Bahn
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$290Sas Airways
Sat
May 21
$42Deutsche Bahn
$48Flixbus
$144Swiss
Sun
May 22
$44Deutsche Bahn with connection
$113Flixbus
$208KLM
Mon
May 23
$44Deutsche Bahn
$55Flixbus
$175Swiss
Tue
May 24
$42Deutsche Bahn with connection
$61Flixbus
$145KLM Cityhopper

Fastest train times from Zurich to Leiden

Showing times and prices for May 18

Fastest Journey

10 h 59 m

Average

11 h 59 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

607 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Zurich for Leiden every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 607 km distance in an average of 11 h 59 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 10 h 59 m .

The slowest trains will take 13 h 26 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.

Deutsche Bahn with connection
11:08AMZurich10h59 10:07PMLeiden
0 changes
$551One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:59PMZurich11h33 07:32AMLeiden
0 changes
$421One-way
Deutsche Bahn
04:59PMZurich13h26 06:25AMLeiden
0 changes
$421One-way

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Overview: Train from Zurich to Leiden

distanceDistance376 miles (607 km)
durationAverage train duration9 h 37 min
priceAverage train ticket price$54 (€49)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Zurich to Leiden cover the 376 miles (607 km) long route taking on average 9 h 37 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $54 (€49), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $42 (€38). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Leiden Centraal.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Leiden trains

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets to Leiden from Zurich from $42 (€38) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable journey.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Zurich to Leiden train.

  • Average Price: $42

When you buy your Deutsche Bahn train tickets between Zurich and Leiden don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips: Trains from Zurich 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 Zurich to Leiden.
FAQs

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

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Leiden, Netherlands by train is: Fully open.

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 5/16/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Zurich to Leiden before traveling.

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

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

Is my return train into Zurich from Leiden restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 5/9/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Zurich from Leiden closer to your date of departure here here.

How much does a cheap train between Zurich and Leiden cost?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Leiden from Zurich for the next 7 days starting from $42 (€38)  one way.

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

If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Zurich to Leiden train price to come in at an average of $54 (€49)  one way.

How far is Leiden from Zurich by train?

You should expect to travel around 376 miles (607 km)  from Zurich to Leiden by train.

How many hours is the train time from Zurich to Leiden?

On average the Zurich to Leiden train time is 9 h 37 min  covering the 376 miles (607 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

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

There are a few train stations in Zurich to start your route from including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich Oerlikon. In Leiden you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Leiden Centraal, Leiden Lammenschans and Leiden, Transferium.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Zürich HB   and arrive in Leiden Centraal.

Where is the Zurich train station located? Where is the Leiden train station located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Zürich HB, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Leiden Centraal, located 1.4 miles (2.3 km) away from the city center.

What train companies go from Zurich to Leiden?

Take the Zurich to Leiden train with Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip between Zurich and Leiden as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many train services are there from Zurich to Leiden a day?

On average, there are 2 trains a day from Zurich to Leiden. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

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

You can take the earliest train from Zurich to Leiden at 8: 37 AM   or take the last train from Zurich to Leiden leaving at 8: 59 PM. Look for the latest Zurich to Leiden train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.

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

The price of a one way train ticket from Zurich to Leiden is on average $54 (€49) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets between Zurich and Leiden available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Leiden
Zürich HB is the most popular Zurich 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 Zurich for your trip to Leiden.