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from Hamburg to Leiden

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

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

02:55PMHamburg Airport4h25 07:20PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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$2821One-way
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02:55PMHamburg Airport4h25 07:20PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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$2821One-way
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01:15PMHamburg Airport5h15 06:30PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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$2971One-way
06:00PMHamburg Airport4h30 10:30PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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$3051One-way
07:00AMHamburg Airport3h20 10:20AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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$3551One-way

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Travel Information from Hamburg to Leiden

distanceDistance249 miles (402 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$35 - $144
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $35 (€28) • 6 h 27 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $144 (€115) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 249 miles (402 km) by bus, flight or train from Hamburg to Leiden. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $35 (€28). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train 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 from Hamburg, Germany to Leiden, Netherlands is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Leiden from Hamburg restricted?

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

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

  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Health declaration required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

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 8/1/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Hamburg to Leiden closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

The restriction level for your return to Hamburg, Germany from Netherlands is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Hamburg from Leiden restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Hamburg from Leiden?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Hamburg, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 7/31/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Hamburg from Leiden closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel from Hamburg to Leiden?

You can travel to Leiden from Hamburg 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

What is the distance between Hamburg and Leiden?

Leiden is approximately 249 miles (402 km) away from Hamburg.

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 go to Leiden from Hamburg by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $43 (€34) with Flixbus from Hamburg to Leiden on Omio.
  • You can travel between Hamburg and Leiden by flight with Eurowings. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $144 (€115) with Eurowings from Hamburg to Leiden.
  • You can travel between Hamburg and Leiden by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $35 (€28) with Deutsche Bahn from Hamburg to Leiden.
Is there a way to travel directly from Hamburg to Leiden?

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

  • You can buy a direct flight with KLM.
  • You can travel directly by train with.

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

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Hamburg to Leiden?
Your trip from Hamburg to Leiden doesn't have to end in Leiden. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Amsterdam, Brussels or The Hague. If you’d like to add Amsterdam, Brussels or The Hague to your Hamburg to Leiden tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Leiden today!
How early should I purchase tickets to Leiden from Hamburg online for the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $43 (€34) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $144 (€115) one way.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $35 (€28) one way on average.

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.

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

The cheapest way to travel between Hamburg and Leiden is by taking a train with an average price of $35 (€28).

This is compared to other travel options to Leiden:

Taking a train is about $8 (€6) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $43 (€34) for this trip.

Taking a train is about $109 (€87) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $144 (€115) for this trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Hamburg to Leiden?

The fastest way from Hamburg to Leiden is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

There are alternative travel options to Leiden that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 7 h   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Leiden by train can take on average 6 h 27 min.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Hamburg
Leiden
Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf.
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Hamburg Hbf
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Hamburg-Altona
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