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from Brussels to Leiden

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Travel Information between Brussels and Leiden

distanceDistance90 miles (145 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $51
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€8) • 2 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $10 (€8) • 2 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or NS International | IC

Travel 90 miles (145 km) by bus or train to Leiden from Brussels. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $10 (€8). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or NS International | IC among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Brussels to Leiden.

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Travel from Brussels to Leiden
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FAQs
Does Netherlands have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling between Brussels and Leiden?

Travel from Brussels, Belgium to Leiden, Netherlands is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Leiden from Brussels restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Leiden, Netherlands from Brussels?

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

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Leiden, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 9/26/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Brussels and Leiden closer to your planned date of departure here.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Brussels, Belgium from Leiden, Netherlands?

Return travel to Brussels, Belgium from Netherlands is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Belgium from Netherlands?

Entry into Belgium is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Belgium from Netherlands?

Requirements for reentering Belgium:

  • 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

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Belgium?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Belgium to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Brussels, Belgium was last verified on 9/26/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Brussels from Leiden.

What are the ways to get from Brussels to Leiden?

There are 2 ways to travel to Leiden from Brussels including taking a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Brussels to Leiden?

The cheapest way to travel between Brussels and Leiden is by taking a bus with an average price of $10 (€8).

This is compared to other travel options to Leiden:

Taking a bus is about $41 (€33) less than taking a train, which costs on average $51 (€41) for this route.

What is the fastest way to travel from Brussels to Leiden?

The quickest way to travel between Brussels and Leiden is by bus, which takes on average 2 h 30 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 2 h 45 min.

What is the distance between Brussels and Leiden?

The Brussels to Leiden distance is around 90 miles (145 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Brussels to Leiden is:

  • Around 7 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Brussels? Where do I arrive in Leiden?

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

  • Trains mostly leave from Bruxelles-Midi and tend to arrive in Leiden Centraal.
Who can get me from Brussels to Leiden?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Brussels to Leiden, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Leiden by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Brussels to Leiden for $10 (€8) on Omio.
  • Travel with NS International | IC to go to Leiden by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find NS International | IC Brussels to Leiden tickets on Omio for $51 (€41).
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Brussels to Leiden?
Many of our customers traveling from Brussels to Leiden don't make Leiden their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Leiden are Amsterdam, The Hague or Rotterdam, 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!
How early should I purchase tickets to Leiden from Brussels online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Brussels 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 is costing on average $10 (€8) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $51 (€41) one way.

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

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