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Duration 2h 33m
Distance 177.8 km
Average price 88€
Frequency 5/week

Trip overview

The train between Düsseldorf and Leuven takes 2h 33m. The train runs, on average, 5 times per week from Düsseldorf 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. Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins
  3. Leuven
2h 36m
64€ - 119€

Düsseldorf to Leuven train times

Trains run five times a week between Düsseldorf and Leuven. The service departs Düsseldorf at 16:17 in the afternoon, which arrives into Leuven at 18:50. All services require a transfer at LIEGE-GUILLEMINS and take an average of 2h 33m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Düsseldorf to Leuven. However, there are services departing from Duesseldorf Hbf and arriving at Louvain / Leuven via Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 36m.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Leuven is 150 km. The road distance is 177.8 km.

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Düsseldorf to Leuven train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Duesseldorf Hbf station.

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Düsseldorf to Leuven train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Louvain / Leuven station.

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There are 889+ hotels available in Leuven. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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