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There are 4 ways to get from Leuven to Antwerp by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Louvain / Leuven to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal L / ...

$8 - $12

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Line 284 bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 284 bus from Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone B to Mechelen Station perron 14 284 / ...

$8 - $14

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Leuven to Antwerp 39 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Leuven to Antwerp 39 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Leuven to Antwerp is to line 284 bus which costs 7€ - 13€ and takes 1 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leuven to Antwerp is to taxi which costs 140€ - 170€ and takes 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Louvain / Leuven and arriving at Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 5 min.

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The distance between Leuven and Antwerp is 43 km. The road distance is 62.3 km.

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The best way to get from Leuven to Antwerp without a car is to train which takes 1 h 5 min and costs 7€ - 10€.

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The train from Louvain / Leuven to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal takes 1 h 5 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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The best way to get from Leuven to Antwerp is to train which takes 1 h 5 min and costs 7€ - 10€. Alternatively, you can line 284 bus, which costs 7€ - 13€ and takes 1 h 30 min.

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Leuven to Antwerp train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leuven to Antwerp is 62 km. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Leuven to Antwerp.

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  • Distance: 27 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 5 min

What companies run services between Leuven, Belgium and Antwerp, Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Leuven to Antwerp every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min. Alternatively, De Lijn operates a bus from Leuven to Antwerp hourly. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 1 h 7 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Louvain / Leuven to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgiantrain.be
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone B to Mechelen Station perron 14
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Other operators
Taxi from Leuven to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Taxis Bleus
Phone
+32 2 268 00 00
Website
taxisbleus.be
Limostar
Phone
+32 2 512 01 01
Website
limostar.be
Brussels Taxis
Phone
+32 484 97 59 75
Website
brusselstaxis.be

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