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Travelling from Leiden to Rotterdam by train

The fastest trains from Leiden to Rotterdam take around 31 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 27 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leiden and Rotterdam.

Direct trains run between Leiden and Rotterdam.

We usually find around 89 direct trains on the route from Leiden to Rotterdam every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 69 departures. The duration is normally about 31 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Rotterdam is usually scheduled to depart Leiden around 05:23 and the last train is around 00:15. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leiden around 04:23, and the last at 00:15.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Leiden to Rotterdam train tickets?

Trains in the Netherlands usually open for booking around 0 days 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 Leiden to Rotterdam by train.

Which trains operate between Leiden and Rotterdam?

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

  • Bus
  • InterCity
  • Intercités

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

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail 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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