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from Hamburg to Leiden

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

Our recommendation

To get from Hamburg to Leiden on Dec 3 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:25PMHamburg Airport1h10 07:35PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
0 changes
$961One-way
Cheapest
04:37AMHamburg Hbf6h30 11:07AMLeiden Centraal
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$331One-way
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06:45AMHamburg Airport1h10 07:55AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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$961One-way
09:46AMHamburg Hbf5h51 03:37PMLeiden Centraal
3 changes
$601One-way
06:46AMHamburg Hbf6h21 01:07PMLeiden Centraal
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$481One-way

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Travel Information to Leiden from Hamburg

distanceDistance249 miles (402 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$28 - $90
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $28 (€23) • 5 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $90 (€75) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 249 miles (402 km) to Leiden from Hamburg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $28 (€23). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Eurowings, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Hamburg to Leiden.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Leiden, Netherlands from Hamburg, Germany?

Travel between Hamburg, Germany and Leiden, Netherlands is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Germany enter Netherlands?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Netherlands:

  • 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
  • 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 12/1/21. 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 Hamburg to Leiden.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Hamburg, Germany from Leiden, Netherlands?

The current restriction level for returning to Hamburg, Germany from Netherlands is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Hamburg, Germany from Leiden, Netherlands?

Reentering Germany 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 Hamburg from Leiden?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

Which rules do I need to follow in Hamburg, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany 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 12/1/21. 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 Hamburg from Leiden here.

How do I go from Hamburg to Leiden?

There are 3 ways to travel to Leiden from Hamburg including taking a flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Hamburg to Leiden?

The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Leiden is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $28 (€23) compared to other travel options to Leiden:

A bus is generally $63 (€52) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $90 (€75) from Hamburg to Leiden.

Taking a bus is about $6 (€5) less than taking a train, which costs on average $34 (€28) for this route.

What is the fastest way to travel between Hamburg and Leiden?

The quickest way to travel to Leiden from Hamburg is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Leiden by bus can take on average 5 h 40 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 6 h 21 min.

How far is it from Hamburg to Leiden?

The distance is approximately 249 miles (402 km) from Hamburg to Leiden.

How many services a day are there from Hamburg to Leiden?

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Leiden is:

  • 8 trains a day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Hamburg to Leiden?

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

  • Trains mostly depart from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Leiden Centraal.
Which travel operators can get me to Leiden from Hamburg?

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

  • You can travel by plane from Hamburg to Leiden with Eurowings, and you can find Eurowings Hamburg to Leiden tickets for $90 (€75) on Omio.
  • You can travel from Hamburg to Leiden by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $28 (€23) with Flixbus from Hamburg to Leiden.
  • You can travel between Hamburg and Leiden by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $34 (€28) with Deutsche Bahn from Hamburg to Leiden.
Can I find a direct route between Hamburg and Leiden?

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

  • You'll find direct flights with KLM or Eurowings.

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.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Hamburg to Leiden ends?
Looking to extend your trip from Hamburg to Leiden? Many Omio customers who go from Hamburg to Leiden usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Amsterdam, Brussels or The Hague. If you're looking to explore Amsterdam, Brussels or The Hague from Leiden, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I buy my Hamburg to Leiden one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket is costing on average $90 (€75) one way for this trip.
  • A bus ticket is costing on average $28 (€23) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $34 (€28) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Hamburg 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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