There are 4 ways to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve by train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train Nmbs/Sncb  •  43 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Ottignies Ic

Cheapest option

Train Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport to Bruxelles-Midi Intercity / ...
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Ottignies Intercity

$16 - $33

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve 21.2 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve 21.2 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve is to drive which costs 3€ - 6€ and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve is to taxi which takes 23 min and costs 70€ - 85€.

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The distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve is 27 km. The road distance is 34 km.

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The train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Ottignies takes 43 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brussels Airport - Zaventem and arriving at Ottignies. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

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

Nmbs/Sncb operates a train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve every 2 hours, and the journey takes 43 min.

Train operators
Nmbs/Sncb
Website
belgianrail.be
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Ottignies
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
belgianrail.be
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$19 - $21
1st Class
$26 - $29
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Ottignies
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$9 - $14
NS International
Website
nsinternational.nl
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
nsinternational.nl
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $24
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$9 - $24
1st Class
$25 - $28
Other operators
Taxi from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Taxis Bleus
Phone
+32 2 268 00 00
Website
taxisbleus.be
Brussels Taxis
Phone
+32 484 97 59 75
Website
brusselstaxis.be
Limostar
Phone
+32 2 512 01 01
Website
limostar.be

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