How to travel from Amsterdam to Leiden

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Travel Information between Amsterdam and Leiden

distanceDistance22 miles (36 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$7 - $12
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $7 (€6) • 16 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $7 (€6) • 16 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSprinter

Travel 22 miles (36 km) by train or bus to Leiden from Amsterdam. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Sprinter among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Amsterdam to Leiden.

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from Amsterdam to Leiden

How to get from Amsterdam to Leiden by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
train

The best way to travel from Amsterdam to Leiden is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

NS
10:34AM0h16
Amsterdam
10:50AMLeiden
$81One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
NS
10:34AM0h16
Amsterdam
10:50AMLeiden
$81One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
NS
10:34AM0h16
Amsterdam
10:50AMLeiden
$81One-way
0 transfers
Other options
NS
11:34AM0h16
Amsterdam
11:50AMLeiden
$81One-way
0 transfers
NS
11:04AM0h16
Amsterdam
11:20AMLeiden
$81One-way
0 transfers
NS
10:04AM0h16
Amsterdam
10:20AMLeiden
$81One-way
0 transfers

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FAQs: Travel from Amsterdam to Leiden

FAQs: Travel 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 Amsterdam to Leiden.
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There are 2 options to travel from Amsterdam to Leiden including taking a train or bus.

The cheapest way to go to Leiden from Amsterdam is by taking a train, which costs on average $7 (€6).

This is compared to other ways of getting from Amsterdam to Leiden:

A train is $5 (€5) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Amsterdam to Leiden costing on average $12 (€11).

The fastest way to get to Leiden from Amsterdam is by train with an average travel time of 16 min.

Other travel options to Leiden take longer:

Bus takes 41 min on average.

The distance is approximately 22 miles (36 km) from Amsterdam to Leiden.

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Leiden is:

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Amsterdam and Leiden as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Amsterdam to Leiden:

    • Buses most often depart from Amsterdam at Amsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk) and arrive in Leiden at Leiden Centraal.
    • Trains most often depart from Amsterdam at Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Leiden at Leiden Centraal.

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Amsterdam to Leiden:

    • You can take a bus from Amsterdam to Leiden with.
    • You can take a train from Amsterdam to Leiden with Sprinter, PKP Intercity, NS International | IC Direct, BSB, Sprinter or Intercity.

    Yes, there are direct routes from Amsterdam to Leiden with the following travel companies:

    • You can take a direct train with.

    Direct services to Leiden tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

    Many of our customers traveling from Amsterdam to Leiden don't make Leiden their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Leiden are Paris, Brussels, The Hague or Berlin, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Leiden to any of these top destinations today!

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