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Eurostar from Brussels to Leiden

For as little as £20 you can travel by train between Brussels and Leiden with Eurostar. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

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Start your search for great prices on Eurostar trains between Brussels and Leiden on Omio. Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed railway operator that connects continental Europe to the United Kingdom through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, with routes linking London St Pancras International to Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam amongst others. Eurostar trains reach speeds up to 200 mph, so you can travel 90 miles (145 km) quickly underwater through the Chunnel train from Brussels to Leiden.

When purchasing your Eurostar tickets from Brussels to Leiden, you can pick from Standard, Standard Premier and Business Premier classes. The Standard Premier class includes spacious seating with light refreshments served, while the Business Premier class offers flexible travel options, lounge access, spacious seats, priority boarding and a hot meal. Check Eurostar’s Brussels to Leiden train timetable and ticket offers, then choose the best price for this journey. Sit back and enjoy the smooth, easy ride between Brussels and Leiden on a Eurostar train!

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If passengers have an upcoming booking and are unable to or would rather not travel, there is a possibility to postpone their trip and claim an eVoucher. The eVoucher allows passengers to make a new booking within 12 months of the initial booking for travel until late 2021.

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Trains from Brussels to Leiden
Travel by train 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 Brussels to Leiden.
FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Brussels, Belgium to Leiden, Netherlands?

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

Can I enter Netherlands from Belgium?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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

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

All travellers in Netherlands must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 29/11/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Leiden from Brussels as this information can change.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to 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?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

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 29/11/2021. 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 to Leiden from Brussels cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Leiden from Brussels for the next 7 days starting from £20  one way.
How much does the train from Brussels to Leiden cost on average?
The Brussels to Leiden train ticket price is on average £29  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How many miles is it from Brussels to Leiden by train?
The distance to Leiden from Brussels by train is approximately 90 miles (145 km).
How long is the train to Leiden from Brussels?
The Brussels to Leiden train duration is on average 2 h 45 min, which is to be expected when travelling 90 miles (145 km) between Brussels and Leiden. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
What is the departure train station in Brussels and arrival train station in Leiden?

Some of the Brussels train stations to Leiden you can start your journey from include Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Leiden include Leiden Centraal, Leiden Lammenschans and Leiden, Transferium.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi   and arriving in Leiden Centraal.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Bruxelles-Midi, located approximately 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city centre of Brussels. The most popular arrival train station in Leiden, called Leiden Centraal, is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from its city centre.

Which train companies can take me from Brussels to Leiden?
For the best Brussels to Leiden train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with SNCB | IC, Thalys or Eurostar. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Brussels to Leiden to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains per day are there between Brussels and 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.
What time is the earliest train from Brussels to Leiden? What time is the last train from Brussels to Leiden?
The first train from Brussels to Leiden leaves at 07: 16   and the last train for this leaves at 11: 45. Omio shows you the latest train from Brussels to Leiden timetable to help you book the best departure time for this route.
When should I purchase Brussels Leiden train tickets to score the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Brussels to Leiden is on average £29 if you purchase 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 companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets to Leiden from Brussels available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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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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Train lines: IC, Intercity Direct 9200, RER (S1, S2, S3, S6, S8, S10)