There are 5 ways to get from Brussels to Louvain-la-Neuve by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  34 min

  1. Take the bus from Ixelles Plaine to Louvain-la-Neuve Gare d'Autobus C

$2 - $4

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Train  •  37 min

  1. Take the train from Bru.-Luxemburg/brux.-Luxembourg to Louvain-La-Neuve S8 / ...

$6 - $9

Line 71 bus, bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 71 bus from De Brouckere to Delta 71
  2. Take the bus from Auderghem Métro Delta to Louvain-la-Neuve Gare d'Autobus C

$4 - $6

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brussels to Louvain-la-Neuve 19.8 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Louvain-la-Neuve 19.8 miles

$4 - $6

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Louvain-la-Neuve is to bus which costs 2€ - 4€ and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Louvain-la-Neuve is to taxi which costs 65€ - 80€ and takes 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ixelles Plaine and arriving at Louvain-la-Neuve Gare d'Autobus. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bru.-Luxemburg/brux.-Luxembourg and arriving at Louvain-La-Neuve. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Louvain-la-Neuve is 28 km. The road distance is 31.7 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Louvain-la-Neuve without a car is to bus which takes 34 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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The bus from Ixelles Plaine to Louvain-la-Neuve Gare d'Autobus takes 34 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Brussels to Louvain-la-Neuve bus services, operated by TEC, depart from Ixelles Plaine station.

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Brussels to Louvain-la-Neuve train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Bru.-Luxemburg/brux.-Luxembourg station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Louvain-la-Neuve is to bus which takes 34 min and costs 2€ - 4€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 5€ - 8€ and takes 37 min.

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  • Distance: 17.2 miles
  • Duration: 34 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium?

TEC operates a bus from Brussels to Louvain-la-Neuve hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 34 min. Alternatively, Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussels to Louvain-la-Neuve hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 37 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bru.-Luxemburg/brux.-Luxembourg to Louvain-La-Neuve
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$9 - $14
Bus operators
TEC
Website
infotec.be
Bus from Ixelles Plaine to Louvain-la-Neuve Gare d'Autobus
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
infotec.be
Bus from Auderghem Métro Delta to Louvain-la-Neuve Gare d'Autobus
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
infotec.be
STIB
Phone
+32 70 23 20 00
Website
stib.be
Bus from De Brouckere to Delta
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stib.be
Other operators
Taxi from Brussels to Louvain-la-Neuve
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
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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