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Duration 6h 49m
Distance 186.3 km
Average price 16€
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average bus between Leiden and Leuven takes 6h 49m and the fastest bus takes 5h 31m. The bus service runs several times per day from Leiden 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.

Bus, line 358 bus

  1. The Hague
  2. Brussel Noord opstaphalte
  3. Leuven
6h 32m
13€ - 18€

Leiden to Leuven bus times

Buses run twice daily between Leiden and Leuven. The service departs Leiden at 00:11 in the morning, which arrives into Leuven at 07:18. All services require a transfer, and take on average 6h 49m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct bus from Leiden to Leuven. However, there are services departing from Leiden, Korevaarstraat and arriving at Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone A via The Hague and Brussel Noord opstaphalte. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 32m.

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The distance between Leiden and Leuven is 143 km. The road distance is 186.3 km.

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Leiden to Leuven bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from The Hague station.

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Leiden to Leuven bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone A station.

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There are 1843+ hotels available in Leuven. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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