How to travel from Leuven to Leiden

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Travel Information between Leuven and Leiden

distanceDistance88 miles (142 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$16 - $62
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $16 (€14) • 6 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $62 (€54) • 2 h 42 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or SNCB

Take a train or bus to travel 88 miles (142 km) from Leuven to Leiden. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus or SNCB among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Leuven to Leiden.

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Travel on FlixBus travel from Leuven to Leiden at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

    FAQs: Travel from Leuven 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 Leuven to Leiden.

    You can get between Leuven and Leiden 2 different ways: train or bus.

    The cheapest way to get from Leuven to Leiden is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $16 (€14) compared to other travel options to Leiden:

    Taking a bus costs $46 (€40) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $62 (€54).

    The fastest way from Leuven to Leiden is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 42 min.

    There are alternative travel options to Leiden that take longer:

    Getting to Leiden by bus takes 6 h 30 min on average.

    Leiden is approximately 88 miles (142 km) away from Leuven.

    The average frequency per day from Leuven to Leiden is:

    • 1 bus a day.
    • 16 trains per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Leuven to 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 when traveling from Leuven to Leiden:

    • Most travelers take a bus from Leuven, Diestsepoort to Leiden Centraal.
    • Most travelers catch their train from Leuven and arrive in Leiden Centraal.

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

    • You can travel between Leuven and Leiden by bus with FlixBus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $16 (€14) with FlixBus from Leuven to Leiden.
    • You can go to Leiden from Leuven by train with SNCB. You'll see cheap train tickets for $62 (€54) with SNCB from Leuven to Leiden on Omio.

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

    • You can take a direct bus with.
    • 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 trip.

    Many of our customers traveling from Leuven to Leiden don't make Leiden their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Leiden are Amsterdam, 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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