There are 4 ways to get from Brussels to Leuven by train, bus, taxi or car
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Leuven is to line 358 bus which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 48 min.
The quickest way to get from Brussels to Leuven is to train which takes 18 min and costs 5€ - 8€.
The distance between Brussels and Leuven is 25 km. The road distance is 31 km.
The train from Bruxelles-Nord to Leuven takes 18 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station and arriving at Leuven. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 48 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bruxelles-Nord and arriving at Leuven. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 min.
What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Leuven, Belgium?
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussels to Leuven every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $9 and the journey takes 18 min. Alternatively, De Lijn operates a bus from Brussels to Leuven every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 48 min.
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Leuven
- Ave. Duration
- 18 min
- Every 15 minutes
- Estimated price
- $5 - $9
- Book at
- 2nd Class
- $5 - $9
- 1st Class
- $9 - $13
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