There are 4 ways to get from Brussels Central Station to Leuven by train, bus, taxi or car
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Brussels Central Station to Leuven is to drive which costs 3€ - 5€ and takes 24 min.
The quickest way to get from Brussels Central Station to Leuven is to taxi which costs 60€ - 75€ and takes 24 min.
The distance between Brussels Central Station and Leuven is 24 km. The road distance is 29.9 km.
The train from Bruxelles-Central to Louvain takes 25 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.
No, there is no direct bus from Brussels Central Station to Leuven. However, there are services departing from Gare Centrale and arriving at Leuven Dirk Boutslaan via Schaarbeek Dailly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 12 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bruxelles-Central and arriving at Louvain. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.
What companies run services between Brussels Central Station, Belgium and Leuven, Belgium?
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussels Central Station to Leuven every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 25 min. Alternatively, De Lijn operates a bus from Brussels Central Station to Leuven every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 48 min.
Train from Bruxelles-Central to Louvain
- Ave. Duration
- 25 min
- Every 20 minutes
- Estimated price
- $6 - $9
- Book at
- 2nd Class
- $6 - $9
- 1st Class
- $9 - $14
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