Düsseldorf to Leiden by train

  • First train
    04:32
  • Last train
    00:32
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 44m
  • Distance
    191 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    29
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 53m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Düsseldorf to Leiden by train

Fast trains from Düsseldorf to Leiden take around 2 hours and 44 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 191 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Düsseldorf and Leiden.

1. Are there direct trains from Düsseldorf to Leiden?

Journeys between Düsseldorf and Leiden usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 29 departures on the route from Düsseldorf to Leiden every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

2. How long is the train journey from Düsseldorf to Leiden?

The Düsseldorf to Leiden train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 44 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Düsseldorf to Leiden train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Leiden is usually scheduled to depart Düsseldorf around 04:32 and the last train is around 00:32. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Düsseldorf around 04:32, and the last at 00:22.

When to book Düsseldorf to Leiden train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 and a half months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Düsseldorf to Leiden by train.

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Which train companies operate between Düsseldorf and Leiden?

More than one train company operates on the route from Düsseldorf to Leiden, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • ABELLIO Rail NRW
  • Eurobahn
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express
  • S-Bahn

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Leiden to Düsseldorf by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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