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Travel Information from Brussels to Leiden

distanceDistance90 miles (145 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£8 - £18
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £8 • 2 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £18 • 1 h 53 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or NS International | IC

Travel 90 miles (145 km) by coach or train between Brussels and Leiden. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 53 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £8. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or NS International | IC among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Brussels to Leiden.

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FAQs

Does Netherlands have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling to Leiden from Brussels?

International travel from Brussels, Belgium to Leiden, Netherlands is: Partially open.

Can I enter Netherlands if coming from Belgium?

Entry into Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Leiden if travelling 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 measures do I need to follow in Leiden, Netherlands due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Netherlands must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 20/01/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Brussels and Leiden.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Brussels, Belgium from Leiden, Netherlands?

The restriction level for your return to Brussels, Belgium from Netherlands is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Brussels from Leiden restricted?

Entry into Belgium is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Brussels from Leiden?

Conditions of reentry into Belgium:

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • 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 with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

You should observe these safety measures in Belgium as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Belgium was last checked on 20/01/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Brussels from Leiden closer to your date of departure here.

How do you get from Brussels to Leiden?

There are 2 ways to travel to Leiden from Brussels including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Brussels to Leiden?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Brussels to Leiden. Tickets for a coach cost on average £8.

This is compared to other travel options to Leiden:

A coach is generally £11 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £18 from Brussels to Leiden.

What is the quickest way from Brussels to Leiden?

The fastest way from Brussels to Leiden is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 53 min.

Other travel options to Leiden from Brussels can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 2 h 45 min.

How many miles from Brussels to Leiden would I travel?

The Brussels to Leiden distance is approximately 90 miles (145 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Brussels to Leiden is:

  • Around 7 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Brussels and Leiden as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Brussels to Leiden?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Brussels to Leiden:

  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from Brussels to Leiden depart from Bruxelles-Midi to Leiden Centraal.

Which travel companies can get me from Brussels to Leiden?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Brussels to Leiden, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Leiden by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Brussels to Leiden for £8 on Omio.
  • NS International | IC can take you to Leiden by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for NS International | IC from Brussels to Leiden for £18.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Brussels to Leiden?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Brussels to Leiden often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Amsterdam, The Hague or Rotterdam. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Brussels and Leiden itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Leiden and any of these top destinations today!

How early should I book Brussels to Leiden tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost £8 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £18 one way.

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

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