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There are 404 daily trains from Kaarst to Leiden. Traveling by train from Kaarst to Leiden usually takes around 4 hours and 24 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 3 hours and 8 minutes.
|Distance||112 mi (179 km)|
|Fastest train||3h 8m|
|Most frequent service||Deutsche Bahn|
Which train should you take from Kaarst to Leiden?
Deutsche Bahn is the one and only train line which connects Kaarst, North Rhine-Westphalia to Leiden, South Holland. However, there are 404 trains per day to choose from.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Deutsche Bahn||404||4h 25m||€32.00|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Kaarst to Leiden during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the train journey from Kaarst to Leiden?
The distance between Kaarst and Leiden is approximately 112 miles, or 179 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 24 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 8 minutes.
Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Kaarst to Leiden are the most crowded on Sunday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs Kaarst at 02:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 21:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
Is there a direct train from Kaarst to Leiden?
There are 404 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Leiden to Kaarst.
Where is the train station in Kaarst?
Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 5 stops and stations in Kaarst where you can board the train.
Train stations in Kaarst:
Where is the train station in Leiden?
There are more train stations and stops in Leiden than most cities. Most trains from Kaarst will stop at one (or more) of the 3 following stations in Leiden:
Train stations in Leiden:
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