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Duration 6h 54m
Distance 243 km
Average price 23€
Frequency 3/week

Trip overview

The bus between Dortmund and Leuven takes 6h 54m. The bus runs, on average, 3 times per week from Dortmund to Leuven. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Essen
  2. Leuven
6h 45m
20€ - 27€

Dortmund to Leuven bus times

Buses run three times a week between Dortmund and Leuven. The service departs Dortmund at 04:25 in the morning, which arrives into Leuven at 11:19. All services require a transfer, and take on average 6h 54m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct bus from Dortmund to Leuven. However, there are services departing from Dortmund and arriving at Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone A via Essen and Brussel Noord opstaphalte. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 45m.

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The distance between Dortmund and Leuven is 205 km. The road distance is 243 km.

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Dortmund to Leuven bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Essen station.

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Dortmund to Leuven bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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There are 1843+ hotels available in Leuven. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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What companies run services between Dortmund and Leuven?

FlixBus operates a bus from Essen to Brussels, Brussels-North station every 4 hours. Tickets cost 13€ - 17€ and the journey takes 3h 30m.
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