There are 5 ways to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Louvain-la-Neuve by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Line 359 bus, bus  •  1h 34m

  1. Take the line 359 bus from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A to Sint-Lambrechts-Woluwe Roodebeek Perron 6 359 / ...
  2. Take the bus from WOLUWE Métro Roodebeek to LOUVAIN-LA-NEUVE Gare d'Autobus Cbis

5€ - 7€

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Train  •  1h 48m

  1. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Louvain-La-Neuve S8 / ...

12€ - 26€

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Louvain-la-Neuve 33.6 km

65€ - 85€

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Louvain-la-Neuve 33.6 km

3€ - 6€

Towncar  •  21 min

  1. Take a town car from Brussels Airport to Louvain-la-Neuve 33.6 km

100€ - 150€

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Louvain-la-Neuve is to drive which costs 3€ - 6€ and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Louvain-la-Neuve is to taxi which costs 65€ - 85€ and takes 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Louvain-la-Neuve. However, there are services departing from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A and arriving at LOUVAIN-LA-NEUVE Gare d'Autobus via WOLUWE Métro Roodebeek. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Louvain-la-Neuve. However, there are services departing from Brussels Airport-Zaventem and arriving at Louvain-La-Neuve via Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 48m.

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The distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Louvain-la-Neuve is 27 km. The road distance is 33.6 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Louvain-la-Neuve without a car is to line 359 bus and bus which takes 1h 34m and costs 5€ - 7€.

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It takes approximately 1h 34m to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Louvain-la-Neuve, including transfers.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Louvain-la-Neuve bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A station.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Louvain-la-Neuve train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord station.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Louvain-la-Neuve is to line 359 bus and bus which takes 1h 34m and costs 5€ - 7€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 12€ - 26€ and takes 1h 48m.

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Map of how to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Louvain-la-Neuve.
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  • Distance: 27.2 km
  • Duration: 1h 34m

What companies run services between Brussels Airport (BRU), Belgium and Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium?

You can take a bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Louvain-la-Neuve via Sint-Lambrechts-Woluwe Roodebeek Perron 6 and WOLUWE Métro Roodebeek in around 1h 34m. Alternatively, Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Louvain-la-Neuve hourly. Tickets cost 5€ - 8€ and the journey takes 49 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Louvain-La-Neuve
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
5€ - 8€
1st Class
8€ - 13€
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A to Sint-Lambrechts-Woluwe Roodebeek Perron 6
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
3€
Website
De Lijn
TEC
Website
infotec.be
Bus from WOLUWE Métro Roodebeek to LOUVAIN-LA-NEUVE Gare d'Autobus
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
TEC
Other operators
Taxi from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Louvain-la-Neuve
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
65€ - 85€
Your Private Driver
Phone
+32 466 24 16 94
Website
yourprivatedriver.be
Taxis Bleus
Phone
+32 2 268 00 00
Website
taxisbleus.be
Brussels Taxis
Phone
+32 484 97 59 75
Website
brusselstaxis.be
Jayride
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Brussels Airport to Louvain-la-Neuve
Estimated price
100€ - 150€

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Louvain-la-Neuve bus services, operated by TEC, arrive at LOUVAIN-LA-NEUVE Gare d'Autobus station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) to Louvain-la-Neuve is 34 km. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Louvain-la-Neuve.

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