Duration 2h 24m
Distance 221.6 km
Average price 89€
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average train between Leuven and Amsterdam takes 2h 24m and the fastest train takes 2h 20m. There is at least one train per day from Leuven to Amsterdam. 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. Louvain / Leuven
  2. Anvers-Central
  3. Amsterdam
3h 19m
62€ - 120€

Leuven to Amsterdam train times

Trains run once daily between Leuven and Amsterdam. The service departs Leuven at 09:24 in the morning, which arrives into Amsterdam at 11:44. All services require a transfer at Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal and take an average of 2h 24m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Leuven to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Louvain / Leuven and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Anvers-Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 19m.

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The distance between Leuven and Amsterdam is 167 km. The road distance is 221.6 km.

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Leuven to Amsterdam train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Louvain / Leuven station.

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Leuven to Amsterdam train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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