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from London to Leiden

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Travel Information to Leiden from London

distanceDistance202 miles (325 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$42 - $107
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $42 (€34) • 11 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $52 (€42) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, easyJet or Eurostar

Travel 202 miles (325 km) by bus, flight or train from London to Leiden. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $42 (€34). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, easyJet 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 quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • 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 9/19/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from London to Leiden closer to your planned date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Leiden, Netherlands?

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

Is my journey back to London from Leiden restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in London, United Kingdom?

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

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

This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 9/19/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to London from Leiden closer to your date of departure here.

How do I get from London to Leiden?

There are 3 ways that you can travel from London to Leiden. You can take a bus, flight or train.

How do I get from London to Leiden the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from London to Leiden is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $42 (€34) compared to other travel options to Leiden:

A bus is generally $10 (€8) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $52 (€42) from London to Leiden.

Taking a bus is about $65 (€52) less than taking a train, which costs on average $107 (€86) for this trip.

What is the fastest 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.

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 10 min.

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

What is the distance between London and Leiden?

Leiden is approximately 202 miles (325 km) away from London.

How many services a day are there between London and Leiden?

The average frequency per day from London to Leiden is:

  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between London and Leiden as scheduled services by bus, flight 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 from London to Leiden:

  • Trains mostly leave from London Victoria and tend to arrive in Leiden Centraal.
Which travel operators can get me to Leiden from London?

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

  • You can go to Leiden from London by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $42 (€34) with Flixbus from London to Leiden on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane to Leiden from London with easyJet, and you can find easyJet London to Leiden tickets for $52 (€42) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from London to Leiden with Eurostar. Cheap tickets can be found for $107 (€86) with Eurostar from London to Leiden.
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling 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!
When should I buy a ticket from London to Leiden online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from London to Leiden, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $42 (€34) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $52 (€42) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $107 (€86) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from London to Leiden online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Leiden
London
Amenities
London Liverpool Street Stn
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WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
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