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from Paris to Leiden

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

Our recommendation

To get from Paris to Leiden on Jan 17 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:35AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport4h40 01:15PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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$1981One-way
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08:35AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport4h40 01:15PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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$1981One-way
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12:35PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport6h25 07:00PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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$1981One-way
01:20PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport6h30 07:50PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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$1981One-way
06:25PMParis Orly Airport3h35 10:00PMDusseldorf Airport
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$2681One-way

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Mon
Jan 17
$158Thalys
$35Flixbus
$176Air France
Tue
Jan 18
$158Thalys
$28BlaBlaCar Bus
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Fri
Jan 21
$143Thalys
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$100Transavia Airlines
Wed
Jan 26
$117Thalys
$26Flixbus
$155HOP!
Thu
Jan 27
$104Thalys
$21BlaBlaCar Bus
$90Transavia Airlines
Fri
Jan 28
$104Thalys
$23Flixbus
$90Transavia Airlines
Sat
Jan 29
$104Thalys
$21Flixbus
$142KLM

Travel Information to Leiden from Paris

distanceDistance246 miles (397 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$23 - $60
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $23 (€19) • 6 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $55 (€46) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTransavia Airlines, Movelia or Thalys

Travel 246 miles (397 km) by flight, bus or train from Paris to Leiden. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $23 (€19). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Transavia Airlines, Movelia or Thalys among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Paris to Leiden.

Travel Tips: Travel from Paris to Leiden

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FAQs

Does Netherlands have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling to Leiden from Paris?

Travel between Paris, France and Leiden, Netherlands is: Partially open.

Can travelers from France enter Netherlands?

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

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

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 1/13/22. 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 between Paris and Leiden.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Paris, France from Leiden, Netherlands due to COVID-19?

The current restriction level for returning to Paris, France from Netherlands is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Paris, France from Leiden, Netherlands?

Reentering France 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 Paris from Leiden?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

Which rules do I need to follow in Paris, France regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to France 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: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 1/15/22. 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 Paris from Leiden here.

How do I travel from Paris to Leiden?

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

What is the cheapest way to travel from Paris to Leiden?

The cheapest way to travel from Paris to Leiden is by taking a bus with an average price of $23 (€19).

This is compared to other travel options to Leiden:

A bus is generally $32 (€27) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $55 (€46) from Paris to Leiden.

A bus is generally $37 (€31) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $60 (€50) from Paris to Leiden.

What is the fastest way from Paris to Leiden?

The fastest way to get to Leiden from Paris is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Leiden can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 6 h 5 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 3 h 20 min   on average.

How far is it from Paris to Leiden?

The Paris to Leiden distance is around 246 miles (397 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Paris to Leiden is:

  • 7 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Paris to Leiden as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling to Leiden from Paris, where do I depart from Paris and where do I arrive in Leiden?

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

  • Most travelers board their train from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Leiden Centraal.

Which travel companies can take me from Paris to Leiden?

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

  • You can travel from Paris to Leiden by flight with Transavia Airlines. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $55 (€46) with Transavia Airlines from Paris to Leiden.
  • You can travel from Paris to Leiden by bus with Movelia. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $23 (€19) with Movelia from Paris to Leiden.
  • You can travel by train from Paris to Leiden with Thalys, and you can find Thalys Paris to Leiden tickets for $60 (€50) on Omio.

Where should I go next after I travel to Leiden from Paris?

Your trip from Paris 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 Paris 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 purchase a ticket from Paris to Leiden online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $55 (€46) one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $23 (€19) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $60 (€50) one way on average.

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

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