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Overview: Train from Paris to Leiden

distanceDistance246 miles (397 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price£96 (€109)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesThalys

Trains from Paris to Leiden cover the 246 miles (397 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 20 min with our travel partners like Thalys. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £75, but the average price of train tickets is £96. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Leiden Centraal.

Train providers: Thalys trains Paris to Leiden

Thalys trains will get you from Paris to Leiden from £75. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Thalys

Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train between Paris and Leiden with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

Find the perfect Thalys train from Paris to Leiden for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest Thalys train timetables and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train between Paris and Leiden. You can also check relevant travel information for the Thalys train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap Thalys train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 246 miles (397 km) on this journey and your Thalys Paris to Leiden train ticket can cost as little as £75 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for Thalys tickets between Paris and Leiden in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official Thalys train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

  • Average Price: £75

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Thalys when booking your train tickets from Paris to Leiden due to the coronavirus:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If a ticket is nonrefundable, a Thalys e-voucher can still be issued for a 15€ fee to passengers requesting a refund up to 30 days after the departure date.

Travel Tips: Trains from Paris to Leiden

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FAQs

Is travel by train currently allowed from Paris, France to Leiden, Netherlands?

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

Is international entry into Leiden from Paris restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

Entry Requirements:

  • 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?

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 20/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Leiden from Paris closer to your date of departure here.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to France from Leiden, Netherlands?

The restriction level for your return train to Paris, France from Leiden is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Paris from Leiden restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 23/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Paris from Leiden closer to your date of departure here.

What is the price of the cheapest train to Leiden from Paris?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Leiden from Paris to cost as little as £75  in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a train ticket from Paris to Leiden on average?

If you’re looking to buy tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Paris to Leiden train prices are on average £96  one way.

What is the distance to Leiden from Paris by train?

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

How long does it take from Paris to Leiden by train?

The train time to Leiden from Paris is on average 3 h 20 min  for the 246 miles (397 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Paris to Leiden by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

Which train station from Paris to Leiden do I depart from? Which Leiden train station from Paris do I arrive in?

When taking the train to Leiden from Paris, you can choose to depart from train stations like Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. Your journey can end in train stations such as Leiden Centraal, Leiden Lammenschans and Leiden, Transferium.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Paris Gare de Lyon   and arrive in Leiden Centraal.

Where is the train station in Paris to go to Leiden? Where is the train station in Leiden located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city centre of Paris.

The most popular arrival train station, Leiden Centraal, is located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre of Leiden.

Which train companies can take me from Paris to Leiden?

For the journey from Paris to Leiden you can take a train with Thalys. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Paris to Leiden on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

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

The average number of trains departing Paris 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 Paris to Leiden? When can I take the last train for the day?

You can take the first train from Paris to Leiden at 09: 25   or take the last train from Paris to Leiden leaving at 16: 25. Look for the latest Paris Leiden train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.

When should I buy Paris Leiden train tickets to score the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you book train tickets to Leiden from Paris within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £96 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Paris to Leiden a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Leiden
Paris Gare de Lyon is the most popular Paris 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 Paris for your journey to Leiden.
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transport options for Paris Gare de Lyon
Metro lines: 1, 14
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
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Public transport options for Paris Gare du Nord
Metro lines: 4, 5
Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
Train lines: RER B, D, E
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Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30
Public transport options for Paris Gare de l'Est
Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
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Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Paris Gare Saint-Lazare
Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
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Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Gare de Paris Bercy
Metro lines: 6, 14
Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
Train lines: TER, Intercités
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Mon - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
Public transport options for Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
Metro lines: 5, 10
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C