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Duration 3h 13m
Distance 169.3 km
Average price 90€
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Rotterdam and Louvain-la-Neuve takes 3h 13m and the fastest train takes 2h 19m. 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. Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Louvain-la-Neuve
2h 58m
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59€ - 337€

Rotterdam to Louvain-la-Neuve train times

Trains run twice daily between Rotterdam and Louvain-la-Neuve. The service departs Rotterdam at 17:58 in the afternoon, which arrives into Louvain-la-Neuve at 20:20. All services require a transfer at BRUXELLES-MIDI and take an average of 3h 13m. 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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 58m.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Louvain-la-Neuve is 140 km. The road distance is 169.3 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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