Cheap train tickets from Brussels to Leiden

Showing times and prices for 17 May

Cheapest

£46

Average

£67

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Brussels to Leiden will cost around £ 67 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 46.

Cheapest
09:52Brussels-Midi1h53 11:45Leiden Centraal
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£461One-way
12:52Brussels-Midi1h53 14:45Leiden Centraal
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£621One-way
10:52Brussels-Midi1h53 12:45Leiden Centraal
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£741One-way
08:52Brussels-Midi1h53 10:45Leiden Centraal
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£741One-way
11:52Brussels-Midi1h53 13:45Leiden Centraal
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£741One-way

Train schedule Brussels to Leiden

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08:52Brussels-Midi1h53 10:45Leiden Centraal
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09:52Brussels-Midi1h53 11:45Leiden Centraal
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09:52Brussels-Midi1h53 11:45Leiden Centraal
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10:52Brussels-Midi1h53 12:45Leiden Centraal
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11:52Brussels-Midi1h53 13:45Leiden Centraal
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12:52Brussels-Midi1h53 14:45Leiden Centraal
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Tue
17 May
£46Thalys
£9Flixbus
Wed
18 May
£46Thalys
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
19 May
£34Thalys
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
20 May
£46Thalys
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
21 May
£26SNCB
£8Flixbus
Sun
22 May
£26SNCB
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
23 May
£39Thalys
£8Flixbus
Thu
26 May
£44Thalys
£10Flixbus
Fri
27 May
£34Thalys
£8Flixbus
Sat
28 May
£26SNCB
£9BlaBlaCar Bus

Fastest train times from Brussels to Leiden

Showing times and prices for 17 May

Fastest Journey

1 h 53 m

Average

1 h 53 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

146 km

It's difficult to get from Brussels to Leiden without changing at least once.

Fastest
10:52Brussels-Midi1h53 12:45Leiden Centraal
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£741One-way
Fastest
08:52Brussels-Midi1h53 10:45Leiden Centraal
1 changes
£741One-way
Fastest
11:52Brussels-Midi1h53 13:45Leiden Centraal
1 changes
£741One-way
Fastest
12:52Brussels-Midi1h53 14:45Leiden Centraal
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£621One-way
Fastest
09:52Brussels-Midi1h53 11:45Leiden Centraal
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£461One-way

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Overview: Train from Brussels to Leiden

distanceDistance90 miles (145 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price£40 (€44)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSNCB, Thalys, SNCB | IC or Eurostar

Trains from Brussels to Leiden cover the 90 miles (145 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 53 min with our travel partners like SNCB, Thalys, SNCB | IC or Eurostar. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £40, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £26. Travellers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Leiden Centraal.

Train providers: SNCB, Eurostar and Thalys trains Brussels to Leiden

Buy your official SNCB, Eurostar and Thalys train tickets between Brussels and Leiden from £26 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.

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Thalys

Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service which connects the United Kingdom with Europe through the Channel Tunnel with journeys connecting London St Pancras International with Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam among other popular European cities. With its high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), the Eurostar makes travel between the UK and Europe as smooth and easy as possible. When you book your Brussels to Leiden train, you can choose between ticket types like Standard, Standard Premier (with spacious seats and light refreshments served), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seats, lounge access, hot meals served and priority boarding).

Brussels to Leiden train information with Eurostar:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 9 min
  • Eurostar frequency: 1 a day

Eurostar has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train to Leiden from Brussels:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation

Travel Tips: Trains from Brussels to Leiden

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel by train between Brussels, Belgium and Leiden, Netherlands allowed?

Travel by train between Brussels, Belgium and Leiden, Netherlands is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Leiden from Brussels restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Brussels?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Leiden, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last checked on 10/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Leiden from Brussels closer to your date of departure here.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Brussels, Belgium from Leiden, Netherlands?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Leiden to Brussels is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Belgium from Netherlands?

Reentry to Belgium is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Leiden?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

Last verified on 10/05/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Leiden to Brussels train here.

How much do cheap trains from Brussels to Leiden cost?

You can find a cheap train from Brussels to Leiden for some dates and times for as low as £26  one way in the next 7 days.

How much does the train from Brussels to Leiden cost on average?

The Brussels to Leiden train ticket price is on average £40  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.

How many miles is it from Brussels to Leiden by train?

The train distance from Brussels to Leiden is around 90 miles (145 km).

What is the average Brussels to Leiden train duration?

While the time it takes to travel 90 miles (145 km) from Brussels to Leiden can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Brussels to Leiden is on average 1 h 53 min.

Which train station in Brussels goes to Leiden? Which train station do I come into Leiden from Brussels?

When departing from Brussels, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord. When arriving in Leiden, you can end your journey in train stations like Leiden Centraal, Leiden Lammenschans and Leiden, Transferium.

Omio customers book a train from Bruxelles-Midi   to Leiden Centraal   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure train station in Brussels located? Where is the arrival train station in Leiden located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Leiden Centraal and need to travel approximately 1.4 miles (2.3 km) from the train station to the city centre in Leiden.

What train companies offer a service between Brussels and Leiden?

If you're looking for trains from Brussels to Leiden, you can rely on SNCB, Thalys, SNCB | IC or Eurostar to get you to Leiden. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Brussels to Leiden trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many train services per day are there from Brussels to Leiden?

The average number of trains departing Brussels for Leiden is 7 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When can I take the first train from Brussels to Leiden? When can I take the last train for the day?

If you prefer early morning trains from Brussels to Leiden, the first train leaves at 06: 42. If you prefer late night trains from Brussels to Leiden, the last train of the day leaves at 18: 52. Omio shows you the latest train from Brussels to Leiden schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

How early should I purchase train tickets between Brussels and Leiden to score the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Brussels to Leiden is on average £40 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets from Brussels to Leiden available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Brussels
Leiden
Bruxelles-Midi is the most popular Brussels railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Brussels for your journey to Leiden.
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Public transport options for Bruxelles-Central
Metro lines: 1, 5
Train lines: IC, Intercity Direct 9200, RER (S1, S2, S3, S6, S8, S10)