There are 4 ways to get from Brussels to Leuven by train, bus, taxi or car
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Train • 37m
$5 - $9
Line 358 bus • 48m
$1 - $4
2 alternative options
Taxi • 26m
$70 - $90
Drive • 26m
$4 - $6
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Leuven is to line 358 bus which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 48m.
The quickest way to get from Brussels to Leuven is to taxi which costs 60€ - 75€ and takes 26m.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Schaarbeek Dailly and arriving at Leuven Sint-Pieterskliniek. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 48m.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord and arriving at Louvain / Leuven. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37m.
The distance between Brussels and Leuven is 25 km. The road distance is 30.6 km.
The best way to get from Brussels to Leuven without a car is to train which takes 37m and costs 5€ - 8€.
The train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Louvain / Leuven takes 37m including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.
Brussels to Leuven bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Schaarbeek Dailly station.
Brussels to Leuven train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord station.
The best way to get from Brussels to Leuven is to train which takes 37m and costs 5€ - 8€. Alternatively, you can line 358 bus, which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 48m.
What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Leuven, Belgium?
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussels to Leuven every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $9 and the journey takes 37m. Alternatively, De Lijn operates a bus from Brussels to Leuven every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 48m.
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Louvain / Leuven
- Ave. Duration
- Every 15 minutes
- Estimated price
- $5 - $9
- Book at
- 2nd Class
- $5 - $9
- 1st Class
- $8 - $13
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Brussels to Leuven bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Leuven Sint-Pieterskliniek station.
Brussels to Leuven train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Louvain / Leuven station.
Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Leuven is 31 km. It takes approximately 26m to drive from Brussels to Leuven.
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