You can get from Cologne to Leiden by train, bus or flight.
To get from Cologne to Leiden on 07 Jul we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||135 miles (217 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight, ferry or train|
|Fastest mode||Coach • £14 • 2 h 55 min|
|Popular travel companies||STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn|
Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 135 miles (217 km) between Cologne and Leiden. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Cologne to Leiden.
International travel from Cologne, Germany to Leiden, Netherlands is: Fully open.
Entry into Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Netherlands must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 27/06/2022; 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 Cologne and Leiden.
The restriction level for your return to Cologne, Germany from Netherlands is: Fully open.
Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.
Conditions of reentry into Germany:
You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 05/07/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Cologne from Leiden closer to your date of departure here.
There are 4 ways to get from Cologne to Leiden: coach, flight, ferry or train.
A ferry service offers the cheapest way to travel from Cologne to Leiden, which costs on average £1.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Leiden:
A ferry is generally £14 less than a coach for the same journey. A coach costs on average £14 from Cologne to Leiden.
A ferry is about £4 less than a flight, which costs on average £4 for this journey.
A ferry journey is usually £17 less than a journey to Leiden by train, which costs on average £17 for the same trip.
The quickest way to travel from Cologne to Leiden is by coach, which takes on average 2 h 55 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
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In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 15 min of travel time.
The distance between Cologne and Leiden is around 135 miles (217 km).
The average frequency per day from Cologne to Leiden is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Cologne and Leiden as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Cologne to Leiden:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cologne to Leiden, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Cologne to Leiden with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Leiden tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this journey.
Before travelling from Cologne to Leiden, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Cologne to Leiden tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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