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Welcome in Leiden !

Practical information about Leiden

Transport by train

Leiden has two train stations. To reach the center, get off at Central station. It is then a 5-minute walk to the town center. You can plan your route via the NS.

Transport by bus

Bus transport in and around Leiden is provided by Connexxion, see this link for your route planner

Transport by car

Leiden can be reached via two major roads, the A4 and the A44. Parking is best done in one of the parking spaces in Leiden, these are clearly indicated. Paid parking applies in Leiden, if you plan to stay in Leiden for a day, it is best to use a day ticket.


Useful addresses and telephone numbers


Authority Address Phone number
Emergency   112
Police   0900 8844
General practitioner Cornelis Schuytlaan 9 +31 (0)71 5766661
Hospital LU Medisch Centrum Albinusdreef 2 +31 (0)71 5269111
Pharmacy Breestraat 74 +31 (0)71 5120552
Dentist Plantage 10 +31 (0)71 5141874
City hall Stadhuisplein 1 +31 (0)71 5165165



Plan your route with the Google® Maps planner. (You will be redirected to the Google® Maps website)


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