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from Paris to Leiden

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Sun
22 May
£132Thalys
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£118HOP!
Tue
24 May
£121Thalys
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£72Transavia France
Wed
25 May
£121Thalys
£31Flixbus
£142Transavia Airlines
Thu
26 May
£121Thalys
£26Flixbus
£103Transavia Airlines
Fri
27 May
£86Thalys
£20Flixbus
£103Transavia France
Sat
28 May
£121Thalys
£17Flixbus
£60Transavia France
Sun
29 May
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£44Flixbus
£273Air France
Mon
30 May
£78Thalys
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£44Transavia France
Tue
31 May
£80Thalys
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£34Transavia Airlines
Sun
5 Jun
£109Thalys
£19Flixbus
£95Transavia Airlines
Mon
6 Jun
£121Thalys
£26Flixbus
£72Transavia France
Tue
7 Jun
£77Thalys
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£34Transavia France
Fri
10 Jun
£80Thalys
£17Flixbus
£49Transavia Airlines

Travel Information to Leiden from Paris

distanceDistance246 miles (397 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£15 - £77
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £15 • 6 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £55 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Transavia France or Thalys

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 246 miles (397 km) to Leiden from Paris. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £15. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus, Transavia France or Thalys among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Paris to Leiden.

Travel Tips: Travel from Paris to Leiden

Travel 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 Paris to Leiden.
FAQs

Is international travel between Paris, France and Leiden, Netherlands allowed?

Travel from Paris, France to Leiden, Netherlands is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Leiden from Paris restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

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

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 16/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Leiden from Paris closer to your planned date of departure here.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to France from Leiden, Netherlands?

The current restriction level for returning to Paris, France from Netherlands is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Paris, France from Leiden, Netherlands?

Reentering France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Paris from Leiden?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

Which rules do I need to follow in Paris, France regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 20/05/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Paris from Leiden here.

What are my travel options from Paris to Leiden?

There are 3 travel options from Paris to Leiden: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Paris to Leiden?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Paris to Leiden, which costs on average £15.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Leiden:

A coach is about £40 less than a flight, which costs on average £55 for this trip.

A coach is about £62 less than a train, which costs on average £77 for this trip.

What is the fastest way from Paris to Leiden?

The quickest way to travel to Leiden from Paris is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   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 6 h 5 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 3 h 20 min   on average.

What is the distance from Paris to Leiden?

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

How many services a day are there between Paris and Leiden?

The average frequency per day from Paris to Leiden is:

  • 7 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Paris to Leiden as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Paris to Leiden?

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

  • Trains mostly leave from Paris Gare de Lyon and tend to arrive in Leiden Centraal.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Paris to Leiden?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Paris to Leiden:

  • You can travel by coach between Paris and Leiden with BlaBlaCar Bus, and you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Paris to Leiden tickets for £15 on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane between Paris and Leiden with Transavia France, and you can find Transavia France Paris to Leiden tickets for £55 on Omio.
  • You can go to Leiden from Paris by train with Thalys. You'll see cheap train tickets for £77 with Thalys from Paris to Leiden on Omio.

Where should I go next after I travel between Paris and Leiden?

Looking to extend your trip from Paris to Leiden? Many Omio customers who go from Paris to Leiden usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Amsterdam, Brussels or The Hague. If you're looking to explore Amsterdam, Brussels or The Hague from Leiden, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When should I book a ticket between Paris and Leiden online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is £15 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £55 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £77 one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Paris 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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