There are 4 ways to get from Brussels-North Station to Leuven by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  19 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Louvain Ic / ...

$5 - $9

Cheapest option

Line 358 bus  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the line 358 bus from Brussel Noord Perron 6 to Leuven Sint-Pieterskliniek 351 / ...

$4

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brussels-North Station to Leuven 18.5 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Brussels-North Station to Leuven 18.5 miles

$3 - $6

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels-North Station to Leuven is to line 358 bus which costs 3€ and takes 1 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels-North Station to Leuven is to train which costs 5€ - 8€ and takes 19 min.

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The distance between Brussels-North Station and Leuven is 24 km. The road distance is 29.7 km.

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The train from Bruxelles-Nord to Louvain takes 19 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussel Noord Perron 6 and arriving at Leuven Sint-Pieterskliniek. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bruxelles-Nord and arriving at Louvain. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

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What companies run services between Brussels-North Station, Belgium and Leuven, Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussels-North Station to Leuven every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $9 and the journey takes 19 min. Alternatively, De Lijn operates a bus from Brussels-North Station to Leuven every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 1 h 1 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Louvain
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$5 - $9
1st Class
$9 - $13
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Brussel Noord Perron 6 to Leuven Sint-Pieterskliniek
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Other operators
Taxi from Brussels-North Station to Leuven
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
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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