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Travel Information from London to Leiden

distanceDistance202 miles (325 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$33 - $76
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $33 (€27) • 1 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $33 (€27) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet, BlaBlaCar Bus or Eurostar

Travel 202 miles (325 km) by flight, bus or train from London to Leiden. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are easyJet, BlaBlaCar Bus or Eurostar among others. Travelers can even take a direct from London 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 London, United Kingdom?

Travel from London, United Kingdom to Leiden, Netherlands is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Leiden from London restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

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

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 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 1/20/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Leiden from London closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to London, United Kingdom from Leiden, Netherlands?

The current restriction level for returning to London, United Kingdom from Netherlands is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter London, United Kingdom from Leiden, Netherlands?

Reentering United Kingdom 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 London from Leiden?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Which rules do I need to follow in London, United Kingdom regarding COVID-19?

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

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 1/23/22. 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 London from Leiden here.

What are the ways to get from London to Leiden?

You can travel between London and Leiden 3 different ways: flight, bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Leiden from London is by taking a flight, which costs on average $33 (€27).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Leiden:

A flight is generally $24 (€20) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $56 (€47) from London to Leiden.

Taking a flight is usually $43 (€36) less than taking a train to Leiden, which costs on average $76 (€63) for the same trip.

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

The fastest way from London 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, getting to Leiden by bus can take on average 11 h 20 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 11 min   on average.

How many miles from London to Leiden would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 202 miles (325 km) between London and Leiden.

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

The average frequency per day from London to Leiden is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from London to 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 London to Leiden?

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

  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from London to Leiden depart from London Victoria to Leiden Centraal.

Who can get me from London to Leiden?

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

  • You can take a flight from London to Leiden with easyJet. Cheap tickets can be found for $33 (€27) with easyJet from London to Leiden.
  • You can travel by bus from London to Leiden with BlaBlaCar Bus, and you can find BlaBlaCar Bus London to Leiden tickets for $56 (€47) on Omio.
  • You can go to Leiden from London by train with Eurostar. You'll see cheap train tickets for $76 (€63) with Eurostar from London to Leiden on Omio.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from London to Leiden?

Your trip from London 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 London 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 book tickets between London and Leiden online for the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket is costing on average $33 (€27) one way for this trip.
  • A bus ticket is costing on average $56 (€47) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $76 (€63) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking London 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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