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from Antwerp to Leiden

You can get from Antwerp to Leiden by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Antwerp to Leiden on Sep 27 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:44AMAntwerpen Centraal1h46 10:30AMLeiden Centraal
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$391One-way
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08:44AMAntwerpen Centraal1h46 10:30AMLeiden Centraal
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$391One-way
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09:44AMAntwerpen Centraal1h46 11:30AMLeiden Centraal
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$391One-way
10:44AMAntwerpen Centraal1h46 12:30PMLeiden Centraal
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$391One-way
10:30AMAntwerpen Centraal1h15 11:45AMLeiden Centraal
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$571One-way

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Travel Information from Antwerp to Leiden

distanceDistance64 miles (104 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$9 - $30
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $9 (€7) • 1 h 59 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $30 (€24) • 1 h 46 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or NS International | IC

Take a bus or train to travel 64 miles (104 km) to Leiden from Antwerp. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 46 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $9 (€7). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or NS International | IC among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Antwerp to Leiden.

Travel Tips

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Leiden, Netherlands from Antwerp, Belgium currently allowed?

Travel between Antwerp, Belgium and Leiden, Netherlands is: Fully open.

Can travelers from Belgium enter Netherlands?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Leiden from Antwerp?

Conditions of entry into Netherlands:

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Leiden, Netherlands?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Netherlands has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 9/22/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Antwerp to Leiden.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Antwerp, Belgium from Leiden, Netherlands due to COVID-19?

The current restriction level for returning to Antwerp, Belgium from Netherlands is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Antwerp, Belgium from Leiden, Netherlands?

Reentering Belgium is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Antwerp from Leiden?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Antwerp, Belgium regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Belgium must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/22/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Antwerp from Leiden here.

What are the ways to get from Antwerp to Leiden?

There are 2 ways to get from Antwerp to Leiden: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Antwerp to Leiden?

The cheapest way to go to Leiden from Antwerp is by taking a bus, which costs on average $9 (€7).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Leiden:

Taking a bus is about $21 (€17) less than taking a train, which costs on average $30 (€24) for this trip.

What is the fastest way from Antwerp to Leiden?

The quickest way to travel between Antwerp and Leiden is by train, which takes on average 1 h 46 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 1 h 59 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Antwerp to Leiden?

The distance from Antwerp to Leiden is approximately 64 miles (104 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Antwerp to Leiden?

The average frequency per day from Antwerp to Leiden is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Leiden from Antwerp as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Antwerp and in Leiden?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Antwerp to Leiden:

  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Antwerp to Leiden depart from Antwerp to Leiden Centraal.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Antwerp to Leiden?

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

  • You can travel from Antwerp to Leiden by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $9 (€7) with Flixbus from Antwerp to Leiden.
  • You can travel by train between Antwerp and Leiden with NS International | IC, and you can find NS International | IC Antwerp to Leiden tickets for $30 (€24) on Omio.
Where else should I travel to after my journey to Leiden from Antwerp ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Antwerp to Leiden often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Amsterdam, Brussels or The Hague. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Antwerp and Leiden itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Leiden and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy tickets from Antwerp to Leiden online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Antwerp to Leiden, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $9 (€7) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $30 (€24) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Antwerp to Leiden tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Antwerp
Leiden
Antwerp
Amenities
Antwerpen Centraal
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
Trains and buses run between Antwerp Centraal and Antwerp-Berchem stations. From there, buses 51 and 53 connect Berchem and the airport.
Antwerpen-Berchem
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
Trains and buses run between Antwerp Centraal and Antwerp-Berchem stations. From there, buses 51 and 53 connect Berchem and the airport.

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