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Hamburg to Leiden by train

  • First train
    04:38
  • Last train
    22:46
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 51m
  • Distance
    400 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    18
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 21m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Hamburg to Leiden by train

Fast trains from Hamburg to Leiden take around 5 hours and 51 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 400 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Hamburg and Leiden.

1. Are there direct trains from Hamburg to Leiden?

Journeys between Hamburg and Leiden usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 18 departures on the route from Hamburg to Leiden every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 21 departures.

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

The Hamburg to Leiden train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 51 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Leiden is usually scheduled to depart Hamburg around 04:38 and the last train is around 22:46. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Hamburg around 04:42, and the last at 22:46.

When to book Hamburg to Leiden train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 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 Hamburg to Leiden by train.

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Which train companies operate between Hamburg and Leiden?

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

  • ABELLIO Rail NRW
  • Eurobahn
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • IC Direct
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Metronom
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • WestfalenBahn

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

Leiden to Hamburg 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.