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

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Train  •  43 min

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

$20 - $23

Cheapest option

Line 12 bus, train  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the line 12 bus from Brussels Airport to Luxembourg 12 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bru.-Luxemburg/brux.-Luxembourg to Ottignies Ic / ...

$7 - $10

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 costs 70€ - 85€ and takes 23 min.

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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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The distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve is 27 km. The road distance is 33.9 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve without a car is to train which takes 43 min and costs 17€ - 20€.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve.
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  • Distance: 16.6 miles
  • Duration: 43 min

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

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve every 2 hours. Tickets cost $20 - $23 and the journey takes 43 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Ottignies
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$20 - $23
1st Class
$28 - $31
Train from Bru.-Luxemburg/brux.-Luxembourg to Ottignies
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$8 - $12
Bus operators
STIB
Phone
+32 70 23 20 00
Website
stib.be
Bus from Brussels Airport to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stib.be
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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