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Thu
9 Dec
£76Eurostar
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12 Dec
£118Eurostar
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£118Eurostar
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Travel Information from London to Leiden

distanceDistance202 miles (325 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£30 - £76
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £30 • 11 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £37 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, easyJet or Eurostar

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 202 miles (325 km) to Leiden from London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £30. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, easyJet or Eurostar among others. Travellers can even take a direct from London to Leiden.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Leiden, Netherlands from London, United Kingdom currently allowed?

Travel from London, United Kingdom to Leiden, Netherlands is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Leiden from London restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Leiden, Netherlands from London?

Entry Requirements:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Health declaration required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Leiden, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 01/12/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Leiden from London closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to London, United Kingdom from Leiden, Netherlands?

The restriction level for your return to London, United Kingdom from Netherlands is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to London from Leiden restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in London, United Kingdom?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 06/12/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to London from Leiden closer to your date of departure here.

How do you get from London to Leiden?

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Leiden from London. You can take a coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from London to Leiden?

The cheapest way from London to Leiden is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £30 compared to other travel options to Leiden:

A coach is £7 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from London to Leiden costing on average £37.

A coach journey is usually £46 less than a journey to Leiden by train, which costs on average £76 for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from London to Leiden?

The quickest way to travel from London to Leiden is by flight, which takes on average 1 h   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 11 h 10 min.

In comparison, getting to Leiden by train can take on average 4 h 11 min.

How many miles are between London and Leiden

The London to Leiden distance is approximately 202 miles (325 km).

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

The average frequency per day from London to Leiden is:

  • 1 train a day.

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

Where do I depart from London? Where do I arrive in Leiden?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from London to Leiden:

  • Trains mostly depart from London Victoria and arrive in Leiden Centraal.
Who can get me from London to Leiden?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Leiden by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus London to Leiden tickets on Omio for £30.
  • EasyJet can get you to Leiden by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with easyJet from London to Leiden for £37 on Omio.
  • Travel with Eurostar to go to Leiden by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Eurostar London to Leiden tickets on Omio for £76.
Where else should I travel to after my journey to Leiden from London ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from London to Leiden often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Amsterdam, Brussels or The Hague. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your London and Leiden itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Leiden and any of these top destinations today!
When should I book a ticket to Leiden from London online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from London to Leiden, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is on average £30 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this route is on average £37 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £76 one way.

But we recommend booking London to Leiden tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.