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Duration 2h 4m
Distance 327.7 km
Average price 117€
Frequency 10/day

Trip overview

The average train between Leuven and Paris takes 2h 4m and the fastest train takes 1h 59m. The train service runs several times per day from Leuven to Paris. 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. Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Paris
2h 51m
80€ - 168€

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No, there is no direct train from Leuven to Paris. However, there are services departing from Louvain / Leuven and arriving at Paris Nord via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 51m.

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The distance between Leuven and Paris is 281 km. The road distance is 327.7 km.

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

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Leuven to Paris train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Paris Nord station.

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