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Overview: Train from Hamburg to Leiden

distanceDistance249 miles (402 km)
durationAverage train duration12 h 27 min
priceAverage train ticket price£39 (€45)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Hamburg to Leiden cover the 249 miles (402 km) long journey taking on average 12 h 27 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £39, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £39. Travellers depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Leiden Centraal.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn between Hamburg and Leiden

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you between Hamburg and Leiden from £39. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you between Hamburg and Leiden in comfort. Find the DB train timetable for your route from Hamburg to Leiden on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance between Hamburg and Leiden is 249 miles (402 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Hamburg to Leiden start at £39.

Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

Travel on different types of DB trains, including the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while WCs are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

When you buy your Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Hamburg to Leiden don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips: Trains from Hamburg 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 Hamburg to Leiden.
FAQs

What are the travel restrictions for Leiden, Netherlands if I'm coming from Hamburg, Germany by train?

Travel between Hamburg, Germany and Leiden, Netherlands by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Netherlands from Germany?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Hamburg?

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?

When travelling in Netherlands, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 20/01/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Hamburg to Leiden before travelling.

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

Return travel from Netherlands to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Hamburg from Leiden?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Hamburg, Germany?

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

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

Last checked on 19/01/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Hamburg from Leiden.

How much does a cheap train between Hamburg and Leiden cost?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Hamburg and Leiden for as little as £39  in the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket from Hamburg to Leiden?

In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Hamburg and Leiden is £39  one way.

How far is it from Hamburg to Leiden by train?

The Hamburg to Leiden train distance is approximately 249 miles (402 km).

How long is the train to Leiden from Hamburg?

On average the train from Hamburg to Leiden duration is 12 h 27 min  for the 249 miles (402 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure train station in Hamburg and arrival train station in Leiden?

When taking a train from Hamburg, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg. When you arrive in Leiden, your train can arrive in train stations including Leiden Centraal, Leiden Lammenschans and Leiden, Transferium.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Hamburg Hbf   to Leiden Centraal.

Where do I find the Hamburg train station to Leiden? Where is the Leiden train station?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Hamburg Hbf and need to travel around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Leiden most often arrive at Leiden Centraal and need to travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from this train station to the city centre.

What train providers offer a service from Hamburg to Leiden?

For the best Hamburg to Leiden train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Leiden from Hamburg to compare what amenities they may offer.

How many trains are there between Hamburg and Leiden a day?

On average, there are 8 trains a day from Hamburg to Leiden. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

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

The first train from Hamburg to Leiden leaves at 18: 46   and the last train for this leaves at 18: 46. Omio shows you the latest train from Hamburg to Leiden times to help you book the best departure time for this route.

How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Hamburg to Leiden to get the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Hamburg to Leiden is on average £39 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 route. In general, you can find train tickets between Hamburg and Leiden available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Hamburg
Leiden
Hamburg Hbf is the most popular Hamburg 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 Hamburg for your journey to Leiden.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 4039184400
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 30 | Sat - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 15
Public transport options for Hamburg Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U3, U4
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S11, S21, S31
Bus lines: 2, 5, 6, 16, 17, 19, 112, X35, 31, 37
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FLX, NJ, RE, RB, IRE