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How long does it take to travel from Schiphol Airport to Leiden Centraal by train?

The average journey time between Schiphol Airport and Leiden Centraal is 18 minutes and the fastest journey time is 15 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 143 trains per day travelling from Schiphol Airport to Leiden Centraal. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Schiphol Airport to Leiden Centraal?

The first train from Schiphol Airport to Leiden Centraal departs at 00:27. The last train from Schiphol Airport to Leiden Centraal departs at 23:57. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Schiphol Airport and Leiden Centraal?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Schiphol Airport to Leiden Centraal without having to change trains. There are 143 direct trains from Schiphol Airport to Leiden Centraal. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Leiden Centraal to Schiphol Airport.

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