There are 4 ways to get from Brussels to Leuven by train, bus, taxi or car
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Leuven is to line 358 bus which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 46 min.
The quickest way to get from Brussels to Leuven is to train which costs 5€ - 8€ and takes 19 min.
The distance between Brussels and Leuven is 25 km. The road distance is 30.6 km.
The train from Bruxelles-Nord to Louvain takes 19 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station station and arriving at Leuven. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 46 min.
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.
What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Leuven, Belgium?
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussels to Leuven every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $9 and the journey takes 19 min. Alternatively, De Lijn operates a bus from Brussels to Leuven every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 46 min.
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Louvain
- Ave. Duration
- 19 min
- Every 30 minutes
- Estimated price
- $5 - $9
- Book at
- 2nd Class
- $5 - $9
- 1st Class
- $9 - $13
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