There are 8 ways to get from Brussels to León by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Leon  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Leon (LEN) BRU - LEN

$110 - $431

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Bus  •  21 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Burgos Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Burgos to Leon Ouibus

$55 - $102

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Fly to Bilbao, train  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Bilbao (BIO) BRU - BIO
  2. Take the train from Bilbao-Abando to Leon

$93 - $310

Fly to Oviedo, bus  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Oviedo (OVD) BRU - OVD
  2. Take the bus from Oviedo to Leon

$100 - $226

Fly to Madrid, train  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Madrid (MAD) BRU - MAD
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Leon

$91 - $274

Train  •  14 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye Tgv
  3. Take the train from Irun to Leon Ic

$285 - $363

Bus, train  •  28 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to San Sebastián, San Sebastián / Donostia
  2. Take the train from Amara-Donostia to Zazpikaleak-Bilbao Fcc
  3. Take the train from Bilbao to León

$99 - $155

Drive  •  14 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to León 944 miles

$190 - $290

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to León. However, there are services departing from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station and arriving at Leon via Burgos. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 40 min.

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The distance between Brussels and León is 1187 km. The road distance is 1510.4 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to León without a car is to train which takes 14 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 7 min to get from Brussels to León, including transfers.

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Brussels to León bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to León is to fly which takes 7 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 14 h 31 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 21 h 40 min.

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There is no direct flight from Brussels Airport to Leon Airport. The quickest flight takes 10 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Brussels to León bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Leon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to León is 1510 km. It takes approximately 14 h 10 min to drive from Brussels to León.

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Brussels Airlines, KLM, Ryanair and two other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Leon Airport.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to León.
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  • Distance: 741.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 7 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and León, Spain?

Ryanair, Iberia and three other airlines fly from Brussels to León 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brussels to León via Paris-Nord, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Paris Montparnasse, Hendaye, Hendaia, Irun, and Irun in around 14 h 31 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Brussels to Leon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Brussels to Leon via Barcelona, Ibiza
Ave. Duration
9 h 27 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Leon via Amsterdam, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Brussels to Leon via Geneva, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Oviedo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $330
Flights from Brussels to Oviedo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Brussels to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Brussels to Oviedo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Brussels to Oviedo via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Bilbao-Abando to Leon
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from Irun to Leon
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $160
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $290
Euskotren
Website
euskotren.eus
Train from Amara-Donostia to Zazpikaleak-Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
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Renfe Feve
Phone
+34 912320320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Bilbao to León
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Oviedo to Leon
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Burgos to Leon
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Burgos
Ave. Duration
18 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Burgos to Leon
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to San Sebastián, San Sebastián / Donostia
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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