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Duration 2h 28m
Distance 175.5 km
Average price 91€
Frequency 4/day

Trip overview

The average train between Utrecht and Leuven takes 2h 28m and the fastest train takes 2h 20m. The train service runs several times per day from Utrecht 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. Utrecht Centraal
  2. Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
  4. Leuven
3h 29m
63€ - 124€

Utrecht to Leuven train times

Trains run four times a day between Utrecht and Leuven. The earliest departure is at 14:03 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Utrecht is at 18:03 which arrives into Leuven at 20:34. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 28m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Utrecht to Leuven. However, there are services departing from Utrecht Centraal and arriving at Louvain / Leuven via Rotterdam Centraal and Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 29m.

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The distance between Utrecht and Leuven is 138 km. The road distance is 175.5 km.

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Utrecht to Leuven train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Utrecht Centraal station.

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

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