Duration 2h 45m
Distance 169.7 km
Average price 70€
Frequency 8/day

Trip overview

The average train between Rotterdam and Louvain-la-Neuve takes 2h 45m and the fastest train takes 2h 18m. The train service runs several times per day from Rotterdam to Louvain-la-Neuve. 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. Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
  3. Louvain-la-Neuve
2h 57m
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59€ - 337€

Rotterdam to Louvain-la-Neuve train times

Trains run every four hours between Rotterdam and Louvain-la-Neuve. The earliest departure is at 06:58 in the morning, and the last departure from Rotterdam is at 20:58 which arrives into Louvain-la-Neuve at 06:50. All services require a transfer at Brussel-Zuid/Midi and take an average of 2h 45m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Louvain-la-Neuve. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Louvain-La-Neuve via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 57m.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Louvain-la-Neuve is 140 km. The road distance is 169.7 km.

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Rotterdam to Louvain-la-Neuve train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Rotterdam Centraal station.

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Rotterdam to Louvain-la-Neuve train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Louvain-La-Neuve station.

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